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Chelsea Police Department

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Community Engagement Contact: Dan Cortez Address 19 Park St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-4800 Website: http://chelseapolice.com/contact/
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Emergency: 911, Crime Stoppers Tip Line: (617) 466-4880 Front Desk: (617) 466-4800 Chiefs Office: (617) 466-4810 Dispatch: (617)466-4662, Rape reporting Hotline: (617) 466-4840, Detailing Services: (617) 466-4805

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Public Safety

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19 Park St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea Public Library

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Contact: Sarah Gay Jackson, Director Address 569 Broadway Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466 4350 Website: Contact Website: https://www.chelseama.gov/public-library
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Established to serve the community and to provide an organized collection of printed or other materials. Services include access to computers for a session of one hour including printing.

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569 Broadway Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea Rotary

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Contact: David Mindlin, President Address 201 Everett Ave Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-4477 Website: https://www.chelsearotary.org/
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The main objective of Rotary is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today’s most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is Service Above Self.

Meets every Tuesday at 12:15pm at the Wyndham Hotel, 201 Everett Ave., Chelsea, for fellowship, lunch and a guest presentation.

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201 Everett Ave Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea Senior Center

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Activities and services for over 55 Contact: Tracy Nowicki, Director Address 10 Riley Way Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-4370 Website: https://www.chelseama.gov/elder-services
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The Chelsea Senior Center is a social and recreational center. It’s like a Boys and Girls Club but for older adults offering exercise classes, arts & crafts, monthly dance parties, day trips and more.

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Elder Services

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10 Riley Way Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea Senior Center – Brown Bag of Food

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Brown Bag of Food Contact: Tracy Nowicki, Director Address 10 Riley Way Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-4370 Website: https://www.chelseama.gov/elder-services
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The 2nd Thursday of the month from 8:30 – 10:30. Register a week in advance and bring proof of residency.

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Food Supports, Elder Services

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10 Riley Way Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea Soldier’s Home

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Housing Contact: Cheryl Lussier Poppe Address 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: Admissions: (617) 887-7146 Website: https://www.mass.gov/guides/learn-about-our-facility-and-services
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The Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea is a multifaceted health care facility available to eligible veterans of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Soldiers’ Home is inspected annually by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Department of Public Health.

The Chelsea Soldiers’ Home is a state-funded, fully accredited health care complex that offers veterans quality care, full-time residential accommodations and multi-service out-patient department. The tradition of service to our nation’s veterans is surpassed only by our continuing commitment to excellence in care for those who are in need now and in the future.

If desired, you may request a tour of the facility. To schedule a tour of the long term care units, please call our Social Workers, Josh Garon, LICSW or Scott Baker, LICSW at (617) 884-5660. To schedule a tour of the residential section, please call Mike Nappo at (617) 887-7120 or Kathy Shea at (617) 887-7156 from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Veterans Services

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91 Crest Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Child Care Choices of Boston

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Contact: Kelly Graceffa, Director Address 105 Chauncy Street 2nd Floor Boston Massachusetts 02111 United States Phone: (617)348-6554 Website: http://childcarechoicesofboston.org/
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Child Care Choices of Boston (CCCB) serves as the Child Care Resource and Referral Agency for Boston, Brookline, Chelsea, Cambridge, Revere, Somerville and Winthrop. CCCB plays a key role in making child care work for everyone by providing support, resources, technical assistance and training to a diverse community of families, child care providers, employers and businesses in the greater Boston area. Each year, CCCB provides more than 6,000 low-income families with voucher management services that enable access to much needed child care.

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Family Services, Referral Sources, Families

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105 Chauncy Street 2nd Floor Boston Massachusetts 02111 United States

City of Chelsea – Health & Human Services

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Health & Human Services Contact: Luis Prado, Director Address Chelsea City Hall 500 Broadway Room #100B Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-4080 Website: Contact Luis Prado Website: https://www.chelseama.gov/health-human-services
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The mission of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to invest in the social capitol of the community by assisting residents in achieving self-sufficiency and quality in their lives through the delivery and coordination of services. HHS oversees the Divisions of the Library, Elder Affairs, Health, Workforce Development, Veterans Affairs, and Community Schools and Recreation. HHS staffs the following boards: Board of Health, Council on Elder Affairs, Library Trustees, Community Schools Advisory Board, Chelsea Human Rights Commission, and Weed and Seed Steering Committee. The Administration of HHS assists residents who come to City Hall seeking help after they have exhausted all other options. These have included individuals who are homeless, disabled, hungry and in need of work. Staff have spent hundreds of hours collectively in trying to locate housing, food, clothing, medical care, shelter, legal advocacy, jobs and other emergency constituent needs.

