Community Health Resources

These community resources are available to help you during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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  • BIDMC- Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery
    Support for people experiencing domestic, sexual, community, or interpersonal violence. Patient consultation is available Monday-Friday, 8:30am -5:00pm by calling (617) 667-8141 
  • SafeLink
    Massachusetts’ 24/7 domestic and sexual violence hotline. Advocates provide non-judgmental support, assistance with safety planning, and information on appropriate resources. Services available in English and Spanish by calling (877) 785-2020.  ​      
  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) 
    Boston-area support for survivors and others impacted by sexual violence. Call 24/7 hotline at 800-841-8371. Chat 9:00am – 11:00pm – 
  • Jane Doe Inc
    Massachusetts Coalition of Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs. Learn more on the website. Scroll down to the help section to search by zip code for services across Massachusetts.​ 
  • Louis D. Brown Peace Institute
    Homicide support services for families and communities impacted by grief and loss. (617) 825-1917. 
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    24/7 services for anyone impacted by domestic violence. Call 1-800-799-7233, TDD 1-800-787-3224, Text “LOVEIS” to 22522.
  • Our Deaf Survivors Center Inc
    Provides culturally affirmative support services to Deaf victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence. National Deaf hotline 24/7 call 1-855-812-1001.  
  • Polaris Project
    24/7 National human trafficking hotline. Call 1-888-373-7888, Text “BEFREE” to 233733.
    National sexual assault hotline. 24/7 Call – 1-800-656-4673.
  • Boston Foundation
    Links to COVID-19 Response Funds    
  • Consumer Credit Counseling
    Counselors discuss your financial situation with you and help you develop a personalized plan to solve your money problems. (617) 426-6644 
  • COVID-19 Family Support Fund
    Support and resources for working families affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Call 3-1-1 OR (617) 635-4500 
  • Mass Legal Service
    Link to Dept. of Transitional Assistance application process and updates (SNAP and Financial Benefits).  
  • PAN Foundation
    $300 direct financial help to Medicare patients diagnosed with COVID-19, who have cancer, chronic or rare diseases.  Call 1-866-316-7263 to apply.
  • Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS)
    GBLS helps people regardless of their documentation status in all their work. Click the web link to find the phone number for the specific service you need. 


  • FoodSource Hotline/Project Bread
    Statewide service connecting individuals and families to food resources.  They screen for SNAP (food stamps), WIC and provide referrals to food pantries, food programs for elders, meal sites for families and lunch programs for children. 1-800-645-8333, 
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
    WIC is a nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services, free of charge, to Massachusetts families who qualify. (800) 942-1007 

IMPORTANT: If you or a loved one are sick or know you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus, don’t hesitate to get tested and treated, regardless of your immigration status or insurance coverage.

  • COVID-19 Resource Center
    Information, guidelines, and resources to help support the learning and well-being of students, their families and others in the school community during the COVID-19 crisis. 
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  • YMCAFree pre-recorded health videos covering boot camp, barre, yoga, active older adults, weightlifting, thai chi and boxing. 
  • NikeFree videos for home-based bodyweight and yoga that can be accessed any time.