Resources

For a complete directory of community resources in the Pioneer Valley sorted by category, please click here: http://www.mcsnet.org/resources/resources-brochures/

 

Additional Resources by Category:

Clothing and Furniture

Savers (Big Brothers, Big Sisters) www.savers.com

Goodwill Industries www.ourgoodwill.org

Salvation Army  www.salvationarmyusa.org

Clinics/Hospitals

Holyoke Health Center www.hhcinc.org

Holyoke Medical Center www.holyokehealth.com

Baystate Medical Center www.baystatemedical.org

Tapestry Health www.tapestryhealth.org

Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) www.holyokevna.org

Dentist (accepting MassHealth)

Dr. Anthony Breglio, DMD 413-734-5522

Springfield Dental Association 413-733-6551

Orchard Family Dental LLC 413-543-1782

Holyoke Mall Dental Center 413-538-7400

Energy and Fuel Assistance

Good Neighbor Energy Fund www.salvationarmy.org

New England Farm Workers’ Council www.partnersforcommunity.org

Valley Opportunity Council http://valleyopp.com/index.php?page=energy-assistance

Western Mass Electric Company Contact Kate Agin at aginkt@ne.com or 413-787-9206

Food support in Chicopee

Food Stamps (SNAP) Department of Transitional Assistance http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dta/food-assistance.html

 Mission Center New Jerusalem (Meals/groceries) 413-534-8103

USO Council of Pioneer Valley (military families) (groceries) 413-534-8103

First Central Baptist Church (groceries) 413-592-5353

Homeless Shelters – Springfield

Springfield Rescue Mission Emergency Shelter
148 Taylor Street, Springfield
413-732-0808

Emergency Shelter of Greater Springfield – Prospect House
103 Prospect Street, Springfield
413-737-5518

Horizon House
764 Alden Street, Springfield
413-782-8655

Jefferson Street Shelter
95 Jefferson Avenue, Springfield
413-736-2263

Open Pantry Teen Living Program
6870 Calhoun Street, Springfield
413-731-5960

Worthington House
767 Worthington Street, Springfield
413-732-3069

Homeless Shelters – Holyoke/Westfield

Loreta House
51 Hamilton Street, Holyoke
413-533-5909

Broderick House
51 Hamilton Street, Holyoke
413-534-7610

Horizons for Homeless Children
4 Open Square Way, Holyoke
413-532-0467

Valley Opportunity Council: Main Street Shelter
300 High Street, Holyoke
413-534-2466

Homeless Shelters – Northampton

Grove Street Shelter
Grove Street, Northampton
413-586-6001

Insurance and Support

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pgm/ssi.htm

Medicaid/MassHealth www.mass.gov/masshealth

Social Security www.ssa.gov      

Mothers and Children

Women Infants Children (WIC)  http://valleyopp.com/index.php?page=wic

Rebekah’s Closet (toys , clothes , and supplies) www.uccholyoke.org

Umbrella support agencies

Valley Opportunity Council http://valleyopp.com/

WestMass Eldercare http://www.wmeldercare.org/

 

Emergency Information:

Elder Abuse Hotline                        1-800-922-2275

Child-at-Risk Hotline                       1-800-792-5200

Baby Safe Haven Hotline              1-866-814-7233

Request Emergency Interpreter   1-800-249-9949

Disabled Person Protection Commission Hotline1-800-426-9009

Domestic Violence Hotline           1-877-785-2020