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Social Services

Affordable Rental Housing: An Interactive Info Session for Newton Residents:

Interested in learning more about affordable rental housing? Don’t know how or where to start? Join us on Nov. 14th at 7pm at the American Legion Nonantum Post 440 for an interactive information session. Come learn about eligibility requirements, waitlists, lotteries, managing applications after you apply, area medium income and more! Hear from experts from Newton Housing Authority, Metrowest Collaborative Development, 2 Life Communities, Veterans Housing, and the City’s Planning and Health and Human Services Department. This event is FREE and open to all Newton residents! RSVP is requested but not required at Questions, please call 617-796-1420.


The division of Social Services works to serve the City of Newton by providing case management, guidance, outreach and prevention to Newton residents.


Social Services Brochure    
Social Services FY19 Annual Report        

MIRA Coalition Immigration Resources


Newton's Case Managers provide the following
to Newton residents in need:

• Information and referrals
• Outreach services
• Connections with private, public and other city
• Education and support

When an emergency or crisis occurs, Case Managers
may be able to refer or assist Newton
residents with: 
    • Emergency oil 
    • Utility shut-offs 
    • Emergency shelter 
    • Emergency food 
    • Financial assistance 
    • Legal referrals 
    • Mental health referrals 
    • Domestic violence

The Case Managers can assist residents in
the application process and obtaining the proper
documentation to apply for: 
    • Food stamps 
    • Housing 
    • Fuel assistance


o Food Pantries
o Fuel Assistance
o Newton Community Life!

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