Main Office and Mailing Address:

The Pettengill House, Inc.

21 Water Street, Suite 4A, Amesbury, MA 01913


The Pettengill House Food Pantry:

13 Lafayette Road, Salisbury, MA 01952


Phone:  (978) 463-8801

Request Services/Make a Referral

Basic Needs Resources


Printable Resource Page

Food Resources

Pantries and Meals List (Revised March 2021)

The Pettengill House Food Pantry

Hours: Tuesdays 9-6 | Wednesday 9-1

DTA Connect
Greater Boston Food Bank (Food Assistance Locator)
Meals on Wheels

Housing Resources

Shelter Resources

Emmaus, Inc.

Mitch’s Emergency Shelter (Individual Men and Women) - Haverhill: 978-241-3430

Emmaus Family Shelter - Haverhill: (978) 241-3400

Lowell Transitional - Lowell: 978-458-9888

Daybreak Shelter - Lawrence: 978-975-4547

MA Emergency Assistance Shelter (families w/children or pregnant): 866-584-0653

Tenancy Preservation Program (North East): 978-687-7184 (ext. 5022328)

CHAMP Public Housing
MA Emergency Housing Assistance

Utility Resources

Fuel Assistance Application
National Grid Discount Rate
Fuel Assistance Eligibility Information

Veteran Resources

MA Veteran Services

Domestic Violence Resources

MA Domestic Violence Resources
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center ((978) 388-1888)

Safelink - 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (877) 785-2020

Clothing Resources

Leeward Light Thrift Store
Step Up Thrift Store
Local Clothing Thrift Stores (PDF)

State and Federal Benefits

Massachusetts State House - 617-722-2000 - Health and Social Services - Social Services
US Government Benefits

Crisis Resources

In the case of a Mental Health Emergency, contact Eliot Community Behavioral Health Centers at 888-769-5201.


In the case of a medical emergency, call 911 or visit your local emergency room. 

Eliot Community Behavioral Health Centers
988 Lifeline

Phone:  (978) 463-8801

Fax:  (978) 463-8743

The Pettengill House, Inc.

21 Water Street, Suite 4A

Amesbury, MA 01913

The Pettengill House Food Pantry

13 Lafayette Road (Rte. 1)

Salisbury, MA 01952