Services for Lexington Residents

Lexington Programs to assist Low and Moderate Income Residents

Veterans’ Services

The priority of the Veterans' Services District is to aid and assist all veterans, their widows or spouses, and/or their dependent children, in the Towns of Lexington & Bedford through the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services, with short or long term medical assistance, financial aid, assistance with state applications for veterans' benefits, and administration of veteran’s benefits provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Transportation Services

Lexington offers a variety of transportation options to get you around town, neighboring communities, and greater Boston. See the Transportation Services page of the Town of Lexington website for more information.

Human Services

The Lexington Department of Human Services provides central access to information and referral, clinical and financial assessments, connection to resources and consultation services to all Lexington residents. Programs are tailored to meet the needs of youth, families, adults and seniors.  

Energy Assistance

The Lexington Emergency Assistance Fund (LEAF) provides limited financial assistance to Lexington residents experiencing unforeseen and unexpected financial crises. These one-time funds are provided as a last resort for critical needs when other funding sources are unavailable or have been exhausted.

Housing Assistance

The Lexington Housing Authority provides rental units which serve those with extremely low, very low and low income. The maximum income must be less than or equal to 80% of the area.