Center for Health Information and Analysis – an independent state agency that examines health care cost, quality information and provides objective data and analysis to assist in the formulation of health care policy.
Department of Children and Families (DCF) is charged with the responsibility of protecting children from child abuse and neglect.
Department of Development Services (DDS) provides services to developmentally disabled individuals through assistance in job placement, transportation, residential services, or intense levels of treatment.
Department of Mental Health (DMH) provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities.
Department of Public Health (DPH) promotes healthy people, healthy families, healthy communities and healthy environments through compassionate care, education and prevention.
Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) assists low-income individuals and families with food and cash assistance, safety and stabilization, and job training.
Department of Veterans’ Services provides information on state and federal benefits, including details about where and how to apply.
Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) assists elders and their families with answers to questions about services and opportunities available to seniors and their caregivers.
MA Commission for the Blind (MCB) provides the quality rehabilitation and social services to blind individuals, leading to independence and full community participation.
MA Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) provides accessible communication, education and advocacy to consumers and private and public entities so that programs, services and opportunities throughout Massachusetts are fully accessible to persons who are Deaf and hard of hearing.
Office of Refugees and Immigrants (ORI) primary responsibility is to administer the federally funded refugee resettlement program, which includes refugee cash and medical assistance, case management, employment services, English language for employment training, foster care for unaccompanied minors, and social adjustment services.