Aging Service Access Point / Area Agency on Aging

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Contact Information

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services
Contact: Paul Hollings, Director
Email Address:
Phone: 617-628-2601
Alternate Phone: 617-628-1705 xTDD
Fax: 617-628-1085

61 Medford Street Somerville, MA 02143-3429
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Aging Service Access Point / Area Agency on Aging


An aging Service Access Point (ASAP) and Area Agency on Aging (AAA). Somerville Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) offers resources, information, advice, and services to elders, caregivers and people with disabilities. SCES helps these individuals remain safe and independent by offering assistance in the following areas: Elder Care, Home Care, Adult Family Care, Meals-on-Wheels, Caregiver Support, SHINE Counseling, Protective Services, Volunteer Programs, and Wellness. Service Area: While services are primarily offered to residents of Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts aged 60 and older (and their caregivers), some services are available to younger adults with disabilities and residents of the Greater Boston area.

Eligibility: The Aging Information Center is a free information and referral service open to the community. Additional information and advice is offered through the Elder Care Advice Program, which is also free. Eligibility requirements vary for the variety of state-subsidized in-home and supportive services offered by SCES for older people, caregivers, and adults with disabilities.

Serves elders and adults with disabilties.

Service Types

  • Adult Day Health
  • Case Management
  • Chore Services
  • Day Activity
  • Door to Door-Lift
  • Door to Door-Nonlift
  • Family Support
  • Food - Delivery
  • Food - Meals
  • Nutrition
  • Options Counseling
  • Socialization Activities
  • Transportation - Volunteers

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Aging

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Elderly Person with disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Chinese-Cantonese
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • Haitian
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: Elder Affairs