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Financial Assistance for Easton Residents

The Easton Select Board has compiled the following summary of town and local programs available for residents in need of financial assistance. An individual, family, or household may qualify for multiple programs. Additionally, there is information below on state or regional organizations that provide financial assistance, along with cost saving opportunites that are non-income based. Please also visit the town departments (see left sidebar) for information on specific programs. Thank you.
Real Estate Tax Exemption Information. For abatement form and additional information, please visit the Assessors' Office web page.
Easton Food Pantry Town Offices, 136 Elm Street, N. Easton, 02356

MASS 211, 2-1-1 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and Referral.  2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember and universally recognizable number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families seeking services or volunteer opportunities and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies.  2-1-1 makes it possible for people to navigate the complex and ever-growing maze of human service programs.  By making services easier to access, 2-1-1 encourages prevention and fosters self-sufficiency.  It also is hoped to reduce the number of non-emergency calls inappropriately made to 911. Calls are free, available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week. All calls are confidential. Visit or

* For resources available statewide, see


Housing Assistance:

This brochure lists many resources for homeowners and renters in need of assistance. For additional help, please contact Wayne Beitler, Community Planner at (508) 230-0645.

Financial assistance is avialble toward the purchase of a home in Easton. Click Homebuyer Assistance Program for further information.

Homestead Act and Forms (Sec. of Commonwealth)

Massachusetts Unemployment Services:
Mass Department Division of Unemployment Assistance: General Information 
Teleclaim services: Call 1-877-626-6800 if you are calling from area codes: 508, 351, 413, 774, and 978. 
Online Unemployment Claims: UI Online
Nearby Unemployment Insurance Walk-in Service Centers: 
34 School St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Taunton Career Center
72 School St. 
Taunton, MA 02780

Career Centers in Massachusetts
Employment resources at the Ames Free Library

Cable and Telephone Assistance:

Please email us if you need further assistance.