Community Resource Guide


Emergency Numbers

Searching For Housing

Tenant/Landlord Resources

Emergency Assistance and Homelessness Resources

Food, Fuel, Furniture, and Other Assistance

Health Resources

Figuring Out Finances

Senior Services

Education, Job Assistance, and Other Community Resources

Waltham has many agencies and services that provide great value to our community. The following links are just a few that are most relevant to WATCH’s work - many more are in our resources guide (link above). If you need help with your housing or other issue, please contact WATCH's Housing Advocacy Clinic at 781-891-6689 x203 and staff will help you directly with your housing issue and/or connect you with right resource.

City of Waltham

Waltham Community Home Page (compilation of local resources)

Waltham-based Nonprofit Agencies

Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau (serves Waltham, Watertown, Newton; closed in summer)
(781) 893-4793

Community Day Center of Waltham (for the homeless; open weekdays 12-4 pm; 16 Felton Street; offers an emergency night shelter in the winter)
781) 392-6311

Opportunities for Inclusion (developmental disabilities)

Charles River Community Health Center

More Than Words (youth job training and leadership program)

Parent Information Center of the Waltham Public Schools (for families with children in public school)

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence
(781) 891-0724
Hotline: (800) 899-4000

Waltham Family School (children age 3-5 attend preschool and their parents attend ESL classes 4 days a week during school year)

Waltham Fields Community Farm