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A Lift Up is an intensive, voluntary two-year homelessness prevention
program for low-income single mothers and their families who are at risk of
losing their housing. A Lift Up’s unique model is an effective approach to
homelessness prevention, combining intensive case management services and
monthly group meetings for all participants.

Boston Center for Independent Living

BCIL provides the five “core services” of independent living centers:
1.Peer Mentoring
2.Skills Training
3.Information and Referral

Boston Senior Home Care

Boston Senior Home Care’s mission is to ensure that culturally diverse elders and others, particularly those of limited means, can remain in their homes or other supportive settings with dignity and independence.

CityPsych Wellness - About Us

CityPsych Wellness is a division of Comfort Home Care dedicated to providing experienced nurses to care for patients with behavioral health problems at home.

Financial Opportunity Program « Just-A-Start

The Financial Opportunity Program offers free tax preparation, education on credit and asset building, and one-one-one financial counseling. The goal of the program is to empower low to moderate income clients to maximize their financial resources and build wealth to increase their economic stability and mobility. The focus is to help clients take achievable steps to meet their own goals.

Furniture Bank

Provides free household essentials to people in need. Must apply and meet eligibility standards. Bus from Haymarket (441, 442).
15 Burbier st Lynn MA, 01901

Group Adult Foster Care | MPI

Learn more about the Group Adult Foster Care program at MPI Resident Services.

Help Me Budget

We provide the support necessary to make it easier for others to succeed. Creating budgets, financial counseling, bill paying, direct deposits, payment processing, communicating with SSA offices, monthly reconciliations are just a few of the services we provide!

Home Care Assistance Program (under 60)

If you are a disabled adult, the Home Care Assistance Program(HCAP), may be able to provide homemaking services to maintain your independence at home.

Home Care Assistance Program (under 60) |

If you are a disabled adult (22 to 60), the Home Care Assistance Program(HCAP), may be able to provide homemaking services to maintain your independence at home.
HCAP Case Managers determine eligibility, coordinate services and give you resources needed to live independently. Homemaking Services are provided either by an agency or by people you choose. Homemaking Services are defined as direct help with meal preparation, grocery shopping, medication pickup, laundry and light housekeeping (Dusting, vacuuming, mopping, kitchen clean-up, bathroom cleaning, bed changes, and trash removal ONLY).

Homelessness Prevention « Just-A-Start

Just-A-Start professionals work to prevent evictions and homelessness through mediation, stabilization, referral, and for eligible clients, financial assistance.

House Works- Home Modification Program

HouseWorks is Boston's leading provider of home care,elder care and senior home care services. Founded in 1998, we've led the way in helping the elderly stay independent.


Moving up Program

Moving up Program

Solutions At Work: The Moving Up Program
1151 Mass. Ave., Cambridge (in the church basement)
Provides low cost moving services. Call or stop in to arrange a move. Rates are $70/hour for 2 men and a truck with a $45 additional charge if the move is outside of Cambridge. If you are working with a housing advocate or case manager they can refer you and may help you find funds if you are unable to pay.

Multicultural Home Care | Providing home health care with offices in Brighton, Foxborough, Lawrence and Lynn

Providing home health care with offices in Brighton, Foxborough, Lawrence and Lynn

Peabody Properties, Inc. | Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC)

The Peabody Resident Services, Inc. (PRSI) Home Care (GAFC) Program established in 1995 is designed to serve residents of affordable housing with the goal of providing the support services they may need to help them to remain living in their own homes. PRSI is one of the largest Medicaid Group Adult Foster Care providers in Massachusetts, serving approximately 1750 elders and persons with disabilities in over 500 buildings throughout the state in PPI managed and non-PPI managed buildings.

Rent Secure Home

Program helps tenant pay rent directly to the landlord. Helps avoid eviction often used in negotiation in housing courts, with tenants who have fallen behind in payments or have competency issues that effect their ability to keep up with rent. There is a 25 to 30 per month fee.

Social Security Admin- Rep Payee

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides financial management for the Social Security and SSI payments of our beneficiaries who are incapable of managing their Social Security or SSI payments. If you are concerned that someone you know becomes incapable of managing or directing the management of his or her benefits, please call us at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) to request an appointment to discuss your concerns.

Specialized intensive program

Specialized Intensive Programs & Services start with a comprehensive assessment of need and continue with supports that range from assistance with navigating service systems to gaining access to mental health, medical and/or substance use resources and/or entitlement benefits to practical hands-on help with daily living skills to financial and legal advocacy. The intensive, personalized and at-home focus is pivotal in engaging clients and stabilizing them in their homes and communities.

Tenancy Preservation Program |

The Tenancy Preservation Program (TPP) is a homelessness prevention program. TPP works with tenants, including families with children with disabilities, facing eviction as a result of behavior related to a disability (e.g. mental illness, mental retardation, substance abuse, aging related impairments). TPP functions as a neutral party to the landlord and tenant. In consultation with the Housing Court Department, TPP works with the property owner and tenant to determine whether the disability can be reasonably accommodated and the tenancy preserved.

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