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Available from the Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse, to download in English or order other versions: Chinese, Haitian Creole, Khmer, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese

Available from the Federation website, copies of

brochure and sample form

One simple form can provide basic emergency notification to your local emergency responders


MassHealth Help? Contact the DPH Community Support Line: 800-882-1435 or Mass. Family Voices at the Federation for Children with Special Needs: 617-236-7210.

To learn about Medicare coverage and benefits, contact the Massachusetts SHINE Program, at 800-AGE-INFO (800-243-4636). Press 3 for a SHINE Counselor in your area.

Contact the Office of Patient Protection if you disagree with an insurer's determination to not pay for a service or medical treatment they deem is "not necessary."

Family TIES of Massachusetts is funded and supported by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition.