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Resources in Waltham, MA 

After School 

Waltham Boys & Girls Club 

20 Exchange St

Waltham, MA 02451 

After School Program Director: Cheryl Wiggins


Phone: 781-893-6620 x14  ​

YMCA - Elementary Schools

MacArthur, Whittemore, Northeast, Fitzgerald, Stanley

Program Administrator: Amanda Walsh

Phone: 781-894-5295​

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center


24 Crescent St 

Waltham, MA 02453  

Bilingual Client Services Navigator: Janin Alfonso 

Phone: 617-500-2379 


Bilingual Client Services Navigator: Alma Huerta Dominguez 

Phone: 617-649-1291 


Boys and Girls Club

Waltham Boys & Girls Club 

20 Exchange St 

Waltham, MA 02451 

Phone: 781-893-6620 

Center Based & Family Child Care

Search for child care in Waltham on the Department of Early Education website

Child Care Resource & Referral

Search for child care in Waltham on the Department of Early Education website

Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

Roxbury (Dudley Square) Department of Transitional Assistance 

2201 Washington St 

Roxbury, MA 02119

Phone: 617-989-6000 


Malden Transitional Assistance 

245 Commercial St 

Malden, MA 02148   

Phone: 781-388-7300 


Diaper Depot of Waltham - Christ Church 

750 Main St

Waltham, MA 02451 

Phone: 781-891-6012

Contact Name: Victoria Sundgren


Domestic Violence Assistance

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence 

Hotline: 800-899-4000

Office: 781-891-0724 


Early Education Director 

Waltham Public Schools  

Director: Shannon Williams 

Phone: 781-314-5653


Early Intervention 

Thom Charles River Early Intervention 

465 Waverley Oaks Rd, Suite 101

Waltham, MA 02452

Director: Chrissy Kammel

Phone: 781-894-6564


Food Pantry 

Healthy Waltham


St Mary Parish, 133 School St

Office:510 Moody St.

(781) 891-4700

Salvation Army 

33 Myrtle St 

Waltham, MA 02453 

Phone: 781-894-0413 

Open Mon - Fri, 9am-1pm 

To Apply: bring photo ID, proof of address (ex. lease, utility bill), and proof of income (pay stub or social security letter) 

Each Individual or family can get food once per month

Immaneul Methodist Church 

545 Moody St 

Waltham, MA 02453 

Meals Program Director: Mike Hannan 

Phone: 781-883-2050 

In addition to hot meals program, the church runs a year-round food pantry based on donations 

Girl Scouts of Eastern MA 

Girl Scouts - Cedar Hill Campus

265 Beaver St 

Waltham, MA 02452 

Phone: 844-306-4736 

Head Start

Communities United Inc 

Phone: 617-744-6076


Waltham Creative Start 

169 Elm St

Waltham, MA 02453 

Phone: 781-647-0542 


Housing, Heat, Rent and  Utility Assistance



24 Crescent St, Suite 201 

Waltham, MA 02453 

Phone: 781-891-6689


The Right to Immigration Institute (TRII) 

24 Crescent St #201 

Waltham, MA 02453 

Phone: 781-891-6689 ext. 207 


Waltham Public Library 

617 Lexington St 

Waltham, MA 02452  

Librarian: Seanna Rabbito  

Phone: 781-314-3425 

New Parent Support

Center for Early Relational Support

Contact: Peggy Kaufman


781-647-JFCS (5327)

Healthy Families 

Contact: Andrea Siani



Parent Groups and Support

Young Parent Support Program

Counseling and Consultation at Family ACCESS

For families with one parent age 25 or younger

Karen Seniuk, Director Counseling and Consultation | 617-610-9927 cell


85 River St.


Infancy to Independence

6 Eddy St.


Wayside Youth and Family Support Network


  • free support services to residents of Needham and Waltham who have

    at least one child living in their home on a regular basis

  • The services do not require insurance

  • Translation in your native language is available

  • The services can be accessed virtually or in person and scheduling is flexible

Park and Rec Department

Waltham Park and Recreation 

510 Moody St 

Waltham, MA 02453 

Phone: 781-314-3475

Public Housing

Waltham Housing Authority 

Resident Services: Anne Callahan  

Phone: 781-894-3357 

Public Schools

Waltham Public Schools 

617 Lexington St

Waltham, MA 02452 

Phone: 781-314-5400

Preschool Evaluation Team Leader

Shannon Williams

Phone: 781-314-5653


Northeast/Stanley Elementary Schools 

Parent Information Center 

English: 781-314-5524 

Spanish: 781-314-5668 

Coordinator: Ann-Marie Brophy 

Phone: 781-314-5672 

Community Outraech Liaison: Cara Marchese  

Phone: 781-314-5736 

ELL Parent Outreach Liaison: Viviana Rodriguez 

Phone: 781-314-5717 

Waltham Family School 

Family Literacy Program for families with children ages 3-5 who have English as a second language 

Coordinator: Jackie  Herrera

Phone: 781-314-5696 


SNAP/Food Stamps

Wednesdays 9:30-12 PM

43 Foundry Ave, Waltham MA

(Charles River Community Health- Waltham)

Contact: 617-208-1583

WIC Nutrition Program

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program - Waltham

32 South St, Suite 201

Waltham, MA 02453 

Phone: 508-620-2456

Contact: Helida Johnson 


Waltham YMCA  

Program Administrator: Amanda Walsh

725 Lexington St 

Waltham, MA 02452 

Phone: 781-894-5295 

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