Registration Information


      4 Maple Road, Oxford MA 01540 

        PO Box 448 North Oxford MA 01537

Telephone: 508-987-1062


LOCATION: In the lower level of the Oxford Community Center. 

HOURS:     Distribution is open on Thursday evenings from 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM. Closed on Holidays. 


Oxford Residents – Must bring a current utility bill showing their name and Oxford address. 

Non-Residents – Must be a registered member of an Oxford Church. The families will be given a Church Affiliation Form” to have filled out by their church leader. They must also bring a current utility bill showing name and current address. 

Registration – Registration takes about 10 minutes and can be completed during the first visit.  The USDA Food Program requires that once a year we verify a familys income level.  We simply ask if the family income exceeds a federal guideline amount which is based upon the number of people in the family.  We do NOT ask, or need to know, how much income a family has.

Requirement – At this time we are requiring that all volunteers and all clients over the age of two years wear masks.


Our food shelf is a client choice food shelf. Clients use shopping carts and choose the food items their families need and desire. 

Two Thursdays Each Month (Any Thursdays a family chooses.) – Families receive a weeks supply of groceries. This includes quantities of canned vegetables, canned fruits, dry cereals, soups, macaroni & cheese, spaghetti and spaghetti sauce, baked beans, rice, condiments, and snacks. Families will also receive bread, fresh produce, frozen meats, and dairy items as available. We have some paper goods and personal care items available, as well as baby food and donated formula.  Approved families will also receive available USDA food. 

The OXFORD FOOD SHELF is operated by members of the OXFORD ECUMENICAL COUNCIL. The Council is made up of representatives from the Oxford First Baptist Church, First Congregational Church, The Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Oak Hill Bible Church, St. Anns Catholic Church, St. Rochs Catholic Church, United Methodist Church, and the Zion Lutheran Church. 

The OXFORD ECUMENICAL COUNCIL is a registered 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization.  Everything we distribute is raised through donations from local churches, businesses, schools, organizations, families and individuals who generously contribute to us.                                                            Updated 10-4-2021