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Massasoit C.A.R.E.S.

At Massasoit, we want you to be successful inside and outside of the classroom! To help you succeed, we are offering community assistance resources for educational success (C.A.R.E.S.) to all students available at the Brockton Campus.

What we offer:

Massasoit C.A.R.E.S. & BAMSI

The Massasoit C.A.R.E.S. office and The Center for Basic Needs Security can help you locate: Healthcare, food services, housing, services for children, and other resources to help with household expenses. If you need assistance, please complete this Intake Form, and a member of the C.A.R.E.S. team will contact you shortly.

Additionally, the BAMSI Helpline connects Massasoit students to a number of social services in the area. Please call 508-548-4357 for a phone appointment, make sure to mention that you are a Massasoit student at the time of the call.

Massasoit’s Brockton Campus & WIC

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services, free of charge, to Massachusetts families who qualify.

These services are available to students and employees of Massasoit. The mobile site will provide the same services as any WIC site.

Whitman Counseling

Direct mental health counseling will be available to students.
Most health insurance plans, including Mass Health are accepted.

The Pantry

For those times when you need a little more, The Pantry is a judgement-free space welcoming anyone with a Massasoit ID.

The Greater Boston Food Bank provides fresh food including: eggs, milk, canned goods, and nutritious frozen microwavable meals (including vegan meals). Personal care and hygiene items are available to students, as well.

To request food pantry assistance please fill out the Food Pantry Bag – Request.

Basic Needs Security

At Massasoit Community College we learn as whole people, and to learn effectively you must have your basic needs. Any student who has difficulty accessing sufficient food to eat every day, or who lacks a safe and stable place to live, and believes this may affect their performance is encouraged to contact Basic Needs Security for support. Please connect with us, and together we can make sure those needs, and many others, are met.

Basic Needs Security Intake Form

Questions? Contact sdadsetan@massasoit.mass.edu