Basic Needs Emergency Services

Youth Mentoring

P.A.L.S., Peers as Lasting Support

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Adult Education ESOL Classes

Success Connections Parent Aide Program Elder Outreach Program


Catholic Charities North at Gloucester 60 Prospect St.

Gloucester, MA 01930


Services offered: Basic Needs Emergency Services Young Parents Program

Healthy Families Parent Aide Program


Nazareth Child Care Center 19 St. Joseph St.

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 617-522-4040

El Centro del Cardenal Adult Education (same as above)


Malden High Teen Parent Childcare 77 Salem St.

Malden, MA 02148


Malden Early Education & Learning Program (same as above)


Family Counseling and Guidance Center

152 Sylvan St., 2nd floor

Danvers, MA 01923



Catholic Charities North at Lynn

55 Lynn Shore Dr.

Lynn, MA 01902


Services offered:

Asian Center/ESOL Classes

Basic Needs Emergency Services Companions to the Aging

Education and Parenting Skills Center Fathers' Support Services

Healthy Families


Outpatient Counseling

Parent Aide Program

T eenstart

Youth Works


Young Parents Program

Lynn Child Care 37 No. Federal St. Lynn, MA 01905 781-598-2759


Salem Catholic Charities North at Salem 280 Washington St.

Salem, MA 01970 978-740-6923 Services offered: Basic Needs Emergency Services Education and Parenting Skills Center Outpatient Counseling


Young Parents Program Haverhill Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities Open Hand Food Pantry

16 Ashland St.

Haverhill, MA 01830


Services offered: Basic Needs Emergency Services


Haverhill Area Healthy Families 191 Merrimack St., Suite 202 Haverhill, MA 01830 978-521-6265


Lawrence Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities 50 Cross St.

Lawrence, MA 01841 978-685-5930 Service offered:


Basic Needs Emergency Services Outpatient Counseling Grandparents as Parents


Lowell Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities 70 Lawrence St. Lowell, MA 01852 978-452-1421 

Services offered: Basic Needs ,Emergency Services, Grandparents as Parents, Outpatient Counseling, Parent Aide Program, Young Parents Program


Food Pantry of Merrimack Valley 978-454-9946


Natick Catholic Charities West 5 Wilson St. Natick, MA 01760 508-647-5638 Services offered:


Peabody Peabody Childcare 13 Pulaski St. Peabody, MA 01960 978-532-6860 Basic Needs, Emergency Services


Thrifty Pilgrim Thrift Shop 377 Court St. Cordage Park Plymouth, MA 02360


North Cambridge Children's Center 21C Walden Square Rd. North Cambridge, MA 02140 617-876-0503


Lutheran Social Services of New England 14 East Worcester St., Suite 300 Worcester, MA 01604

877-500-8263 (toll free) 774-243-3900


St. Vincent de Paul Boston

444 Franklin St.

Framingham, MA 01702


Offers person-to-person services to the needy and suffering.

Other offices:

42-44 Franklin St. Lawrence, MA 01840 978-689-2625

701 Merrimack St. Lowell, MA 01854 978-453-7750

11-13 Market Sq. Lynn, MA 01902 781-598-6606


Epilepsy Foundation of New England

540 Gallivan Blvd., #200

Boston, MA 02124

617-506-6041 or 888-576-9996 or

Provides information and referral, parent and family support network, teen mentoring, and support and information groups for people with epilepsy and their families.



56 Margin St.

Salem, MA 01970


Offers free services including shelter, food, medical, and mental health attention to homeless men and women.


Rosie's Place

889 Harrison Ave.

Boston, MA 02118


Offers emergency and long-term assistance to poor and homeless women.


Solutions at Work

1151 Massachusetts Ave.

Cambridge, MA 02138


Donates goods for free to those who are homeless or low-income including women's and men's interview-appropriate clothing and accessories and children’s clothing exchange. Also provides low-cost moving services (Moving Up program) and used computers (Get Connected program).


