Area Resources/Information and Referral Links:

Department of Transitional Assistance – Salem Office

For Cash Benefits:

  • TAFDC (Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children) 
  • EAEDC (Emergency Assistance to Elderly, Disabled and Children)

For Family Shelter:

Family Promise North Shore Boston Family Shelter

Child Support Assistance (Department of Revenue, DOR)

Domestic Violence Services:


Elder/Senior Citizen Resources:

Head Start Programs (Education for Children Ages 3 –  5 yrs):

Housing Authorities (Local Area):

Financial Counseling/Debt Management

Food Resources (Food Pantries, Meal Programs, etc.)

Food Stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Fuel Assistance/LIHEAP:

Health Care Services:

Disability Resource Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann (Services for People with Disabilities)

Health Insurance Assistance:

Immigration Resources:

Job Training/Employment Assistance:

Mental Health Services/Counseling:

Opiate and Drug Addiction Services:

Rent/Utility Arrearage Assistance:

Shelter – Single Adults:

Social Security Administration:

Tax Preparation Assistance: Free Services for Low-Income Individuals, Mid January – April 15: 

Utility Resources:

Veterans Services:

Youth – Homeless Unaccompanied Youth (Age 17 – 24)

General Resource Links

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NSCAP provides social services that enable low-income families and individuals to obtain the skills and knowledge they need to become economically self-sufficient, civically engaged, and to live in dignity and decency.

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