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

THE PETTENGILL HOUSE, INC.

Nonprofit Community Social Service Agency

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

Financial Stabilization Assistance


As part of our individual and family stabilization program, emergency financial assistance is available through The Pettengill House, Inc.  Below is a list of our current financial assistance funding sources.  Please call (978) 463-8801 with any questions or to make an appointment with a member of our social work staff.  

 

Essex County Community Foundation



The purpose of this grant 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.

 

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a grant, the applicant must occupy a property and be a client of Pettengill House catchment area (Amesbury, Byfield, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury and West Newbury, MA) and have a household income that is no greater than 80% of the area median income (AMI).  Please refer to 80% AMI chart at the bottom of this page.

CARES

ACT

Emergency Food and Shelter Program CARES Act - Rental/Mortgage Assistance

The purpose of this Emergency Rental/Mortgage Assistance Program is to provide up to one month’s rental/mortgage assistance to low and moderate income individuals and families whose incomes have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a grant, the applicant must occupy a property and be a client of Pettengill House catchment area (Amesbury Byfield, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury and West Newbury, MA.  and have a household income that is no greater than 80% of the area median income (AMI).  Please refer to 80% AMI chart at the bottom of this page.

 

To learn more and apply, please visit pettengillhouse.org or call (978) 463-8801.

Aid4Amesbury

Aid 4 Amesbury is an initiative created by the City of Amesbury in partnership with The Pettengill House, Inc. to help Amesbury residents who are economically vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak.  To learn more, apply for assistance, or donate, please click below.

Aid4Amesbury

Newburyport Emergency Rental Assistance

The purpose of the 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.

 

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a grant, the applicant must occupy a property in Newburyport and have a household income that is no greater than 80% of the area median income (AMI).  Please refer to 80% AMI chart at the bottom of this page.

Newburyport Rental Assistance

CDBG

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) - Amesbury & Salisbury

Amesbury and Salisbury Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The purpose of the Community Development Block Grant is to provide qualified at-risk, low income and underserved elders, children and families / clients of The Pettengill House, Inc. with financial supports to improve family stabilization and provide basic needs to identified individuals, children, and families.

  

Financial Assistance Categories

Rent/Mortgage, Utility, Medical, Transportation, and Childcare

  

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a grant, the applicant must occupy a property and be a client of Pettengill House in Amesbury or Salisbury  and have a household income that is no greater than 80% of the area median income (AMI).  Please refer to 80% AMI chart at the bottom of this page.

 

80% AMI Chart

 Household Size: 1

 Household Size: 2

 Household Size: 3

 Household Size: 4

 $67,400 income

 $77,000 income

 $86,650 income

 $96,250 income

   

INCOME is the total gross annual income (before taxes) for all adult members of the household.  Income includes (but is not limited to) income from wages, self-employment work, child support, alimony, cash assistance from government agencies (Social Security Retirement or Disability, SSI, Veterans Benefits, TAFDC, Unemployment, etc.).  Do not include non-cash benefits such as food stamps or fuel assistance.

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