Closures/Interruption of Service

Headstart

Closed through May 4. Accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Inquire here.

 

Massachusetts RMV (as of 3/21/20)

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles has extended deadlines for vehicle inspections, commercial licenses, and permits.

 

City of Waltham (as of 3/13/20)

We are asking the public to transact any city business by email, phone, or electronically for payment of bills and not come into any City building unless absolutely necessary.

All Waltham Public Schools will be closed through April 6th, Waltham City Hall will be closed to the public starting March 16th.

3/15/20 Trash and recycling on schedule.

3/16/20 City Council Committee & School Committee meetings cancelled.  City Council will meet 3/23/20.  Public can view the meeting online at WCAC.

 

Waltham Housing Division (as of 3/13/20)

Our office will not be processing any applications for the next two weeks.  We will reassess at the end of the two weeks.

 

Waltham Housing Authority

Please utilize black rent boxes at the following locations or USPS mail for checks and any other correspondence.

48 Pine Street
101 Prospect Street
110 Pond Street

 

Waltham Public Library (as of 3/13/20)

Closed as of March 13th until further notice. We are in the process of extending Library materials currently checked out so they are not due back until May 1. No need to do anything. Fines will be waived when we reopen.

 

Waltham Council on Aging (as of 3/11/20)

All activities and classes at the Waltham Senior Center are CANCELLED as of 3/11/20, and the Senior Center will be CLOSED from Thursday, March 19th through April 30th, 2020.

The Council on Aging continues to field calls from seniors remotely. They have also been contacting the most frail and isolated seniors who have limited support systems, and encourage residents to check in with their elderly neighbors. If you are a senior and unable to meet your needs, please call the senior center at 781-314-3499.

They are able to deliver frozen meals to those with no other resources. For seniors who miss the fitness classes, the Council has delivered DVD's of some classes to WCAC, the local cable station!

 

Waltham Recreation Department (as of 3/13/20)

Waltham Recreation Programs, including Spring Registration will be suspended March 13, 2020 until further notice.

 

Waltham Boys & Girls Club

Closed while the Waltham Public Schools are closed.

 

Metro Housing Boston (as of 3/13/20)

Metro Housing will be closed to the public at least through Friday, March 27. However, key programs such as RAFT are still supported

For help with your questions about vouchers and leases, please contact: Gateway@MetroHousingBoston.org

For information about supportive services or housing advice (including RAFT), please contact: ResourceLine@MetroHousingBoston.org

 

Family Access Community Connections (as of 3/13/20)

Learn and Play groups at the Library and Boys & Girls Club are cancelled, and will follow the lead of those organizations in terms of starting up again.

 

Household Goods (as of 3/13/20)

Closed through Friday March 27th.

 

The Community Day Center 3/16/20

Case managers are available by phone from 12:30-4:30 pm on weekdays to help people who are experiencing homelessness. They are able to help identify resources, problem-solve, access hygiene items and clothing, and provide referrals for medical care. Case management appointments can be made for housing, health insurance, food stamps, and assistance with resumes and job applications.

To contact case managers, call 857-504-4765 or 339-338-9108.

 

MBTA 3/16/20

All MBTA services will run on a reduced schedule in the interest of the health and safety of riders and employees. Passengers are also being asked to board back doors, to protect drivers. Full details

 

Latinos en Accion 3/16/20

English Classes cancelled until further notice.

 

WCAC, Community Access TV

Closed to the public until further notice.  Staff will continue working with modified hours and we will continue to cover government meetings.

 

MassHire Career Center,  Framingham 3/16 

Offer help in filing for unemployment online in self-service center.
Closed 3/16 and 3/17

 

Social Security Office, Waltham 3/17

Close in-person services starting Tuesday.  Will only provide phone service.  Access www.socialsecurity.gov for business that can be conducted online
Waltham office 1-800-772-1213