We Can Help - Support & Resources
We offer workshops and individual sessions to help you navigate the legal system.
We can help you develop a Plan with the assistance of an experienced attorney. Your Plan will serve as a roadmap to help you stay focussed and to guide you to take one step at a time.
You are not alone.
There is nothing like finding someone who truly understands and a network of emotional support and resources.
We offer support, resources and community by sharing our experience, strength and hope.
We have resources and a trained educational advocate to assist you.
We connect with legislators to keep them informed and ask for their support on matters of importance to grandparent guardians and children.
We also advocate for changes in laws to update and improve laws pertaining to children and guardians.
There are other organizations available to help you. Knowing where to look for help is an important first step.
We have compiled a list of those that can provide you with assistance. Our hope is to save you searching by yourself.
Many grandparent guardians may be eligible for the Eversource Residential Discount Rate. If you receive one of the benefits listed below, you may qualify.
For details and the application click on the link below or call Eversource Customer Service at 800 592-2000.
** You must reapply every year.**
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP/Fuel Assistance)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps)
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)Veterans Dependency & Indemnity
Compensation (DIC) Surviving Parent or Spouse
MassHealth – Basic or Standard
School Breakfast/Lunch Program
Emergency Assistance for the Elderly, Disabled & Children (EAEDC)
Veterans Non-Service Disability Pension
Public or Subsidized Housing
Commonwealth Care Plan Types 1, 2 or 3A
Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)
Health Safety Net Plan – Primary or Secondary (Not Partial)
Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutritional Program*
Veterans’ Service Benefits (Chapter 115)
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