Specialized Services

These intensive, personalized services are pivotal in engaging households and stabilizing them in their communities.


RCAP Solutions can assist individuals and families with specialized services which includes; assistance with applying for emergency funding, gaining access to mental health and substance abuse centers, and obtaining public benefits and legal help.

Individuals and families are matched with a case manager to provide specialized services and referrals. This can include:

  • Assistance applying for financial assistance
  • Assistance applying for subsidized housing programs
  • Referrals to mediation centers (resolving landlord/tenant disputes before they go to court)
  • Referrals to free legal services (if a landlord/tenant dispute goes to court)
  • Referrals to emergency shelters
  • Referrals to mental health facilities and substance use centers
  • Referrals to public benefits/supportive programs, such as:
    • SNAP (food stamps)
    • WIC (nutrition program for women and children)
    • Fuel assistance
    • And more…

Resources Throughout Central Massachusetts

Community Healthlink: Mental illness, substance use, and homelessness recovery services.
Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA): Direct economic assistance (cash benefits), food assistance (SNAP benefits), and workforce training opportunities.
Eviction Legal Help: Free legal help to low-income tenants who are facing eviction.

Find Emergency Family Shelter: If you are in need of Massachusetts shelter services.
Fuel Assistance: Get help paying for heating your house or apartment.
MA Attorney General’s Office: Consumer Advocacy & Response Division
Resolution Massachusetts (Housing Mediation): Mediaton Centers can help tenants and landlords resolve disputes and find flexible solutions that work for everyone.
SNAP benefits (food stamps): Provides a monthly benefit to buy nutritious foods.
Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program: Keeps pregnant and breastfeeding women and kids under 5 healthy.

Have questions? Looking for assistance?

If you have any questions or are interested in learning more about these services, please contact us via email: HCECedu@rcapsolutions.org or phone: (978) 630-6772