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Social Security Office – New Bedford

53 North 6th Street, New Bedford, MA 02740 (508) 999-3101

Social Security and Medicare Benefits (framingham)

1 Clarks Hill Suite 305, Framingham, MA 01702 1-844-587-1390/1-800-325-0778

Registry of Motor Vehicles

611 Main Street, Worcester, MA

(857) 368-8000

Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Thursday: 10-6:00 pm



  • All license, registration & title transactions, license plate returns, learner’s permit testing and Class D road tests. Class M road tests at Millbury Park & Ride.
  • Written tests for Class D or M given 9:00 am–4:00 pm (10:00 am–5:00 pm on Thursdays for branches with extended hours).
  • Written tests for Class A, B, or C given 9:00 am–3:00 pm (10:00 am–4:00 pm on Thursdays for branches with extended hours).
  • Road Tests offered between 9:00 am–5:00 pm.
  • Operating RACE unit serving insurance agents and car dealers for bulk registration paperwork.

City Clerk

City Hall Room 206
455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 799-1121, Fax: (508) 799-1194
Email: clerk@worcesterma.gov

Office Hours: Monday 8:45:00 am–5:00 pm,
Tuesday–Friday 8:45:00 am–4:15:00 pm


Services: Birth Certificates, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registration

The City Clerk is elected by the City Council and is the keeper of the City records entrusted to his care. The Clerk, when requested, attests to the validity of City records. These include records of birth, marriage, death, residency, ordinances, City Council actions, voter and business registration and many others.

In addition, the City Clerk acts as the Clerk of the City Council by preparing the agendas for their meetings and those of the Standing Committees of the City Council. The Clerk’s signature is required for all actions of the City as to orders, ordinances and appropriations.

Finally, the City Clerk provides operational and administrative support to the Board of Election Commissioners.

BAR None


Dismas House
Post Office Box 30125
Worcester, MA 01603




Services: The BAR None program offers legal assistance to citizens with criminal records by addressing civil matters that hinder successful reintegration into the local community. Legal assistance is provided free of charge.

This program addresses this need by assisting clients directly with representation, either by the advocate, or by matching clients with volunteer attorneys to handle issues most commonly encountered by recently re-entered individuals.  Referrals to the program are made by local re-entry service providers in partnership with Dismas House to ensure on-site legal support.  All assistance is provided free of charge.

BAR None director and attorneys (10-15 mentors and attorneys) will assist with the following legal issues:

  • Suspended driver’s license
  • Credit issues
  • Child support issues
  • Child custody/visitation issues
  • Disability
  • Sealing of criminal record


BAR None will provide:

  • Community outreach for referrals from the network of shelters, housing providers and correctional agencies.
  • Recruitment and management of volunteer attorneys to represent former offenders
  • Project management team under the direction of the Dismas Staff Attorney and co-executive director to ensure goals are met and progress is tracked.
  • Project coordination under Dismas Staff Attorney to manage  client referrals and intakes for representation on either brief or full case representation
  • Management of a pool of pro-bono attorneys dedicated to resolving unmet needs for this population and matching clients to pro bono attorneys
  • Provide malpractice insurance at no cost to volunteer attorneys
  • Refer only cases that have been screened for eligibility and legal merit
  • Refer cases to attorneys based on their expressed areas of interest
  • Take volunteers’ schedules and other time commitments into account
  • Supply backup support, case materials, access to interpreters/translators, and other service providers.
  • Provide administrative assistance such as photo copying to attorneys.
  • Assist attorneys with the Limited Assistance Representation process.


License and Identification

City Clerk
City Hall, 455 Main Street, Room 206, Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-1121 / (508) 799-1133 (elections)
Services: Birth certificates, marriage licenses, voter registration

Registry of Motor Vehicles
611 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
(857) 368-8000
Services: Obtain or replace driver’s license or Mass ID, pay court fees and taxes, renew registrations.

Social Security Administration
51 Myrtle Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Services: Obtain or replace social security card.

BAR None
Services: License Suspension, Revocation and Reinstatement.
Visit http://www.dismasisfamily.org/programs/bar-none/ for more information.

Social Security Administration

51 Myrtle Street, Worcester, MA 01608
1-800-772-1213 / (508) 753-4105


Cash Assistance

Supplemental Security Income
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. Persons age 65 and older that meet the financial criteria are eligible regardless of disability status.

Supplemental Security Disability Income
The Supplemental Security Disability Income (SSDI) program is a federal insurance program that protects workers who become totally disabled and cannot work for a year or more.

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