If you’re eligible for unemployment benefits, you may be eligible for the following:
- Health insurance coverage through the Medical Security Program (MSP)
- Approved training benefits through Section 30
If you need assistance to find a job, you should contact your local One-Stop Career Center. A wide variety of programs and services is available to assist you become re-employed.
If you have exhausted or may soon exhaust your unemployment extended benefits, assistance programs are available through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and partner organizations. You may be eligible for assistance to meet basic needs as well as other services such as health care, counseling, employment and training assistance, and more. You can either call 2-1-1 to learn about a broad range of resources or contact these agencies and organizations directly to inquire about their programs.
If you are an unemployed homeowner or a homeowner who owes more than your home is worth, you may be eligible for assistance under The Making Home Affordable Program. This federal program provides options to lower your monthly mortgage payment or get into a more stable loan at today's low rates. And if homeownership is no longer affordable or desirable, the program can provide a way out which avoids foreclosure.