The Health and Human Services Department, Community Clothing Closet of the Somerville Public Schools, and 311 are collecting donations of new or gently used winter clothing for residents and students who need them. Items most urgently needed include winter coats, pants, hats, gloves, socks, and boots for children (sizes 4T and up), as well as winter items for teens and adults. You can drop off donations through February at one of three locations during their normal business hours:
The welcome desk at Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave.
The Health and Human Services Department, 165 Broadway
The East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross St.
If you have a child in the Somerville Public Schools and need help with getting winter clothes for your family, please contact Francia Reyes at freyes@k12,somerville.ma.us or (617) 625-6600, ext. 6994.
Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact should contact Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov.