Brookline Commission on Disability

  • Saralynn Allaire, Chairperson (2019)
  • James Miczek, Deputy Chairperson (2019)
  • Henry Winkelman (2019)
  • Myra Berloff (2018)
  • Robert Heist (2018)
  • Ann Kamensky (2018)
  • Select Board Member Benjamin Franco (2020)
  • Joan Mahon (2017)
  • Elaine Ober (2017)

COVID-19 Resource Guide for Brookline residents with disabilities

Do you have PCAs? Are you in need of PPE?

PPE is available for PCAs free of charge from SEIU. Go to and register to get masks if needed. First come, first served. Supplies are limited. 

Check with your insurance provider (MassHealth or otherwise) regarding gloves or other PPE. Gloves are often covered by insurance. You can get a prescription through your doctor sent directly to your local pharmacy, and they will fill it. Some pharmacies have programs to deliver prescriptions if needed.  

Town of Brookline Parking Map with Handicap Parking Spots 

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The mission of the Brookline Commission on Disability is to enhance the quality of life for all persons with any form of disability. We strive to learn about and rectify obstacles on Brookline’s streets and sidewalks, barriers in public and private buildings, or a lack of full compliance in programs, services, and activities which may impede full access and equal opportunity for all citizens. The Commission seeks to foster a town culture in which the needs of all persons with disabilities are understood and addressed.

AAB Variances

Please send copies of AAB Variance applications to BCOD Chairperson: Saralynn Allaire 157 Bellingham Rd Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Save the date : Annual adaptive recreation fair hosted by DCR Massachusetts Universal Access Program

Enjoy family-friendly, accessible, and inclusive games and activities on the banks of the Charles River. Try out adaptive bikes, trikes, and gear. Learn about adaptive and accessible recreation in Massachusetts state parks and beyond!

May 30, 2020 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Herter Park/Artesani Playground in Brighton

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact: or (413) 545-5760