Abbreviated list of Massachusetts service organizations
EntityDescriptionAddressPhoneWebsite
Project BreadProject Bread is the only statewide antihunger organization committed to providing people of all ages, cultures, and walks of life with access to healthy food in their own communities.Project Bread

145 Border Street
East Boston, MA 02128

1-617-723-5000Bread
Emergency AssistanceEmergency Assistance (EA) is a Massachusetts program that gives shelter and other emergency housing services to low-income families with children, and to pregnant women, who are homeless with no safe place to live.Emergency Assistance One Ashburton Place
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
1-877-418-3308EA
SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramSNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is a government assistance program to help low-income households pay for food. SNAP used to be called the Food Stamp program.SNAP

Department of Transitional Assistance
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

1-800-249-2007
1-866-950-FOOD
SNAP
Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) is a government program that gives cash and health insurance to needy families with dependent children. TAFDC helps families meet the basic needs of their children. TAFDC is sometimes called “welfare” or “public assistance.”TAFDC

Department of Transitional Assistance600 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111

1-800-249-2007 1-800-445-6604TAFDC
Child Care Financial AssistanceChild Care may be very costly for your family. This section gives you information about what is needed to help you access child care at a reduced price through subsidies. Subsidized child care, paid for in full or in part by the state, is available for many low and moderate income parents.Child Care Financial Assistance

105 Chauncy Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02111

1-617-988-6600CCFA
Labor and Workforce DevelopmentThe EOLWD’s mission is to enhance the quality, diversity and stability of Massachusetts’ workforce by making available new opportunities and training, protecting the rights of workers, preventing workplace injuries and illnesses, ensuring that businesses are informed of all employment laws impacting them and their employees, providing temporary assistance when employment is interrupted, promoting labor management partnerships and ensuring equal access to economic self-sufficiency and opportunity for all citizens of the Commonwealth.Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

One Ashburton Place
Suite 2112
Boston, MA 02108

1-617-626-7122Labor
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