Age Strong Commission

Filed Under: Older Adults
1 City Hall Sq
Room 271
Boston, ma 02201
Phone: (617) 635-4366

Provides programming, resources, and connections to Boston residents who are 55+. Services include:
• Health insurance counseling – The SHINE Program (Serving the Health Information Needs of Everyone) provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance to all Massachusetts residents with Medicare. All our advocates are SHINE certified
• Assistance with filling out applications for benefits like SNAP (food), LIHEAP (fuel), and more
• In-person assessments and home visits
• Providing connections to aging information, programs and services, including Home Care service providers
• Providing connections to City programs and services
• Referrals to legal service providers
• Referrals to protective services in cases of elder abuse, self-neglect or financial exploitation

Service hours

M-F 9 am - 5 pm

Other Locations

The following advocates hold office hours in the following neighborhoods:

Deolina DaVeiga- Mattapan, North Dorchester, Roxbury, Cape Verdean Community (citywide)

Lorna Heron- Fenway/Kenmore, Hyde Park, South Boston

Connie Mohammed- Bay Village, Downtown, North End/Waterfront, West End

Meaghan Murray- Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, South End

Nhung (Ivy) Pham- Chinatown, Roslindale, South Dorchester, Vietnamese Community (citywide)

Marissa Resnick- Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury

Tammy Sutton- Citywide (in-house)

Vilma Valentin- East Boston, Mission Hill, Latino Community (citywide)

Call 617-635-4366 if you’d like to meet with an advocate in your community.

Requirements & Restrictions

Must be 55 or older.

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated June 23, 2020