Useful Links

This list of resources was compiled to assist individuals in obtaining more information regarding health care. Brigham and Women's Hospital bears no resposibility for any information on these sites.

ABUSE, NEGLECT, & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

BWH Passageway

Elder Abuse

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project

Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Massachusetts Department of Social Services

Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission

The Network/La Red

Sexual Assault Prevention and Survivor Services

ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (Health Care Proxies & Living Wills)

Patient and Family Guide to Advance Directives

ASSISTED LIVING, RESIDENTIAL CARE, & EXTENDED CARE FACILITIES

Adult Day Health Programs

Care Scout

Choosing the Right Nursing Home

(DPH) Massachusetts Nursing Home Report Cards

Guide to Choosing the Best Long-Term Care Option

Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilties Association

Mass Long-Term Care

Senior Living Community

CAREGIVERS INFORMATION

Caregiver's Guide

Empowering Caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance

CARINGBRIDGE

CaringBridge

CHILDREN'S SERVICES / SUPPORT

Child Care Choices of Boston

Child Safety Seat Loan, Rental and Distribution Programs

Federation For Children with Special Needs

MA Child Care

MassKidCare

Seat Check

DISABILITY & SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCES

ABLEDATA

Department of Mental Health

Department of Mental Retardation

Disability Travel and Recreational Services

DRM Regional Resources Directory

Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council

Toward Independent Living and Learning

EARLY INTERVENTION

Directory of Early Intervention Programs

ELDER SERVICES

Age Info

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

Care Scout

Elder Support Services Directory

Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Mass Home Care

Senior Health

END OF LIFE CARE

End of Life Commission

Health Care Dimensions Hospice

Hospice and Palliative Care Federation

VNA Care Network

FINANCIAL / PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

Assistance with Back Rent

Department of Transitional Assistance

Mass Electric Reduced Rate

NSTAR Financial Assistance

Social Security

Utilities Advocacy for Low-Income Households

Verizon Lifeline and Link up

FOOD AND MEALS

Food Stamps

Project Bread

SERVE New England

GENERAL RESOURCES

Boston Resource Net

Family Ties of Massachusetts Resource Directory

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education

Mass Resources Locator

National Vital Statistics System

New England Organ Donor Bank

Office of Minority Health

GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT

The National Center for Grieving Children and Families

HOMELESS SERVICES / HOUSING

Boston Housing Authority

Emergency Shelter Commission

Home Start

Housing Works

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

Mass Department of Housing and Community Development

Traveler’s Aid

INSURANCE

American Association of Health Plans

Massachusetts Division of Insurance

Medicare

LEGAL SERVICES

Mass Legal Services

Patient Advocate Foundation

PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE

Benefits CheckUp

Canada Discount RX

Patient Assistance Program Information

TRANSPORTATION

Disability Travel and Recreational Services

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