COVID-19 Resources

  1. COMMUNITY RESOURCES
  2. RE-OPENING RESOURCES

Community Resources

Supporting our community and each other during this crisis is imperative. Our COVID-19 Community Resources Sandwich Town Seal Extra Smallpage is dedicated to providing local community programs, initiatives and assistance to help our community members young and old through these difficult times. Please check back on this page often and share with others.

Please continue to visit our Sandwich COVID-19 Communications Page for all Town & Health Advisory updates


Food Assistance Resources

Sandwich Food Pantry Provides groceries for those in need.  Applications for new clients can be taken at the drive through site at the back of the food pantry. Please visit http://sandwichfoodpantry.org/ for more information.

Elder Services of the Cape and Islands Still providing in home caregiver services and registration for Meals on Wheels. Please visit https://www.escci.org/ for more information.

COVID-19 & Extra Emergency SNAP Benefits: What You Need to Know Visit this link to understand the changes in SNAP benefits during COVID19.


Cape Cod Family Table Collaborative to Offer Hot Meals in Sandwich

A drive through hot meal pick up will be offered to those in need including families, individuals, and seniors will be offered by The Cape Cod Family Table Collaborative on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 4-6PM at Sandwich High School. Read the full press release and share with anyone in need!

Read the full press release 4.34.2020


Massachusetts Special COVID-19 Grocery Store Hours

**Be sure to check the SPECIFIC LOCATION for changes and updated schedules**

Big Y
New Hours: 8am – 8pm
Express Locations: 6am – 9pm
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: 6am – 7:30am

CVS
Store Hours Vary by Location
Waived Charges for Home Delivery of Prescription Medications

Market Basket
New Hours: 7am – 6pm
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: 5:30am – 7am

Price Chopper
New Hours: 7am – 10pm
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: 6am – 7am

Roche Bros
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: 7am – 8am

Shaw’s
New Hours: 7am – 8pm
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: Tuesday & Thursday 7am – 9am

Star Market
New Hours: 7am – 8pm
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: Tuesday & Thursday 7am – 9am

Stop and Shop
Most Stores Open for All Shoppers: 7:30 am – 8pm
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: 6am – 7:30am

Target
Closing Daily at 9pm
Open for Vulnerable Populations Only: 1st hour every Wednesday

Trader Joe’s
New Hours: 9am – 7pm

Walgreens
Hours for Most Stores: 9am – 9pm

Walmart
New Hours: 7am – 8:30pm

Wegmans
New Hours: 7am – 10p


Housing Assistance Resources

Mortgage Assistance Program: Housing Assistance Corporation
 508-771-5400 or email: hac@haconcapecod.org
Housing Assistance Corporation offers Free Foreclosure Prevention Counseling
https://haconcapecod.org/blog/bid-309013-free-foreclosure-prevention-counseling/ 

The Housing Assistance Corporation has established a Cape Cod COVID-19 Workforce Housing Relief Fund to provide urgent and ongoing assistance with past due rent or mortgage payments or other housing-related expenses for current, year-round Cape Cod and Island residents who are losing income due to the coronavirus. For more info, please visit: https://haconcapecod.org/blog/workforce-housing-relief-fund-and-more-new-support/


Heating Assistance Resources

The Housing Assistance Corporation remains open to assist with home heating issues.  Income qualified seniors can apply for financial help replacing a faulty heating system. Other programs related to housing security are offered. Please visit https://haconcapecod.org/programs/energy-efficiency/ to learn more.

SSCAC.org Applications for Fuel Assistance are still being accepted through April 30, 2020.   Applicants can call 508-746-6707 or 877-FUEL AID Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:15AM to 3:00PM to complete a telephone intake. Please visit http://www.sscac.org/ for more info.


Senior Transportation Services

Cape Cod RTA is still providing limited DART (Dial-A-Ride/Door-to-Door) buses for essential transportation services such as to the grocery store or a pharmacy.  Seniors should schedule a trip in advance by calling by noon the day before they need a ride (800-352-7155).


Senior Health & Well Being Resources


2-1-1 Call Line Established by the MA Dept. of Public Health

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announces the launch of 2-1-1 to provide COVID-19 information Mass211 logo  Opens in new windowand referrals 24/7.  Massachusetts 2-1-1 will now provide real-time COVID-19 information, resources, and referrals in multiple languages.  This expansion is the result of an increased investment in resources directed towards this 24-hour state supported telephone hotline.  Residents with questions should call 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 via their website. Click to visit the Massachusetts 2-1-1 website.