Get Help

United Way has made funds available through a number of Lynn-based organizations to support families who are impacted by lost wages and having difficulty paying for rent or food. Payments will be sent to the vendor or provider of services; money will not be given to individuals directly. Organizations include:

  • Catholic Charities – (617) 451-7906
  • LEO – (781) 581-7220 or
  • LHAND – (339) 883-2342 or
  • MA Coalition for the Homeless serving clients referred by the Lynn Community Health Center – 781-595-7570
  • Northeast Legal Aid –  or click here for legal assistance including help with landlord/tenant concerns
  • The New American Center serving existing client families

Additionally, please contact United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline, which will provide guidance.


Simply dial 2-1-1 on your phone to be connected to someone who can help you find health and human services available in the community. Supported by United Way, Mass 2-1-1 serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Or click to search the 2-1-1 database of available services. Click here to find help >>