Housing Assistance In framingham, MA And Vicinity

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Framingham Town Housing Rehab

Filed Under

Contact
150 Concord St
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 532-5457

Description
Security deposit assistance for Framingham households. Funds available on a first come, first-serve basis. Up to two months of assistance may be available

Area Served
Middlesex County

South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Inc.

Filed Under

Contact
7 Bishop St
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 872-4853

Description
Provide rental subsidies to income eligible families. Rental assistance vouchers allow families to rent in the private market and apply a subsidy to their rent. - - Services include: Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.

Area Served
Middlesex County

Natick Service Council, Inc.

Filed Under

Contact
2 Webster St
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 655-1791

Description
Three types of financial assistance: - Eviction Prevention Services - The goal of these services is to keep families in their homes by offering limited financial assistance. - - Emergency Utility Assistance - Case Managers: - - ¦work with NSTAR to protect clients from utility service shut-offs - ¦guide clients through the application process for federal fuel assistance (LIHEAP) - Scholarship/Financial Aid - Case Managers offer: - - ¦financial assistance screening for programs offered through the Natick Parks and Recreation Department - ¦referrals for financial assistance to community sports teams - ¦referrals to summer camps for children (Salvation Army Camp Wonderland and Middlesex County Sheriff’s Youth Academy Camp)

Area Served
Middlesex County

Ashland Town Counsel On Aging

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Contact
162 W Union St
Ashland, MA 01721
(508) 881-0140

Description
Provides temporary financial support to Ashland families and citizens in need. This fund can be used by any Ashland resident to help with various different financial needs such as food, rent, heating fuel, electric/gas bills, prescription and medical expenses, and burial expenses. This fund is typically available on a one-time basis to residents in need.

Area Served
Middlesex County


Northboro Family & Youth Services

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Contact
63 Main St
Northborough, MA 01532
(508) 393-5020

Description
Provides aid to Northborough residents for emergency needs when requested through authorized social service programs. - Aid would be in the form of a check payable to the provider of necessities such as electric power or prescription drugs. Other requests will be considered if funds are available. To learn more about this service, please call Northborough Family and Youth Services (508-393-5020) who will help you get in touch with the right person with the Helping Hands Association.

Area Served
Worcester County

Newton Cousen's Fund

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Contact
1000 Commonwealth Ave
Newton Center, MA 02459
(617) 796-1324

Description
Provides financial help to residents who are faced with a temporary but severe financial problem. - - Grants are for one-time specific needs and not for on-going expenses. An applicant must complete an application and return it to the Director of the Cousens Fund at the above address. After the form is received, the director will call the applicant for an interview. The Trustees of the Fund make the decision to approve or not to approve the request at their monthly meeting. - - Service includes mortgage payment assistance, rent payment assistance, electric bill payment assistance and gas bill payment assistance.

Area Served
Middlesex County

Salvation Army

Filed Under

Contact
29 Congress St
Milford, MA 01757
(508) 473-0786

Description
Provides food pantries, general clothing, rent payment assistance, electric bill payment assistance, gas bill payment assistance, utility payment assistance, christmas baskets, thanksgiving baskets and prescription expense assistance.

Area Served
Worcester County

The Brookline Center for Community Mental Health

Filed Under

Contact
41 Garrison Rd
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 277-8107

Description
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) is a homeless prevention program that may be able to assist individuals and families living in Brookline, Newton, Waltham or Watertown who are currently facing eviction. Each individual or family must meet income eligibility requirements and must also be currently involved with housing court. Following an initial assessment, those who are eligible may receive financial assistance and/or case management services with the ESG Coordinator. To learn more about ESG, please contact Lolita Gonsalves-Alston, LICSW, ESG Program Coordinator.

Area Served
Norfolk County


Homeowners Rehab Inc

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Contact
280 Franklin St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 868-4858

Description
Homeowner’s Rehab, Inc. (HRI) was established to create and preserve affordable housing for low and moderate income households in Cambridge, Massachusetts. HRI accomplishes this through programs that stabilize homeownership for existing owners, create new homeownership opportunities for first-time homebuyers, and provide affordable rental housing. - - Homeowners income must be below 80% of median; house must be owner-occupied; applicant must have owned their home for at least one year; 50% of the floor area of the building must be residential - - Service includes home rehabilitation programs, housing counseling, housing search and information and mortgage foreclosure assistance.

Area Served
Middlesex County

Multi Service Center for the Homeless

Filed Under

Contact
362 Green St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 349-6340

Description
Offers a broad range of services for people living on the street or in emergency shelters in Cambridge, and for Cambridge households at risk of losing their housing. We work to prevent evictions and resolve landlord-tenant problems through case management, advocacy and budget counseling and may provide limited rental assistance. We also have a transitional living program for homeless men at the Cambridge YMCA. - - Working with affiliated community agencies, we provide assistance in applying for public benefits, limited housing search, financial counseling, legal services, and access to mental health and substance abuse services. - - Also on site is Cambridge Haitian Services, which offers a variety of social services to Cambridge's Haitian population, including: case management, information and referral, Haitian Creole interpretation, as well as immigration and citizenship assistance

Area Served
Middlesex County