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A Family Place free

A Family Place is a 28 unit congregate family shelter that provides a number of services to assist families in locating and securing stable housing. Case management is available as well as workshops, classes, referrals, activities for children, homework assistance, and much more. Their goal is to assist each family in becoming self-sufficient and transitioned into stable housing as quickly as possible.

288 Oak Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

A Family Place free

A Family Place is a 28 unit congregate family shelter that provides a number of services to assist families in locating and securing stable housing. Case management is available as well as workshops, classes, referrals, activities for children, homework assistance, and much more. Their goal is to assist each family in becoming self-sufficient and transitioned into stable housing as quickly as possible.

Abba Homecare free

The Group Adult Foster Care Program (GAFC) provides daily assistance with personal care services, case management services and ADL’s to elderly and/or disabled Mass Health Members who meet the clinical criteria for the program. These individuals must fit the criteria for the program and reside in some type of elderly/disabled housing complex. Potential members must be at least 22 years of age. There is no cost for services for Mass Health members who meet the eligibility requirements.

945 Concord St
Framingham, MA 01701

Abba Homecare free

The Group Adult Foster Care Program (GAFC) provides daily assistance with personal care services, case management services and ADL’s to elderly and/or disabled Mass Health Members who meet the clinical criteria for the program. These individuals must fit the criteria for the program and reside in some type of elderly/disabled housing complex. Potential members must be at least 22 years of age. There is no cost for services for Mass Health members who meet the eligibility requirements.

ABCD Head Start and Early Head Start free

ABCD's Head Start programs serve more than 2,200 pre-kindergarten children throughout Boston. Head Start services offer free services to families who reside in Boston and meet federal low-income guidelines. Families who receive public assistance or other benefits may also be eligible. Those who are not eligible for free services may qualify to enroll for a small fee.

178 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111

ABCD Head Start and Early Head Start free

ABCD's Head Start programs serve more than 2,200 pre-kindergarten children throughout Boston. Head Start services offer free services to families who reside in Boston and meet federal low-income guidelines. Families who receive public assistance or other benefits may also be eligible. Those who are not eligible for free services may qualify to enroll for a small fee.

Abigail Adams Park free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, reservoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Abigail Adams Park offers the following recreational opportunities: bird watching, fishing, and hiking.

Abigail Adams Park free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, reservoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Abigail Adams Park offers the following recreational opportunities: bird watching, fishing, and hiking.

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) free

ABCD’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs helps children and their families prepare for success in school and life by providing high-quality early education. Children ages 3-to-5-years-old attend 23 Head Start sites across the city. Infants, toddlers and pregnant mothers get the support they need at Early Head Start Centers in Dorchester, East Boston and the South End. Year-round, extended-day programs enable parents to go to school or work. They offer comprehensive support for parents and children—including health services, nutrition and social services. Because Head Start knows that parents are the most important teachers; parents are deeply involved in the program. Parents are leaders in making policy and guiding programs, volunteering in the classroom and advocating for the needs of young children.

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) free

ABCD’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs helps children and their families prepare for success in school and life by providing high-quality early education. Children ages 3-to-5-years-old attend 23 Head Start sites across the city. Infants, toddlers and pregnant mothers get the support they need at Early Head Start Centers in Dorchester, East Boston and the South End. Year-round, extended-day programs enable parents to go to school or work. They offer comprehensive support for parents and children—including health services, nutrition and social services. Because Head Start knows that parents are the most important teachers; parents are deeply involved in the program. Parents are leaders in making policy and guiding programs, volunteering in the classroom and advocating for the needs of young children.

Adams Cheshire Regional School District Early Intervention free

Adams Cheshire Regional School District Special Services system provides special education, IEPs and other special education services for children from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. Students enrolled in any Adams Cheshire public school are able to access these services

Agawam Family and Community Program (CFCE) free

Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (CFCE) are locally based programs serving families with children birth through school age. Funded through the Department of Early Education and Care, CFCE programs provide a variety of services which include: providing families access to child development information, assistance with meeting basic needs, timely support in periods of family crisis, and family and community events. The Agawam Family and Community Program is organized through Agawam Public Schools.

108 Perry Lane
Early Childhood Center
Agawam, MA 01001

Agawam Family and Community Program (CFCE) free

Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (CFCE) are locally based programs serving families with children birth through school age. Funded through the Department of Early Education and Care, CFCE programs provide a variety of services which include: providing families access to child development information, assistance with meeting basic needs, timely support in periods of family crisis, and family and community events. The Agawam Family and Community Program is organized through Agawam Public Schools.

Agenda for Children's Literacy Initiative free

The Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative is a free program based at the Cambridge Public Health Department that works with parents and caregivers to support the development of children’s language and literacy skills so that new kindergartners will enter school ready to learn how to read and write. The Literacy Initiative supports parents and caregivers in their role as primary teachers of language. The program also shares strategies parents can use to have a positive influence on their children’s education from birth onward. One program offered is Let's Talk, provided by Literacy Ambassadors – multilingual, multicultural parents who serve as a link between the Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative and families in the community.

Agenda for Children's Literacy Initiative free

The Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative is a free program based at the Cambridge Public Health Department that works with parents and caregivers to support the development of children’s language and literacy skills so that new kindergartners will enter school ready to learn how to read and write. The Literacy Initiative supports parents and caregivers in their role as primary teachers of language. The program also shares strategies parents can use to have a positive influence on their children’s education from birth onward. One program offered is Let's Talk, provided by Literacy Ambassadors – multilingual, multicultural parents who serve as a link between the Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative and families in the community.

Alewife Brook Reservation free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, resevoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Alewife Brook Reservation offers the following recreational opportunities: hiking, running, bird watching, tennis courts, playing fields, and a playground.

Alewife Brook Reservation free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, resevoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Alewife Brook Reservation offers the following recreational opportunities: hiking, running, bird watching, tennis courts, playing fields, and a playground.

Ames Nowell State Park free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, reservoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Ames Nowell State Park offers the following recreational opportunities: non-motorized boating, canoeing, fishing, grilling, group day use, horseback riding trails, mountain biking, picnicking, skiing (cross country), and walking trails.

Ames Nowell State Park free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, reservoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Ames Nowell State Park offers the following recreational opportunities: non-motorized boating, canoeing, fishing, grilling, group day use, horseback riding trails, mountain biking, picnicking, skiing (cross country), and walking trails.