Flood Resources

Cleanup and Debris Removal

AKS Transfer Station 

978-362-4012

Residents can bring stoves, washers, dryers, dishwashers, trash compactors and water heaters for FREE – Proof of residency required.

Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers AND Microwaves cost approximately $40.

Resident hours for AKS are:
Monday through Friday 9AM-1PM
Thursday and Friday 9Am-4PM
Saturday 8AM-11:30 AM


Electronic Recycling

There are many recycling options for electronics in the area. Do not place these items at curbside. AKS Recycling & Transfer Station will take TV sets and computer monitors for $39.50. Console TVs for $58.

You can also call Raw Materials Recovery Corp. at 978-730- 8266 or Blue Knife Recycling LLC at 978-906-5520 for pricing and options.

Cheapest place to dispose of tires is BJ’s

Staples and Best Buy also take electronics


Bulk Item Pick Up

Remember – Residents can put out 1 bulky item each week at the curb. This applies to the residents who receive curbside collection. This does not apply to apartment complexes, condominiums, and building that have 5 or more apartments in, as well as mixed use buildings. 

Bulk Items: Are limited to upholstered and wooden furniture, mattresses, box springs, rolled rugs (<5’ long and < 50 lbs) and large plastic toys. This does not include metal or plastic furniture, pieces of wood or other construction and or demolition materials.  Residents may put out one bulk item per week with their rubbish and recycling.  A mattress and box spring is one item, a table and chairs would also be considered to be one item.   A couch, a stuffed chair, an ottoman or other large pieces are considered to be one item as well.


Home Cleanup Hotline

The Crisis Clean Up Hotline is open to help individuals affected by flooding in Massachusetts. Residents can call 978-219-6107 to be connected with volunteers who can assist with fallen trees; drywall, flooring and appliance removal; tarping roofs; and mold mitigation. All services are free and the hotline will remain open through Friday, Sept. 29.



Legal Aid

Tenant Help

Tenants should be contacting Legal Aid for questions regarding what their landlord is exactly responsible for. Below is Legal Aid's contact information:

Community Legal Aid - Fitchburg Office
515 Main Street, 3rd Floor.

For residents that prefer to call, they can reach us at (978) 516-5155. Our intake hours are as follows:

  • Mondays 9:30am-12:15pm
  • Tuesdays 9:30am-12:15pm
  • Wednesdays 1:30pm-4:15pm
  • Thursdays 9:30am-12:15pm
  • Fridays 9:30am-12:15pm
You need to leave them a message and they call you back.

Online applications can be submitted here: https://communitylegal.org/get-help/

 


Business Recovery

MassHire Rapid Response

MassHire Rapid Response helps businesses and workers affected by disasters of all kinds. It responds immediately and coordinates with local governments, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), Small Business Administration (SBA), etc. 

617-438-7841
ken.messina@mass.gov
https://bit.ly/3r9Sbys



Pet Support

MSPCA-Angell 

Call or text Community Outreach Team at 617-213-0961



Food & Clothing Assistance

Ginny's Helping Hand and Food Pantry and the Jay Moody HVAC team are collecting donations of non-perishable food, personal items, diapers and clothing. Anyone who has been impacted by the storms can go and pick up clothes or food for free.  

Bring non-perishable food, personal items, diapers and clothing to Ginny's at 52 Mechanic St.
978-537-1387 

Donation Pick-Up:
To schedule a donation pickup of non-perishable food and diapers, call Jay Moody HVAC at (978)534-9483 or email info@jaymoodyhvac.com.

Donation Drop-Off :
Community members are also welcome to drop off non-perishable food and diapers at their office during regular business hours: 
M-F 7:30 am -3:30 pm
40 Albert Drive, Leominster



Other Resources

https://www.northcentralmass.com/flood-resources

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/2023-flood-resources-for-residents-businesses

https://www.asbestos.com/asbestos/natural-disasters/