Community Resources

COMMUNITY RESOURCE DIRECTORY

Brockton Area Helpline 508-584-4357
Police Department   508-583-6565
Fire Department 508-583-5353
American Cancer Society 508-341-4210
American Red Cross 508-586-4790
Bat (Buses) 508-588-2240
Battered Women 508-588-0141

 Help Line

508-584-4357
Brockton Hospital 508-588-6070
Brockton Multi Service 508-588-0800
CareerWorks 508-513-3400
Catholic Charities 508-587-0815
Children Protection Services 508-587-2660
City Hall (All Departments) 508-580-1100
Commission Against Discrimination 508-727-3990
Consumer Protection 508-727-2400
Council on Aging 508-583-4163
DTA (Department of Transitional Assistance) 508-895-7000
Department Legal Services 508-586-0800
Department of Social Services 508-584-0980
Dial-A-Bat 508-584-5580
Division of Employment Security 508-586-8100
DOVE (Domestic Violence) 508-471-1234
Good Samaritan Hospital 508-427-3000
Housing Solutions for Southeastern MA 781-422-4200
Jewish Family & Children 508-588-7324
Justice Center of Southeastern Massachusetts, LLC 508-586-2110
M.S.P.C.C. (Child Abuse) 508-586-2660
M.S.P.C.A. (Animals) 508-586-2053
Mainspring House 508-587-5441
Mass. Poison Info 800-544-2424
Massasoit Community College 508-588-9100
My Brothers’ Keeper 508-238-4416
NAACP 508-583-9388
Old Colony Elderly Services 508-584-1561
Planning Council 508-583-1833
Poison Center 508-232-2120
Rape Crisis 508-588-TALK
Salvation Army 508-583-1896
School Department (Brockton) 508-580-7000
Self Help Inc., Avon 508-588-0447
Self Help Inc., Attleboro 508-226-4192
Social Security Office 800-772-1213
United Way 508-583-6306
Women’s Place 508-588-4685
Youth Resource 508-583-6493
YMCA 508-583-2155
YWCA 508-587-4253

Community Resources

Self Help Programs and Services

Community Outreach/Referral Service

Head Start

Fuel Assistance Program

Energy Conservation Program 

 

508-588-0447

508-587-1716

508-588-5440

508-580-4481

BAMSI (Brockton Area Multi-Services, Inc.)

Human Services Organization providing
Services to Persons with Disabilities, Mental
Illness and Behavioral Health Issues

508-580-8700
City Hall   508-580-7123
Council on Aging 508-580-7811
Old Colony Elderly Services 508-584-1561 or 508-427-1678/508-587-0280
Social Security Administration 800-772-1213 or 508-427-5386

Benefits Helpline

800-694-7764
DTA Assistance Line

SNAP Benefits – Formerly Food Stamps

877-382-2363
Mass Health Enrollment Center  800-242-1340

Customer Service

800-841-2900
DOVE, Inc. (Domestic Violence)  508-471-1234
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
Rape Crisis 508-588-TALK
Brockton Hospital 508-588-6070
Good Samaritan Hospital 508-427-3000
FEMA 800-621-3362

Emergency Assistance

American Red Cross  508-586-4790
Emergency Assistance
United Way   508-583-6306
Emergency Assistance/ Community
Outreach Programs
Veterans’ Services 508-580-7850
Assist Veterans and/or their
Dependents with applying
and securing Federal/State benefits
Volunteers of America –   617-390-0232
  SSVF (Support Services for                         
Veterans and their Families)
Financial Assistance, Housing
HomeBase 508-895-7000
Emergency Housing Assistance, apply
Through DTA, 60 Main Street, Brockton
RAFT Program (Residential   800-224-5124    
Assistance for Families in Transition)
Financial Assistance for Homeless
Families/Families at risk of becoming
Homeless
Catholic Charities   508-587-0815
Financial/Food Assistance
Salvation Army  508-583-1896
Financial/Food Assistance
Father Bills (Main Spring) 508-587-5441
** (Referral Only) **
Emergency Shelter/Transitional
Housing/Homeless Prevention Programs
S.W.A.N. Society In Boston 617-536-7951
** (Need Referral) **
Services for Women 65 and in need
Of Financial Aid
Sarah A.W. Devens Trust 617-227-1782
** (Need Referral) **
Assistance for Single Elderly Women
75+ with an Annual Income less than $11,000
My Brothers’ Keeper 508-238-4416
Furniture and Food
Legal Services   508-638-0159 or 508-586-2110
Brockton Housing Authority 508-588-6880 or 508-586-5508
Low Income Housing
45 Goddard/1380 Main St., #106
Housing Solutions for Southeastern MA 781-422-4200 or 800-242-095
(formerly South Shore Housing)
Low Income Housing
CareerWorks 508-513-3400
Computers/Job Search/Training
Quincy Community Action Program  617-479-8181 x376
Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance