Resource Directory

Below find resources that can help in achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This was published in this year’s Lincoln Directory.


American Legion Post No. 84
PO Box 484, Lincoln

Friends of the Lincoln Library
3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln
Support Library Programs: Events, museum passes, staff development, equipment.

Friends of the Council on Aging
15 Bedford Rd, Lincoln
Support Council on Aging Programs

Friends of Modern Architecture 781-259-1170
PO Box 348 Lincoln
Education and Preservation

Green Energy Technology Committee
Promotes energy conservation in Lincoln

Lincoln Cultural Council
16 Lincoln Rd., Lincoln
Promotes cultural events in Lincoln

Lincoln Democratic Committee Chairman

Lincoln Garden Club
Lectures, tours, and trips; public floral arrangements. Planter and garden maintenance.

Lincoln Historical Society
Stimulates interest in the history of Lincoln. Books on Lincoln history for sale.

Lincoln Journal 888-697-2737
Weekly local newspaper and online news.
To post an event: 781-433-6905
To submit an article or letter: 781-674-7740

Lincoln Land Conservation Trust

Lincoln Minutemen
P O Box 1775, Lincoln
Keeps alive the history and principles of the Minutemen.

Lincoln Republican Committee Chairman 781-259-8859

Lincoln Review 781-259-9142
PO Box 6245, Lincoln
Bimonthly magazine of stories, articles, and poems.

Lincoln School Foundation
Enriches curriculum & funds professional development.

Masonic Hall: Joseph Warren-Soley Lodge 781-259-9228
181 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln

Old Town Hall Exchange 781-259-9876
25 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln
Local hand crafts and Antiques consignment


CSA’s are shares of local farm produce picked up or delivered once a week during growing season.

Blue Heron Organic Farm Stand 781-254-3727
Rt 117 by the railroad tracks, Lincoln

Codman Community Farm 781-259-0456
58 Codman Rd, Lincoln
Hay, compost, firewood, fresh eggs, frozen meat. Garden Plots for rent.

Farmer’s Market at Lincoln Station
Saturdays 9:30-1:30 in Summer.

Lindentree Farm CSA 781-259-1259

The Food Project CSA 781-259-8621
10 Lewis St, Lincoln

Drumlin Farm Stand & CSA 781-259-2200
208 S Great Rd, Lincoln


Bemis Lecture Series
15 Bedford Rd, Lincoln

Concord Authors Festival 978-369-3807
Lectures held in Oct. & Nov.

Concord Community Education 978-318-1432
500 Walden St, Concord

Lincoln COA: Council on Aging 781-259-8811
15 Bedford Rd, Lincoln
Lincoln Academy Lecture, classes, and movies.

Drumlin Farm/Audubon Society 781-259-2206
208 South Great Rd, Lincoln
Nature Sanctuary; classes offered.

Lexington Community Education 781-862-8043
251 Waltham St, Lexington

Lincoln Parks & Recreation Department 781-259-0784
16 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln
Classes for all ages, camps, field trips, music and more.

L-S Adult Education 781-259-9527
390 Lincoln Rd, Sudbury

Minuteman High School Community Education 781-861-6500
875 Marrett Rd, Lexington
Classes. Career training programs.

New England Wildflower Society 508-877-7630
180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham
Classes and workshops on nature, botany, and gardens.

Northeast Organic Farmer’s Association 978- 355-2853
Classes, workshops, and conferences.

The Walden Woods Project 781-259-4700
44 Baker Farm Rd, Lincoln
Lectures, excursions and seminars.
ART RESOURCES 617-262-8632
Online arts and entertainment calendar.

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum 781-259-0505
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln
Art classes and camps.

Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts 978-371-0820
40 Stow St, Concord
Workshops, Classes, Theatre, Exhibitions

Concord Art Association 978-369-2578
37 Lexington Rd, Concord
Lectures, films, workshops, concerts, gallery, life-drawing; exhibition space.

