Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Community Resources

Basic Services

Dept of Transitional Assistance
95 Liberty St., Springfield, MA.   (413) 858-1000
Mon – Fri 8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monetary and medical assistance and food stamps.   Employment training and services.

St. Vincent DePaul Society                                        
30 Bartlett St., Westfield, MA   (413)568-5619       
Assistance with basic needs, when funding is available

Fuel Assistance

Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program   1-877-JOE-4-OIL (during winter months only)
Allows people who need help heating their homes  to purchase a 1-time delivery of oil for a reduced price

Valley Opportunity Council
300 High St., Holyoke, MA 01040 (413) 552-1548
Mon – Fri 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Fuel Assistance

Food Resources

The Salvation Army (by appointment only)    
12 Arnold St., Westfield, MA       (413) 568-1256
Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  closed for lunch 12-1
The Westfield Service Center of the Salvation Army continues to do the most good for the residents of the greater Westfield area.  Services include:  help with food,  clothing, prescriptions, eye glasses, fuel assistance, household items, furniture, Thanksgiving dinners and toy distribution @ Christmas.

Living Hope Church
267 College Hwy., Southwick, MA  01077
The 1st Sunday of the month  a hot meal is served  5 p.m.

Our Community Table  
101 Meadow St., Westfield, MA (413) 572-9147
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri
5:00 p.m. Dinner                             
Fees:  None                                     
For anyone who needs a meal  

Samaritan Inn
Free St., Westfield, MA 01085   (413) 568-3122
Sat 6:00 -7:00 p.m. Dinner                           
Sun 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Brunch       
Mon – Fri 7:00 - 7:30 a.m. Breakfast
NO EVENING MEAL Sun-Fri




Family Services

28 West Silver Street  Westfield, MA 01085     413-562-2301
www.bgcwestfield.org/uploads/untitled%20folder/Network%20Flyer.pdf
To learn more about the Network or to schedule an Intake, please contact Laura Moses, Program Coordinator.
Office located at  Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield, Inc


Dept of Children and Families, Foster Care Dept.
261 High St., Holyoke, MA  01040  (413) 493-2646                                                                            
Offers foster parenting and grand parenting recruitment retention and trainings for adults within our communities.

209 Root Rd., Suite 2, Westfield, MA 01085   (413) 568-3942   
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   www.thomchild.org           
Transportation:  available for those in need of group services.   Provides early intervention services to children birth to 3 years and their families who are eligible for services based on developmental need, established risk, and/or child and family risk factors.  Services include home/center visits, play groups, and parent support groups.


70 Court St., Westfield, MA 01085  (413) 568-1007 or 1-800-WIC 1007  
www.mass.gov/wic
May – Oct. Mon. 11:00 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Tues & Thurs 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Fri. 8:30 – 4:30 p.m. Closed Wed.
Nov – April hours: Mon. & Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tues. & Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and closed Wed. 
Nutrition and education services; vouchers for food.  Lactation consultant is available on request. Program serves pregnant or lactating women, infants, and children less than five years of age. 



Southwick Library       
95 Feeding Hills Rd., Southwick, MA 01077  (413) 569-1221       
Mon & Tue 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed  1:00 - 8:00 p.m
Thurs & Fri 10:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sat 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. closed Sat in summer

Granville Library                                                        
2 Granby Rd., Granville, MA 01034   (413) 357-8531       
Mon 10:00 a.m.-12 noon, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.      
Wed 3:00 – 8:00 p.m.                                                   
Thurs 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.                                                 
Sat 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon                


Parent/child Playgroups (no fee)
weather permitting – school vacations closed

Southwick Park and Rec Playgroup         
454 College Hwy., Southwick, MA 01077                
Offered Tues, Wed,  Fri 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

Granville Public Library
2 Main Street, Granville, Ma  01034
Offered Mon. 10 – 11:30 a.m.


Accredited & License Childcare Providers, Centers & Public Schools
For addtional childcare providers, centers and school age programs in our area see www.eec.state.ma.us .

Cindy’s Family childcare             

21 Laurel Ridge Rd, Southwick, MA 01077    
(413) 569-1463

Noah’s Ark Family childcare
naohsarkcc@comcast.net              

12 Tammy Lane, Southwick, MA 01077        
 (413) 569-3515

Tiny Toes Family childcare

6 Birchwood Rd, Southwick, MA 01077        
(413) 569-2041

Open Arms Childcare Ctr

568 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077    
(413) 569-5151

STRSD Preschool & Woodland Elementary School

Powder Mill Rd, Southwick, MA 01077       
 (413) 569-6598

Granville Elementary School
409 Main St.
Granville, MA.  01034
(413) 357-6626

Christ Lutheran Church

568 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077        
(413)569-5151      Events and activities offered at no cost to families and children.

New England Farm Workers Council (NEFW)
1628-1640 Main St, Springfield, MA 01103
413-272-2303
Issues child care vouchers. Call for appt. or more info.

Preschool Enrichment Team
293 Bridge St, Suite 322, Springfield, MA 01103
www.preschoolenrichmentteam.org  Contact: Sue Hamlett (413) 736-3900
Child care information and referral.  Call for more information

School Age before and after schools program
Southwick Recreation Center
Powder Mills Rd     Southwick, MA 01077
(413) 569-3479

School Age After School program
Westfield YMCA(Southwick site @ Town Hall)
67 Court St   Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 568-8631

Places of Worship


Christ Lutheran Church    
568 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077        
Jeffrey King, Pastor    413-569-5151    
        
Southwick Congregational Church
488 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077    
The Rev. Jeffrey K. Erb, 
413-569-6362   swkucc@verizon.net  

Christ Church United Methodist    
222 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077    413-569-5206            

Our Lady of the Lake Church    
224 Sheep Pasture Rd, Southwick, MA 01077    Henry L. Dorsch, Pastor   
413-569-0161    ollake7@aol.com   

 Living Hope Church AG    
267 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077    Pastor Dan Valeri    413-569-1882    
    
Southwick Community Episcopal Church    
660 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077    Rev. Taylor Albright    413-569-9650    


Southwick Baptist Church    
261 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077        
Pastor Alexander Brover    413-569-4187


Federated Church    
16 Granby Road,  PO Box 264,   Granville, MA 01034    
The Rev. Mr. Pat McMahon     413-357-8583