SOCIAL

  Cultural Orgs  
  Food Pantry & Meals Schedule  
  Summertime 2015 - Meals for Kids Program!  
  End Hunger and Homelessness (plus clothing, jobs & training options)
     
  COMMUNITY SUPPORT LGH programs, classes, and support
  D'Youville Senior Care Adult Day Health Program, M-F, 9am-3pm, Mary George: 978-569-1000, ext. 2955
Provides health care and supportive services to frail elders and disabled adults.
  Cancer Survivor's Group, 1st & 3rd Tues, 4:30-6:30pm, LGH, Saints Campus, Cancer Center, 1st floor
   pre-register with Dee, 978-934-8425
  Caregiver Support, 1st Mon, 1-2:30pm, Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Rd., N. Chelms., 978-251-8491
  Depression & BiPolar Support, Mon, 6-7:30pm, Eliot Church, 273 Summer St., 888-280-7773
  Depression & BiPolar Support, Thur, 7-8:30pm, 1st Church of Nazarene, 1195 Varnum Ave.
  Gamblers Anonymous, Sun, 7-8:30pm, Pawtucket Congregational Church, 15 Mammoth Road
  Learn To Cope is for parents and caregivers of family members struggling with opiate/alcohol addiction
   Wed, 7-9pm at Lowell General Hospital, Saints Campus, 1 Hospital Drive. 508-801-3247
  New Millennium Divorce Support, Sun, 7-9pm, St. Michael's School, 21 6th St. Carlos: 978-957-2063
  Meditation and Guided Imagery for cancer patients, therapies to reduce stress, anxiety & depression.
  2nd & 4th Wed, 6-7:15pm, Lowell General, Saints Campus, Physicians Lounge, Main Cafeteria, 2nd Floor.
     
  Community Teamwork Inc.  
     
  Coalition for a Better Acre  
     
  Lowell Community Health Center  
     
  Lowell Senior Center, 276 Broadway St. INFO
    Lowell Elder Care Center, 345 Chelmsford St. INFO, (978) 596-1111
    The Community Family (alzheimer's day center)
   236 Broadway St.
 
     
  Greater Lowell Health Alliance One Hospital Drive
     
  Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell  
     
  Lowell Association for the Blind, 169 Merrimack St.  
     
  Special Teams for Exceptional People (STEP)  
     
  Plummer Foster Care 278-Broadway St., 978-935-9555
     
  Center of Hope and Healing
Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell
for Survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault
144 Merrimack St., Suite 304
     
  The Renaissance Club  
     
  Greater Lowell Community Foundation  
     
  Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust  
     
  Lowell Vet Center INFO
     
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FOOD RESOURCES

  Lowell Hunger and Homeless Commission BYLAWS
  City of Lowell Partnership for Change: Action Plan to End Homelessness, June 2008, Final Draft STATUS PENDING
  Living Waters Ministry of Hope - Drop In Center 10 Kirk St.
  Lowell Salvation Army 150 Appleton St., 978-458-3396
  St. Vincent de Paul Society 701 Merrimack St., 978-453-7750
  Lowell Wish Project  
  Catie's Closet Lowell Public Schools
  The Hope Chest 397 Market St., 978-455-5301
  Mickey Ward Charities info@teammickywardcharities.com
  Ministry-at-Large Cheryl Conlin, cheryl.conlin@ebtc.com
  Mass. continues push to end homelessness by 2013, Oct. 10, 2010, Boston.com

Medical

   
  South Bay Mental Health, 148 Warren St. Mental health and substance abuse programs
  The Institute for Health & Recovery, 97 Central St., 207  
  Needy-Meds (Med Discounts)  

Shelter

Lowell Transitional Living Center (individuals)
205-209 Middlesex Street  Lowell, MA 01852
978-458-9888
  DHCD Homeless Coordinator (families)
MA Division of Housing Stabilization (SNAP, MassHealth)
Dept. of Transitional Assistance
131 Davison St., 978-446-2400
  Lowell Housing Authority  

 

Lowell House, Inc.
A Comprehensive Addiction & HIV Service Agency
555 Merrimack St., 978-454-2997

 

Pawtucket House Family Shelter 360 Pawtucket St., 978-458-8853

 

House of Hope for the Multiple Handicapped, Inc. 812 Merrimack St., 978-458-2870
  Alternative House 978-454-1436
  Merr. Valley Reg. Network to End Homelessness  
  All Souls House (est. by Christ Church United)  
  Place of Promise 978-452-7217

