West Roxbury Library 1961 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA02132 The West Roxbury Library has been serving the community since 1896, providing both children and adults a chance to read,…More learn and grow. Events held at the library range from author readings and a chess club to live jazz performances and flower arranging workshops. The branch prides itself on its Irish history collection and offers reading programs for preschool kids and older. The West Roxbury Historical Society also resides at the library.
Rockland Towers is a Boston Housing Authority property in West Roxbury that serves low- to moderate-income elderly…More and disabled people.
The assisted-living community consists of 72 efficiency and one bedroom apartments in a mid-rise, four-story building. Residents pay 30 percent of their income towards rent, prorated rent or a pre-determined flat rent. Prospective residents must apply for units through the BHA.
Amenities include emergency pull cords in the bedrooms and bathrooms as well as intercoms in every apartment. Handicapped accessible units are available, and units may also be modified based on reasonable accommodation requests.