Resource List (download this list and find more resources at the bottom)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Toll-Free: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Toll-Free (Español): 1-888-628-9454
Boston Emergency Services Team (B.E.S.T.):
Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Building
85 E Newton Street
Project RIGHT, Inc and Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center:
If you or someone you know is impacted by trauma caused by violence.
Citywide (Boston) trauma team network at their 24 hour support line – 617-431-0125
NAMI Resources to Support People of Color click here
Addiction Treatment and Recovery
Addiction Treatment National Helpline:
Toll-Free: 1-800-662-HELP (24/7/365 Treatment Referral Information Service in English and Español)
AA Virtual Meeting List:
Click here to access a schedule for online AA meetings.
Additionally, click here to access a list of online recovery meetings from Recovery 2.0 Life Beyond Addiction.
Choice Recovery Coaching:
FREE Telephone Recovery/ Wellness Support During Covid-19
Emergency Shelters & Rent Relief
Pine Street Inn:
Now open 24/7; (617) 892-9100
444 Harrison Ave
Rental Relief Fund:
Office of Housing Stability, City of Boston
For application information, click here.
Eastie Farm Food Program:
Eastie Farms is offering healthy, fresh-made, meals in packs enough to feed a family of 8. Go to eastiefarm.com/food if you’d like a meal pack. They will also be in touch about where and when you can pick up (or if and when they can deliver, in case you are unable to leave home).
Project Bread Hotline:
1-800-645-8333 (for information on where to find food)
5 Park Street (look for the Red doors, near Boston Common)
They are also operating a Pantry for Boston Residents; Tuesday’s 1:30 – 3:00 pm
Free Supper Club Wednesday’s 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Call 911 if you have a medical emergency
If you believe you have Coronavirus symptoms (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) call your primary care before visiting
SafeLink (statewide hotline): 877-785-2020 or 877-521-2601 (TTY)
Casa Myrna: provides services both in English and Español. HelpLine at 617-521-0146. Find more info here.
The Eva Center: supports survivors of prostitution and sex trafficking. Find more info here.
Chat services survivors can use for safety planning and they can connect survivors to services in their community:
YWCA of Central Mass Online Chat
The Center for Hope and Healing, Inc. Online Chat
A list of rape crisis and domestic violence centers in Massachusetts, their hotline numbers, and other important info can be found here.
Boston Public Schools – click here to find information about lunches, Chromebooks, mental health resources and more
Information and Updates
City of Boston Hotline:
For Virus updates, visit www.mass.gov and click on the updates at the top of the web page or under the Featured Services section.
Boston Tax Help Coalition
Visit this site to see a list or map of all tax service agencies that are still open and providing assistance: https://www.bostontaxhelp.org/tax-sites/
- Download this list: Emergency List
- View/Download the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Information and Resource List: HelpLine Coronavirus Planning
- View/Download the list of Crisis Teams contact information throughout Massachusetts: Crisis Teams in MA
- For individuals living in Cambridge: https://foodforfree.org/home-delivery/