Human Services Department
The Community Social Worker provides 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 INTERVENTION
When an emergency or crisis occurs, the Community
Social Worker may be able to refer or assist Newton
• Emergency oil
• Utility shut-offs
• Emergency shelter
• Emergency food
• Financial assistance
• Legal referrals
• Mental health referrals for families and youth
• Domestic violence
ASSISTING INCOME-ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS
The Community Social Worker can assist residents in
the application process and obtaining the proper
documentation to apply for:
• Food stamps
• Mass Health
• Fuel assistance
|The Health and Human Services Department is the intake site for the Fuel Assistance |
This is a Federal program administered by Action for Boston Community
Please call 617-796-1420 to schedule an appointment to complete the application on or after October 1st.
The appointments will begin November 1st and run
through April 30th.
Appointments will be offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only.
QUICK COMMUNITY LINKS
|o Food Pantries |
o Fuel Assistance
o Newton Hoarding Task Force
o Newton Community Life!
Newton Youth Services is here to:
• Create and encourage communication about youth
issues and problems
• Assess needs and gaps in youth services in Newton
and find resources/solutions to address them
• Inform community members about Newton resources
• Create and implement avenues for youth voices to be
heard in our community
• Increase connections and collaborations among
organizations that currently provide youth services
For more details please visit the following links:
• Youth Commission
• Youth Services
• Summer Youth Internships
|Youth Summit III: |
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Click Here for more details
Click Here to dowload Youth Summit III Packet
Upcoming Youth Commission Meetings:
- March 5, 2014 - 6:30-7:30pm City Hall Room 222
All Youth Commission Meetings are open to the public.
Click Here for more information about the
Youth Commission and Meeting Minutes.
Youth Application 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 typically meets at 5:30 every
Wednesday. We often meet in the Health and Human
Services Department in City Hall. Click Here for more
information about Newton Teen Voices.
|Newton Cares: Coalition for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health |
Click Here to learn more.
|Youth Stress grant: |
A lot of great work is being done and there are programs for youth, parents and adult who work with youth!
Click Here to learn more!