3.16.2020

Resources




If you have any questions about who your property manager is please refer below.

Manuel Arroyo-Galarza Property Manager, Urban Edge
T (617) 989-1052/marroyogalarza@winnco.com
1542 Columbus Ave, Roxbury, MA 02119 
Properties: Harvard Hill, Jackson Common, UELP 

Daniel McCarthy Property Manager, Urban Edge
T (617) 989-1052 | F (617) 989-1295 dmccarthy@winnco.com
1542 Columbus Ave, Roxbury, MA 02130 
Properties: Dimock, Jamaica Plain Apartments

Nicholas Valdez Property Manager, Urban Edge
T (617) 989-1052 | F (617) 989-1295 nvaldez@winnco.com
1542 Columbus Ave, Roxbury, MA 02119 
Properties: Bancroft, Dixwell, Cleaves Court & 52/62 Montebello Rd 

Regina Placid Property Manager, Urban Edge
T (617) 989-0168 F (617) 427-6592 
TTY (800) 439-2370| rplacid@winnco.com
9 Wardman Road – Rear, Boston, MA 02119
Properties: Wardman UE LP; Wilshire Westminster LLC;
Walnut Washington Apartments LP; Walker Park Apartments

Rena Wright Property Manager, Urban Edge
T (617) 825-0411| F (617) 825-4308 
rawright@winnco.com
133 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02124 
Property: Theroch Apartments 

Migna Colon Property Manager, Urban Edge
T (617) 989-9824|mcolon@WINNCO.com
1592 Columbus Ave, Roxbury, MA 02119 
Property: Academy Homes I

Carmen Maribel Property Manager, Urban Edge
T (617) 427-9400| F (617) 427-9401
camirabal@winnco.com
20 Amory Ave, Roxbury, MA 02119 
Properties: Amory Terrace Egleston Crossing Ennis Highland 


It is important to know during this time, there are multiple resources for access to food and questions regarding COVID-19.


COVID-19 Test Sites:

The Dimock Center

Whittier Street Health Center

DotHouse Health

Codman Square Health Center

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center

Mattapan Community Health Center

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

Upham’s Corner Health Center

Bowdoin Street Health Center

Brigham and Women’s Faulker Community Physicians at Hyde Park

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Carney Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

Tufts Medical Center

To donate and support families in need please visit:

Roxbury Mutual Aid

The Boston Foundation

The City of Boston Resiliency Fund

United Way Fund

Asian Community Emergency Relief Fund: Call one of the hotline numbers listed at the link, which are available in 4 languages, for more information.

BAGLY Emergency Direct Aid for LGBTQ+ Youth: $50-$100 gift cards available to LGBTQ+ youth ages 25 and under.

Betancourt Macias Family Scholarship Foundation: National fund offering grants to undocumented individuals.

City of Boston – Boston Artist Relief Fund: Grants of $500 and $1000 for artists experiencing lost revenue as a result of closings and cancellations.

Club Passim PEAR Fund: Grants of up to $500 per individual will be made to musicians experiencing lost revenue from gig cancellations.

Determined Divas: Determined Divas has created a small fund to help pay bills of up to $100 during the Coronavirus crisis.

MassUndocuFund (WAITLIST ONLY): Funds specifically for undocumented workers.

ONE FAIR WAGE — Emergency Coronavirus Tipped and Service Worker Support Fund: Temporary cash gifts for tipped workers and other service workers.

Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation COVID19 Crisis Relief Fund: Temporary cash gifts for restaurant workers.

The Leadership Brainery (WAITLIST ONLY): $100 ‘mini’ grant towards education. Students must be racially/ethnically diverse and/or LGBTQ+ first-generation college students who are currently enrolled as undergraduate at accredited college/university in Greater Boston and have been ordered to vacate on-campus housing.


Senior Support:

Boston Elder INFO

Rental relief options:

City of Boston Rental Relief Fund

Available Mortgage and relief options: 

Fannie Mae Assistance Options for Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19

Guidance for small businesses:

City of Boston: Financial Relief Handbook for Small Business Owners

Commonwealth of MA: COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses

US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance

Boston Main Streets COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

For more information about COVID-19 please visit the state government website here.

For questions about testing please call your primary care doctor or the Mayor’s Health line 617-535-5050. (Do not call 911)

COVID-19 MassHealth Updates:
– MassHealth will cover all coronavirus testing and treatment
– MassHealth is allowing early refills and 90 day supplies of medicine
– MassHealth will cover telemedicine and has expanded telehealth and telephonic services
– If you meet the income standard, need COVID-19 testing, and do not have health insurance, you will automatically be enrolled in MassHealth.
– MassHealth has expanded insurance eligibility for uninsured residents who turn up at hospitals with an illness.

