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FINANCIAL

This program helps Westwood Residents with financial assistance. Assistance might be provided to elderly people with tight budgets and rising utility bills, children who need school supplies or medical treatment, or families who have experienced job loss or other financial crisis and are struggling to make ends meet. Every situation is unique and so assistance is provided in order received or by severity.

CAMPERSHIP

This program provides financial scholarships to help Westwood families in need send their children to summer camp. All school aged children residing in Westwood are eligible; 3 application deadlines – March 20, April 20 and May 20th; Campership awards are now $800 per child; $1200 per family, per year. Awards are paid directly to the camp; Campership awards are granted separately from our temporary financial assistance awards program.

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Westwood Community Chest helps individuals and families facing financial difficulties, by awarding funds towards basic needs such as medical expenses, utility payments and housing payments. WCC also awards Camperships, which are scholarships to summer camp for school-aged kids. Camperships provide wonderful opportunities for physical, social and emotional growth to Westwood children whose families could not otherwise afford summer programs. All funds are distributed directly to the company or camp, not the individual applicant. Through our community resource liaisons, additional resources may be made available to those in need. The awarding process is confidential.

APPLICATIONS

ONLINE FINANCIAL APPLICATION
ONLINE CAMPERSHIP APPLICATION
DOWNLOAD FINANCIAL APPLICATION
DOWNLOAD CAMPERSHIP APPLICATION

TO APPLY BY
MAIL or FAX

1- Download Application
using the Green links above

2- Fill out application

3- Include copies of any required documents

4- FAX to: 781 207 7707
or MAIL TO: Westwood Community Chest, P.O. Box 250, Westwood, MA  02090

Application Packets may also be obtained at the following locations:

Westwood Police Station:
590 High St. – 781.326.1903
Westwood Post Office:
697 High St. – 781.461.2571
Westwood Recreation Department:
240 Nahatan St. – 781.461.0070
Westwood Senior Center:
60 Nahatan St. – 781.329.8799
Westwood Town Hall:
580 High St. – 781.326.3964
Westwood Youth and Family Services:
288 Washington St. – 781.320.1006