Foley Family Practice, P.C.

Services and Resources

Dr. Foley and her staff treat each patient with compassion and dignity.  Foley Family Practice is committed to listening to each patient's concerns and aggressively treating common ailments.  We treat patients of all ages and encourage the involvement of the entire family.

Foley Family Practice is also proud to be participating in the Massachusetts Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative.  The PCMHI is a program designed to put the patient at the center of their health care decision making. 

Our services include:

Family Medicine
Primary Care Services
Treating Chronic Diseases
Asthma and COPD
Smoking Cessation
Immunizations
Pain Management
Cardiovascular Health
Healthy Life Style Changes

Insurance Help:

1. Check out Massachusetts' Health Insurance Connector:

https://www.mahealthconnector.org/portal/site/connector

Our online Commonwealth Choice marketplace is the only place where you can compare plans from the state's major insurers. We're an independent state agency, so you can shop with confidence.

 Our Commonwealth Care program offers low-or-no-cost health insurance for people who qualify. It provides comprehensive benefits and a choice of health plans.

Find the plan that's right for you and enroll today!

 2. Go to Athol Memorial Hospital and talk with Terry Lincoln. Her job is devoted to helping people find insurance they qualify for.


Health Care Reform :

 Here is a list of reliable resources on health care reform:

 https://www.mahealthconnector.org/portal/site/connector/mentum.d7b34e88a23468a2dbef6f47d7468a0c

https://www.mahealthconnector.org/portal/binary/com.epicentric.contentmanagement.servlet.ContentDeliveryServlet/About%2520Us/News%2520and%2520Updates/2011/Week%20Beginning%20March%2006/10%2520FACTS%2520POSTER.pdf

http://www.graham-center.org/online/graham/home.html

http://kff.org/health-reform/fact-sheet/summary-of-new-health-reform-law/ 


Resources to help subsidize your food budget: 

  1. Athol Council on Aging
    1. 978-249-8986
    2. Congregate Dinner
  2. Meals on Wheels
    1. 1-800-732-4636
  3. Athol Senior Center
    1. 978-249-9001
    2. Senior Meal Program
  4. Four Square Church
    1. 978-249-4024
    2. Food Pantry
  5. Our Lady Immaculate
    1. 978-249-2738
    2. Food Pantry
  6. Salvation Army
    1. 978-249-8111
    2. Food Pantry
  7. First Call for Help
    1. 978-544-4295 ex 769
    2. 978-575-0818
    3. 413-774-2318 ex 108
    4. Assistance for applying for food stamps
  8. Serve New England
    1. 978-249-8986
    2. Buy food for less program
  9. Brown  Bag Program
    1. 978-249-8986
  10. Center for Self Reliance
    1. 413-773-5029
    2. Food Pantry
  11. Franklin County Community meals
    1. 978-544-2149
    2. USDA food distribution
  12. Franklin Area Survival Center
    1. 413-863-9549
    2. USDA Food distribution
  13. Good Neighbors Pantry in Wendall
    1. 978-544-2109
    2. Food pantry
    3. Brown bag for elders
    4. Family support programs
  14. Food Source Hotline
    1. 1-800-645-8333
  15. Brown Bag Program of Western Massachusetts
    1. 413-247-9738
    2. 1-800-247-9632
    3. http://www.foodbankwma.org/wp-content/uploads/BB-registration-form-201.pd
  16. Orange Council on Aging
    1. 978-544-113
    2. Brown Bag Program
    3. Congregate meals
    4. Meals on Wheels
  17. Erving Council On Aging
    1. 413-423-3649
    2. Congregate mealsite
    3. Meals on Wheels
    4. Brown Bag Program