Lexington Arts and Crafts Society 781-862-9696
130 Waltham St, Lexington
Classes in metalwork, weaving, basketry, ceramics, woodworking.

Munroe Center for the Arts 781-862-6040
1403 Mass. Ave, Lexington
Classes in dance, music, art, theater, and martial arts.


Lincoln Library offers free passes to 18 museums and children’s theater! 781-259-8465

Codman House 617-994-6690
34 Codman Rd, Lincoln
Tours 2nd & 4th Sat, June 1 – Oct. 15

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum 781-259-8355
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln
Tues-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free for Lincoln Residents.

Gropius House 781-259-8098
68 Baker Bridge Rd, Lincoln
Tours 11-4, Wed-Sun, June 1 – Oct 15. Sat and Sun, Oct 16 – May 31

Minuteman National Historic Park 978-369-6993
174 Liberty St, Concord
Multimedia show and Hartwell Tavern living museum.

National Heritage Museum 781-861-86559
33 Merritt Rd, Lexington
Wed-Sat 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Orchard House 978-369-4118
399 Lexington Rd, PO Box 343, Concord
Guided tours.

The Discovery Museums 978-264-4200
177 Main St (Rt 27), Acton
Children’s museum.

The Concord Museum 978-369-9763
53 Cambridge Tpk, Concord

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University 781-736-3434
415 South St, Waltham

Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History 781-768-8367
235 Wellesley St, Weston


Concord Players 781-369-2990
51 Walden St, Concord

Concord Youth Theater 978-371-1482
50 Beharrell St, West Concord

Emerson Umbrella
40 Stow St, Concord 978-371-0820
Theater performances and music venues. Open Mike first and third Mon from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Hovey Players: Waltham Community Theater 781-893-9171
Abbott Mem. Theater, 9 Spring St, Waltham

Lexington Players 781-910-9203

Lexington Youth Summer Theater
Parents Co-op.

Lincoln Library Open Mike Night 781-259-8465
3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln
Open Mike second Mon 7-10 p.m.

Lincoln-Sudbury Civic Orchestra 781-259-9822
Lincoln-Sudbury High School, 390 Lincoln Rd, Sudbury
Students & local adults welcomed.

Lincoln Musical Theater 781-259-0784
16 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln
Recreation program for grades 1-5.

Reagle Music Theater 781-891-5600
617 Lexington St, Waltham,

Sudbury Savoyards 978-443-8811
L-S High School, 390 Lincoln Rd, Sudbury
Perform Gilbert and Sullivan each year and a comic in the summer with full orchestra.

Weston Drama Workshop 781-768-7070
Regis College Fine Arts, 235 Wellesley St, Weston
For actors in middle school through age 23.

Weston Friendly Society of The Performing Arts 781-893-9883
1 Townhouse Rd, Weston


Codman Estate Italianate Garden
On the left side of Codman House.

Garden in the Woods 508-877-6574
180 Hemenway Rd, Framingham
Peace Garden: Station Park
Lincoln Rd across from the Mall, Lincoln



AIAnon Family Support 508-366-0556

Alcoholics Anonymous 617-426-9444
Web has locations of meetings in Lincoln.

Emerson Hospital Addiction Services 978-287-3520
133 ORNAC, Concord

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline 617-292-5065 800-327-5050
Data base of programs in MA.

McLean Hospital 617-855-2000
115 Mill St, Belmont
Alcohol and drug abuse treatment center.


The Carroll Center for the Blind 617-969-6200
770 Centre St, Newton 800-852-3131
Provides training and devices to enable individuals who have lost their sight to gain independence.

D.E.A.F., Inc. 617-254-4041
215 Brighton Ave, Allston TYY/V
Empowers deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Easter Seals 617-226-2640
89 South St, 1st Floor, Boston
Programs for people with disabilities or spec. needs.

