Community Resource Guide: Governmental Benefits Programs

Find unemployment compensation. Either apply online or call.

TeleClaim Center for area codes 978, 351, 413, 508, 774: (877) 626-6800
Other area codes: (617) 626-6800

Find information on benefits, social security numbers, social security disability, etc.

Local Office: 135 Beaver Street, Waltham

Phone: 800-772-1213
Hours as listed online:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 am - 4 pm;
Wednesday: 9 am - 12 noon.
Find assistance with SNAP Benefits, cash assistance programs, and job assistance.
Closest Office: Chelsea Center DTA SSI Office
80 Everett Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150
Open: Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Phone: 617 - 551-1700
To find the directions to the office: click here.

To send documents only: Send to DTA Document Processing Center,

P.O. Box 4406

Taunton, MA, 02780

MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services- Cash Assistance
Find information about aid to low income elders, families, and children (TAFDC, EAEDC). Many of these programs are run through DTA.

To find your local service provider, click here.