Community Resources During School Closure

Dear Families,

While our schools are closed, staff are working remotely, and we want to provide you with local, state, and national resources that can assist you.  Below is a list of organizations that you can turn to for help with food, housing, emotional support and for emergency response.  Please click on the name of each organization to learn more about what they offer during this time.

Needham Resources

Beth Israel Lahey Health Information about COVID-19 
 
Needham Community Council Food Pantry

 781-444-2415 x1050
Needham Youth and Families
Needham Youth & Family Services offers mental health support
 781-455-7500







Information from Area Resources

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham Emergency Room
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, and need to go to the Emergency Department, please call ahead and let them know of your symptoms.
781-453-5400
Needham Public Health Department

781-455-7940
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, and need to go to the Emergency Department, please call ahead and let them know of your symptoms.
617-243-6193 
Riverside Community Care Emergency Services

800-529-5077
9-1-1 Emergency Response
Please note that if you have a medical emergency that required 9-1-1, and you are experiencing symptoms of, or are diagnosed with COVID-19, you must tell the dispatcher so that our first responders can take appropriate precautions.
9-1-1
















Information from Massachusetts Resources

Call2Talk
27/7 mental health hotline, emotional support, suicide hotline through Mass 2-1-1
508-532-2255
Text:  C2T to:  741741
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Information on COVID-19

 
Statewide Information on COVID-19 through 2-1-1 system
Receive updated information, resources and referrals that are translated into more than 150 languages, 24 hours a day.
2-1-1








Information from National Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Information

 
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-8255
Reducing Stigma/CDC

 
Samaritans Mental Health Hotline

877-840-4773
(text or call 24/7)










Resources for Boston Resident Students

Free and Low-Cost Food Locations 617-635-3717
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Allston-Brighton, Back Bay, Chinatown, Fenway, South End  
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Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Downtown, East Boston, North End. West End 
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Dorchester  
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Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Roslindale, West Roxbury  
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Mission Hill, Roxbury, South Boston  
 Home Heating Help for Tenants 3-1-1 on mobile or landline
 MBTA Services 617-222-3200 Hotline
800-392-6100 Toll Free
 City of Boston's Free Wicked-Free WiFi 617-635-4783
 Boston Centers for Youth & Families 617-635-4920
 Boston Community Centers  
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Boston Community Centers Interactive Map  

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