02143 Social Services

Find 02143 departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services. Departments of social services provide information on food stamps, public assistance, welfare, housing, healthcare, emergency assistance, and child services.


Massachusetts State Social Service Department 810 Memorial Drive Cambridge MA 02139 1.7 miles from 02143 617-520-8700


Boston Social Service Department 41 New Chardon Street Boston MA 02114 2.3 miles from 02143 617-720-3611

Massachusetts State Social Service Department 45 Spruce Street Chelsea MA 02150 2.9 miles from 02143 617-887-7900

Massachusetts State Social Service Department 22 Pleasant Street Malden MA 02148 3.4 miles from 02143 781-388-7100

Massachusetts State Social Service Department 30 Mystic Street Arlington MA 02474 3.7 miles from 02143 781-641-8500

Lynn Social service Department 33 North Common Street Lynn MA 01902 9.2 miles from 02143 781-477-1600

Massachusetts State Social Service Department 1530 River Street Boston MA 02136 9.3 miles from 02143 617-360-2500

Salem Social service Department 45 Congress Street Salem MA 01970 14.2 miles from 02143 978-825-3800

South Weymouth Social service Department 541 Main Street Weymouth Town MA 02190 15.2 miles from 02143 781-682-0800

Massachusetts State Social Service Department 63 Fountain Street Framingham MA 01702 18.3 miles from 02143 508-424-0100

Brockton Social Service Department 110 Mulberry Street Brockton MA 02302 20.3 miles from 02143 508-894-3700

Brockton Social service Department 141 Main Street Brockton MA 02301 21.0 miles from 02143 508-894-3900

Lowell Social service Department 33 East Merrimack Street Lowell MA 01852 21.1 miles from 02143 978-275-6800

Lawrence Social service Department 15 Union Street Lawrence MA 01840 22.7 miles from 02143 978-557-2500

Mansfield Social Service Department 6 Park Row Mansfield MA 02048 25.5 miles from 02143 508-261-7464

Massachusetts State Social Service Department 200 Scotland Road Newbury MA 01951 29.0 miles from 02143 978-462-7478

Rhode Island State Social Service Department 450 Clinton Street Woonsocket RI 02895 33.3 miles from 02143 401-235-6300

Leominster Social service Department 690 Mechanic Street Leominster MA 01453 33.7 miles from 02143 978-466-1500

Plymouth Social Service Department 61 Industrial Park Road Plymouth MA 02360 35.4 miles from 02143 508-732-6200

Massachusetts State Social Service Department 25 Winthrop Street Worcester MA 01604 36.6 miles from 02143 508-929-2130

Who is eligible for Social Services?

Eligibility varies depending on the type of program and the state, county, or local agency. Many programs are based on income and available only to households below a certain income threshold. Other programs may be targeted for specific groups, such as children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.

How do Social Services Departments verify eligibility for programs?

Participation in income-based programs typically requires applicants to provide pay stubs to verify income. Bank statements, tax returns, Social Security benefit letters, and similar documents may also be required. Verification of eligibility for other programs depends on the nature of the service, and the required documentation may include letters from health providers, heating or utility bills, rent or mortgage payments.

What are the requirements for working at a Social Services Department?

Social Workers are among the most common positions in Social Services Departments. Most Social Workers have a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree, though many positions require a Masters of Social Work (MSW). Some form of licensing or certification is required in almost every state. In some cases, several years of supervised work may be part of the licensing process.