Throughout his career as a City Councillor and State Representative, a number of organizations have recognized Tim for his service. He has received the following awards:

  • Legislative Achievement Award- Massachusetts Association of Jewish Federations and the Jewish Community Relations Council
  • Pillar of Justice Award – Boston Bar Association / Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Legislator of The Year – Fire Chiefs Association of Massachusetts
  • Caring Award – Somerville Homeless Coalition
  • Portuguese American Civic League of Massachusetts – Honorary Member
  • Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic – Legislative Learning through Listening Award
  • Cambridge Babe Ruth Sponsorship Award
  • Just A Start-YouthBuild Legislative Leadership Award
  • Legislator of the Year – State Police Association of Massachusetts
  • Friend of Adult Literacy Award – Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences
  • Legislator of the Year – Massachusetts Police Association
  • Person of the Year – Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers