Resources for the most impacted.
Action for Equity will be maintaining a resource page focusing on the needs of our most impacted friends, families, members and residents. Let us know any you think we should list and what you are looking for. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistance and aid
Greater Boston Food Bank
This is where you can put in a zip code and see where people can pick up food. If you click on a site, it tells you their hours and days of operation and other details. Scroll down to thePartner Agency Locator below or download the Food Finder Resource Sheet.
MassCOSH COVID-19 Health and Safety Guide for Essential Workers
EMPATH landing page of social service resource
Free internet access
Xfinity wifi hotspots are available for free. There is a map here and instructions. There are a lot of them in every neighborhood.
City of Boston
BPS--How to get a Chrome book
BPS--Map of where to get school breakfasts/lunches
City of Chelsea
City of Everett
Mutual Aid local groups
South End/Lower Roxbury
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Massachusetts COVID information
FAQ: Leave and Benefit Rights in Massachusetts
Lawyers for Civil Rights
LCR is maintaining a major resource page in English and Spanish.
Look for it at the website below.
Requests for legal assistance may be submitted online or call 617-981-4308.
On their website, Spanish follows English on the following topics:
Need Legal Help & Support During COVID-19?
Housing: Moratorium on Evictions and Utility Shutoffs
Public Charge and Immigration Issues
Victims and Witnesses of Crime
Driver’s Licenses (RMV)
¿Necesita ayuda legal y soporte durante COVID-19?
Asistencia de desempleo
Protegiendo a los/las trabajadores.
Vivienda: moratoria sobre desalojos y servicios públicos
Asistencia en efectivo
Cargos públicos y problemas de inmigración
Estudiantes de BPS
Víctimas y Testigos del Crimen