If you are being quarantined in a home you don’t feel safe you can call this number 24/7:
508-583-6498 or the National Domestic Hotline 800-799-7233

For free internet with Comcast click here:

For free educational websites check out:

Boston Public Library

Roxbury Prep K-8 Remote Learning

Family Nurturing Center

for Spanish:

Family Nurturing Center in Spanish

Switcharoozoo

Nat Geo for Kids

Into the Book

Seussville

ABC YA

FunBrain

PBS Kids

Starfall

Storyline Online

Highlights Kids


For Food Resources:

Pandemic EBT: All families with a child attending Boston Public Schools or charter schools in the city of Boston will receive financial assistance for food under the Pandemic EBT or PEBT program. Cards will arrive in the mail. If you have an EBT card, funds will be added to your account. Using a P-EBT card will not impact you or your child’s immigration status.

Combined Jewish Philanthropies: If you’re in financial distress, call the CJP Warmline at 1-800-CJP-9500.

Expensify.org: Expensify.org will reimburse up to $50 of SNAP groceries.

Foodcare Boston Covid-19 Relief: Elevate Boston, in partnership with Wilahmena’s Place and the Breakfast Spot, are supporting families in need with food care packages (including fresh food, nonperishables, toiletries and PPE). All families are required to pre-register here. For Boston residents only.

Food Not Bombs: Wednesday grocery pickup at Brazilian Worker Center in Allston is available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Greater Boston Food Bank Partner Directory: This is a directory of all of the food pantries and soup kitches GBFB works with in the greater Boston area

Haley House: Open to the public, free breakfast can be picked up weekdays + brunch on Sundays.

ICNARelief Specialty Pantry: Free healthy meals available for pickup on Tuesdays from 1 to 3pm at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, with vegetarian and halal options.

Makeshift Boston: Open to the public, free groceries can be picked up on Mondays at 5:30pm.

Meal Sites for Adults: Free meals for adults at sites in the city.

The Red Sox Foundation (TEMPORARILY PAUSED): The Emergency Hardship Fund will provide $250 grocery store gift cards to help those who are experiencing food insecurity as a result of COVID-19.

Violence in Boston/Food for the Soul Grove Hall: Meal delivery – please call (617) 652-0151 to confirm.

West End House Family Meal Delivery (WAITLIST ONLY): West End House is offering grocery delivery for West End House members and its Allston-Brighton neighbors.Food care Boston has grab and go packages Tuesday’s and Friday’s 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at 1544 Columbus Ave. Roxbury, MA. For more info call 617-756-2288 or email Foodcareboston@gmail.com

Red Sox Fund

For parents who cannot find formula for their babies in-store call the number on the back of the can you do have and they should you a whole case during this time. 

The Greater Food Bank Boston has links to SNAP, statewide map of school meal sites, pantries, community meal programs, and distribution programs. Click here to learn more

School children and Seniors that are depending on lunches can go to The Breakfast Spot, 2805 Washington St. Roxbury, MA from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Tuesday’s and Friday’s they will deliver to Seniors only if you give your information to the management office.

Project Bread is offering assistance to those in need you can call Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333. or click here

For more details for BPS students click here

Here is a list of sites where Boston Public School Students can get access to breakfast and lunch:

YMCA: 776 Washington St, Dorchester, MA 02124
Father Jack Roussin Community Center
YMCA of Greater Boston Thomas M. Menino
YMCA Oak Square Boston
YMCA Parkway Community
YMCA Roxbury YMCA
YMCA: 8 Oak St W, Boston, MA 02116
Constitution Inn Parkway Community YMCA
YMCA: 725 Lexington St, Waltham, MA 02452
Gallivan Community Center
Clougherty Pool
Curtis Hall Community
Draper Pool
Flaherty Pool
Grove Hall Community Center
Hennigan Community Center
John P Holland Community Council
Hyde Park Community Center
500 Cambridge St
Leahy Holloran Community Center
BCYF Recreation Center at Madison Park
Marshall Community Center
BCYF Martin Pino Community Center
Mason Pool Mattahunt Community Center
Boston Center-Youth & Families
BCYF Mirabella Pool
Nazzaro Community Center
Paris Street Community Center
Perkins Community Center
Boston Center-Youth & Families
BCYF Roche Community Center
Roslindale Community School Council, Inc
2730 Washington St
Tobin Community Center
Tynan Community Center
Vine Street Community Center
BCYF Martin Pino Community Center
The Kennedy Center
VietAID
136 Lenox St
297 Centre St #2
100 Warren St
150 Byron St
835 Huntington Ave
Franklin Park Zoo
Roxbury Crossing
Orient Heights
Beach Ryan Playground

 

PROGRAMS & CLASSES CALENDAR