Social Services

The Canton Council on Aging offers a wide range of Social Services to Canton residents of all ages. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need assistance.  We are here and we care, all calls are confidential 781-828-1323.

The list below is not all-inclusive but is meant to give an idea of the types of services/programs that we do offer.



  •  Transportation

  •  Food Resources 

  •  Friendly Visitor Program

  •  Fuel Assistance

  •  Memory Café                                                      

  •  Caregivers Support Group                                

  •  Low Vision Support Group

  •  Meals on Wheels Program

  •  Safelink/Assurance Wireless Assistance

  •  Emergency Housing/Assistance with CHAMP Application

  •  Crisis Intervention

  •  SHINE Program (Serving The Health Insurance Needs of Everyone)

  •  Legal Services/Referral

  •  AARP Tax Preparation

  • Assistance Applying for SNAP

  • Government Subsidized Programs Referrals

  • Information and Referral

  •  Mental Health Referrals

We also coordinate the Senior/Veterans’ Tax Work-off Program for the Town of Canton, and offer Volunteer opportunities.  For more information please contact the Director, Diane Tynan at 781 828 1323.