Community Partners

  • MassHire
  • Workforce Investment Board
  • Bristol Community College
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • Volunteer South Coast (United Way)
  • UMass Dartmouth
  • One Southcoast Chamber
  • Coastline Elderly Services
  • New Bedford Counts


  • Better connect older adults to employment resources and opportunities
  • Identify and promote volunteer and mentorship opportunities for older adults
  • Ensure the inclusion of older adults in civic affairs and development of workplace initiatives


  • Offered monthly classes at MassHire for older adults seeking employment
  • Provided technology training for older adults
  • Attended job fairs and connected seniors with employment opportunities
  • Promoted employment opportunities with New Bedford Departments of Parks and Public Schools
  • Utilized Volunteer Southcoast to promote opportunities for volunteering and mentorship
  • Transported seniors to volunteer fair hosted by UMass Dartmouth
  • Transported seniors to State House Lobby Day
  • Collaborated with community partner to train and designated local businesses as Dementia Friendly
  • Worked with New Bedford Counts to ensure participation of older adults in census count




Coastline does not deny delivery of service
to any person on the basis of age, color, religion, gender,
national origin, ancestry, physical/mental handicaps,
and sexual preference, who otherwise meets the eligibility criteria
for the respective programs.