EMERGENCY SERVICES – In Brief
During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and the Massachusetts State of Emergency, ABCD continues to fulfill our commitment to serving those most in need in a way that can help protect everyone’s health and safety.
Our staff is available by phone or email to offer EMERGENCY AND OTHER LIMITED SERVICES to ensure that we meet the needs of the most vulnerable members of our community.
TO PROTECT EVERYONE’S WELL-BEING, WE HAVE TEMPORARILY CLOSED ALL HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START LOCATIONS. FOR MORE, CLICK HERE.
ABCD HAS ALSO CLOSED ALL NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS FOR WALK-IN TRAFFIC AND IN-PERSON MEETINGS.
Please contact the following programs and services if you need assistance or click here for additional information.
Neighborhood Service Centers
Six ABCD neighborhood centers are accepting phone calls from clients in need of emergency assistance:
East Boston: 617.567.8857
Mystic Valley (Malden, Medford, Everett): 781.321.2501
Parker Hill/Fenway: 617.445.6000
Roxbury/North Dorchester: 617.442.5900
Child Care Choices of Boston
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is currently taking place online.
Head Start & Children’s Services
Note: ABCD Head Start Centers are temporarily closed.
City of Boston: boston.gov
Boston 3-1-1: cityofboston.gov/311
State of Massachusetts: mass.gov
MA 2-1-1: mass211.org
Boston Public Health Commission: bphc.org
MA Dept. of Public Health: mass.gov/orgs/department-of-public-health
SPARK Boston: boston.gov/civic-engagement/spark-boston
WIC (Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program): Call 800.942.1007 or 617.721.6601
For more information, please visit our HELPFUL RESOURCES page.