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Online access to statewide community resources

Mass 2-1-1 online directory is an information resource for emergency food, rent, help paying your heating and utility bills, mental health counseling, health programs, public health and safety services, child care referrals, job resources, and other help for individuals, parents and families. Some important numbers are listed below.
www.mass211help.org

  • Community Resource Telephone Info Line – Dial 211 – 24 hours a day – 7 days a week
  • Fuel Assistance – Valley Opportunity Council 413-552-1548
  • Transitional Assistance – Holyoke Office – 413-552-5400
  • Food Pantry www.projectbread.org 800-645-8333
  • SNAP (Food Stamps) 866-950-3663

Other Resources

Check next link for information on getting your Birth Certificate from Puerto Rico:

http://www.topuertorico.org/reference/demogra.shtml

Information on School Closings.  How to receive your diploma and more…

http://license.reg.state.ma.us/public/schools/closed/bulletin/default.html

Getting Covered: Finding Health Insurance When You Lose Your Job

Click next link for valuable information that can help!

http://www.mahealthconnector.org

A housing guide created specifically for people living with disabilities:

http://www.refinancemortgagerates.org/mortgage-guide-for-people-with-disabilities

Vision Services Available to Homebound Seniors 

Seniors experiencing vision loss can now receive support and training from a Carroll Center for the Blind vision rehabilitation teacher, supported by Title lllB funding through Greater Springfield Senior Services. This care is available to those over 60, who are homebound, are not legally blindand live in Agawam, Brimfield, East Longmeadow, Hampden, Holland, Longmeadow, Monson, Palmer, Springfield, Wales, West Springfield and Wilbraham. For the past 75 years, the Carroll Center has been helping those who struggle with vision loss regain their independence; now, their expertise is available at-home to elders with vision loss in our area.

If you are struggling with vision loss, and meet these criteria, contact Dina Rosenbaum, 800-852-3131, ext. 238

COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS WE ARE ASSOCIATED WITH

· Broderick House

· CARE Center

· Chicopee Boys and Girls Club

· Chicopee Public Library

· Chicopee Public Schools

· Community Education Project (CEP)

· Community Enterprise

· Community Support Program

· Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

· Enlace de Familias – Holyoke Family Network

· Girls Inc.

· Holyoke Adult Learning Opportunities (HALO) Center

· Holyoke Comm. College/Holyoke Adult Learning Center (HCC/ALC)

· Holyoke Comm. College/Ludlow Adult Learning Center

· Heritage Park Holyoke Youth Alliance

· Holyoke Boys and Girls Club

· Holyoke Chicopee School to Work Partnership

· Holyoke Chicopee Springfield HeadStart

· Holyoke Community College

· Holyoke Consortium

· Holyoke Creative Arts Center

· Holyoke Mediation Project

· Holyoke Public Schools

· Holyoke Visiting Nurse Assoc.

· Holyoke Works

· Holyoke Youth Alliance

· Homework House

· Kate’s Kitchen

· Light of Restoration Ministries

· New England Farmworkers

· New North Citizens Council

· Nuestras Raices

· Nueva Esperanza

· Old Holyoke Development

· On With Learning (OWL) Adult Education Center

· Puerto Rican Cultural Center

· Rachel’s Tables

· Red Cross

· Western Mass. System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES)

· Salvation Army

· Solutions CDC

· South Holyoke Improvement Association

· Springfield Public Library

· Springfield Public Schools

· St. John’s Food Pantry

· Sunshine Village FOR Community Services

· Valley Opportunity Council

· Valley Psychiatric

· West Springfield Public Library

· Women’s Shelter Compañeras

· YMCA

COALITIONS

Care Coalition for Adolescent Recovery

· CHNA Community Health Network

· Community Advisory Council

· Community Outreach Partnership Center

· Crusade Against Cancer Coalition

· Employers Association of the Northeast

· Enlace de Familias – Holyoke Family Network

· Environmental Health Coalition

· Family Literacy Coalition

· Fathers and Family Network

· Holyoke GLBTQ Task Force

· Greater Holyoke Domestic Violence Task Force

· Hampden County DA Domestic Violence Task Force

· Hampden County Task Force to Parent Teen Pregnancy

· Holyoke Community Smoking Interaction Advisory Committee

· Holyoke Dual Diagnosis Task Force

· Holyoke Early Childhood Partnership Council

· Holyoke Employment Partnership

· Holyoke Food and Fitness Policy Coalition

· Holyoke Planning Network

· Holyoke Tax Coalition

· Holyoke Unites / Holyoke Se Une

· Holyoke Youth Task Force

· Human Service Forum

· Jane Doe Inc.

· Juntos Adult Basic Education Collaborative

· Literacy Works

· Mayor’s Industrial Development Advisory Council

· Mayor’s Inter Faith Task Force

· P21 Program

· Passport Holyoke

· Pathways For Employment

· Peace Advisory Council

· Regional Workforce Development Partnership for Healthcare

· School Health Advisory Council

· Transitional Age Youth Task Force

· WE Holyoke (Adult Education & Workforce Development Coalition)

· West Most Network

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