Below, please find information and links to various non-housing resources that may be helpful. For housing-specific resources or resources related to COVID-19, please see the “Resources” and “COVID-19 Resources” categories of the blog.
|Boston Public Library computer and technology classes||The Boston Public Library offers classes and workshops on various computer and technology topics, including internet basics, job searching, online library resources, etc. At the link, there is also information about learning technology from home.||education||link|
|BPS Resource List for Immigrant Students||BPS has collected a number of resources for immigrant students on one web page. The page includes information on scholarships and access to postsecondary education, guides for immigrant youth, and opportunities for undocumented students, among other resources.||education; immigration||link|
|COVID-19 Related Changes Affecting MassHealth, Health Connecter, and Health Safety Net||The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute keeps a running table of COVID-19 related changes affecting various MassHealth programs. The table includes information on COVID-19 related care, MassHealth eligibility, appeals, access to benefits, the Health Connector, Health Safety Net eligibility, and more.||COVID-19; health care||link|
|COVID-19 Resource List for Undocumented Immigrants||Undocuscholars maintains a spreadsheet of COVID-19 related resources for undocumented immigrants. It includes both nationwide and state-specific financial, medical, mutual aid, legal, and food resources.||COVID-19; immigration||link|
|Frank's Friends Medical Marijuana Discount for People Living with HIV||The Frank’s Friends Initiative is a program that assists Massachusetts medical marijuana patients that have documented verified financial hardship and a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS by providing 50% off of products and services for those who qualify at participating marijuana dispensaries and certifying healthcare providers.||health care||link|
|Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership Emergency Services Program||The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership has an Emergency Services Program (ESP) that provides 24/7/365 crisis help to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The goal is to help avoid the stress and inconvenience of going to a hospital emergency department. These services are available to all individuals with MassHealth.||health care||video
local contact information available on the flyer
|Tech Goes Home Community Classes||Tech Goes Home is an organization that runs tech training programs at various sites throughout Greater Boston. Community classes are offered at locations such as libraries, community centers, public housing and other organizations. Each learner who completes a Tech Goes Home course earns a Chromebook and 12 months of internet service.||education||link to upcoming course schedule|
|Tuition-Free Community College Plan||Through the Tuition-Free Community College Plan (TFCC), the Boston Mayor's Office of Workforce Development commits to pay for up to three years of college for low-income eligible students. Participating colleges include: Bunker Hill, Massasoit, MassBay, and Roxbury Community Colleges; Urban College of Boston; and Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology.|
Fall 2021 applications due by June 20, 2021.