Address:104 Central StAuburn, MA 01501Map & Directions
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Services: Provides donated funds to assist residents with emergency heating costs and other emergency related expenses. The fund also works with Keeping Auburn Warm, a program of Auburn that provides weatherization services, furnace repair as well as fuel assistance, contact 508-721-7723.
- Service includes mortgage payment assistance, rent payment assistance, electric bill payment assistance, gas bill payment assistance, heating fuel bill payment assistance and medical bill payment assistance.
Address:10 Hammond StWorcester, MA 01610Map & Directions
Services: The Emergency Stabilization and Homeless Prevention program provides financial and material assistance to those in need; including rent, utilities, clothing, school supplies and other basic needs. Food pantry services are also provided. In addition, services include case management, budget counseling, financial education and information and referrals.
Address:157 Main StSpencer, MA 01562Map & Directions
Services: Provides a one time payment to help the applicant pay an outstanding bill - i.e. rent, utilities. Once the committee approval is obtained, if the request is for food, the applicant is given a voucher which can then be presented at a supermarket to pay for groceries. If the request is for something other than food the voucher is forwarded, by the committee, to the landlord, utility, etc. to pay an outstanding bill.
Address:9 Spring StWhitinsville, MA 01588Map & Directions
Services: Catholic Charities provides financial and material assistance to those in need including assistance with rent and utilities. Services also include assessments and referrals to local food pantries and completion of federal fuel assistance applications, collaboration with local agencies and churches. Catholic Charities also provides home care services to the Southern Worcester County population.
Address:63 Main StNorthborough, MA 01532Map & Directions
Services: Provides aid to Northborough residents for emergency needs when requested through authorized social service programs.
- Aid would be in the form of a check payable to the provider of necessities such as electric power or prescription drugs. Other requests will be considered if funds are available. To learn more about this service, please call Northborough Family and Youth Services (508-393-5020) who will help you get in touch with the right person with the Helping Hands Association.
Address:79 Elm StSouthbridge, MA 01550Map & Directions
Services: Catholic Charities provides financial and material assistance, including rent, utilities, prescriptions, infant supplies, clothing, holiday gifts and toys, school supplies and other basic need. In addition, services include case management, budget counseling, and connections to primary care services, health education and parenting workshops. Catholic Charities also provides Home Care services to the Southern Worcester Country population.
Address:29 Congress StMilford, MA 01757Map & Directions
Services: Provides food pantries, general clothing, rent payment assistance, electric bill payment assistance, gas bill payment assistance, utility payment assistance, christmas baskets, thanksgiving baskets and prescription expense assistance.
Address:162 W Union StAshland, MA 01721Map & Directions
Website: http://Ashland Emergency Fund
Services: Provides temporary financial support to Ashland families and citizens in need. This fund can be used by any Ashland resident to help with various different financial needs such as food, rent, heating fuel, electric/gas bills, prescription and medical expenses, and burial expenses. This fund is typically available on a one-time basis to residents in need.
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Address:1 Old Princeton Road Cut-offHubbardston, MA 01452Map & Directions
Services: The Hubbardston House Apartment provides housing to the elderly and mobility impaired.
- Income eligible elderly and mobility impaired.
- Service includes section 8, and housing vouchers.
Address:245 Main StreetWoonsocket, RI 02895Map & Directions
Services: Provides therapeutic counseling for individuals, couples and families, including substance abuse evaluation and treatment; parent education; marriage and family enrichment services; child abuse prevention program; Early Intervention (EI) for young, developmentally disabled children; Project Early Start (ES) a home based early learning program for families of children, birth to three years of age. Comprehensive Emergency Services(CES), a 60-day crisis intervention program for families with minor children; specialized foster care. Holiday programs; emergency food, shelter and other basic needs for individuals and families; employment training and computer training; residential services for adolescent boys; Project Impact, a free supportive education project for teenage moms and other young women, ages 16-18, who have dropped out of high school. Milk Fund, a free milk program for needy Woonsocket residents. 72 bed emergency shelter.
Hours: Mon & Fri 8:30AM-4:30PM
Sat 9:00AM-3:00PM (by appointment)
Eligibility: Varies according to individual programs. The majority of programs are limited to low-income Woonsocket residents. The following documentation is required for all services:
Proof of all household income or no income, most recent FIP/food stamp statement, TDI, unemployment statement
Picture ID for applicant only
Social security cards for ALL household members
Proof of birth for ALL household members (birth certificates/RI Medicaid cards)
Current rent receipt, current lease, current mortgage statement
Current electric, gas/oil bills
Documentation of crisis (fire report, doctorï¿½s note, etcï¿½)