CONSTITUENT SERVICES
 

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My team and I are dedicated and honored to serve the district of 1st Middlesex and Norfolk. Our goal is to empathetically listen to all matters and make certain you are connected to helpful and relevant resources.

Below are some frequently requested resources. For all other matters, please visit my contact page.

 

Community Specific Resources

Newton

Brookline

Wellesley

  • Newton Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Connects community members to support one another and share resources for people who live, work, pray, play and/or learn in Newton.

  • Newton COVID-19 Care Fund - This fund was created to give financial assistance to Newton residents, people who work in Newton, and families with children receiving childcare services in Newton or enrolled in Newton Public Schools.  City of Newton First Responders who incur new childcare expenses or other expenses due to the crisis are also eligible.

  • Boys and Girls Club of Newton - families that are associated with the Boys & Girls Club of Newton may receive supplemental food assistance delivered to their door.

  • Newton Food Pantry - check for hours and collection options

  • Brookline Mutual Aid - a recently formed organization where neighbors are helping neighbors with grocery shopping, emergency childcare, and running errands. To volunteer or get help, email MutualAidBrookline@gmail.com or call 617-651-1468

  • Brookline Community Foundation- BCF Safety Net provides small, timely grants to individuals and families for individual urgent needs including food, care taking and housing assistance.

  • Brookline Food Pantry - check for hours and collection options.

  • Wellesley Friendly Aid - A community-based organization that provides assistance to Wellesley residents and families.

  • Wellesley Food Pantry - check for hours and collection options.

 
 

Housing

The Department of Housing and Community Development, through its community and business partners, provides affordable housing options, financial assistance, and other support to Massachusetts communities.  The DHCD oversees different types of assistance and funding for consumers, businesses, and non-profit partners.

  • A Guide to Obtaining Housing Assistance

  • Locate a Service Provider in Your Town

  • Housing Help & COVID-19

  • Emergency Shelters in MA for Individuals

  • Emergency Shelters in MA for Families

  • Tenancy Preservation Program

 

Healthcare & Insurance

In Massachusetts, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are combined into one program called MassHealth. MassHealth members may be able to get doctors visits, prescription drugs, hospital stays, and many other important services.

  • MassHealth Health Plans

  • Shop for Coverage on Health Connector (includes MassHealth) *2022 Enrollment Now Open

  • Health Care For All (free multilingual navigation service)

  • Seniors

  • Mental Health & Substance Treatment

  • More

Unemployment

The Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) oversees the unemployment insurance (UI) program, which provides temporary income assistance to eligible workers in Massachusetts. DUA also determines and collects employer contributions to the UI program. To report fraud or get help with your claim, call Unemployment Customer Assistance at (877) 626-6800.

  • Guide to Benefits and Employment Services

  • Multilingual Navigation Service

  • Training Opportunities Program (TOP)

  • More

Voter Rights

Voting is a very important part of any democracy. By voting, citizens are participating in the democratic process. Citizens vote for leaders to represent them and their ideas, and the leaders support the citizens' interests.

  • Voter Registration

  • Your Voting Rights

  • Voter Resources

 
 

Senior Services

The Commonwealth offers a number of services to help seniors stay healthy, independent, and engaged in their communities. Services include prescription drug assistance, Family Caregiver Support Program, reporting fraud, in-home services, housing, etc.

  • Senior Housing

  • Assisted Living

  • Transportation

  • More

 

Social Services

Massachusetts offers social services and resources to keep you and your loved ones healthy, safe, and happy. Find out how we can support you.

  • Military & Veterans

  • Food Assistance

  • Immigration & Refugees

  • More

Other

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