Emergency Services

Weather & Disasters

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
American Red Cross
Emergency Preparedness Resources
Mass211

Housing & Shelters

Executive Office of Housing and Urban Development
Massachusetts Homeless Shelter Directory

Food & Nutrition

Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program (MEFAP)-  A public and private partnership program implemented through over 800 emergency food providers with the mission to ensure that people have access to quality food.  
Project Bread Food Source Hotline- 800-645-8333
Food Banks

Hotlines

Domestic Violence and Abuse
Elder Abuse Hotline (800-922-2275) operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
SafeLink -- 1-877-785-2020 (toll-free) TTY -- 1-877-521-2601.
National Domestic Violence Hotline -- 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
National Sexual Assault Hotline -- 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline (DSS): 24 Hours, 7 Days. 1-800-792-5200
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC): M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM
1-800-442-3035


Suicide Hotlines

Boston Area: Samaritans Statewide Helpline: (877) 870-4673

Fall River Area: 8am - 11pm / 7 days- (508) 999-7267, (508) 673-3777

Cape Cod & the Islands:  24 hours / 7 days- (508) 548-8900, Toll Free - Cape Cod & the Islands1-800-893-9900

Framingham Area: 24 hours / 7 days, (508) 875-4500, (877) 870-HOPE (4673)
Samariteens- 1-800-252-TEEN, 1-800-252-8336, 3pm-9pm Teen to Teen 9pm-3pm Adult to Teen

Haverhill Area:  24 hours / 7 days (978) 521-7777, 1-800-281-3223

Holyoke Area: 24 hours / 7 days (413) 536-2251

Methuen: 24 hours / 7 days (978) 688-6607, (978) 452-6733, (978) 372-7200, (978) 465-6100, 1-888-SOS-TEEN, 1-888-767-8336

Northampton Area: 24 hours / 7 days (413) 586-5555, Toll Free Statewide 1-800-322-0424

Norwood Area:  (781) 769-8674, 1-800-529-5077

Springfield Area:  Serving Hampden, Longmeadow, East Longmeadow, Wilbraham- 24 hours / 7 days, (413) 733-6661

Stoneham Area:  (617) 979-7028

Westfield Area:  Serving Southern Madison County, Agawam, Blandford, Chester, Granville, Huntington, Montgomery, Russell, Springfield, Southwick, Tolland, 24 hours / 7 days ( 413) 568-6386

Parental Stress Hotline: 24 Hours, 7 Days. 1-800-632-8188

National Runaway Switchboard: 24 Hours, 7 Days.- 1-800-621-4000

Poison Control and Prevention Services for Massachusetts:  (800) 682-9211

Veterans Crisis Line1-800-273-8253



EOHHS Website links

Financial Help Resources

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