The Demo Center at Perkins Products 617-972-7308
37 Fifield St, Watertown
Demos and evaluations of assistive tech; training and sales.


MA Residents locate assistance for child care, education, employment, financial help, food, health care, home care, housing, legal, tax, transportation, utilities; links to eligibility screening for fed. assistance.

Mass211help (24 hr) 2-1-1 TTY: 508-370-4890
Health and human services information and referral for food, shelter, disaster relief, child care, senior services, etc.


Lincoln Emergency Assistance Fund & The Small Necessities Project 781-259-8811
Funds to help residents regain and keep financial independence. Available for all age groups.

Mass. Dept. of Transitional Assistance search: transitional assistance
Assists families to meet basic needs. This department has SNAP, assistance for supplemental food income.

Mass. Dept. of Housing and Economic Development search: housing & community
Subsidized Housing.


Celebration International Church: Food Storehouse 508-653-6864
6 Loker St, Wayland
2nd & 4th Wed of each month from 7-8:30 pm.

Interfaith Food Pantry 781-861-5060
6 Meriam St (Church of Our Redeemer), Lexington
Check with social worker first.

J. F. & C. S. Family Table 781-693-5593
1430 Main St, Waltham

Lincoln COA Lunch 781-259-8811
15 Bedford Rd, Lincoln
Lunch 3rd Tues, Sept-June, $4. Call to register.

Meals on Wheels
24 Third Avenue, Burlington
Meals delivered to people 60+ who are unable to cook and are housebound. Temp. and long term.

Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen 781-883-2050
Immanuel Church 545 Moody St, Waltham
Open 3:30 p.m.; meal 5:00 p.m. daily.

Open Table Community Supper and Food Pantry 978-369-2275
20 Lexington Rd (First Parish Church), Concord
Thursdays 5:30-6:30 for meal and groceries.

Sacred Heart Church Food Pantry 617-744-6011
311 River St, Waltham
Bring two ID’s: one with a picture (license) and a bill with current address. Thurs 4-5 p.m.

St. Vincent de Paul Society 781-899-2611
St. Joseph’s Church, 142 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln
Food bank last Wed. of mo., 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Salvation Army/Waltham Pantry 781-894-0413
33 Myrtle St, Waltham

Sudbury Food Pantry: Our Lady of Fatima Church 978-443-9705
160 Concord Rd, Sudbury
Tuesday & Thursday Noon-2:30.


Legal Advocacy and Resources center 617-742-9179
Free legal hot-line for low-income Mass. residents.

Mass Bar Association Free Consult 617-338-0610
First Wed of each month, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., free phone assistance.

Mass Bar Association Attorney Referral 866-627-7577
Apply for Reduced-Fee Referrals.

Metro Legal Services 800-696-1501
63 Fountain St, Suite 304, Framingham
Free civil legal representation to low-income people.


Children’s Medical Security Plan 888-665-9993
Provides basic medical and dental insurance coverage to children under 19 who qualify.

Health Insurance: Commonwealth Care 877-623-6765
Health insurance options in MA. Includes low or no cost insurance for those who qualify.

MassDentists CARE 800-342-8747
Sliding-fee dental care at community health centers.

MassMedLine 866-633-1617
Ask-a-pharmacist program. Help applying for low-cost prescription programs.

Vision USA: American Optometric Association 800-766-4466
Free eye exams for low income people with one working family member and no eye care insurance.

Women’s Help Network: Dept. of Public Health 877-414-4447
Call for referral to local health center for free mammograms and cervical cancer tests.

For a complete list of energy assistance resources:

LIHEAP Fuel Assistance – South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) 800-286-6776
300 Howard St, Framingham
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Lifeline & Link-up
Free and discounted phone plans info.

Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund 800-334-3047
The Salvation Army, 25 Shawmut Rd, Canton
For MA residents not eligible for state or federal energy assistance. Admn by Salvation Army.

