Assistance Programs

Food Stamps (SNAP)

Project Bread's Hotline offers free confidential screenings for Food Stamp eligibility, as well as assistance in completing the application. Call 833-712-8027 for the dedicated Senior Line. 

Hours: Monday through Friday 8 am to 7 pm, Saturday 10 am to 2 pm.

Legal Assistance - Elder Law

The new MA Senior Legal Helpline is 800-342-5297 - update your phone book! The Mass Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service is 866-627-7577.

"Lock Box" Program

The lock box is installed next to your front door by Fire Department personnel who have exclusive access to the house key inside. Should you experience a medical emergency, the Fire Department is able to access your home and provide the help you need. Please call 508-398-0363. If you need assistance with fees, call Marion at 508-385-5067.


2-1-1 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and referral. 2-1-1 is a free, universally recognizable number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families seeking services or volunteer opportunities and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies.

State Rep. Tim Whelan

Have an issue or concern? State Rep. Whelan is available the 3rd Friday of the month from 9 am to 10 am at the Senior Center to meet with constituents and offer assistance. If you'd like an appointment, contact Rebecca Hamlin, call 774-212-7291, or stop in.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or the Cape and Islands Crisis Hotline at 800-322-1356.