Aging Services of North Central Massachusetts (ASNCM) is pleased to announce the Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) Specialist will have available hours here in North Central Mass once a month in our cities of Gardner, Leominster, and Fitchburg.

What is a BEC Specialist?

The benefits specialist will help with providing education around the public benefits available and then work with the individual to determine what benefits that he/she may qualify for and what benefits they choose to apply for. The BEC specialist will help with the benefits application process according to the needs of the individual as some are more independent than others.

What can a BEC Specialist Assist With?

  • Mass Health, MassHealth with FEW, Common Health, Health Safety Net etc.
  • MassHealth Buy In
  • Extra Help
  • SSI
  • SSDI
  • SNAP
  • Fuel Assistance
  • Utility Discounts
  • Assurance/SafeLink Wireless Cell phones
  • Connectivity application for free internet
  • Prescription Advantage
  • And any other income-based eligibility application.

North Central Mass BEC Specialist hours are made possible thanks to our sister agency, Tri-Valley Elder Services, Inc.