Human Services Department
| Community Social Worker
Prevention and Mental Health information, please visit www.newtonma.gov/newtoncares
The City of Newton offers online mental health screenings at http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/NEWTON.
The screening is anonymous and confidential. After answering a few questions,
the user will receive feedback, educational materials, and treatment 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
CRISIS OR EMERGENCY
When an emergency or crisis
occurs, Case Managers
may be able to refer or assist Newton
• Emergency oil
• Utility shut-offs
• Emergency shelter
• Emergency food
• Financial assistance
• Legal referrals
• Mental health referrals
• Domestic violence
The Case Managers can assist
the application process and obtaining the proper
documentation to apply for:
• Food stamps
• Fuel assistance
|The Senior Center at 345 Walnut St. in Newtonville is the
intake site for the Fuel Assistance program.
This is a Federal program administered by Action for Boston
Fuel assistance is completed for the 2014-15 season. Information will be
available for the winter 2015 heating season here.
QUICK COMMUNITY LINKS
Services is here to:
• Create and encourage
communication about youth
issues and problems
• Assess needs and gaps in youth services in
find resources/solutions to address them
• Inform community members about Newton
• Create and implement avenues for youth voices to
heard in our
• Increase connections and collaborations
that currently provide youth services
For more details please visit the following links:
• Youth Commission
• Youth Services
• Summer Youth
Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices
Monday, January 23rd 2017, 5-7:30pm
Just Think is an informative and participatory expo aimed at helping teens navigate stress in order to stay safe and healthy.
For more information, click here.
For an expo schedule, click here.
- September 16th
- October 14th
- November 18th
- December 17th - Ed Center - Youth Leadership
All Youth Commission Meetings are open to the public.
Here for more information about the
Youth Commission and Meeting Minutes.
Youth Applications to join the commission can be found here.
Adults interested in joining the Advisory Board please submit a resume.
|Upcoming Newton Teen Voices Meetings:
Newton Teen Voices meets weekly. We meet in the Health and Human
Services Department in City Hall
Click Here for
more information about Newton Teen Voices. Please join our Facebook group
if you are a teen who is interested or email the Youth Services