Housing Resources

  1. Athol Housing  
    1. 978-249-4848
  2. Orange Housing
    1. 978-544-6000
  3. Emergency housing Turner Falls
    1. 15 Faron Ave
    2. 413-772-0499
  4. Our Father’s House Fitchburg
    1. http://ofhshelter.com/
    2. 978-345-3050
  5. Worthington Street Shelter Springfield
    1. 413-734-9946
  6. Athol YMCA for Men Only
    1. 978-249-3305
  7. Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance
    1. http://www.mhsa.net/matriarch/MultiPiecePage.asp_Q_PageID_E_41_A_PageName_E_aboutusMemberAgencies
    2. 617) 367-6447
  8. Aids Project Worcester
    1. http://www.aidsprojectworcester.org/
    2. 508-755-3773
  9. Community Health Link Worcester
    1. http://communityhealthlink.org/
    2. 1-800-977-5555
  10. Dismas House
    1. http://dismashouse.org/
    2. 508-799-9389
  11. Jeremiah’s Inn, Worcester
    1. http://jeremiahsinn.org/
    2. 508-755-6403
  12. LUK, inc Fitchburg
    1. http://www.luk.org/
    2. 978-345-0685
  13. RECAP solutions, Gardner
    1. http://www.rcapsolutions.org/
    2. 800-488-1969
  14. Veteran’s Inc, Worcester
    1. http://www.veteransinc.org/
    2. (800) 482-2565

Worcester Homeless Action Committee

  1. http://greaterworcesterhomeless.org/
  2. (508) 736-4911

Community Resources

  1. Athol Council on Aging  978-249-8986  *** more at town website http://www.athol-ma.gov/
    1. Senior Fitness
    2. Card games, Bingo
    3. Foot screening
    4. Blood pressure clinic
    5. Senior transportation
    6. Shine health insurance assistance
    7. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    8. Free Legal Assistance
    9. Money Management
    10. MedRides
    11. Hearing screening
    12. Shopping trips
    13. 911 free cell phones
    14. Congregate meals

       2. Orange Council on Aging 978-544-3481

    1. Transportation for shopping, medical appointments, errands in Athol/Ora
    2. Outreach to help with healthcare access, public benefits, transportation, nutrition, budget, home care, emergency needs
    3. Medical rides
    4. Tax Preparation Assistance
    5. Foot pedicures
    6. Brown Bag programs
    7. Hearing clinics
    8. Dry and Safe Walking programs                                                                 
    9. Senior clubs
    10. 911 free cell phones
    11. DME drop off or loaner program
    12. Book, video and puzzle swap program
    13. Rug braiding group
    14. Knitters group
    15. Copying / faxing/shredding services
    16. Congregate mealsite
    17. Street number signs

    3. Erving Council on Aging Center 413-423-3649

    1. Weight loss group
    2. Fitness classes
    3. Aerobic Classes
    4. Dance Classes
    5. Congregate Meals
    6. Van transportation
    7. Blood pressure clinic
    8. Flu clinic
    9. Foot clinic
    10. Brown bag program
    11. Telephone reassurance
    12. Painting classes
    13. Craft classes
    14. Shopping trips

    4. North Quabbin Community Coalition

    1. http://www.nqcc.org/resource.html

     5. Massachusetts Government

    1. http://www.mass.gov/portal/health-safety/
    2. http://www.mass.gov/portal/jobs-education/
    3. http://www.mass.gov/portal/home-family/

     6. North Central Massachusetts’s Family Resource Guide

    1. http://machildcareresourcesonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/North-central-MA-resource-Guide.pdf
    2. Early education and care
    3. Education and training
    4. Emergency support
    5. Enrichment/recreation
    6. Family services
    7. Housing and shelters
    8. Mental health
    9. Food assistance
    10. Health services
    11. Homeless
    12. Legal assistance
    13. Senior services
    14. Special needs services
    15. Town information
    16. Veterans Services

 

    7. Mass Department of Early Education and Care

    1. www.eec.state.ma.us
    2. Chid care providers
    3. Financial assistance options
    4. Grants
    5. Professional development
    6. Special education
    7. Family support
    8. Regulations and policies

     8. Mass 211

    1. www.mass211.org
    2. By phone 211
    3. 1-877-211-6277
    4. United Way’s statewide information and referral system

     9. Mass Resources

    1. www.massresources.org
    2. Free online resources for housing, food, health care and other basic services

 
    10. Worcester Resources

    1. www.worcesterresources.org
    2. Free online resources for housing, food, health care and other basic services

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

 


Foley Family Practice, P.C. accepts most major insurance plans.

Call for an appointment

Foley Family Practice, P.C.
78 Brickyard Road
Suite 2
Athol, MA  01331
(978) 249-7300
www.foleyfamilypractice.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
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