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.



12/25/16, 22 News, Open Pantry Continues 20-year Tradition of Serving the Homeless

12/23/16, Source Framingham, SMOC Receives $10,000 Fuel Assistance Grant from Bank of America

12/16/16, Worcester Telegram, Overflow shelters at churches connect Worcester's homeless with services

12/15/16, Metrowest Daily News, Emphasis on Framingham's homeless in frigid nights ahead

11/23/16, MetroWest Daily News, Marlborough: Evening of Giving to raise money for Roland's House

10/14/16, Worcester Telegram, Agencies launch new program in Worcester helping homeless young adults

8/12/16, Ribbon Cutting For New Playspace at SMOC Shelter

6/28/16, Wicked Local Northborough, A fresh face for summer

6/17/16, MetroWest Daily News, Framingham: Students celebrated for success in language, adult education programs

5/27/16, 22 News, Open Pantry to start growing neighborhood garden

5/19/16, MetroWest Daily News, Hudson’s Willis House unveils renovated playroom for kids

5/1/16, Wicked Local Wayland, Prints, posters and original art bring color, connections to Framingham social service agency

4/16/16, Worcester Telegram, Sunday Sitdown: Deidra Macleod Richardson, SMOC loan fund manager

2/22/16, Community Advocate, Evening of Giving raises $38,000 for Roland’s House

2/19/16, MassLive, Open Pantry Community Services names Matthew CastleMan new executive director

2/12/16, Patch, DA Ryan donates more than 100 cell phones to Voices Against Violence

2/10/16, MetroWest Daily News, Framingham WIC’s Good Food Project takes benefits to a healthier place

2/10/16, Worcester Telegram, 6 banks fund SMOC project, little loans for small businesses

2/10/16, Boston Business Journal, Six banks team up to lend money to small business owners

1/29/16 MetroWest Daily News, Sen. Warren visits SMOC’s Head Start program in Framingham

1/28/16, MetroWest Daily News, Framingham: SMOC launches microloan fund

1/14/16, MetroWest Daily News, Baker announces economic development grant in Framingham

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.