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Important phone numbers for older adults

Here are some important numbers to keep in mind if you’re looking for help. Common business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Phone Numbers
Elderly Affairs (main number) 617-635-4366
Senior Shuttle 617-635-3000
Boston Seniority 617-635-2360
Veronica B. Smith Multi-Service Senior Center 617-635-6120
For emergencies 911
24-hour, non-emergency service 311
Boston City Hall 617-635-4000
Neighborhood Services 617-635-3485
City Council 617-635-3040
Election Department 617-635-3767
Fire Department 617-343-3550
Police Department 617-343-4500
Housing Authority 617-451-1250
Public Library 617-536-5400
Public Works 617-635-4900
Transportation Department 617-635-4680


Still have questions? Contact:
Age Strong Commission
1 City Hall Square
Room 271
Boston, MA 02201