Food, Metrowest Area

A Place to Turn

Provides emergency food, diapers, and personal care to residents  in the MetroWest community.
Childcare, Electricity, ESOL, General, Housing, Immigration and Naturalization, Greater Boston Area

Action for Boston Community Development

Helps those in need in the Greater Boston area with the tools and resources to transition from poverty to stability to success.
Internet or Phone, Greater Boston Area

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Lifeline (also called the Affordable Connectivity Program) is a federal program that provides discounted internet or phone services based on eligibility. Details are found through the MA state site.
ESOL, Metrowest Area

Beginner English Lessons

FREE Beginner English Lessons provided by the Needham Community Council. Click here for flyer.
Childcare, ESOL, Food, Housing, Brockton

Catholic Charities South

Multiple programs and services for children and families.
Childcare, Greater Boston Area

Child Care Resource & Referral Search (CCR&R)

It allows a search of childcare resources by town and brings up local agencies who aid seeking childcare and distribute monetary vouchers for services.
Food, Greater Boston Area

Community Fridges

Community Fridges can be a resource for free food (and sometimes other items) in many local areas.
Food, Metrowest Area

Daniel’s Table

Works to improve food security by providing onsite food services, 20+ community freezers, grocery deliveries, unique food programs, and more.
Childcare, Greater Boston Area

Early Education and Care Financial Assistance for Families

Financial assistance for early education is available through the state.
Financial Support, Greater Boston Area

Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC)

Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC) is a state program that provides cash benefits to elderly people, people with disabilities, and children in need.
Heating, Greater Boston Area

Eversource Assistance Programs and Payment Plans

Protect your service from disconnection from Nov. 15 to March 15 through the Winter Protection Plan, for customers facing a financial hardship. You may also be eligible for the Medical Protection Plan if anyone in your home is seriously ill or has a life-threatening situation
Heating, Metrowest Area

Eversource Assistance Programs and Payment Plans

Protect your service from disconnection from Nov. 15 to March 15 through the Winter Protection Plan, for customers facing financial hardship. You may also be eligible for the Medical Protection Plan if anyone in your home is seriously ill or has a life-threatening situation.
Housing, Greater Boston Area

FamilyAid Boston

Providing solutions to family homelessness in Greater Boston Greater Boston Food Bank offers food assistance and assistance with SNAP enrollment
General, Greater Boston Area

Findhelp.org

Site is a helpful tool that allows users to search, based zip codes, for a variety of supports, such as food, housing, clothing, home goods, etc.
ESOL, Greater Boston Area

First Literacy

This site hosts a less comprehensive, but somewhat helpful list of organizations that have ESOL programs.
ESOL, Greater Boston Area

Found in Translation

This organization provides women with interpreter services
Heating, Greater Boston Area

Good Neighbor Energy Fund

The Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund is available to any Massachusetts resident who, because of temporary financial difficulty, cannot meet a month's energy expense and is not eligible for state or federal energy assistance. 
Food, Greater Boston Area

Greater Boston Food Bank

Food, Greater Boston Area

Healthy Waltham

Works to alleviate health disparities and improve health outcomes for Waltham residents
Heating, Greater Boston Area

Heating and System Repair and Replacement Program (HEARTWRAP)

HEARTWAP is a state program administered through agencies in the state and helps with heating system repair and replacement.
General, Metrowest Area

Hope and Comfort

Provides hygiene products to youth and families experiencing hygiene insecurity
ESOL, Greater Boston Area

Immigrant Assistance Center

This organization provides translation services for organizations with a workforce where English is a second language (Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, etc).
ESOL, Food, General, Housing, Metrowest Area

Jewish Family Services MetroWest

Childcare, Greater Boston Area

Keeping Pace with Multiple Miracles

Keeping Pace with Multiple Miracles is a state-wide non-profit support network for families and families-to-be of multiple birth children.
Heating, Brockton

