The Pettengill House, Inc.

21 Water Street, Suite 4A, Amesbury, MA 01913


The Pettengill House Food Pantry

13 Lafayette Road, Salisbury, MA 01952


Phone:  (978) 463-8801


Nonprofit Community Social Service Agency

Serving Amesbury, Byfield, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, and West Newbury, Massachusetts.

COVID-19 Resources

We are in this together

Aid 4 Amesbury

Aid 4 Amesbury is an initiative created by the City of Amesbury in partnership with The Pettengill House, Inc. to help Amesbury residents who are economically vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak with rent, utilities, clothing, food, healthcare costs, and other basic needs.  To learn more, donate, or apply for assistance, please click below.

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Newburyport Emergency Rental Assistance

The purpose of the Newburyport Emergency Rental Assistance Program is to provide short term relief to low and moderate income individuals and families whose incomes have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Newburyport, through its Affordable Housing Trust, will be providing grants to financially assist qualified households during this crisis. The City of Newburyport has partnered with the Pettengill House, Inc. to administer the rental assistance program.

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Family Resource Guide

This online family resource guide was compiled by members of the Essex County Asset Builders, a coalition of area service organizations and mental health providers.  The site is packed with great resources, including support for remote learning, tips for self care and coping with stress, helpful links, updated COVID info, and much more.

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Mental Health and Wellness

Stress and anxiety levels can run high during these challenging times.  Please know you are not alone, and there is support available.  Please click below for some downloadable resources and mental health listings.  To talk to our social work staff and learn more about the support available in our local communities, please give us a call at (978) 463-8801.

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