Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Non-Profit
  • Entity Name: Southwest Boston Senior Services, Inc. dba Ethos
  • Street Address: 555 Amory St.
  • City: Jamaica Plains
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Massachusetts
  • Zip Code: 02130

Submitted By

  • Name: Richard Goldberg
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Constangy, Brooks, Smith, Prophete, LLP
  • Telephone Number: 9177441760
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 13418
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 3
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: Yes
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 11/17/2023 to 12/11/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/18/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 03/22/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Ethos - Regulator Notice Letter_ME AG_Combo.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: N/A
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 24 months, IDX, credit monitoring, ID Theft protection