COVID-19 Massachusetts Resources

Resources for guests, partners*, and the public. Page will be continually updated.

  • Women can call Rosie’s Place Advocacy Helpline at 617.318.0237.
  • For general help, call 2-1-1 or use the HelpSteps app or at
  • Boston residents can call 3-1-1.
  • Sign-up to receive MA COVID text updates: text “COVIDMA” to 888-777.
  • For emotional support, contact the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1.800.985.5990 or by texting “TalkWithUs” to 66746.

Your Health & COVID-19

DO NOT avoid testing or treatment for lack of coverage! Find a test site near you!

  • DON’T wait for medical help. Call your provider or Boston Health Line at 617.534.5050!
  • For MassHealth Assistance, call 800.841.2900 (TTY 800.497.4648), or apply online.

General COVID-19 information

Massachusetts' Reopening

As Massachusetts enters Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan, we encourage all, especially our guests, to protect themselves and others. Wear a mask, practice distancing, and if you need assistance, contact our Advocacy hotline at 617.318.0237.
What is allowed to be open now?
  • All medical providers including dentists and eye doctors with distancing
  • Child care programs with restrictions
  • Retail with distancing
  • Food stores with distancing
  • Most businesses such as museums, banks, and gyms, with distancing
  • Each school district is creating their own plans

Information may change often. Please check back.
Resources in alphabetical order:


  • At-home learning
  • Cash Assistance and DTA
  • Childcare and Schools
  • Domestic Violence
  • Finances, Debt, and Taxes
  • Food Assistance and School Meals
  • Health care and COVID-19 testing
  • Health Insurance
  • Housing and Shelter
  • Internet, Computers and Phone
  • Immigration
  • Legal Help
  • Playgrounds and Parks
  • Transportation
  • Unemployment
  • Utilities
  • Additional Resources
*Thanks to Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) for allowing us to share  information they have compiled and for partnering to make vital resources available to the community.