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Boston Seniority magazine: Important numbers


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Age Strong Commission

Here are some important numbers to keep in mind if you're looking for help.

Age Strong Commission: 617-635-4366

Helping older Bostonians access the information, programs, and services they need. Our services remain open and available by phone. In-person meetings are by appointment only. Call us, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or email

Age Strong Shuttle: 617-635-3000

We provide Boston residents age 60 and older with free transportation within the City of Boston to non-emergency medical appointments and grocery trips, with advance notice. We also have wheelchair-accessible shuttles.

Mayor's Health Line: 617-534-5050

A free, confidential, multilingual information and referral service. We help and welcome all residents regardless of immigration status. If you or your family needs legal assistance we provide referrals to legal services.

Office of Fair Housing and Equity: 617-635-2500

This office works to prevent discrimination and ensure fair and equitable access to housing for all people of Boston.

Governor’s Office: 617-725-4005

Information on the governor’s executive orders.

Attorney General’s Office: 617-727-8400

Workplace and consumer complaints.

Dept. of Unemployment Assistance: 877-626-6800

The call center has multilingual call agents are available.

Call 311 or 617-635-4500

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist with all non-emergency City services.

All emergencies

(Police, Fire, EMS) should be reported to 911.

Boston Seniority Magazine

This article is taken from a recent issues of Boston Seniority magazine. Our magazine covers topics of interest to older Bostonians. These include news, feature stories, resources, and upcoming events.

Boston Seniority magazine