Local Resources

Town of Needham, Town Clerk’s Office.  The Town Clerk’s office provides a wide variety of services to the general public, as well as local, state and federal governments.  With the Town Hall closed to the public, we are attempting to address the needs of the public with limited staff working either singularly in the office or remotely.  Contact us with any questions or concerns at 781-455-7500 x 216.

Town of Needham, Public Health Division: The mission of the Needham Public Health Department since 1877 has been to prevent and control the spread of disease, to address environmental issues, to promote healthy lifestyles, and protect the public health and social well-being of all citizens, especially the most vulnerable.

Town of Needham, Youth and Family Services Division:  

Town of Needham, Council on Aging/Center at the Heights: The Needham Council on Aging, often referred to as the Center at the Heights, serves older adults in Needham. The mission of the Center at the Heights is to promote health and wellness by providing a place to socialize and offering a variety of on-going recreational, health, educational, and informational programs and activities. While our building is currently closed, staff are here for you to offer services and support during this challenging time. Please call us at 781-855-3629,

Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce  Local Business resources and webinars with information surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

Needham Community Council Food Pantry: Supporting any Needham resident with income challenges - registration required, income verification on hold until further notice  781-444-2415   Sandra Robinson, Executive Director

Needham Housing Authority:  The Needham Housing Authority’s mission is to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing for low to moderate income families and individuals and to offer programs and resources to improve the quality of life for residents, program participants and the broader Needham community while respecting the rights and privacy of all.  Follow Needham Housing on Facebook

Needham Public Schools:  See their Updates/Information during Remote Learning for the latest information and support while school is not in session.  Contact Superintendent via phone at 781-455-0400 x11203 or email: dan_gutekanst@needham.k12.ma.us

Substance Prevention Alliance of Needham (SPAN) The Substance Prevention Alliance of Needham (SPAN) is comprised of residents, youth and key stakeholders that work to implement strategies for youth substance use prevention. Drawing on the strengths of a civic-minded and collaborative community, SPAN offers Needham residents education, support and resources for navigating substance use and misuse among our youth.