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Pet Resources

Pet Resources   Veterinary Clinics and Pet Health Care Merwin Clinic in Allston – Free office visits and outpatient veterinary services. These can include routine physical exams and recommendations for how people can best care … More

Mental Health

Mental Health General Mental Health Support Call 988 – 988 is the new nationwide three-digit number now available for suicide and mental health crisis, available to everyone in the U.S. Compassionate, accessible care and support … More

Medical/Health

Medical/Health Free/Low Cost Health Care and Financial Aid MetroWest Free Medical Program – Free health clinic for uninsured or underinsured. Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF) – Financial relief for large medical and related … More

LGBTQIA+

LGBTQIA+ General Support GLAAD LGBTQ Resource List – Includes resources for bisexual youth, military, and transgender individuals and resources on advocacy, aging, legal rights, and more. Trevor Project – LGBTQ Suicide Prevention and Resources – … More

Legal Help

Legal Help Legal Help for Seniors List of Legal Services for Seniors and Others Senior Legal Helpline – Volunteer Lawyers Project of Boston provides free legal information and referral services to Massachusetts residents who are … More

Immigrant & Refugee Resources

Immigrant & Refugee Resources Legal Resources New Immigrant Enforcement Guidelines Effective 11/29/21 Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman – Assists individuals and employers in resolving difficulties they are experiencing with U.S. Citizenship and … More

Housing

Housing General Resources  SMOC Housing Resources – Housing assistance options for families, individuals, people with AIDS, home modification loans, and rental assistance, as well as shelter options.  Housing Consumer Education Center (HCEC) at SMOC– Information … More

Hoarding

Hoarding Clear Path Hoarding Services – Education, peer support, groups, and sorting and discarding services for people struggling with hoarding and those who work with them. IOCDF Hoarding Resources – Information on hoarding disorder, treatment, … More

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Metro Community Development Corporation (MCDC) Financial Fitness – Helps low income and low asset families become more self-sufficient through financial coaching & education. Click here to see a flyer for their coaching program.  … More

Childcare and Camps

Childcare and Camps Childcare Resources List of Early Childhood Education & Care Locations 2022 – Organized by geographic area, this document provides an extensive list of childcare resources for daycare centers, in-home daycare, as well … More

Preparing for College

Preparing for College Applying & Transitioning to College Let’s Get Ready – Offers a 9-week college preparation program in Worcester and Downtown Boston for students who received free or reduced lunch in high school or … More

Education & Employment

Education & Employment Free GED (General Education Dev.) and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Classes and Tutoring: Literacy Unlimited at Framingham Public Library – Offers 1:1 GED tutoring and individualized tutoring to help … More

Financial Help

Financial Help Financial Help for Women Who Are Seniors SWAN: Financial Assistance for Single, Widowed, or Divorced Women 65+ – This is the application form for assistance; it is a one-time grant, not intended for … More

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) – Nonprofit organization supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Find information on eating disorders, treatment, screening tools, free and low-cost support, and more. Contact the NEDA … More

Disability Resources

Disability Resources MetroWest Center for Independent Living Disability Services – Information for those with disabilities, including information on housing, advocacy, health, travel, animals, and much more. Disability Advocacy – Information about how to get involved … More

Diapers

Diapers Free Diaper Resources St Elizabeth’s CARE Pantry: Hygiene & Cleaning Supply Request Form – Diapers and wipes are one of the many hygiene products included in this information & checklist request form. Can be … More

Dental

Dental Free and Low-Cost Dental Clinics Annual Free Dental Clinic (September 24 & 25, 2022) – This website for the RI Mission of Mercy provides time, place, & description of services available at annual free … More

Addressing Inequity

Addressing Inequity Racial Equity Having Difficult Conversations Tips for Responding to Everyday Bigotry – A guide for having conversations about bigotry with family, friends, neighbors, at work, at school, and in public Resources for Conversations … More

Substance Use

Substance Use NOTE: Most substance abuse treatment requires the individual to be ready to engage in treatment. Often times, when individuals are ready to seek services, there may only be a small window of time … More

Support Groups

Support Groups List of Various Local Support Groups- Includes support groups for caregivers, Alzheimer’s/dementia, brain injuries, bereavement/grief, grandparents raising grandchildren, caring for children with chronic illness or special needs, cancer, diabetes, hearing loss, low vision, … More

Utilities Help

Utilities Help NOTE:  Residents regularly reach out for help or suggestions regarding the high cost of utilities, including internet, phone, cable, electricity and heating fuel. Here are some options that may be helpful. Please note … More

Vaping/Smoking

Vaping/Smoking Educational and Treatment Resources Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Information on associated risks. Smoke Free Teen – A resource for teens who desire to abstain from smoking/vaping. Smoke Free – A resource … More

Transportation

Transportation General Subsidized Transportation Sudbury Subsidized Transportation Options – Information and a chart of subsidized transportation in Sudbury, including cost, eligibility and how to apply. Dial A Ride Transportation for Sudbury, Marlborough, Wayland, etc.   -MWRTA … More

Veterans

Veterans   General Support Sudbury Veterans’ Agent – Town of Sudbury office provides assistance in acquiring benefits through Federal and State Programs provided to Veterans, Active-Duty Personnel and Families, including financial, education, housing, medical, burial, … More

Youth & Families

Youth & Families Support for Youth Birthday Project – apply for free birthday items for children age 1-12 (must be requested 30 days before birthday) Free and Reduced School Lunch Application   Support for Young … More