National Grid Credit Department 888-211-1313
Call for arrangements on past due accounts.

NSTAR Financial Assistance Programs 800-566-2080
Online application for financial assistance.

Safe Link 800-977-3768
Free cell phone and minutes.


Lincoln Council on Aging 781-259-8811
Bemis Hall, Lincoln
Crutches, wheel chairs, & other medical equipment can be borrowed from the COA.

Health Insurance
Health insurance options in MA.

Lurie Family Autism Center at Mass General 781-860-1700
Evaluates and treats neurologically challenged people. Assists families obtain services for autism.

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
Resources to aid families who have a bipolar child.

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program 800-882-1435
Financial help for audiological testing and diagnosis for infants who fail hospital screening tests.

Infant SEE Program: American Optometric Assoc. 888-396-3937
Free one-time comprehensive eye exam for infants 6-12 mos. through participating AOA doctors.


Birthright 800-550-4900
Helps any girl or woman who feels distressed by unplanned pregnancy.

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (24hr)800-841-8371
Medical advocacy, legal services, counseling and group support.

Compassionate Friends 977-969-0010
Support for parents, grandparents, and siblings dealing with loss of a child of any age. Meets at Trinity Episcopal Church, Concord.

Eliot Community Human Services 978-369-1113
Counseling services for all ages of Lincoln residents. Psychological testing. Medication management.

Emerson Hospital 978-369-1400
Support groups, fitness classes, health education classes.

Jewish Family & Children’s Service 781-647-5327
1430 Main St, Waltham.
Interfaith programs including support groups, parenting classes, and adoption assistance.

MISS Foundation
Grief support and info after miscarriage or stillbirth. 781-488-3546

Parmenter Community Health Center 508-358-3000
266 Cochituate Rd, Wayland
Hospice, visiting nurses, classes, Heart Play: A creative arts program for children who are bereaved.

The Children’s Room 791-641-4741
1210 Mass Ave, Arlington
Center for Grieving Children and Teenagers.


Domestic Violence Services Network, Inc. 888-399-6111
Crisis interventions service to help clients assess risk and develop a safety plan. Referrals to community resources and support groups.

Rape Aggression Defense Class 781-259-8111
169 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln
Defensive training course.

Reach Beyond Domestic Violence 800-899-4000
Provides crisis intervention, safety planning, and resources. Emergency Shelter, support groups, legal advocacy, etc.


Tick Preparedness
This website has information on tweezers, dress, bug sprays and how to avoid getting bitten while enjoying the outdoors.


Emerson Hospital Olsen Emergency Care Center 978-369-1400

Lahey Urgent Care Clinic 781-744-5400
41 Mall Rd, Burlington, Building 4-East.
M-F 5 p.m.-7:45 p.m., Sat 8 am-4 p.m., Sun 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Newton-Wellesley Hosp. Walk-in Urgent Care Clinic 781-893-7000
M-Sat from 9 am to 7 p.m., Sun 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Advocates for Home Education in Massachusetts

Autism Language Program 781-216-2209
Children’s Hospital, 9 Hope Ave, Waltham

Center for Parents and Teachers 978-202-1143
120 Meriam Rd, Concord
Parenting classes.

Mass. Dep. of Early Education and Care
Locator for licensed child care in MA. Financial assistance applications and Head Start links.

Families First 617-868-7687
Central Square, Cambridge
Parenting classes covering teen issues.

First Connections 978-287-0221
Emerson Hospital Campus
Support groups for parents. Classes in pediatric CPR & First Aid. Play groups for young children.

Friends for Tomorrow 781-259-8909
131 Weston Rd, Lincoln
Therapeutic horse riding program for children facing extraordinary mental or physical challenges.

Lincoln Parent Teachers Association
Provides enrichment and learning opportunities for students, teachers, and parents.

