EMERGENCY SERVICES – In Brief

Updated 5/1/20.

Please check back for the latest information or visit ABCD’s Facebook and Twitter pages for updates as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation evolves.

During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and the State of Emergency in Massachusetts, ABCD will continue to fulfill our commitment to serving those most in need in a way that can help protect the health and safety of participants and staff.

Our staff will be 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.


Food Pantries

617.348.6559 | staff_communitycoordination@bostonabcd.org


Community Coordination

617.348.6559 | staff_communitycoordination@bostonabcd.org


Neighborhood Service Centers

Six ABCD neighborhood centers are accepting phone calls from clients in need of emergency assistance: 

Allston/Brighton: 617.903.3640
East Boston: 617.567.8857
Mattapan: 617.298.2045

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

617.542.5437 | childcarechoicesofboston@bostonabcd.org

 

ESOL

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is currently taking place online.  
staff_communitycoordination@bostonabcd.org.


Fuel Assistance

Residents of Boston, Brookline or Newton: 617.348.6599
Residents of Malden, Medford, Everett, Winchester, Melrose, Woburn or Stoneham: 617.519.4317


Head Start
& Children’s Services

617.348.6272 | headstart@bostonabcd.org

Note:  ABCD Head Start Centers are temporarily closed.


IMMIGRATION SERVICES

617.285.1881 | staff_communitycoordination@bostonabcd.org.

 

Tax Assistance

617.348.6559 | staff_communitycoordination@bostonabcd.org 


SummerWorks 

617.348.6548 | summerworksinfo@bostonabcd.org


GENERAL INFORMATION

617.348.6000  | info@bostonabcd.org


HELPFUL RESOURCES

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.