State Assistance Programs

This page provides links to information about government benefits available in Massachusetts and local community resources.

Government Benefits Available in Massachusetts
Includes information about SNAP, MassHealth, and other state assistance programs.

Other community-based resources:

Amherst Survival Center
The Amherst Survival Center connects residents of Hampshire and Franklin Counties to food, clothing, healthcare, wellness, and community, primarily through volunteer efforts.

Northampton Survival Center
The Northampton Survival Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for low-income individuals and families throughout Hampshire County by providing nutritious food and other resources in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.