Safety Net is at the core of our work. Safety Net funding supports members of our community in immediate crisis to stabilize them and provide a foundation for future success. It includes food, disaster relief, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, and more.
Safety Net services helped more than 100,000 individuals who were unable to meet basic needs due to conditions that created vulnerability. Programs that address these needs such as food distribution, family shelters, legal services, and disaster relief received funding from United Way of Central Massachusetts to assist: