RESOURCES

American Diabetes Association
10 Speen Street, 2nd Floor,
Framingham, MA  01701
(617) 482-4580
www.diabetes.org

American Red Cross
of Northeast MA
85 Lowell Street
Peabody, MA  01960
(978) 922-2224
www.redcross.org/ma/peabody

American Red Cross-Blood Bank
North Shore Blood Donation Center
99 Rosewood Drive
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 646-9434
www.redcrossblood.org/locations/north-shore-blood-donation-center

Anna Jaques Hospital
25 Highland Ave.
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 463-1000
www.ajh.org

Arc of Greater
Haverhill-Newburyport, Inc.

57 Wingate Street, Suite 301
Haverhill, MA  01832
(978) 373-0552
www.thearcofghn.org

Byfield Community
Arts Center
7 Central Street
Byfield, MA  01922
(978) 463-3335
www.byfieldcac.org

AgeSpan (formerly Elder Services of Merrimac Valley)
Lawrence Office
280 Merrimack St. Ste 400
Lawrence, MA  01843
Danvers Office 
300 Rosewood Dr. Ste 200                          Danvers, MA  01923                                    info@agespan.org          
Main (800) 892-0890
www.agespan.org

Emmaus Inc.
127 How Street
Haverhill, MA  01830
(978) 241-3400
www.emmausinc.org

Exchange Club of Greater Newburyport
P O Box 31
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 337-6554
www.exchangeclubofgreaternewburyport.org

 

 

Greater Newburyport
Chamber of Commerce & Industry
38R Merrimac Street
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 462-6680
www.newburyportchamber.org

Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness
1R Water Street
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 225-6700
www.ocawareness.org

Horizon Club, Inc.
166 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 462-3084

Hugh Doyle Resource Center
10 Prince Place, Suite 102
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 465-1688
www.hughdoyle.org

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center, Inc.
2 Harris Street
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 465-0999
www.jeannegeigercrisiscenter.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
1 Bedford Farms Drive
Suite 105
Bedford, NH  03110
(603) 836-4758
www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/MAM

Newbury Council on Aging
F. Ryeburn Lynch Senior Center
(Door 29 at Newbury Elementary School)63 Hanover Street
NewburyMA 01951
Cindy Currier, Director
(978) 462-8114 Office

townofnewbury.org/council-aging

Newburyport Lions Club
P O Box 545
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 462-6818
www.clubhouse.org/sites/newburyportmalionsclub/

Newbury Town Library
0 Lunt Street
Byfield, MA  01922
(978) 465-0539
www.newburylibrary.org

Opportunity Works
10 Opportunity Way
Newburyport, MA  01950
(978) 462-6144
www.opportunityworks.org

Plum Island Taxpayers
& Associates, Inc. (PITA)
PITA Hall
8 Plum Island Turnpike
Newbury, MA  01951
(978) 462-8808
www.plumislandtaxpayers.org

River House
56 River Street
Beverly, MA  01915
(978) 921-1304

www.riverhousebeverly.org

ROOF Over Head Collaborative
P O Box 1573
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 267-7663
www.roofoverhead.org

Sarah’s Place, Adult
Day Health Center

Mission Towers
180 Water Street
Haverhill, MA  01830
(978) 374-2175

The Pettengill House, Inc.
13 Lafayette Road
Salisbury, MA 01952
(978) 463-8801
www.pettengillhouse.org

Town of Newbury
Town Hall
25 High Road
Newbury, MA  01951
(978) 465-0862
www.townofnewbury.org

Turning Point, Inc.
5 Perry Way
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 462-8251

United Way of Mass Bay
and Merrimack Valley
100 Merrimack Street
Suite 307,
Lowell, MA  01851
(978) 656-5053
www.supportunitedway.org

YMCA of the North Shore
245 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 922-0990
www.northshoreymca.org

YWCA Greater Newburyport
13 Market Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-9922
www.ywcanewburyport.org

ABUSE, NEGLECT AND EXPLOITATION

Elder Abuse Hotline
800-922-2275
www.mass.gov/reporting-elder-abuse-neglect
Statewide 24-hour hotline to report physical, emotional or sexual abuse, caregiver neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation involving someone aged 60 or older living in the community.

