Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders

Assist low and moderate income elder homeowners. HOME provides comprehensive in-home counseling on financial and homeownership issues to enable successful aging in place. Services include displacement prevention, remainder life planning, budgeting, income maximization, equity conservation, consumer protections and creative financial options specially crafted for seniors. NOTE: HOME is not a legal services organization, nor is…

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Private Agency / Sostek

Since 1955, three generations of the Sostek family have successfully matched thousands of satisfied customers with experienced and compassionate caregivers. In a private residence or an assisted living facility, wherever your loved one may be, we can help. We specialize in referring private caregivers who provide affordable senior care and companion services on a 24-hour…

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Hospitality Homes

Hospitality Homes is a nonprofit organization that provides short-term housing in volunteer host homes for families and friends of patients receiving medical care in the Boston area. Our services are free of charge and are made possible by the generosity of our volunteer hosts and supporters. Founded in 1983, Hospitality Homes was the first program…

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The Salvation Army Martha’s Vineyard Service Unit

The Salvation Army provides financial and counseling assistance to those in temporary need due to an unusual circumstance in their life. This aid may include vouchers for rent, fuel, and groceries. The Salvation Army may also be able to provide referrals to other agencies to supplement this aid. Contact Information Contact: Richard ReinhardsenPhone: 774-563-9436 Email:…

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Warming Center

The Warming Center is a drop-in facility located in the basement of the Good Shepherd Parish in Oak Bluffs, across from the Oak Bluffs Town Hall. The center provides a warm, safe, and supportive respite from the cold for men, women and families. Warm beverages along with showers and laundry service are provided. The Warming…

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Department of Housing and Community Development

DHCD’s mission is to strengthen cities, towns and neighborhoods to enhance the quality of life of Massachusetts residents. We provide leadership, professional assistance and financial resources to promote safe, decent affordable housing opportunities, economic vitality of communities and sound municipal management. Contact Information Contact: Jay Ash, SecretaryPhone: 617-788-3610 Website: http://www.mass.gov/hed/economic/eohed/dhcd/ Address:One Ashburton Place, Room 2101Boston,…

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St. Joseph’s Homeless Shelter

St. Joseph’s Homeless Shelter helps individuals facing a housing crisis. It is the only emergency shelter for men and women who become homeless on Cape Cod. In addition to providing a safe place to sleep, the NOAH Shelter provides job-search and housing-search assistance, case management, legal clinics, and substance-abuse and mental-health counseling. Hours:Open 7 days:…

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Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office HomeCorps Hotline

Facing foreclosure? Contact the HomeCorps Hotline at (617) 573-5333 Addressing the foreclosure crisis is one of the most important things we can do to restore a healthy economy. Utilizing funds stemming from the nationwide state-federal settlement over unlawful foreclosures, the Attorney General’s Office launched a statewide foreclosure prevention and borrower support initiative called HomeCorps. The…

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Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard

Our goal is to build simple, decent housing for families in the lowest qualifying income range.  Our homes are built with volunteer labor, donated materials and charitable donations. We believe that addressing the lack of affordable housing, through building and rehabilitation, will keep our island a healthy, vital community. Contact Information Phone: 508-939-4573 Email: houses@habitatmv.orgWebsite:…

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