For a comprehensive listing of services, go to Mass Resouces


Greater Lawrence Community Action Council

Community Action offers such programs as:

  • Community Partnerships for Children
  • Child Care Center
  • Head Start
  • Energy Programs (Fuel Assistance)
  • Education & Training
  • Housing Services

Health & Nutrition Services

Mass Resources—a free on-line resource guide for Massachusetts residents

Food Stamps (SNAP) Application

The WIC Program

Community Contact Resource

County Office

Emergency Assistance:

Emergency Assistance Application

The local office of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is:  TANF Office, 15 Union Street, Lawrence, MA 01840    Phone: (978) 725-7100     Fax: (978) 681-6216     Mon - Fri 7:00am to 5:00pm


Lawrence Valley Works Career Center

Homeownership & Financial Literacy:

Lawrence Community Works
Homeownership counseling, financial literacy, skills training, ESL and childrens programs

Household Items:

Project Home Again
Provides low-income families with household goods free of charge.

Child Care:

Child Care Circuit
Referrals and resources for childcare

Community Partnerships for Children