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Paul F. Doyon Memorial School
216 Linebrook Road, Grades K thru 5
(978) 356-5506

Winthrop School
65 Central Street, Grades K thru 5
(978) 356-2976

Ipswich High School and Middle School
136 High Street, Grades 6 thru 12
(978) 356-3137

1 Lord Square, Richard L. Korb
(978) 356-2935

Ipswich Music, Art & Drama Association

Ipswich Birth to Three Family Center
15 Market Street, (978) 412-0123

Community Service Numbers

Emergency Assistance - 911

Fire Department - Fire Prevention, (978) 356-6631, General Info, (978) 356-6630
Police, (978) 356-4343
Hospital, Herrick St., Beverly, (978) 922-3000

Commuter Rail Train Schedules (Ipswich-Boston)

Comcast Cable


Ipswich Chronicle, (978) 356-5141 - Email


Amvets Club 201 (978) 356-9745

Association of Great Neck President, Sandy Colby (978) 356-3986

Carrolton Club 498 (978) 356-9782


Ipswich Family YMCA (978) 356-9622

Ipswich Country Club (978) 356-4822

Ipswich Bay Yacht Club (978) 356-2502

Ipswich Historical Commission (978) 356-6607

Ipswich Holiday Happenings

Ipswich Humane Group (978) 356-6652

Ipswich Historical Society & Museums
(978) 356-2811

Ipswich Fish and Game Association
(978) 356-7400

Ipswich Performing Arts Center (978) 356-3137

Kosciusko Club (978) 356-9780

Lions Club

Masonic Temple (978) 356-9716

Mason's Club Room (978) 468-7949

Polish Legion of American Veterans (978) 356-9705

Rotary Club
For information visit their website

St. Lawrence Literary Society (978) 356-9709
Troop 13
V F W (978) 356-4730
Post 1093
Meets second Thursday each month at 7:30 p.m. at Post Hall, 110 County Road


Ipswich Caring is a non-profit, completely volunteer-driven organization whose mission is to give assistance to Ipswich families living in financial need. The holiday program coordinates the purchase and distribution of toys, clothing and food to Ipswich families, as well as baked goods to disabled and senior residents. In conjunction with the Smiling Kids organization, the birthday program offers a birthday gift to each enrolled child. The Rita Poirier Empowerment Fund awards funding each year to individuals who are trying to achieve economic independence and stability for their families. The “Back to School” supply program assists families in getting the school supplies that will help their children thrive in school.

Ipswich Caring fully depends upon the support of the community both for volunteers and financial donations. Volunteers are used in many areas depending on availability and interest of the volunteer. The community has always been very supportive of the program. Financial donations can be mailed or brought directly to the First National Bank at 31 Market Street in Ipswich. Anyone interested in receiving more information about Ipswich Caring can contact Sheila Taylor at 978-356-1525.

Ipswich Community Food Pantry
Free food distributions for Ipswich residents are available on Thursday evenings from 5-7 PM at 31 N. Main Street, in basement space donated by the Ipswich United Methodist Church. Monetary and food donations are welcome, and can be dropped off at the Food Pantry when it is open on Thursdays. Food donations can also be dropped off at Shaw's Market, 146 High Street, Ipswich. Monetary contributions can be mailed to Ipswich Community Food Pantry, P.O. 316, Ipswich, MA 01938. The Food Pantry is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization, and donations are tax deductible.

S.A.F.E Studio
S.A.F.E. Studio is a studio based educational and therapeutic program which treats child, adolescent and adult survivors of trauma, domestic violence and abuse. It is designed to meet the needs of survivors who would benefit from a non-traditional therapeutic and educatinal milieu; to provide a safe atmosphere to visually explore, process and heal aspects of abuse and trauma which are difficult to verbalize; to provide a safe environment to share and discuss the visual product; to increase survivor's self esteem through the education of artistic techniques and the achievement of the artistic product; and to prevent violence from occurring in their lives.

Town Hall - (978) 356-6604

Town Hall Website

Ipswich Town Hall & Meetings (978) 356-6600
Accountant/Finance, (978) 356-6601
Assessor, (978) 356-6603
Board of Selectmen, (978) 356-6604
Building Inspector, (978) 356-6605
Conservation Commission, (978) 356-6661
Health, (978) 356-6605
Planner, (978) 356-6607
Purchasing, (978) 356-6608
Town Clerk, (978) 356-6600
Town Manager, (978) 356-6609
Treasurer/Collector, (978) 356-6610
Veterans Services, (978) 356-3915
Waste Water Treatment Plant, (978) 356-6642
Water Department, (978) 356-6637
Water Treatment Plant, (978) 356-6639

Cemetery & Parks Department, (978) 356-6643
Civil Defense, (978) 356-6645
Council on Aging, (978) 356-6650
Crane Beach, (978) 356-4354
Dog Pound, (978) 356-6652
Electric Light Department - Office, (978) 356-6635, 
Generating Plant, (978) 356-6640, Night, Sundays, Holiday, (978) 356-6640
Harbormaster, (978) 356-4343
Housing Authority, (978) 356-2860
Ipswich Public Library and Archives, (978) 356-6648
Parking Clerk, (978) 356-6611
Plumbing Inspector, (978) 356-0523
Post Office, 27 Market Street, (978) 356-3050
Probation, (978) 356-0333
Public Works Dept., Administration, (978) 356-6612, 
Ipswich Recreation, (978) 356-6644
Senior Programs

Council-on-Aging Senior Center:  Drop-In site is located at Town Hall, 25 Green Street and is open on most week-days from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekly schedule on-site includes vocal group, beano, arts and crafts groups, blood pressure clinic, book group, and movies; informal card games, puzzles, and social times; as well as some speakers and special observances.  Dance and exercise groups meet regularly at other sites in town. Day trips are offered by the Recreation Department and a Travel Club organizes longer trips out of state and overseas. Call (978) 356-6650 for more information on any above programs or outreach services.

SeniorCare, one of 27 Aging Services Access Points in the Commonwealth, is the first place to turn for elder services in Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Rockport, Topsfield and Wenham. Our mission is to provide and coordinate services to elders, enabling them to live independently at home and remain part of their community. Services include: Meals on Wheels, Home Care, Care Management, Information & Referral, Elder Protective Services, Elder Care Advice, Caregiver Support, Volunteer Transportation, and Pawsitive Connections. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program places volunteers in various “partner stations” on Cape Ann and the North Shore, and operates the “America Reads” intergenerational literacy program. We’d like you to get to know us! Speakers are available to business and community groups. Please call 1-800-AGEINFO (1-800-243-4636) or 978-281-1750, ext. 313.

Lighted Facilities
At Bialek Park a basketball court, three tennis Courts, and a softball field may be used at night if not previously reserved by others.  Fees of $2 per person for tennis, $5 per group for basketball, or $10 per group for softball must be paid in advance when permits are secured from the Recreation Office. There is no charge for any day users, but permits are recommended. (978) 356-6644
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