Vital Numbers

Elder Affairs

  • 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636)
  • TDD/TTY: 1-800-872-0166
  • Fax: 1-617-727-9368

Elder Abuse Hoteline (with TTY): 1-800-922-2275

For the latest information on programs, services, resources and related links available to Massachusetts elders and their families go to

Mystic Valley Elder Services: 781-324-7705  email:

Winthrop Housing Authority: 617-846-7100

Senior Lunch Program: CRW Elder Services/Mystic Valley Meals on Wheels: 617-884-2500

Fuel Assistance: CAPIC in Chelsea: 617-884-6130

Social Security: 1-800-772-1213  (TTY: 1-800-325-0778)

Mass Health: 1-800-841-2900  (TTY: 1-800-497-4648)

SHINE: 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636) press 2, or make an appointment with SHINE Counselor Charles Randall at the Senior Center (617-846-8538)