Action, Inc. of Cape Ann Massachusetts

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Our Client Services are for many people the first step toward receiving the help they need to improve their lives.

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ACTION's Client Services department offers a range of assistance and resources. Our Advocates help with applications for public benefits, referrals to other service providers, help with housing issues such as eviction notices, financial advice and budgeting, and more. For many individuals, speaking with an Advocate is the first step toward a better life. Advocates are also available to meet with clients at our satellite offices in Ipswich and Rockport.

Access to Public Benefits

Get help accessing and understanding public benefits, including:

TAFDC (Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children)

EAEDC (Emergency Aid to Elders, Disabled, & Children)

Emergency Assistance

Social Security


Medicaid / MassHealth - immediate onsite submission available

Food Stamps / SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) -immediate onsite submission available

Housing Services

Click here to visit our Housing Services page.

Other Support Services

Help with quit notices, court summons, and other document processes

Help managing your budget or debt

Crisis intervention

Outside Resources For Massachusetts legal information.

Lifeline and Link-up: Affordable telephone service for eligible consumers. Detailed info about the many types of assistance available to those living in Massachusetts, and access to useful benefits calculators to help determine income eligibility. National Council on Aging's Benefits Check Up allows you to apply for extra help through Medicare's Prescription Drug Coverage and see what other benefits you may be eligible for. 

Health and Human Services Council

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