Other Resources

General Resources

Community Action: (978) 373-1971
Advocacy for low income people in the Haverhill-Newburyport area. (978) 373-1971. Some of their services include: Head Start, Fuel Assistance, Transportation, WIC, Family Day Care, Housing programs, Employment & Training, Homeless Advocacy, Consumer protection

United Way of Massachusetts: (800) 231-4377

Utilities Payment Information 

National Grid
To help with amounts that are past due or to inquire about getting on a budget program, National Grid offers different payment programs including the Arrears Mangement Program (AMP) and the budget payment program. See the national grid website http://www.nationalgridus.com/masselectric/home/payment/3_pay_assist.asp for more info or call their credit department at (888) 211-1313.

Energy/Fuel Assistance

Community Action administers and distributes federal fuel assistance: (978) 373-1971

The Salvation Army provides assistance with fuel costs: (978) 374-7571

Fuel Assistance Program: (800) 632-8175

Good Neighbor Energy Fund: (800) 334-3047

 Housing Assistance

Public Housing / General Housing Resources

Haverhill Housing Authority: (978) 372-6761

Community Team Works: (978) 459-0551

Housing Assistance Program: (978) 241-3546

Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance: (617) 822-9100

Emergency Shelter / Housing for Homeless

Emmaus House: (978) 241-3500

Mitch’s Place: (978) 241-3430

Food Stamps and Other Benefits

Department of Transitional Assistance: (978) 725-7100

Social Security Administration: (866) 964-4324, (866) 964-4342

WIC (Women, Infants and Children): (978) 374-2191, (800) 332-9004

Health

Pregnancy Care Center: (978) 373-5700

North Shore Health Project Nutrition Program (HIV/AIDS): (888) 283-0101

VNA (Visiting Nurse Association) Care Network: (800) 728-1862

Mass Health (Insurance): (800) 841-2900

Health Quarters (Reproductive Health): (978) 521-4444

Mental Health Services

Arbour Counseling: (978) 373-7010

Department of Mental Health: (978) 738-4500

Department of Developmental Services: (978) 521-9432

Health and Education Services (HES): (978) 373-1126

Haverhill Clubhouse: (978) 521-6957

 Legal Aid

Neighborhood Legal Services (Tenant Advocacy): (978) 686-6900

Merrimack Valley Legal Services: (978) 458-1465

Lawyer of the Day: (978) 686-9692

Crisis Services

Suicide Prevention – Samaritans of the Merrimack Valley: (866) 912-4673, (877) 870-4673

Haverhill Police: (978) 373-1212

Women’s Resource Center (YWCA, Domestic Violence Issues): (978) 373-4041

North Shore Emergency Services (Mobile Crisis Services – 24 Hr Emergency Services): (978) 521-7777

24 Hour Crisis Hotline: (978) 685-2480

Safe Link Hotline: (800) 785-2020

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center (Domestic Violence Issues): (978) 388-1888, (978) 834-9710

Department of Children & Families: (978) 469-8800 or 24 Hr Hotline (800) 792-5200

Department of Transitional Assistance: (978) 681-6216

American Red Cross: (978) 372-6871

Child at Risk Hotline: (800) 792-5200

Parental Stress Hotline: (800) 792-5200

Alcohol/Drug Treatment, Assistance

Team Coordinating Agency: (978) 373-1181

Al Anon: (800) 356-9996

Alcoholics Anonymous:
Visit www.aaemass.org to find a meeting in Eastern MA. The closest AA answering service to Haverhill is in Lowell and can be reached at (978) 957-4690. Leave a message asking where a meeting in or near Haverhill will next be held, and someone will get back to you.

Narcotics Anonymous: (603) 645-4777

Additional Services

Hunger & Food Source Hotline (Coupons for groceries and referrals to local food banks): (800) 645-8333

Safelink Wireless:    www.safelinkwireless.com      Free 250 minutes of cell phone service for those who qualify

Minority Affairs Office: (978) 372-0530

Valley Works Career Center: (978) 469-7800

Elder Services of Merrimack Valley: (800) 892-0890

Meals on Wheels (Haverhill Council on Aging): (978) 374-2390

Head Start: (978) 372-5052

Even Start Literacy Program: (978) 469-8706

Children’s Friends and Family: (978) 372-8516

Veteran’s Services

Veteran’s Northeast Outreach Center: (978) 372-3626

VA Health Clinic: (978) 372-5207

Haverhill’s Veteran’s Agent: (978) 374-2351 x32

Youth Programs

Girls & Boys Club: (978) 374-617x

Girls Inc: (978) 372-0771

YWCA: (978) 374-6121

YMCA: (978) 374-0506