LIHEAP

LIHEAP is a federal program administered through agencies in the state

Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts

This organization pairs volunteers with ESOL students for free for 2-hours per week.
Housing, Greater Boston Area

Mass Housing

The state’s affordable housing bank supports the creation, preservation and long-term viability of affordable homeownership and rental housing opportunities for Massachusetts residents with modest incomes.
General, Brockton, Greater Boston Area

Massachusetts Association for Community Action

Energy programs: heating, water and sewer bill assistance Housing programs Access to benefits

Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance

SNAP and the P-EBT are federal food assistance programs and can be applied for directly here on the state’s site.In response to the annual cost of living adjustment, SNAP benefits will increase 12%, with Massachusetts households receiving an average monthly increase of $25-$30. Check if you are eligible for SNAP: https://dtaconnect.eohhs.mass.gov/screening
General, Brockton, Metrowest Area

Massachusetts Health and Social Services

Overview of the Massachusetts state services
ESOL, Greater Boston Area

Massachusetts Housing and Community Development

The state also provides interpreter services when seeking to access state resources.
ESOL, Greater Boston Area

Massachusetts Libraries

This site provides a searchable database of the libraries around the state that have ESOL classes.
ESOL, Greater Boston Area

Massachusetts Literary Hotline

This site provides a hotline phone number and very comprehensive click search database for ESOL programs around the state.
Housing, Greater Boston Area

Massachusetts Rental Assistance Program

Renters can receive assistance for past due electric or gas bills and rent through the Massachusetts Rental Assistance Program.
Housing, Greater Boston Area

MetroHousing Boston

Works to alleviate and prevent homelessness in Greater Boston.
Electricity, Greater Boston Area

National Grid

Has payment assistance program, a bill forgiveness program, and an option for “more time to pay”
Housing, Brockton

Neighborhood Housing Solutions

Develop housing, and provide housing resources.
Housing, Greater Boston Area

Nuestra Communidad

Develop housing, and provide housing resources for residents of Roxbury and greater Boston.
Food, Greater Boston Area

Project Bread

Call Project Bread: 1-800-645-8333 or https://www.projectbread.org/Project Bread is a non-profit that helps locate food pantries and meal programs in towns all across the state. They can also assist with government programs like the federal SNAP (food stamps) and P-EBT (helps schoolchildren pay for meals)
Housing, Greater Boston Area

Residential Assistance for Families in Transition

RAFT is a state program that provides help with rent and other housing costs if facing eviction or homelessness.
Food, General, Housing, Greater Boston Area

Salvation Army

Provides an array of services for those in need.
General, Heating, Brockton

Self Help Inc.

Helps low-income families and individuals stabilize and secure their lives through education, strategic assistance, and building on opportunities in their communities.
Electricity, Food, General, Housing, Metrowest Area

South Middlesex Opportunity Council

Housing, Greater Boston Area

Tenancy Preservation Program (TPP)

state program run through the housing court that provides support for those facing eviction or homelessness where a family member has a disability.
Immigration and Naturalization, Greater Boston Area

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

List of organizations that provide help to those going through the naturalization process.
Immigration and Naturalization, Greater Boston Area

The Right to Immigration

Can help with the naturalization process (e.g. filling forms, collecting correct background documentation, and providing referral for English classes necessary to pass language component of naturalization interview)Doesn’t help with family petitionsHas Spanish and French translators, and has access to interpreters for other languages Free of charge Call 781-209-0183 dlsmith@therighttoimmigration.org
Financial Support, Greater Boston Area

Transitional Aid for Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)

Transitional Aid for Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) is a state program that provides cash benefits to many families based on need.
Housing, Greater Boston Area

Urban Edge

Childcare, Greater Boston Area

Waltham Partnership for Youth

Heating, Greater Boston Area

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

WAP is a federal program administered through agencies in the state which helps with weatherization and energy efficiency
Food, Greater Boston Area

WIC

WIC is a state program that provides nutrition assistance for pregnant women, infants, and children under 5.