Elderly Care:

Alzheimer's Association


Benefits CheckUP

Government programs to help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other needs.


Department of Veterans Affairs


Executive Office of Elder Affairs


MASS 211

Information from Mass 211 and MEMA.


Mass Home Care

Eldercare information, services, community resources.


Prescription discount card and drug price comparison.


Prescription prices, coupons, and pharmacy information.

Child Care:

American Academy of Pediatrics

WIC Nutrition Program

For low income women, infants, and children.

Child Care Aware

A national organization that provides information to families about high quality child care.

Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs


Locally based programs serving families with children from newborns through school age.

Department of Early Education and Care

Licenses child care programs, assists income eligible families pay for and access child care programs, and provides funding and support for the Massachusetts Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies.


Department of Children and Families (formerly known as DSS)

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Provides information on public schools, alternative learning, and other resources for students and families.

Early Intervention

A statewide, integrated, developmental service available to families of children between birth and three years of age. Children may be eligible for EI if they have developmental difficulties due to identified disabilities, or if typical development is at risk due to certain birth or environmental circumstances.

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Provides support services to parents and parent groups of children with special needs.

MA Child Care Resources

An online resource for families, educators and caregivers of young children.


Mass Family Ties

Provides referrals and support services to parents of children with special needs.

National Association for the Education of Young Children


A national network that works on behalf of young children.

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting quality child care by strengthening the profession of family child care


United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

Posts recall information on household products including toys, cribs, etc.


Zero to Three

A national organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.


Department of Public Health

Department of Transitional Assistance 

Works to assist low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, increase their incomes, and improve their quality of life.

Internal Revenue Service

Offers tax information.

Find your local Library

Local Museums:

Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton

The Children’s Museum in Easton

Attleboro Area Industrial Museum in Attleboro

Attleboro Arts Museum in Attleboro

Old Colony Historical Society Museum in Taunton

Helpful Links