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore
800-892-0890
www.agespan.org
The local office for Elder Protective Services investigates reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation and provides information and referral on services.

ADULT DAY HEALTH

Massachusetts Adult Day Services Association
617-469-5848
www.madsa.net
Provides information about Adult Day services and advocacy initiatives.

ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

Honoring Choices
www.honoringchoicesmass.com

The Conversation Project
617-301-4868
www.theconversationproject.org
This organization’s mission is to help people talk about their wishes for end of life care.  They offer a free resource, “The Conversation Kit”, to review with loved ones.

ADVOCACY AND CARE PLANNING

AARP
888-687-2277
www.aarp.org
AARP is a nonpartisan membership organization for those over 50, with the goal of enhancing quality of life as we age.

Massachusetts Care Planning Council
www.caremassachusetts.org
This is a network of state and local programs that help people to plan for life long needs.

National Council on Aging
571-527-3900
www.ncoa.org
The NCOA collaborates with nonprofits, government and the business community to improve the health, wellbeing and economic security of seniors.

Ombudsman Program Executive Office of Elder Affairs
800-243-4636
State program that investigates and helps to resolve disputes with home health and community services.

Senior Medicare Patrol
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.stopmedicarefraud.gov
Senior Medicare  Patrol volunteers show Medicare and Medicaid recipients hoe to protect against, detect and report fraud.

DISABILITY SUPPORTS

Mass Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/mcdhh
This commission provides accessible communication, education and advocacy so that programs, services and opportunities in Massachusetts are fully accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

DOWNSIZING

National Association of Senior Move Managers
www.nasmm.org

DRIVER SAFETY

AAA Driver Improvement Course
www.seniordriving.aaa.com
Find a local class or enroll in one of AAA’s online programs.

AARP Driver Safety
877-846-3299
www.aarp.org/ws/EO/driver-safety-programs.html

EMPLOYMENT

Operation ABLE of
Greater Boston, Inc.
617-542-4180
www.operationable.net
Provides employment and training opportunities, including a paid training program for low income individuals, age 55 and older.

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)
www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dta
877-382-2363
The Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled, and Children (EAEDC) is a state funded program that provides emergency cash assistance as well as employment and food assistance.

HOTLINES AND 24 HOUR RESOURCES

Abuse of persons in long-term care facilities (DPH)
800-462-5540

Attorney General’s Elder Hotline
888-243-5337

Disabled person abuse/neglect reporting
800-426-9009

Domestic Violence
877-785-2020

Elder abuse/neglect hotline
800-922-2275

Poison Control
800-222-1222

Suicide (Samaritans)
877-870-4673

TELEPHONE PROGRAMS

Lifeline
888-225-5322
www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers
This offers affordable telephone services for low income individuals.

Safelink Wireless
800-723-3546
www.safelinkwireless.com
This is a TracFone Wireless program is for income eligible households.

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program
617-626-1744
www.mass.gov/farmers-market-nutrition-program
Provides eligible seniors with coupons to buy fresh fresh produce at participating farmer’s markets.

Project Bread
617-723-5000
www.projectbread.org
Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline is a statewide information and referral service for people experiencing food insecurity.  They will also screen callers for SNAP eligibility and help with the application process.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
866-950-3663
www.mass.gov/dta
The SNAP benefit, based on household size, income and expenses, helps low income families and individuals buy food.

For additional information about the Friends of the Newbury Council on Aging,
please fill out the form below or call (978) 462-8114.

P O Box 794
Byfield, MA 01922-0794
info@friendsofthenewburycoa.org

10 + 5 =