Lincoln Family Association
Social Networking, programs, and events for Lincoln Families

Lovelane Special Needs Riding Program 781-259-1177
40 Bakerbridge Rd, Lincoln
Therapeutic children’s horseback riding program

Minute Man Arc Community Playgroups 978-287-7800
1269 Main St, West Concord
Playgroups and Parent Ed for developmentally disabled persons.

New Mother’s Support Group 978-287-3176
133 Old Rd to Nine Acre Corner, Concord,

New Mothers Group: Beth Israel 617-667-2229
482 Bedford St, Lexington
Free classes for new mothers. Call to register.

Parents Helping Parents 617-926-5008
Support groups, information, abuse prevention. Parental Stress hotline (24hr) 800-632-8188.

The Astra Foundation 978-266-3700
524 Main St, Acton
For Parents of Special Needs Children

The Divorce Center 888-434-8787
Parents Apart classes in Lexington 781-860-0600
Makes divorce less traumatic for children. Lawyers, mediators, therapists, councilors, & financial councilors. Parenting classes.


Congregation Or Atid 781-358-9623
97 Concord Rd, Wayland,

First Parish in Lincoln Unitarian/UCC Church 781-259-8118
14 Bedford Rd, Lincoln
Sunday 10:00 a.m. (except summer and holidays)

First Parish in Concord Unitarian Universalist 978-369-9602
20 Lexington Rd, Concord

Grace Chapel, Lexington Campus 781-862-6499
59 Worthen Rd, Lexington

Islamic Center of Boston 508-358-5885
126 Boston Post Rd, Wayland

Kerem Shalom 781-369-1223
659 Elm St, Concord

Latter Day Saints Boston Temple 617-993-9993
86 Frontage Rd, Belmont

Sri Lakshmi Temple 508-881-5775
117 Waverly St, Ashland

St Joseph’s Church 781-899-2611
142 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln
Sun 7:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., Tues & Fri 9 a.m.

St Anne’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church 781-259-8834
147 Concord Rd, Lincoln
Sunday 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Temple Emunah 781-861-0300
9 Piper Rd, Lexington

Temple Isaiah 781-862-7160
55 Lincoln St, Lexington

Temple Shir Tikva 508-358-9992
141 Boston Post Rd, Wayland

Trinitarian Congregational Church 978-369-4837
54 Walden St, Concord

Trinity Episcopal Church 978-369-3715
81 Elm St, Concord

Waltham Islamic Society 781-899-4909
16 park place, Waltham


Campion Renewal Center 781-419-1337
319 Concord Rd, Weston
Weekend retreats & spiritual direction.



Biking trail Resources
Bike paths in Massachusetts.

Minuteman Park
5 miles of unpaved trail.

Minuteman Bikeway
120 South Rd, Bedford at the corner of Loomis St
11 mile paved trail from the Bedford Depot to Alewife T stop with connecting trails at both ends.

Reformatory Branch Trail
4 mi unpaved trail: Bedford Depot to Concord center.

Bedford Narrow-Gauge Rail-Trail
3 mile trail begins at South street at the Bedford Depot. It is paved until Great Rd and dirt after that.


Lincoln Recreation Department 781-259-0784
Variety of classes for adults and children.

Lincoln Council on Aging 781-259-8811
Strength building, Tai Chi classes, swimming & water aerobics @ Health Point (free transportation).


Town Launch – Rt 117 West before Lee’s bridge

Concord River – see Trails at


Codman Pool Pool 781-259-0221
Ballfield Rd behind Brooks School, Lincoln

Walden Pond 978-369-3254
Life guards from Mem Day to Labor Day. $5 parking.

Valley Pond Pond 781-647-7174
Valley Pond Corp., Box 195, Lincoln
Lincoln residents may join. Write to be added to the wait list.

Beede Swim & Fitness Center 978-287-1000
498 Walden St, Concord


Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Concord: 2.5 miles of trail on Monsen Rd. with an observation tower. Access to Concord River.
Sudbury: 1 mile interpretive trail on Weir Hill Rd.

