Rights & Advocacy

Rights & Advocacy

Consumer Affairs

Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation site for general consumer information: includes updates on the Lemon Law and Home Improvement Contractors.

American Civil Liberties Union

Information on advocacy and representation for individuals who believe their constitutional rights have been violated

Better Business Bureau Central & Western Massachusetts and Northeastern Connecticut

Site contains information for consumers concerning purchases and marketplace resolution

Live Justice

Live Justice is dedicated to helping low-income residents of Worcester County with housing problems. Live Justice allows you to chat live with, or send an email to, an attorney or paralegal about your landlord/tenant issue. The goal of this Web site is to provide tenants with better access to legal information and support and to enable tenants to keep their tenancies and improve their living conditions.

National Consumer Law Center

Consumer information for seniors in the form of on-line newsletters, publications and links to other pertinent sites.

Medicare Rights Center

Medicare Rights Center is largest independent source of Medicare information in the United States. Medicare Rights Center helps older adults and people with disabilities get high quality, affordable health care.

MIRA Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition are committed to promoting the rights, opportunities, and well-being of immigrant and refugee communities. Our work focuses on policy advocacy, public education, capacity building and leadership development in newcomer communities.

Consumers Union

A nonprofit publisher of consumer reports on a variety of topics including recent changes in health care.

Worcester District Medical Society

The Worcester District Medical Society provides information for free or low cost non-emergency medical care in Worcester County to assist medical and social service professionals as they assist others in accessing the best available health care.



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