FIND HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT

Many of our friends and neighbors work hard every single day to provide a roof over their head and food on the table for themselves and their family. Sometimes however, that just is not enough. With United Way’s vast network, we can offer a portal to finding the help you need. Take a look at our agency directory to find the services that are most critical to you, or if you need further assistance, contact our 2-1-1 hotline. Through our partnership with the FamilyWize program, individuals and families can also receive discount on prescriptions with a Prescription Discount Card. Scroll down to learn more!

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MA 2-1-1 Help Hotline

Every day, someone somewhere in Massachusetts needs to find essential community services, such as an after school program, food bank, or resource that provides care for aging parents. Many people face these challenges but don’t know where to turn for help. The Solution is to Dial 2-1-1.

Mass 211 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their communities. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs and other local resources. Always a confidential call, Mass 211 maintains the integrity of the 9-1-1 system while saving that vital community resource for life and death emergencies.

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Mass 211 is an easy way to find or give help in your community.

Mass 211 responds immediately during times of crisis to field calls regarding the crisis and direct callers to services most appropriate for their needs. If you are unable to reach 2-1-1 due to your telephone or cell phone carrier, a toll-free number is available 1-877-211-MASS (6277).

FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card

FamilyWize understands you’re looking to reduce the cost of your prescription medications, and our goal is to help you do that. We partner with nearly all pharmacies nationwide to negotiate prescription discounts, so you receive a lower price. Our pharmacy discount card is available for everyone nationwide, whether or not you have health insurance coverage. That’s right! You are eligible to begin saving on your prescription medications today.

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