Bay Circuit Trail
This 180 mile trail around Boston between Rt 128 and I-495 runs through the Western edge of Lincoln.
Lincoln Conservation Commission and LLCT 781-259-2612
Lincoln maintains 60 miles of trails including Mt Misery and Walden Pond. Trail maps ($5) and a Trail Guide ($18) can be purchased at the Lincoln Library, Cambridge Trust Company, and the Conservation Commission offices.

Lincoln Trail Walk 781-259-2612
Weds 10-noon, Sept through May. Check with the Conservation Department for starting location.

Weston Trail Walk 781-891-8035
Monthly walks on the first Sunday at 2 p.m. Trail maps ($10) and a trail guide available at the Weston Conservation Commission at town hall. Check website for starting locations.

Concord Trails
Maps can be purchased at the Concord town offices. Maps have canoe launch sites as well.


Codman Community Farm 781-259-0456
58 Codman Rd, Lincoln
Pick-your-own flowers, farm animals, classes.

Drumlin Farm 781-259-2200
208 S Great Rd
Nature center, farm animals, trails.


Lincoln Council on Aging 781-259-8811
17 Bedford Rd in Bemis Hall, Lincoln
Provides comprehensive services to senior citizens in Lincoln. Podiatry clinics, help with health insurance, taxes, technology and much more. A pamphlet of senior services is online.

800AgeInfo 800-243-4636
Data base of resources for senior services in your area.

Massachusetts Resources
Links to services in Mass: local, state and national programs.
Minuteman Senior Services
Resources and services for seniors and people with disabilities.


Local Bus
Hanscom Airport, Old Bedford Rd and Hanscom Field
Bus 76 from Hanscom Airport, through Lexington to Alewife T. $1.50 on board.

LINC 781-259-8811
Rides to medical appointments, activities and local shopping by volunteer drivers.

MBTA Commuter Rail 617-222-3200
Fitchburg-North Station Line stops in Lincoln Station. $5.75 each way.

The Ride 781-899-7433
Door to door public transportation for eligible people who cannot use general public transportation because of a disability.

Boston Logan International Airport 800-235-6426 TTY
Hanscom Field 781-869-8000
Logan Express 800-235-6426
Port of Boston Container and Cruise Terminals 617- 464-8200
Worcester Regional Airport 888-359-9672


Big Brothers and Sisters
Free pick-up of household items and vehicles.

Concord Food Pantry: Non-perishable foods
105 Everett St, Concord (in the back-next door to the armory), Thursdays 12:30-3:00.

Friends of the Lincoln Library: Books 781-259-8465
Book donations can be left in the Bemis Hall entryway or basement; call library for pick ups.

Goodwill Industries
Crosby’s Market parking lot, Concord

Household Goods Recycling Ministry 978-635-1710
Accept donations of household items such as blankets, beds, and blenders but not food or clothing; links to other donation organizations.

Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry
Church of Our Redeemer: M-Thurs 9 a.m.-4:30 pm OR Stop & Shop-Lexington: between registers 1 & 2

Lions Club of Lexington: Eye Glasses
Lincoln Library entryway

Minuteman Senior Services: Cell Phones
Lincoln Library entryway

Concord Police Station: Cell Phones 978-318-3400
219 Walden St, Concord
Leave phones in the lobby with officer. Recycling supports Domestic Violence Services Network.

Red Cross: Clothing
Bin located at Lincoln Transfer Station

Salvation Army 800-728-7825
Free pick-up

Transfer Station Swap Table


Lincoln Recreation and Parks Department 781-259-0784
Classes in gymnastics, fencing, tennis, swimming, dance, etc. Links to the sports programs in Lincoln for soccer, baseball, basketball, and Lacrosse.

Boy Scouts of America: Pack 127

Girl Scouts USA

Drumlin Farm 4-H Club 781-259-2200