• Massachusetts Homebound Vaccination Program

    The Commonwealth is working with local Boards of Health and developed a statewide program to offer in-home vaccinations for homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get to a vaccination site. Eligibility for Massachusetts Homebound Vaccination Program In-home vaccinations are for homebound individuals who are not able to leave…

  • Veteran Service Officers

    What are Veteran Services Officers? Veterans’ Service Officers (VSOs) are appointed by the mayors in cities and by the board of selectmen in towns to administer Chapter 115 benefits to Veterans. One person may serve as a VSO for two or more communities. VSOs process applications for emergency assistance benefits…

  • Meals on Wheels (Home Delivered Meals)

    What is Meals on Wheels? MOC’s (Making Opportunity Count) Meals on Wheels program provides meals to elders who need help preparing their meals and are unable to join community dining setting because of health reasons or lack of transportation Each meal meets one third of the USDA’s Daily Recommended Dietary…

  • Group Dining Cafes

    What are Group Dining Cafes? MOC’s (Making Opportunity Count) Group Dining Cafes, previously known as congregate meal sites, provide nutritionally balanced lunches served in local senior centers, community meeting halls, and elder apartment complexes. These café sites offer a place for elders to socialize over lunch and obtain information about…

  • Supportive Housing Program

    What is Supportive Housing? Supportive housing is public housing for elders and younger disabled adults that are in need of homemaking and personal care services. Supportive housing is for individuals who do not need 24-hour supervision or care. Residents pay 30% of their income in rent with the rest being…

  • Congregate Housing Program

    What is Congregate Housing? A unique shared living option for individuals who want independence but also thrive in a community setting. Residents will furnish their private room, but they will also have access to common areas, including the kitchen, living room, and dining room. Every resident receives a needs assessment…