BOSTON – Today the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) issued additional warnings to residents of skimming scams that have impacted some DTA clients. The agency and its investigations team became aware of banks and retailers who appear to have had their ATMs and card processing terminals compromised. These scams are aimed at obtaining credit, debit andContinue reading “Massachusetts Residents Advised to Protect Public Benefits from Scams￼”
With the cold weather upon us, we want to be sure our Westford seniors have the essentials like heat and electricity. Please contact Annette or Alison in the Social Work/Outreach department if you or someone you know may be living in difficult conditions. Also, keep in mind that our center is backed up by aContinue reading “Outreach!”
SNAP recipients can now shop online at Hannaford, Stop & Shop, Price Chopper and Aldi via Instacart. This is a great way to avoid a shopping trip if you are concerned about COVID or you just find it difficult to get out.
Westford Veterans Agent, Ryan Cobleigh is available to assist with questions about benefits and/or other needed services or information. To speak with Ryan, please call 978-392-1170 or visit http://westfordma.gov/veterans
Hal Schreiber, our volunteer tax expert, will be back this year to complete 2021 federal and state income tax returns. Dick Severyn will also be back to assist Hal. This is a free service sponsored by your Senior Center and there are no age or income limits. This year, your Senior Center tax aide siteContinue reading “Sign up for Income Tax Help”
DON’T FORGET….Now is the time to think about your winter heating costs. If your household annual gross income is below $40,951 (1 person) or $53,521 (2 people) and you are interested in learning about the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)-fuel assistance program, call Alison at 978-399-2325 or Annette at 978-399-2326. We have applicationsContinue reading “LIHEAP Fuel Assistance Program”
FREE PIANO LESSONS: Thursday eveningsMeaghan Lu, a Westford Academy Student who is passionate about music, is volunteering her time on Thursday nights to provide piano lessons. Call 978-692-5523 to set up a lesson time.
FRIENDLY CALLS: This pandemic has created social challenges for many, leading some to isolation and loneliness. If you would like to hear a friendly voice, Annette can set you up with a volunteer for regular calls. This is a win/win program where volunteers get to help and folks home alone benefit from contact. Please letContinue reading “Want a phone buddy?”
The town of Westford has several property tax exemptions for residents: those with limited income, blind, disabled, veterans and more. You may be eligible for a tax break and if you are interested in learning more about your options you can call the Assessor’s office at 978-692-5504 or call Annette to review them at 978-399-2326
Let us introduce our new Transportation Dispatcher, Robert (Bob) Rafferty. Bob has been with the Cameron Senior Center for four years as the social media manager and evening supervisor. He is also a part of the Communication Advisory Committee for the Town of Westford. He has been married to his lovely wife Becky for 10Continue reading “Welcome Bob Rafferty: Transportation Dispatcher”