Food

Food Pantry & Meals Schedule  
  Merrimack Valley Food Bank, Inc. Summer 2015 Schedule: Mill City Grows
    Summertime 2015 - Meals for Kids Program!
  Lowell Public Schools Free & Reduced Priced Meals (application)
  SNAP - DTA Food Assistance 877-382-2363, FAX: 617-887-8765
  Open Pantry of Greater Lowell 13 Hurd St., 978-453-6693
  Merr. Valley Catholic Charities; M-Th 1:30-3:30pm 70 Lawrence St., 978-454-9946
  Central Food Ministry; T-Th 10-1, Th 7-8pm 370 W. Sixth St., 978-454-7445
  Christ Jubilee Food Pantry; Fri 1-2 call ahead 101 Smith Street, 978-452-9776
  SHARE (Self Help & Resource Exchange) Sat 122 Andrews St., 978-256-8554
  Coffee Drop-in with Rob, Lowell Assembly of God
Tue, Wed, Thur, Sat from 10am-2pm
92 Central Street
  Public Meals  
  55 and older,
Continental Breakfast, M-F 8:30-10am
Lunch 11:30am, $2,  (except holidays)
Salvation Army, 150 Appleton St.
978-458-3396
  St. Paul's Kitchen, M-F 5-6pm, coffee 3pm Eliot Church, 273 Summer St.
  Community Table, Sat. 2-4pm, Sun. 1-3pm Lowell YMCA, YMCA Dr. (program ends Sept. 13, 2015)

 

Living Waters Ministry of Hope 10 Kirk Street, 978-323-HOPE
  Community Servings, 617-522-7777 INFO, FACTS, FOOD, dreilly@servings.org

Jobs

Career Center of Lowell  
  Labor Ready, 978-452-2244 103 Paige Street
  Complete Labor & Staffing, 978-710-5445 450 Chelmsford St. (next to old Registry of MV)
  National Senior Network - (min. wage for 55 and over)
income restrictions apply, 978-275-9740
Wannalancit Building, 175 Cabot St.
  Monroe Staffing 40 Central Street
  Work Opportunities Unlimited, 1201 Westford St. INFO
  CTI SuitAbility - provides appropriate interview/work clothing to those seeking employment. 17 Kirk St., 978-654-5626, mgaffney@comteam.org
  The Hope Chest Program, 357 Market St.
a House of Hope, Inc. workforce development program
a program to help very young mothers
Deb Chausse, Executive Director, 978-458-2870

 Training

Lincoln Technical Institute INFO
  The School for HVAC/R, 240 Smith St.  
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  United Teen Equality Center (UTEC)  
  CTI YouthBuild  
  Lowell Boys and Girls Club  
  Family Connection of Greater Lowell
Drop-in playgroups: Mon & Thurs 10am-noon
Pawtucket Congregational Church, 15 Mammoth Rd, 978-459-2074

ECONOMIC

 

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  Lowell Market Profile INFO, MAPS
     
  Lowell Plan  
  Lowell Development and Financial Corp.  
     
  Merrimack Valley Small Business Center (CTI) WEBSITE
     
  Merrimack Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau  

 

Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce  
     
  Lowell Kiwanis  
     
  Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board  
  Merrimack Valley Regional Innovation Grant  
     
  Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council  
     
  Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership
Project Genesis homebuyer training programs
978-459-8490
     
  Merrimack Valley Hub  

 

   

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TOP Neighborhood Groups Neighborhood Policing
  Neighborhood Planner for the City Yovani Biaz, 978-446-7200, x1473
ybiaz@lowellma.gov
  Neighborhood Group Coordinator Mike Demaras, 978-674-4030
  Citywide Neighborhood Council Ann Marie Page, pres.; Deb Forgione, vp; Nancy Judge, treasurer; Kathleen Marcin, secretary.
  Lowell Downtown Neighborhood Association BLOG, susanpurdy6@comcast.net
Co-chairs Corey Sciuto & Sue Purdy
  JAMbra (Jackson, Appleton, Middlesex) Michael Breda, President, info@jambra.org
"ComeToLowell" Facebook Site Acre Coalition to Improve Our Neighborhood David Ouellette, actionacre@gmail.com
"ComeToLowell" Facebook Site Centralville Neighborhood Action Group George Procope, cnag.lowell@gmail.com
  Back Central Neighborhood Assoc. Hotline, 978-970-3841
  Friends of Tyler Park, 151 Dartmouth Street Jay Mason, jayrmason@comcast.netz
Denise Cognac,
denisecognac@yahoo.com  
     Summer Concert Series Denise Torpey, denisetorpey@yahoo.com
  Highlands Neighborhood Circle Nancy Judge, njudge7@aol.com, 978-453-8609
"ComeToLowell" Facebook Site Lower Highlands Neighborhood Assoc., MAP Andrew Hostetler & Vladimir Saldana lowerhighlands01851@gmail.com
     FINAL MIT Lower Highlands Neighborhood Plan  
  Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association 978-454-6200
"ComeToLowell" Facebook Site Pawtucketville Citizens Council Deb Forgione, pawtucketvillecitizens@gmail.com
978-761-1395

