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Closing the SNAP Gap in Arlington



The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the federal food assistance program that provides low income residents with financial support to buy healthy, nutritious food, and provides economic benefits to communities.

If you are an Arlington Resident interested in signing up to receive benefits, please call the Arlington Council on Aging at 781-316-3400 to meet with a Social Worker to complete an application.

Click Here to download the Health and Human Services Arlington Food Insecurity by the Numbers Brochure.

Click Here to visit the Official Website of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Department of Transitional Assistance to learn more about the SNAP program and fill out an on-line application.

 Arlington Health and Human Services SNAP Gap Partners include:

  • Arlington Food Pantry
  • Arlington EATS
  • Food Link
  • Faith-Based Community Coalition
  • Housing Corporation of Arlington
  • Arlington Housing Authority
  • Arlington Boys and Girls Club
  • Arlington School Food Services
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Lahey Hospital
  • Whole Foods
  • Stop & Shop
  • Arlington Police and Fire Departments
  • Armstrong Ambulance