Address:155 Merrimack StLowell, MA 01852Map & Directions
Services: CTI Housing Assistance Program provides low-income families with housing search services and homelessness prevention counseling.
- Services include: Rent Payment Assistance and Housing Search and Information.
Address:70 Lawrence StLowell, MA 01852Map & Directions
Services: Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities is a community service center of Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston. MVCC serves the entire Merrimack Valley region through a wide-range of services with primary service sites in Lowell, Lawrence, and Haverhill. Services include Basic Needs, Counseling, Family Support Services, Food Pantry, Grandparents as Parents, Parent Support Services, Child Care. Provides holiday toys and gifts as funding/donations are available.
Address:235 W Foster StMelrose, MA 02176Map & Directions
Services: Provides financial assistance for those in the Melrose area only. There is an application and interview process for those interested in the program.
Address:250 Haverhill StLawrence, MA 01840Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army provides services that include food pantries, rent payment assistance, electric bill payment assistance, gas bill payment assistance, utility payment assistance, christmas baskets, thanksgiving baskets and prescription expense assistance. - -
Address:304 Mammoth RdPelham, NH 03076Map & Directions
Services: Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Homeless Financial Assistance Programs, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Property Tax Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance
Hours: Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri., 8 am - 4 pm & Tues., 8 am - 7 pm
Eligibility: Income restrictions
Address:213 Main StMalden, MA 02148Map & Directions
Services: Food Pantry: - -Available Monday through Friday | 10:00am - 2:00pm - (by appointment) - -We have an OPEN pantry, which allows individuals to choose food items which will best suit the dietary needs and desires of their family. - -Those receiving SNAP benefits can use our food pantry once a month, 2 weeks after receving SNAP benefits. - -Those NOT receiving SNAP benefits must present: Current pay stub, ID and current utility bill to determine financial eligibility. - Please call 781.324.1970 ext. 301 for an appointment. - - Emergency Financial Assistance: - -Available Monday through Friday | 10:00am - 2:00pm - (by appointment) - -Emergency financial assistance is available for utility bills, heating oil, rent, furniture and clothing. - -Payment to the utility or landlord is provided to avoid disconnection of utility services, eviction and/or heating oil. - -Furniture is provided in the event of disaster (flood, fire or other natural disasters and situations of domestic violence). A voucher may be given to The Salvation Army Thrift Store; transportation of items is the responsibility of the beneficiary. - -Beneficiaries must provide the following: - -Proof of income for all members of household - -Proof of ALL expenses - -Birth Certificates or ID for all members of household - -Shut Off Notice, Eviction Notice, Domestic Violence Report, Fire/Flood Report - Please call 781.324.1970 ext. 301 for an appointment - - Good Neighbor Energy Fund: - -Available Monday through Friday | 10:00am - 2:00pm - (by appointment) - - -Opens for the season on January 2, 2015. For eligibility information, visit magoodneigbhor.org. Please call for further details. - Holiday Assistance: - -Available for Thanksgiving and Christmas for residents of Malden, Medford, Melrose and Everett - Click here for details - - Camp Wonderland: - -Slots are available for the SUMMER MONTHS for youth ages 6-16 to attend 1 week at Camp Wonderland in Sharon, MA. - - -Fee is $50.00 per children - please call for more information and availability. Discounts apply for families.
