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Community Resources During Coronavirus

Below are a list of websites that list social services resources, services, and information during the coronavirus pandemic.

If you are a student in need of a referral for assistance, please feel free to fill out the form at the bottom of this page or email communityresources@necc.mass.edu. Phone and web meetings are available at this time.

Coronavirus Information and Resources

Massachusetts 2-1-1

Massachusetts 2-1-1 is a multilingual, 24-hour hotline. Dial 2-1-1 from your phone or visit online.

We Are/Somos Lawrence

Visit for updates and links to services, information and resources their website.

FoodSource Hotline

To find emergency food resources in your MA community or help with applying for SNAP, call the FoodSource Hotline: 1-800-645-8333 TTY 1-800-377-1292

For more information, visit Project Bread’s website.

Massachusetts Unemployment Benefits

Find info on unemployment benefits due to the COVID-19 pandemic and apply online here.

NECC Community Resources Facebook Page

Information is being shared to this page from community and state organizations on a daily basis.  Check it out at NECC Community Resources.

Haverhill Community Resources

Haverhill High School has a list of Haverhill area resources here.

MA Department of Public Health

For accurate information on the outbreak, please visit MA DPH’s page.

Updated Community Resources Contact Info

In an effort to reduce in-person contact, Community Resources will be available as follows:

Call 

978-556-3471 and leave a message.

Include:

  1. Your name
  2. Services and/or Questions
  3. Best way to reach you
Email

communityresources@necc.mass.edu

Virtual Meeting Requests

Email communityresources@necc.mass.edu

Include possible days/times you are available

Organizations and Resources Available To Support You

We care about you and your success at NECC. We understand that sometimes “life gets in the way” of your success in college. There are local, community resources that may help you stay on track as a student, including:

  • Shelter and Housing
  • Child Care
  • Family Resources and Support
  • Food Assistance
  • Financial Resources
  • Legal Help
  • Counseling and Health Resources
  • Employment Assistance
  • Transportation
  • Elder Services

You may contact the organizations directly or complete the form below. A NECC staff person will be in contact to set up a meeting to address your specific needs.

If you have an immediate need, the United Way has a 24-hour, multilingual health and human service line.

  • Massachusetts: Dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-6277; TTY 1-508-370-4890.
  • New Hampshire: Dial 2-1-1 or 1-866-444-4211.
Community Support Services Referral Form

Community Support Services Referral Form

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