Support Services (including Food)

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people and communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.

  • Massachusetts 2-1-1 is at 24/7 hotline providing real-time COVID-19 guidance on prevention, symptoms, treatment, testing and travel.  Multiple lanaguages are supported. Residents with questions should dial 2-1-1 from any landline or cellphone. Callers dialing 2-1-1 will hear an automated menu of options. Callers press 2-6 for coronavirus. Residents can also reach 2-1-1 through a live chat option on their website.
  • Manage Anxiety & Stress with COVID-19 is a webpage with resources for anyone experiencing anxiety or stress associated with COVID-19.
  • Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
  • People First Food Pantry provides food assistance and personal care items for residents of Uxbridge.  If you need assistance, they can be reached at 508-278-5506.  If you are interested in donating, visit our Donation and Volunteer link.
  • Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline.  If you are having trouble affording food, call the FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333 (TTY: 1 (800) 377-1292).  Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Uxbridge Local Board of Health is here to assist with health and human service questions.  If you are concerned about supplies or need help understanding COVID-19, you can contact the Uxbridge Board of Health at 508-278-8600 x8 or email boh@uxbridge-ma.gov.  We will be checking email and answering phones outside of business hours as well.
  • Uxbridge Public Schools Food Service Program is providing breakfast and lunch meals-to-go for students who qualify for Free and Reduced meals during this district wide school closure.
  • Uxbridge Senior Center is currently closed and medical transportation services are suspended.  Seniors are encouraged to cancel any routine medical appointments and reschedule for a later date.  Transportation to Hannaford’s continues to be available on Tuesday mornings in order for our seniors to get groceries.  Transportation for pharmacy and banking business will remain.  Please call the Center at 508-278-8622 for more information or if you have any questions, concerns or are in need of support.  Leave a message and all calls will be returned in a timely manner.
  • Hannafords grocery store will be offerring Senior Only (60+) shopping hours from 7-8AM everyday and the Pharmacy will begin offering the same starting Sunday, March 29th.  Store hours are 8AM-9PM on all other days.
  • CVS Health is open and senior hours should be announced soon.  Starting March 9th, CVS Pharmacy will waive charges for home delivery of prescription medications, which will help patients avoid visiting their local CVS Pharmacy for refills or new prescriptions.  Aetna will offer 90-day maintenance medication prescriptions for insured and Medicare members.  CVS Caremark is working with all PBM clients to waive early refill limits on 30-day prescription maintenance medications.