Human Trafficking (p. 10-12)

National Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 (Polaris Project - for specialized victim services referrals)


All Hands In, A Ministry of: Trinity Baptist Church 115 Massachusetts Ave. Arlington, MA 02474 

Mailing Address: 405 Waltham St. PMB 339 Lexington, MA 02421. 781-929-7226

Provides educational awareness to the greater community with the goal of providing and supporting a safe house for survivors of human trafficking.


Boston Task Force

989 Commonwealth Ave.

Boston, MA


The Boston Human Trafficking Unit is located in the Family Justice Center. The Boston Police are the lead law enforcement entity of the Boston Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force combatting trafficking by:

 rescuing and supporting victims

 investigating human traffickers

 prosecuting human traffickers and those that conspire with them


Boston Area Rape Crisis Center


Works to end sexual violence through healing and social change.


Brazilian Women's Group

697 Cambridge St., Suite 106

Brighton, MA 02135

617-202-5775, 617-787-0557 ext. 15

Promotes political and cultural awareness, and contributes to the development of the Brazilian community.


Germaine Lawrence

18 Claremont Ave.

Arlington, MA 02476


Provides residential treatment center for adolescent girls, ages 12-18, with complex behavioral, psychological and learning challenges. Offers programs for commercially sexually exploited girls.


Lutheran Social Services of New England

Worcester, MA

508-754-1121, ext 417

Provides confidential legal services and other types of support to survivors of human trafficking.


Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition 105 Chauncy St., Suite 901

Boston, MA 02111

617-350-5480 ext. 212

Promotes the rights and integration of immigrants and refugees.


MassCOSH (Mass. Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health) 1532B Dorchester Ave.

Dorchester, MA 02122

617-825-7233 ext. 16

Organizes and advocates for safe, secure jobs and healthy communities throughout eastern Massachusetts.


My Life My Choice

989 Commonwealth Ave.

Boston, MA 02215

Main: 617-699-4998

Project: 617-779-2179

Aims to reach adolescent girls most vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

888-3737-888 (hotline)

Offers confidential help and information. If you believe you are a victim of human trafficking or may have information about a potential trafficking situation, please contact NHTRC. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.


Nivasa Foundation

P.O. Box 95

Merrimack, MA 01860


Seeks to combat slavery and human trafficking in the U.S. and abroad through education, intervention and the sponsorship of the children of former victims.


Polaris Project

P.O. Box 53315

Washington, D.C. 20009


888-3737-888 (hotline)

Combats human trafficking and modern-day slavery, and strengthens the anti-trafficking movement through a comprehensive approach.


Project REACH/The Trauma Center 1269 Beacon St.

Brookline, MA 02446

General: 617-232-1303

Clinical Intake: 617-232-068

Helps individuals, families and communities that have been impacted by trauma and adversity to re-establish a sense of safety and predictability in the world, and provides them with state-of- the-art therapeutic care as they reclaim, rebuild and renew their lives.


Support to End Exploitation Now Coalition (SEEN)/Children's Advocacy Center of Suffolk County

989 Commonwealth Ave.

Boston, MA 02215-1308

617-779-2146, 617-779-2145

Unites public, private and community partners to promote safety, healing and justice for child victims and their families.


Immigration Lawyer

Alex Isbell, Esq.

77 Franklin St., 3rd floor Boston, MA 02110 617-452-7800

The microenterprise development industry has defined a microenterprise as a business with five or fewer employees, which requires $25,000 or less in startup capital, and which does not have access to the traditional commercial banking sector.


Emel Hadzipasic

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

(Office of Refugee Resettlement/Microenterprise Development) 18 Tremont St., Suite 1020

Boston, MA 02108



Microenterprise Development Program Lutheran Social Services

51 Union St., Suite 220

Worcester, MA 01608

508-754-1121, ext. 416 OR Lutheran Social Services 593 Main St. West Springfield, MA 01089 413-787-0725