community needs

Every three years LEO conducts a Community Needs Assessment Survey. The goal of the survey is to gather information to better serve the community. The data from the survey charts our course for the years to come. If you live in our service area (Lynn, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus, Swampscott, and Wakefield) please take a...

For the past two years LEO has offered VITA free tax prep and filing to our community. Filing taxes can be difficult, time consuming, and costly. If your household earns $56K or less, you are eligible for FREE tax prep and filing with our VITA program! Use the money you saved, plus your tax return,...

United States 2020 Census

Census 2020 is crucial to our community’s growth and future stability. Census data decides financial support for our local schools, service programs, hospitals and health care facilities, elder services, food programs (SNAP), repairs to roads and bridges, fair political representation, and more. Lynn was among the lowest counts in all of MA ten years ago....

In partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank, LEO provides a monthly supplemental food distribution for income eligible senior citizens. Applications must be submitted and approved prior to the distribution date. Qualified recipients receive a combination of dry goods as well as fresh produce. Rental Arrearage Assistance/Mortgage Arrearage Assistance LEO has a limited amount of...