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SSCAC's COVID-19 Emergency Response

If you would like to help SSCAC provide emergency assistance with food, housing, and other household expenses for those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, please consider making a donation.

 


 

71 Obery Street Remains Closed To Public

During this difficult and rapidly changing time, SSCAC is focused on the health and well-being of our clients, staff, volunteers, and communities. As a result, we are adapting the way we normally conduct business and will continue to provide essential services to the best of our ability.

Until further notice, SSCAC has closed 71 Obery Street in Plymouth to the public. The office is staffed Monday through Friday. Our staff is available to assist by phone and email with the following:

Agency and Program Updates

Fuel Assistance Program

Learn More About SSCAC's Fuel Assistance Program

(New) Apply Online / SSCAC's Client Portal

You may submit a pre-application online by clicking on SSCAC's new Fuel Assistance client portal: (CLICK HERE)

This process is for first time applicants only. You will receive a follow up call from a staff member to review all information submitted through the portal. The staff member will also inform you of any missing documents needed to complete this process. Please review what documents you will need to submit or upload before beginning under the "How to Apply" tab.


Heating System Repair

If you are a Fuel Assistance eligible client and have a heating system emergency,
please call 774-283-6253.

Learn More About SSCAC's Heating System Repair

Case Management And Emergency Assistance

If you live in SSCAC’s service area and need help with your rent, mortgage, or overdue internet bills, click here to complete the Emergency Assistance Application online. If you would prefer to download the application in PDF format, click here or call reception at 508-747-7575 to have a paper application mailed to you.

If you are several months behind on your rent or mortgage; need help with first, last and security deposit; or need assistance with moving costs please click this link for RAFT and other state housing assistance by first selecting your town in drop down menu.

Learn More About SSCAC's Case Management and Emergency Assistance

South Shore Early Education

Our South Shore Early Education Centers have re-opened and are now enrolling preschool age children. Click here to complete the Enrollment Application online or click here to download the application.

Contact South Shore Early Education

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Food Resources and Distribution Center

SSCAC is able to accept food donations at our Food Distribution Center at 71 Obery St. on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 – 12:00 or at area Food Bin locations listed on the Food Resources Program page on our website.

We are currently working with Plymouth and Middleborough school departments to support food efforts for children who are eligible for free/reduced lunch.

Please contact your local school department to learn more about feeding programs in your town.

Anyone interested in supporting the Food Resources Program efforts is encouraged to drop off food donations at collection bins at the following locations:

  • Big Y Supermarket - Kingston
  • Pinehills - Great Island - Plymouth
  • Pinehills - Post Office - Plymouth
  • Pinehills - Stonebridge Club - Plymouth
  • Pinehills - The Market - Plymouth
  • Pinehills - Winslow's View - Plymouth
  • Shaw's Market - Cedarville - Plymouth
  • Stop and Shop - Kingston
  • Stop and Shop - Plymouth

Plymouth Public Schools have also set up food donation bins at the following locations:

  • Indian Brook Elementary School - 1181 State Rd.
  • South Elementary School - 178 Bourne Rd.
  • Plymouth Community Intermediate School - 117 Long Pond Rd.
  • West Elementary School - 170 Plympton Rd.
  • Hedge Elementary School - 258 Standish Ave.

Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline has the most current information and resources for finding assistance with food across the state. The FoodSource Hotline can be reached at 800-645-8333 from 8am-7pm Monday-Friday, and Saturdays from 10am-2pm, and can provide information in 160 languages.

Project Bread has also compiled a list of MA meal sites where children and families can access food during school closures. For the most up-to-date information they have available, visit https://meals4kids.org/summer. Plans are continuously changing, so continue checking back if you do not find any meals for your community.

South Shore Family Network

All parent-child playgroups and parenting workshops are beinh provided virtually at this time.

We will video-record parent-child activities and email/post to social media to continue supporting parents as their child’s first and best teacher.

Follow SSCAC on Facebook, Twitter an Instagram for weekly updates.

If you have any questions, please call 774-283-6247 or email.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

If you have not yet filed your tax return, you may be able to do so for free through www.myfreetaxes.com.

If we prepared/filed your returns and you need assistance,
please call 508-747-7575 x6254.