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


Nonprofit Community Social Service Agency

Serving Amesbury, Byfield, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, and West Newbury, Massachusetts.

COVID-19 Resources

We are in this together

Financial Stabilization Assistance


Pettengill House provides emergency financial stabilization assistance for basic needs including housing, utilities, clothing, food, transportation, healthcare costs.

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Newburyport Emergency Rental Assistance

The purpose of the Newburyport Emergency Rental Assistance Program is to provide short term relief to low and moderate income individuals and families whose incomes have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Newburyport, through its Affordable Housing Trust, will be providing grants to financially assist qualified households during this crisis. The City of Newburyport has partnered with the Pettengill House, Inc. to administer the rental assistance program.

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Family Resource Guide

This online family resource guide was compiled by members of the Essex County Asset Builders, a coalition of area service organizations and mental health providers.  The site is packed with great resources, including support for remote learning, tips for self care and coping with stress, helpful links, updated COVID info, and much more.

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Mental Health and Wellness

Stress and anxiety levels can run high during these challenging times.  Please know you are not alone, and there is support available.  Please click below for some downloadable resources and mental health listings.  To talk to our social work staff and learn more about the support available in our local communities, please give us a call at (978) 463-8801.

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We are proud to announce that The Pettengill House, Inc. has earned a seal of approval from the Essex County Community Foundation, and has been awarded COVID-19 relief grant funding in support of the agency's work on the front lines providing critical services for the most vulnerable and underserved populations in Essex County who have been impacted by COVID-19.  We are truly grateful for ECCF's continual support of our programs and services and the people of our communities.

´╗┐If you are struggling due to the impact of COVID-19, please call 978-463-8801 to speak to one of our knowledgeable, caring staff members and learn more about how we may be able to assist you.

Phone:  (978) 463-8801

Fax:  (978) 463-8743

The Pettengill House, Inc.

Main Office & Mailing Address

21 Water Street, Suite 4A

Amesbury, MA 01913

The Pettengill House Food Pantry

13 Lafayette Road (Rte. 1)

Salisbury, MA 01952