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City Government, Referral Sources

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Chelsea City Hall 500 Broadway Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Chelsea Revere Family Network

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Chelsea Revere Family Network Contact: Jeanette Velez Address 67 Crescent Avenue Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 887-0076 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_FamilyNetwork.html
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Provides support to parents living in Chelsea and Revere who are raising young children up to five years of age. Services include: parent skills training for 1.5 hours each month, weekly play groups, field trips, and literacy programs. Play groups (Sunshine, Leap & Learn, Saturday Play Group), parent trainings, classes, nutrition, lending library, referrals etc. Funded by Dept of Early Education and Care.

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Families, Family Services, Parenting, All year

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67 Crescent Avenue Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Child Development Center

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Child Development Center Contact: Wilma Rodriguez Address 9 Arlington St., Extension Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-9929 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_ChildDevelopment.html
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Enrollment in the program allows parents & guardians to maintain full-time employment, strengthens family support systems, and benefits the communities. The Center provides child care for children ages eight weeks to six years. Voucher slots are available. Open to children with disabilities. Offers developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants, toddlers, and preschool children including language, reading, literature, mathematics, science, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, health, art and music. After school care provided for children ages 5-7 attending kindergarten.

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9 Arlington St., Extension Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Emergency Assistance

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Emergency Assistance Contact: Cary Havey Address 100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884-6130 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_Housing.html
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Works to identify and distribute available funding in the form of critical services to at-risk individuals and families in emergency situations who are in need of assistance. Services include (depending on funding): food vouchers, referrals to local food pantries, assistance with Food Stamps, rental/utility assistance, distribution of donated clothing, winter coats, and houseware goods, as well as basic housing search assistance.

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Food Supports, Housing

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100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Fuel Assistance

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Fuel Assistance Contact: Marilyn Murphy / Anthony Letizia Address 100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884-6130 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_FuelAssistance.html
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Nov 1 – May 13
The Fuel Assistance Program assists low-income individuals with a portion of their home heating costs (oil, gas, electric, propane, kerosene, and/or wood)

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Housing

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100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Reponsible Payee

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Reponsible Payee Contact: Lee Nugent Address 100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884-6130 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_RespPayee.html
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Our mission is to act on behalf of the beneficiary to manage and budget their monthly benefit and to help ensure that the benefit payments are used for basic needs, This provides the beneficiary with a more stable environment and helps motivate beneficiaries to work toward more in dependant living.

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All year, Financial Aid

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100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – VITA Tax Prep

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VITA Tax Prep Contact: Shelly Thimmer Address 100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884-6130 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_TaxPrep.html
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Jan 1 – April 15
Free tax preparation services for returns for low to moderate income families.

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Financial Aid, Taxes

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100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Weatherization

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Weatherization Contact: Marilyn Murphy / Johanna Santos Address 100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884-6130 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_Weatherization.html
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Assists low-income individuals reduce energy costs by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes. Such work may include: weather stripping, insulation of attic and walls, health and safety checks, and heating system maintenance. In addition, a heating system program is available to homeowners for emergency repairs, the replacement of heating systems and/or asbestos abatement.

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Housing, All Year

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100 Everett Avenue Unit 14 Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

CONNECT – Housing Stabilization

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Housing Stabilization Contact: Keila Lopez Address 4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-1375 x110 Website: https://www.connectnow.org/home/
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In partnership with Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) housing, rent, utilities assistance programs.

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4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

CONNECT – Housing Stabilization

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Winn Management Contact: Keila Address 4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884 0692 Website: https://www.winncompanies.com/
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Affordable apartment rental for The Neighborhood Developers (TND) in Chelsea and Revere.

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Housing

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4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

CONNECT – SNAP Assistance (food stamps)

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SNAP Assistance (food stamps) Contact: Johanna Deras Address 4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-1375 x148 Website: https://www.connectnow.org/
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CONNECT assists people interested in applying to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as the Food Stamps program), which helps families to afford nutritious food at grocery stores and local farmer’s markets. Residents who receive SNAP, get an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, whjch works like a debit card at the check-out counter. CONNECT can also submit applications for MassHealth (health care from the State of Massachusetts), and related public benefit programs.

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4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

CONNECT – VITA Tax Prep

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VITA Tax Prep Contact: Nadia Arguello Address 4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-1375 x110 Website: https://www.connectnow.org/
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Free tax preparation services for returns for low to moderate income families.

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4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

CONNECT -Money Management

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Money Management Contact: Anne Auerbach, Lead Financial Coach Address 4 Gerrish Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-1375 x116 Website: https://www.connectnow.org/money-management/
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With the economy as poor as it’s been in recent years, it’s easy to find excuses for our poor financial situation. However, we each have within us the power to take control of our finances! At CONNECT, you can find a wide range of services that will help you feel confident in managing your money and being in control of your finances

Financial Health Workshops: CONNECT offers a rotation of workshops on useful financial topics. TND can help you get the skills you need to make informed decisions regarding your money. Do you what accounts financial institutions offer? Are you aware of the high cost of credit card debt? Is your credit history in rough shape? Are you spending your money wisely? These are some of the questions you can have answered in our Financial Health series.

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Financial Aid

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