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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of New Bedford, MA


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Food stamps, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), began in the United States in the late 1930's to help people buy and eat nutritious food, be stronger, and make up a more productive society. In 1971, the Food Stamp Progra...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
The Massachusetts Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (Fuel Assistance) provides eligible households with help in paying winter heating bills. The program pays benefits of fixed amounts based on household income. An additional benefit ...
There are some basic rules for getting MassHealth under the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Even if you or your family already have health insurance, you may be eligible if your family's income is low or medium and you are a child under a...
Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth) pays for health care for certain low and medium income people living in Massachusetts. MassHealth offers health-care benefits directly or by paying part or all of your health-insurance premiums. MassHealth offers d...
The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Schools receive Federal funds for each breakfast served, provided that the meal meets established nutrition standar...
The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. The program reimburses schools for the milk they serve. Schools in the N...
The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determined to be at nutritional risk. To ...
The Massachusetts Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to serve nutritious meals to children when National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program meals are not available. To ensure all Massachusetts children receive proper nutrition thro...
The Massachusetts Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program provides temporary cash assistance and supportive services to children, individuals, and their families. Every person has the right, and is afforded the opportunity, to ap...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Massachusetts' eligibility requirements....
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for low-income households includes the installation of weather stripping, caulking, storm windows, insulation, and other materials as well as burner testing, tune-up, and minor repairs. Funds are provided b...

Other Help & Aid Resources in New Bedford, MA

New Bedford, MA welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

Access For Community Enhncmnt

794 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA

(508) 997-3244

Acushnet Community Center

232 Middle Rd, Acushnet, MA

(508) 998-8546

American Red Cross

995 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA

(508) 996-8286

American Red Cross

315 Pleasant St # 8, Fall River, MA

(508) 676-8276

Association-Retarded Citizens

412 County St # B, New Bedford, MA

(508) 996-8551

Better Community Living Inc

848 Mount Pleasant St, New Bedford, MA

(508) 990-2081

Birthright of New Bedford Inc

398 County St, New Bedford, MA

(508) 996-6744

Boys & Girls Club of America

803 Bedford St, Fall River, MA

(508) 672-6340

Bristol Elder Services Inc

1 Father Devalles Blvd, Fall River, MA

(508) 675-2101

Care Manager Program

71 Center St, Fairhaven, MA

(508) 999-4561

Cathederal Camp Retreat Center

167 Middleboro Rd, East Freetown, MA

(508) 763-3994

Catholic Charities

238 Bonney St, New Bedford, MA

(508) 997-7337

Catholic Charities

311 Hooper St, Tiverton, RI

(401) 624-9270

Catholic Charities

1600 Bay St, Fall River, MA

(508) 674-4681

Catholic Social Services

1600 Bay St, Fall River, MA

(508) 672-5154

Center For Health & Human Services

589 S 1st St, New Bedford, MA

(508) 996-2655

Citizens For Citizens

264 Griffin St, Fall River, MA

(508) 679-0041

Coalition For Social Justice

105 William St, New Bedford, MA

(508) 999-2777

Coalition For Social Justice

56 N Main St # 403, Fall River, MA

(508) 678-5497

Coastal Financial Services

Ste 2, 77 State Rd, Dartmouth, MA

(508) 993-3810

Coastline Elderly Nutrition

1997 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA

(508) 995-8055

Commonwealth of Mass: Social Services Dept

100 N Front St, New Bedford, MA

(508) 910-1000

Commonwealth of Mass: Social Services Dept

New Bedford, MA

(508) 990-0998

Community Connections Inc

21 Father Devalles Blvd # 5, Fall River, MA

(508) 678-3292

Community Connections

13 Marconi Ln, Marion, MA

(508) 748-9595