A Message For Individuals & Families Seeking To Determine If They Qualify For Assistance with Recovery and Clean-up Left From the March 3rd Nor’easter
Individuals Wanting to determine if they qualify for assistance other than that provided by their insurance carrier can register in two ways. They can call Mass2-1-1 and press the number 20 which is our disaster line to speak to a live Mass2-1-1 call taker and register. Their information will be shared with various disaster relief agencies to determine if they qualify for help through one of our VOAD Volunteer Partners. They can also choose to go to one of the two Recovery Resource Centers listed below to seek assistance face to face.
Every day, someone somewhere in Massachusetts needs to find essential community services, from finding an after school program, locating a food bank, or securing care for an aging parent. Many face these challenges, but don’t always know where to turn for help. The answer is to dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-MASS (6277).
MASS 2-1-1 is a statewide collaboration of local United Ways that recognize the need for people to access accurate information in non-emergency situations.
Mass 2-1-1 is the official hotline in Massachusetts for Children Requiring Assistance (CRA) and the Runaway Assistance Program (RAP) through a contract with the Executive Office of Health & Human Services (EOHHS); and is also the official hotline for Childcare Resources in the Commonwealth under contract with the office of Early Education & Care (EEC); and is the official hotline for Emergencies and Disaster Response under contract with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).
By dialing 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-MASS (6277), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, individuals or families can be connected to valuable resources at appropriate community based organizations or government agencies.
Please visit mass211.org for more information