If you are in need of assistance in Boston view the information below.
If you are in need of assistance in another Massachusetts community, find our location nearest you.


(Boston Only)

Families who qualify will pre-register for Christmas assistance which includes; a food voucher for a Christmas dinner, winter coats for family members, and toys for each child in the household under the age of 16.


If you are in need of assistance, please visit the Castle at 130 Columbus Ave in Boston at 2:00pm on Wednesday, December 20.

Distribution:  December 18 – December 20
At The Castle at Park Plaza – Pick-Up Times will be Provided at Registration

          You will need to bring in the following information:

  • Picture ID for all the adults living in the household
  • Current utility bill (home phone, gas, electric, cable and water) – verifies where you live
  • Birth Certificate of each child in your household under the age of 16
  • Proof of financial need (Mass Health Card, WIC, SSI approval letter, Current pay stub, etc.)

Quantities are limited and registration is based upon a first come first served basis.

Please determine which Salvation Army location to visit for registration based upon your zip code.

South End Corps | 1500 Washington Street, Boston | 617.536.5260
Registration Days and Hours:
Monday and Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm and 4:00-6:00pm

Back Bay/Beacon Hill: 02108, 02114, 02116, 02117
Fenway/Kenmore: 02123, 02115, 02215
Central: 02109, 02210, 02111, 02112, 02113, 02123, 02134, 02135, 02163
South End: 02118

Boston Central Corps | 23 Vernon Street, Roxbury | 617.427.6700 | Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:00pm

Roxbury: 02119, 02120
Roslindale: 02131
Hyde Park: 02133, 02136, 02137
West Roxbury: 02132
Jamaica Plain: 02130

Chelsea/ East Boston Corps | 258 Chestnut Street, Chelsea | 617.884.0260 | Please call to make an appointment.
More information is available at www.salvationarmyma.org/chelsea.


East Boston: 02128
Charlestown: 02129

Children's Learning Center | 26 Wales Street, Dorchester | 617.436.2480 | Mon-Fri 10:00am-2:00pm

Dorchester: 02122, 02124
Mattapan: 02126
Hyde Park: 02133

Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center | 650 Dudley Street, Dorchester | 617.318.6900 | Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00-4:00pm  and Thursday 3:00-7:00pm.

Dorchester: 02121, 02125, 02127


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