"ComeToLowell" Facebook Site

East Pawtucketville Neighborhood Association Pawtucketville Social Club
Steve Brogan and Paul Belley
  Belvidere Neighborhood Group Stephen Hattan, shattan64@netzero.net
978-459-4702
  Riverside Community Council and
Sacred Heart Neighborhood Group
contact Elain Pantano, 978-458-6572,
or Carol McCarthy, 978-454-5738 for info
  Friends of Rogers Fort Hill Park http://rogersforthillpark.org
  The Friends of the Forest Lynnda Igancio, 978-458-0542
   

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TOP Cultural Organizations  
  The Franco-Americans in Lowell  
  MAPS (Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers), 11 Mill St. M-F 9-5, Osvalda Rodrigues, 978-970-1250, 11 Mill St.
  Lowell Hellenic Heritage Association  
  Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association 120 Cross St.
    Light of Cambodian Children, Inc.  
    Journey to Healing Project Monica Veth, 978-337-4572
  African Cultural Association of Lowell  
    African Assistance Center, Ms. Cecilia Okafor 273 Summer Street, Lowell, MA 07852
cokafor@comteam.org, (978) 453-6677
    Cameroonians of Lowell Association camola1183@yahoo.com
    Africa America Alliance 155 Merrimack Street
  Greater Lowell Indian Cultural Association  
  Islamic Society of Greater Lowell  
 

 

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5/26/11 - City of Lowell Becomes National Model for Energy Improvements to Historic Districts

Lowell Goes Green: 2nd Annual Green Building Commission
  Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust, Inc. Brian Cutler, Lessons
link Lowell Heritage Partnership  
  Concord River Greenway INFO, Directions
  Lowell Cemetery  
  Lowell Canalwaters Cleaners Cleanup Schedule
  Merrimack River Watershed Council, Inc.  

11/5/10 - Better Buildings in the Downtown Lowell Historic District: From the Past, For the Future

5/5/10 - Discussion on Whole-Place Sustainable Tourism, Dr. Robert Billington
  UMass Lowell Center for Sustainable Production  
  UMass Lowell Wind Energy Research Group INFO
  UMass Lowell Toxic Use Reduction Institute Michael Ellenbecker
  FINAL MIT Lower Highlands Neighborhood Plan  
     
  MCC  

MCC Rialto Arts Center - "A Rialto Check" 1/8/10 on MCC Blog
  Business and Industry Programs
Corporate Education & Workforce Training
 
  Finacial Aid Program  
     
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UML Center for Arts and Ideas artsandideas@uml.edu for mailed copy
e-News at UMass Lowell  
UMass Lowell 2020  
  UML Connector  
  UMass Lowell Social Media  
  UMass Lowell E-Community  
  UMass Lowell Alumni Magazine  
  WUML 91.5
  UCards - Student ID that works like cash! UML Student INFO, More INFO about the CARD
     
  UML Learning in Retirement Association  
     
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  UML Downtown Initiative Report  
  Status of Current Construction Projects Capital Improvements in Progress
  Nanomanufacturing Center  
     Nanomanufacturing research & development
   Nanotech sensors to protect servicepersons.
$4 million US Dept. of Defense appropriation bill
     1/6/10 Nanotechnology may spark next New England manufacturing revolution

Emerging Technology & Innovation Center (ETIC)
broke ground June 8, 2010; 300 jobs over 5yrs.,
at corner of University Ave. near Smith Hall
$70 million, 84,000 sf academic building including
$35 million from the Commonwealth of MA
$25 million from the UMass Building Authority
$15 million in private fundraising
$4 million via US Economic Investment Act of 2006
$1 million from Mark & Elisia Saab, John Kennedy
  Institute for Plastics Innovation  
  Toxics Use Reduction Institute  
  UML M2D2 Program  
 

M2D2 helps great ideas become commercial products; UMass medical device collaboration eases the journey from inventor to entrepreneur 

  UML Robotics Lab  
  Lowell is BioReady! from Mass High Tech, July 15, 2009
  link UML Prof. Bob Forrant's 7-Fold Path  
     
  Lowell General Hospital  
    $95 million development
new 6 story building
new emergency dept., trauma, surgery, lobby
150,000 SF
100 inpatient beds
140 parking spaces
2012 Opening!
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