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Resources in Needham, MA 

After School 

Needham Extended Day 

52 Pickering St, Suite 1 

Needham, MA 02492 

Phone: 781-444-6337

Email: ​

At 5 elementary schools - Broadmeadow, Eliot, Mitchell, Hillside and Newman 


Center Based & Family Child Care

Search for child care in Needham on the Department of Early Education website

Child Care Resource & Referral

Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. 

1509 Hancock St 

Quincy, MA 02169 

Phone: 617-657-5305 


Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

Roxbury (Dudley Square) Department of Transitional Assistance 

2201 Washington St 

Roxbury, MA 02119

Phone: 617-989-6000 


Framingham Department of Transitional Assistance

300 Howard St 

Framingham, MA 01702 

Phone: 508-661-6600 


Baby Basics, Inc. 

PO Box 920507 

Needham, MA 02492  

Phone: 617-305-6899 


Domestic Violence Assistance

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence 

Hotline: 800-899-4000

Office: 781-891-0724 


Early Education Director 

Needham Preschool 

Newman School 

Director: Daniel Cohen - interim

Phone: 781-455-0400 ext 55133

Early Intervention 

Riverside El at Needham

255 Highland Ave 

Needham, MA 02494 

Contact: Joanne Sweeney 

Phone: 781-449-1884


Food Pantry 

Needham Community Council 

570 Hillside Ave 

Needham, MA 02494 


Phone: 781-444-2415 ext 1050 

Girl Scouts of Eastern MA 

Girl Scouts - Cedar Hill Campus

265 Beaver St 

Waltham, MA 02452 

Phone: 844-306-4736 

Head Start 

Communities United Inc 

Phone: 617-744-6076


Heat Assistance 

Contact Needham Council on Aging

Phone: 781-455-7555


Needham Public Library 

1139 Highland Ave 

Needham, MA 02494 

Librarian: Paula Dugan 

Phone: 781-455-7559 


Parenting Support

Wayside Youth and Family Support Network


  • free support services to residents of Needham and Waltham who have

    at least one child living in their home on a regular basis

  • The services do not require insurance

  • Translation in your native language is available

  • The services can be accessed virtually or in person and scheduling is flexible

Park and Rec 

Needham Park and Recreation 

178 Rosemary St 

Needham, MA 02494 

Phone: 781-455-7930 

Public Housing 

Needham Housing Authority 

Contact: Laurie Blake, Resident Services Coordinator 

Phone: (781) 444-3011


21 Highland CircleNeedham, MA 02494

Public Schools 

Needham Public Schools 

1330 Highland Ave 

Needham, MA 02494 

Phone: 781-455-0400

ELL District Coordinator: Jamie Singelais 


Social Worker 

Needham Youth & Family 

Needham Town Hall

1471 Highland Ave

Needham, MA 02492 

Social Worker: Sara Shine, Director

Phone: 781-455-7500 

WIC Nutrition Program 

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program - Framingham 

7 Bishop St 

Framingham, MA 01702

Phone: 508-620-2456

Contact: Helida Johnson 


Charles River YMCA 

380 Chestnut St

Needham, MA 02492 

Phone: 781-449-6646 

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