Services for Sudbury Residents

Sudbury Programs to assist Low and Moderate Income Residents

Capital Improvement

Sudbury Small Grant Program - The purpose of this grant program is to provide assistance to low and moderate income Sudbury residents to make repairs and alterations to their homes for safety and health reasons. Grants awarded for up to $5,000. Click here for Application.

Contact Person: Planning Office, (978) 639-3387, housing@sudbury.ma.us

Energy Assistance

The Town of Sudbury provides an intake site for the Massachusetts Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program which provides assistance to households with their cost of heat in the winter months. Eligibility is based on gross annual income and family size.

Contact Person: Martha Lynn, (978) 639 – 3385, lynnm@sudbury.ma.us

Financial Assistance

Hope Sudbury – The Hope Fund is available to offer financial assistance to residents with emergency or unexpected financial need. Funds are available for fuel, utilities, medical bills, rent/mortgage and other needs. Funding decisions are based on individual circumstances, not specific income limits. Distributions are capped at $500 per individual and $1,000 per family.

Household Goods

Household Goods, Inc., located in Acton, distributes recycled household items free of charge to individuals and families in need. Requires referral by a social service worker or agency.

Medical Care

Metrowest Free Medical Program is held on Tuesday evenings at Congregation Beth El (105 Hudson Road, Sudbury). Licensed physicians, nurses, social workers offer general and specialty care to area residents who lack health insurance. Call to confirm dates and hours, (508) 656-0740.

Senior Center

The Senior Center serves as an information resource for local seniors. Ana Cristina, Outreach Information Specialist, provides information about resources and services for older adults and their families in the Sudbury area. She can provide referrals for home care services, assisted living and nursing home facilities, support groups, adult day health services and more. She can reached at (978) 443-3055.

Social Worker

The Town Social Worker, Bethany Hadvab, provides resources, referrals, and public health education to town residents of all ages. The social worker can be reached at 978-440-5476 or hadvabb@sudbury.ma.us. Some social work services provided are:

  • Referrals to services related to: mental health, medical, parenting, housing, finances, basic needs, etc.
  • Providing information on area resources and services for the elderly, individuals with disabilities, children and families, low-income individuals, and those with a variety of other specialized needs
  • Connecting residents with community supports to help complete applications for services such as: food stamps, social security disability, fuel assistance, DMH (Department of Mental Health), Mass Health, etc.

Tax Assistance

Veterans’ Tax Work-Off program (limited spaces) is offered through the Senior Center. Participants work 80 hours over the course of the year and receive an $800 abatement off of their annual real estate taxes. This is an extension of the Tax Work-Off program offered to Sudbury Seniors.

Contact Person: Veterans Agent at (978) 639 – 3357, veterans@sudbury.ma.us

Other Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of Saint Vincent De Paul at Our Lady of Fatima provides person to person assistance to those in need.  Help is given without regard to religious affiliation. To request assistance, contact the parish office. Recipients must be the residents of the town of Sudbury.

Contact Person: Parish office at (978) 443-2647.