Westfield receives funding to assist moderate-income residents with food and heat

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The City of Westfield announced $500,000 in funding was awarded to assist moderate-income residents to afford basic groce...

January 23, 2023
10:12 PM

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The City of Westfield announced $500,000 in funding was awarded to assist moderate-income residents to afford basic grocery and home heating needs. Mayor Michael McCabe's Office says the funding provided by the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) will support food insecurity and heating assistance programs. Westfield Fuel Assistance Program A total of $300,000 has been contracted with The Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. to provide additional households the opportunity to access home heating assistance programs.

Ashley Shook