Providing quality constituent services to the Hampden, Hampshire & Worcester District residents is of utmost importance to Jake and his staff. The Senate team works diligently to ensure that State Resources are made available and accessible. Please see the list below to find the resource you need.
Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell’s Office is an advocate and resource for the people of Massachusetts in many ways, including protecting consumers, combating fraud and corruption, investigating and prosecuting crime, and protecting the environment, workers, and civil rights.
The Attorney General's Elder Hotline - (888)-243-5337
Senior volunteers with the Elder Hotline can help you find answers to your questions, resolve disputes with businesses, and assist with other issues, including abuse and exploitation of elders. Debt and debt collection practices, health insurance, home improvement, landlord, tenant, and housing issues, long-term care, identity theft and scams, retail disputes, and telemarketing
The Elder Hotline is open Monday - Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) works in partnership with families and communities to keep children safe from abuse and neglect. In most cases, DCF is able to provide support and services to keep children safe with parents or family members. When necessary, DCF provides foster care or finds new permanent families for children through kinship, guardianship or adoption.
The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) assists and empowers low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long-term economic self-sufficiency. DTA serves one in seven residents of the Commonwealth with direct economic assistance (cash benefits) and food assistance (SNAP benefits), as well as workforce training opportunities.
Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) and Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled, and Children (EAEDC) are economic assistance programs administered through the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)
Help get the food you need.
Apply for SNAP in 20 minutes or less.
Your family must meet certain requirements to get Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children.
You must meet certain requirements to get Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled, and Children. (EAEDC)
The Fuel Assistance program assists eligible households pay their heating bills during the winter/spring season or until benefits are exhausted. Clients also receive various discounts such as telephone discounts, electric discounts, and gas and oil discounts. Clients will also be provided help with past due arrearage management and access to the other energy assistance programs that help save money.
There are six MassHealth coverage types offered to eligible individuals, families, and people with disabilities: Standard, CommonHealth, CarePlus, Family Assistance, Premium Assistance, and Limited.
The Department of Housing and Community Development, through its community and business partners, provides affordable housing options, financial assistance, and other support to Massachusetts communities. We oversee different types of assistance and funding for consumers, businesses, and non-profit partners.
Massachusetts has programs to help you with rent or other housing costs when facing eviction, loss of utilities, and other housing emergencies. Learn how to submit a complete application below.
Our office cannot provide you with legal support or offer legal advice, but there are a number of resources available to you should you find yourself needing legal support.
The Department of Mental Health (DMH) Adult Services focus on community-based support, which enables individuals receiving treatment to recover and thrive in their communities. Services include case management, Adult Community Clinical Services, Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), Respite, Clubhouses, Recovery Learning Communities (RLCs), crisis stabilization units, and homelessness services.
The Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) oversees the unemployment insurance (UI) program, which provides temporary income assistance to eligible workers in Massachusetts. DUA also determines and collects employer contributions to the UI program.
Call Center: 877-626-6800
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops in the mesothelium, a layer of protective tissue that covers the majority of internal organs.
Treatments are available to extend life expectancy and improve quality of life, but there is no cure for mesothelioma.
Tumor location determines the four types of mesothelioma.
Senator Oliveira understands that a Veteran's love for their country doesn't end when their service does. Please use the following links for valuable resources for Veterans.
For students who want to experience a military environment while getting a first-class education, the five service academies offer fully-funded tuition that includes books, board, and medical and dental care.