Address:402 Massachusetts AveCambridge, MA 02139Map & Directions
Services: Offers multiple programs that includes: - - Emergency Assistance: - A wide variety of assistance is offered to individuals and families in need and is available on an as-needed basis. - Each person is given individual attention during the process of intake, evaluation, and case management. After an assessment of need, family qualifications and program requirements, assistance may be given in areas such as: - -Utility assistance through the Good Neighbor Energy Fund - -Clothing assistance - -Food/grocery store vouchers - -Rental/mortgage assistance - -Counseling - -Referrals and case management - When appropriate, referrals are given to other agencies that may better serve the client's needs (such as food stamps, employment resources, and housing services). - - Please call 617.547.3400 to schedule an appointment. - - Bridging the Gap: - Bridging The Gap is a 12-week prevention/intervention program to teach positive life skills to at-risk youth ages 12-17. The program is offered at no cost to the family. In addition to voluntary enrollment and self-referral, participants may be referred to our program from the Dept. of Social Services, the court system, schools, or other local agencies. - - The program aims to provide the teenagers with skills and community resources as well as the necessary tools for positive and successful decision-making. The program features group activities and discussions, peer guidance, and guest speakers. Areas addressed include anger management, substance abuse, education, and employment. For more information, please CLICK HERE. - - Continuum of Care for Men: - Heart to God, Hand to Man. The Salvation Army's Continuum of Care for Men is changing lives one step at a time. Through our Drop-In Shelter and Emergency Shelter, men receive shelter, food and medical assistance. Those who are sober and desire a change may be considered for enrollment in our Umoja Program., which is a faith-based, residential, recovery and transitional program for men. For more information, please CLICK HERE. - - Camp Wonderland Camperships: - Each summer, we provide children with an opportunity to camp and experience a week filled with fun programs at our Camp Wonderland in Sharon, Mass. Camp Wonderland is a fully-licensed and accredited camp that offers affordable, one-week vacations to children whose families may otherwise not be able to send their child to camp. - - We give kids a chance to take a summer vacation where they can experience nature, make new friends, and develop new talents all in a safe and supportive environment. Activities include pontoon boat rides, swimming in the lake, arts & crafts, music education, sporting activities, games, and Bible study. - - Price is based on the size of the child's family and their income, and in cases of extreme hardship, may be subsidized. - - Drop-In Day Shelter: - Medical and mental health care are accessible through our collaboration with Health Care for the Homeless and Tri-City Mental Health Services. - To find out more, please call us at 617.547.3400. - - Holiday Assistance - Seasonal: - Special efforts are made to assist individuals and families during the Holiday season with food baskets, toys and winter clothing. Click Here for sign up information. - - Community Feeding Program: - In addition to serving meals daily to participants at our Drop-In Shelter, The Lodge, Senior Citizens, and the children of Our Place, we also are joined by Cambridge residents every Wednesday night for a community dinner. Anyone in need of a warm, nutritious meal is welcome. - - Silver Threads Senior Program: - Daily programs featuring a variety of activities, such as arts and crafts are offered. Over 180 seniors participate each year. - Senior Vacations - Wonderland Camp and Conference Center: - Senior citizens can enjoy the benefits of attending The Salvation Army's Conference Center and Camp facilities in Sharon, MA. - - One-week vacations are offered to seniors at our Wonderland Conference Center. Along with enjoying the camaraderie with their peers, seniors enjoy a multitude of activities such as riding pontoon boats on the lake, playing shuffleboard and tennis or taking short sightseeing day trips. The Senior citizens pay for the expenses of attending the facility and every effort is made to keep costs extremely affordable for those on a fixed income. - - League of Mercy Visitation Program: - A group designed to visit those who are sick and shut-in. Operating year round, visits are made to individuals at local hospitals, nursing homes, jails, and residential facilities. Volunteers are always welcome. - - - For more information on these services, please contact the Cambridge Corps at 617.547.3400 - or visit them at 402 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. -
Address:362 Green StCambridge, MA 02139Map & Directions
Services: Offers a broad range of services for people living on the street or in emergency shelters in Cambridge, and for Cambridge households at risk of losing their housing. We work to prevent evictions and resolve landlord-tenant problems through case management, advocacy and budget counseling and may provide limited rental assistance. We also have a transitional living program for homeless men at the Cambridge YMCA.
- Working with affiliated community agencies, we provide assistance in applying for public benefits, limited housing search, financial counseling, legal services, and access to mental health and substance abuse services.
- Also on site is Cambridge Haitian Services, which offers a variety of social services to Cambridge's Haitian population, including: case management, information and referral, Haitian Creole interpretation, as well as immigration and citizenship assistance
Address:280 Franklin StCambridge, MA 02139Map & Directions
Services: Homeowner’s Rehab, Inc. (HRI) was established to create and preserve affordable housing for low and moderate income households in Cambridge, Massachusetts. HRI accomplishes this through programs that stabilize homeownership for existing owners, create new homeownership opportunities for first-time homebuyers, and provide affordable rental housing.
- Homeowners income must be below 80% of median; house must be owner-occupied; applicant must have owned their home for at least one year; 50% of the floor area of the building must be residential
- Service includes home rehabilitation programs, housing counseling, housing search and information and mortgage foreclosure assistance.
Address:1035 Cambridge St #12Cambridge, MA 02141Map & Directions
Services: Works to promote multi-cultural understanding, self-help and volunteerism. Provides employment and life skills to low- and middle- income individuals, below-market financing to qualified owners for home improvement, rental rehabilitation, landlord/tenant mediation, youth programs, Just a Start House for pregnant and parenting teens in Somerville, drop-out prevention program, and affordable housing development.
- Service includes home rehabilitation programs, housing counseling, mediation, landlord/tenant assistance, alternative education, GED instruction, teen parent/pregnant teen education programs, job training and youth enrichment programs.