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Resources Available in the Community

Below are a list of websites that list community resources, services, and information . This list is maintained by the Community Resources Office.  If you are a NECC student in need of a referral for assistance, please feel free to fill out the form at the bottom of this page or email Phone and web meetings are available at this time. 

Coronavirus Information and Resources

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Step 1: First, determine if you are eligible at this moment to get a vaccine.

  • Clicking here for MA residents/workers.  You can fill out a Pre-Registration Form for Vaccine for Massachusetts Mass Vaccination Sites regardless if you are currently eligible or not.
  • Click here for NH residents.

    Step 2:

    • NH residents: Register for the vaccine.
    • MA residents/workers: Look for a vaccine appointment. See links below.  Depending on where you live or work, you may have different options of places to look for a vaccine appointment.


    MA COVID-19 Vaccine Finder

    Greater Lawrence Family Health Center  

    • Methuen and Haverhill sites are for the general public (MA Residents and Workers Only)
    • Lawrence NECC site: Lawrence residents only
    • Lawrence Essex Street site: GLFHC current clients only

    Lawrence General Hospital 

    • Please see site for both online scheduling and phone numbers to call.  (Living, working or studying in MA only)

    City of Lawrence: Lawrence residents only

    • Pre-registration form 
    • Call center for appointments 978-620-3330. They will be taking appointments in both English and Spanish. For those who have questions about whether or not they qualify for the vaccine please call 978-620-3557. 

    City of Haverhill: Haverhill residents only

    • Register here to find out when vaccination appointments are available.

    Lower Merrimack Valley Regional Collaborative – open to all MA residents; 25% of doses saved for towns in the collaborative

    Walgreens – MA and NH Residents

    • You will need to make a Walgreens account.

    CVS – You must live, work or study in Massachusetts.

    Other 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.

    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.

    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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