Resident Resources

Click on any of the links below to get more information about these resources and opportunities available for residents.

COVID-19 Updates


Residents can text BOSCOVID to 99411 to opt-in to alerts in English and the following keywords to opt-in to alerts in the languages below: 

  • Text BOSEspanol to 99411 for Spanish

  • Text BOSKreyol to 99411 for Haitian Creole

  • Text BOSFrancais to 99411 for French

  • Text BOSKriolu to 99411 for Cabo Verdean Creole

  • Text BOSPortugues to 99411 for Portuguese

Residents who have questions are encouraged to call 311 to be connected with a telephonic interpreter, or through the Mayor's Health Line at (617) 534-5050. Updates in 10 total languages can additionally be accessed through Each language has its own page and hosts multilingual print materials distributed citywide.

Healing After Trauma During COVID-19 (English)
Sanando Después Del Trauma Durante Covid-19 (Spanish)
CO VID-19期間  創傷後治愈  (Chinese)

Emergency Meal Sites:

Emergency Meal Locations

Letter from the Mayor:

Letter from the Mayor
Español - Letter from the Mayor
Kreyòl Ayisyen - Letter from the Mayor
普通话 - Letter from the Mayor 
Kriolu - Letter from the Mayor
РУССКИЙ - Letter from the Mayor
PORTUGUÊS - Letter from the Mayor
العربية - Letter from the Mayor
AF-SOOMALI - Letter from the Mayor
TIẾNG VIỆT - Letter from the Mayor

2020 Census:

Respond to the Census! Español 普通话 
Complete the Census online here!
Complete the Census over the Phone
Print Guides to complete the Census in 50+ Languages
Video Guides to complete the Census in 50+ Languages
Why the Census is important to your community
How your Privacy is Protected
Apply to be a Census worker


FREE 2 Months of WiFi from Comcast, $9.95 per month after that
Aplicaión en Español
Apply over the phone:1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376).

FREE Smart Phone, Data Plan, Texting, and Calling from Assurance Wireless, by Sprint
Assurance Wireless Esp and Chn

General Information:

The Boston Parks Winter Fitness Series
Boston Tax Help Coalition Free Tax Services
Chase Chats


Marine Biologist in Training with the New England Aquarium
Hyde Square Task Force's Jóvenes en Acción Program

Youth/Young Adults:

MBTA Youth Pass
YouthBuild Boston Pre-Apprentice Program
YouthBuild Boston Designery Program
YouthBuild Boston Building Trades Exploration Program
Per Scholas Network Support
HEART Home Health Aide Training
Youth First 
Job Corp Career Training

Seniors/Older Adults:

City of Boston Age Strong Commission


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