Out of caution for the health and safety of our community, our services will continue virtually until further notice. With the exception of 24-hour facilities, Recovery Center, and Childcare which remain open. WIC continues to serve most Participants remotely and now has limited services available in person by appointment only.



12/25/15 News 22, Open Pantry Community Services hosts its annual Christmas meal

12/21/15 MetroWest Daily News, Framingham: Volunteers pitch in on holiday meal for those facing challenges

11/28/15, Lowell Sun, Lowell shelter, agencies work to keep homeless from the cold

11/26/15, News 22, Open Pantry hosted 400+ for Thanksgiving Dinner

11/12/15, Wicked Local, Marlborough Evening of Giving on tap Dec. 3

11/9/15, MWDN, Women graduate from Framingham clean energy initiative

9/30/15, MetroWest Daily News, Framingham: Commission on Women identifies challenges

9/26/15, MetroWest Daily News, Walk, rally to raise money for domestic violence survivors

7/2/15, MetroWest Daily News, SMOC's go-to person on sobriety retires

6/20/15, MetroWest Daily News, SMOC grads overcome adversity

6/17/15, Mass Live, Open Pantry Community Services marks 40 years of helping Springfield

6/15/15, MetroWest Daily News, Victims of sexual violence find 'angels' as SMOC

4/14/15, Framingham Patch, 3 Running Marathon to Support Voices Against Violence

2/26/15, Community Advocate, Evening of Giving Raises $32,500 for Marlborough Shelter

2/24/15, Worcester Telegram, Fond Farewell

2/17/15, Press Release, Open House at Opportunity Center to Honor Outgoing Division Director

1/22/15, Worcester Magazine, Patriots Visit Worcester to Give Coats to the Homeless

1/12/15, Press Release, SMOC Education Center to Offer First Time Home Buyer Class

1/4/15, Telegram, A clean sweep makes room for what 2015 will bring

1/4/15, Community Advocate, Westborough civil rights advocate helps keep MLK Jr's dream alive

1/1/15, MetroWest Daily News, Minimum wage rises to $9 per hour

To improve the quality of life of low-income and disadvantaged individuals and families by advocating for their needs and rights; providing services; educating the community; building a community of support; participating in coalitions with other advocates and searching for new resources and partnerships.