There are many resources, services and programs available that may be able to help you and family. Feel free to contact these programs or ask WIC staff for more information.

Education/Employment

Head Start/Early Head Start
(617) 565-1128

Administration for Children and Families, US DHHS

Food & Nutrition Assistance

SNAP Benefits
SNAP Benefits Hotline 1-866-950-FOOD (3663)
Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance
FoodSource Hotline
1- 800-645-8333
www.gettingfoodstamps.org.

Family Issues

Emergency Assistance
1-877-418-3308
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
Website: www.mass.gov/dhcd

Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children
1-800-249-2007
Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance
Additional Web site: www.mass.gov/dta

Child Support
1-800-332-2733
Child Support Enforcement Division of the Department of Revenue (DOR/CSE)
Additional Web site: www.mass.gov/dor

Safelink - domestic violence hotline
1-877-785-2020
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
TTY: 1-877-521-2601

Substance Abuse Information & Education Helpline
1-800-327-5050
Massachusetts Department of Public Health/The Medical Foundation
TTY: 617-536-5872

Department of Early Education & Care
877-211-6277

 

Healthcare/Health Insurance

Children
1-800-531-2229
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Early Intervention
1-800-905-TIES
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Healthy Start
1-800-531-2229

MASSHEALTH (MEDICAID)
1-800-531-2229

Women's Health Network
1-877-414-4447
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Immigrant & Refugee Resources

MIRA
617-350-5480
Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Advocacy Coalition