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RAFT Program

The RAFT program can be of help in paying rent, moving costs or utilities and just got a $5 million infusion from the state. To access it call 1-800-224-5124 Here is more info: RAFT offers flexible financial assistance designed to meet each family’s particular needs. Eligible uses include: moving cost assistance rent and utility arrears rental […]

COVID-19 Resources

MASSACHUSETTS RESOURCES AS OF MAY 1, 2020   General Assistance Updates: For general public assistance questions call 211   Unemployment Updates:  To apply for unemployment go here: https://www.mass.gov/guides/what-to-do-if-youve-become-unemployed-in-massachusetts and if you need help here is a handbook: https://www.mass.gov/doc/covid-19-unemployment-handbook-initial-claims-filed-on-or-after-march-15-2020/download New regulations loosen the 1 week waiting period and “work search” requirements. If you have questions about these or other changes, […]

UNITE HERE Local 26 Endorses Ed Markey for US Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 14, 2019 Twitter: @unitehere26   Senator Ed Markey to Join 100 Airline Catering Workers Serving American Airlines to Protest at Logan Airport  UNITE HERE Local 26 to endorse Senator Ed Markey at national day of action calling on American Airlines to take action to end poverty and unaffordable health care   American […]