Rebekah L. DeCourcey - Director of Planning & Community Development
General Office Email
Phone: 413.967.9648 x186
The next scheduled meeting is on Monday, February 10, 2020.
Community Development Block Grant --
Request for Proposal for Public Social Service Programs
Legal Notice - Click Here
Buy Ware Now & the Town of Ware is offering four $2,500.00 grants for first time home buying for down payment assistance.
Click Here for the Flyer
Click Here for the Application
Additional Information and Links:
MA Department of Housing and Community Development
Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation
Quaboag Valley Chamber of Commerce
Ware Domestic Violence Task Force
Ware Adult Learning Center (TLP)
Quaboag Hills Community Coalition
Behavioral Health Network at Valley Human Services
Ware Business & Civic Assoc.
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
CDBG updates via PVPC site
Understanding Ware's Slum & Blight designation
FY2019 CDBG Application Information
What is a Community Development Strategy (CDS)?
View the CDS and CDBG Target Area (Target Area not required for FY2019 application)
Ware Target Area
Target Area Close Up
Where Do I Go For Assistance?
|Fuel Assistance||Community Action||800.370.0940|
|Help Paying Bills & Rent||Salvation Army in Ware||413.277.5432|
|Replacement (energy efficient) Windows/Doors||Community Action||413.582.4237|
|Low Income Housing||Ware Housing Authority||413.967.4477|
|non-CDBG Housing grants||USDA Rural Development||413.585.1000 x4|
|Home buyer/Homeowner programs||HAP, Inc.||800.332.9667|
|Foreclosure Prevention & Financial Literacy||Quaboag Valley CDC||413.586.5855 x18|
Community Development Authority (CDA)
The CDA meets the second Monday of each month or as otherwise posted with the Town Clerk.
|Name||Term Expires June 30|
| Brandy Bruso
Planning & Community Development Advisory