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Coordinating Care Where Neighbor Brigade Chapters Do Not Exist

Help Around Town
A community marketplace to that connects neighbors with needs with services and volunteers that can help

Just Add Cooking
Metro-Boston based service that delivers fresh, pre-measured ingredients that lead to easy meal preparation

Lotsa Helping Hands
Lotsa Helping Hands offers free tools designed to make life easier for caregivers and volunteers such as secure online Private and Open Community web sites

Meal Train
Volunteers come together to organize meal giving around significant life events

Cancer Support

American Cancer Society Treatment and Support Page

Boston Cancer Support Services
BCS provides information at the state, region, city and town level, such as financial aid opportunities for prescription drugs, prosthetics, and respite care for caregivers. In addition, there are resources for palliative care, clinical trials, free or subsidized lodging, support groups to fit various needs, and more.

Cancer Financial Assistance Foundation

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
A non-profit organization chartered by the State of New York for the purpose of encouraging and supporting research and education on carcinoid and related neuroendocrine cancers.

Care Giver Space

Cleaning for a Reason
Non-profit providing house cleaning services for women undergoing treatments

For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation
Foundation that creates vacation opportunities for eligible cancer patients and their families

Health Support Network
Cancer Care-Giver Assistance

Joe Andruzzi Foundation
Makes grants of up to $700 to help offset expenses like utility bills, rent, mortgage payments, etc.

The Julie Fund
Providing financial patient and family support

Magnolia Meals
Breast cancer support meal service; input zip code to determine if available in your area

Mesothelioma Resources:

Road To Recovery
Transportation assistance to patient treatment

Savor Health
National meal delivery program for cancer patients and caregivers

Treatment Transport via Lyft 
Boston Cancer Support has teamed up with Lyft to provide discounted rides to cancer treatments in the Boston area 

Aging at Home/Elder-Care Support

A Place for Mom Scholarships for Student Caregivers offers scholarships for college students who are caregivers

Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.
Adult Day Health and Alzheimer Day Care Services to clients in more than fifty communities in the Greater Boston area

Resource for seniors looking for affordable in home assistance.  

Jewish Family and Children’s Service
Multi-Service Agency with emphasis on elder care and young families

MA State and Federal Agencies on Aging

Massachusetts Directory of Transportation Resources

Meals on Wheels

Visiting Angels in Acton
Retired nurses providing home care to elderly

Fire/Flood Recovery Support

ServPro of Lexington
Services may be available free of charge to qualifying Neighbor Brigade recipients

At Risk Pregnancies/Multiples Support

Jewish Family & Children’s Service

The Postpartum Doula
Provides assistance with difficult and multiples deliveries

Services For Veterans

Military Friends Foundation
Grant programs, community events, referral services and more to eligible families who have faced hardships related to active service

RSVP Rides for Veterans

Basic Needs

Holiday Season Assistance
Master List of various hunger relief, holiday giving funds, toy drive donations, etc across MA

Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Toys for Tots

Other Support

Addiction Center
Service that helps struggling addicts and their loved ones locate a rehab and/or detox center

Drug Dangers
Organization that lends a hand to patients affected by defective pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices

Service Opportunities for Teens

Teen Life

“Best Volunteer Opportunities for Kids”
CBS network news list of top volunteer opportunities for teens