Finding the help you need can be a challenge. Here are some places to start.

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Information and Referral

Websites with general program/agency information, educational materials and/or useful databases

State and Local Resources
Community Violence
Financial Assistance
Funeral and Cremation
Health/Health Care Coverage
  • Medicare – health coverage for certain elders and people with disabilities, also "Nursing Home Compare"
  • MasssHealth – Massachusetts’ Medicaid program (health coverage for certain people with low income)
  • American Cancer Society office locator – cancer resource locator, support group locator

See also:  Prescription Drug Assistance

Intimate Partner Violence
  • HAVEN – Mass General's intimate partner violence program
  • Rape Crisis Center and Domestic Violence service locator (MA):
  • The Network/La Red – works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous and queer communities.
Mental Health
Prescription Drug Assistance
  • Prescription Advantage (MA) – drug insurance plan available to MA residents age 65 and older, and younger disabled adults who meet income and employment guidelines
  • Medicare Part D – prescription drug coverage for people with Medicare
Web-sites that help find drug assistance
Sexual Assault
Substance Use Concerns
  • MBTA – Greater Boston public transportation. Route map tool, The RIDE information and application (for those who cannot use standard MBTA services due to disability)
More information: see our Transportation: Getting to Mass General
Utilities - Financial Assistance
Wigs - Discount