800-AGE-INFO is a website that provides you valuable information about and links to a variety of helpful services and programs. If you fill out a brief online form, describing what kind of information or service you're looking for, your inquiry will be forwarded to the appropriate Age Info specialist in your area.
The Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Information Locator (MADIL) provides information on services and programs that support seniors and people with disabilities in Massachusetts, such as ones for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs. MADIL can also be reached by telephone at 1-800-642-0249.
Mass 2-1-1 is a call center that provides free information and referral so that a caller can find the desired government benefit or service, non-profit organization, support group, volunteer opportunity, donation program, or other local resource. Mass 2-1-1 offers you an easy way to find or give help in your community. If you are unable to reach 2-1-1 due to your telephone or cell phone carrier, a toll-free number is available: 1-877-211-MASS (6277).
The Virtual Gateway describes many of the human service programs available in Massachusetts.
Get all the benefits you deserve. The National Council on Aging's BenefitsCheckUp allows you to find out if you are potentially eligible for federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs. After providing some basic information, you can then print out your personalized report that lists programs you may qualify for, their telephone numbers, and directions on how to sign up for these programs.