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Holyoke/Chicopee WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family.WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

300 High Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Holyoke/Chicopee WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family.WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Interfaith Cot Shelter free

The Interfaith Cot Shelter is a 20-bed “overflow” emergency shelter for Grove Street Inn. Guests are provided with warm beds and hot meals from November through April. The shelter provides short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Services include one handicap accessible room, advocacy, counseling, medical clinic referral, transition to work referral, housing referral, and 3 meals & snacks. Shelter, meals, and other supportive services are free of charge.

43 Center Street
Northampton, MA 01060

Interfaith Cot Shelter free

The Interfaith Cot Shelter is a 20-bed “overflow” emergency shelter for Grove Street Inn. Guests are provided with warm beds and hot meals from November through April. The shelter provides short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Services include one handicap accessible room, advocacy, counseling, medical clinic referral, transition to work referral, housing referral, and 3 meals & snacks. Shelter, meals, and other supportive services are free of charge.

Jamaica Plain WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Jamaica Plain WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Jewish Family & Children Services (Cambridge) free

They offer compassionate support for parents and children through personalized, comprehensive services. They are committed to helping new mothers and fathers, and those hoping to become parents, get the advice and encouragement they need. They also provide support to families with school age children through their School-Based Consultation program. Programs offered include a new moms group, clinical and therapeutic training on infant mental health, and much more.

134-136 Magazine Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Jewish Family & Children Services (Cambridge) free

They offer compassionate support for parents and children through personalized, comprehensive services. They are committed to helping new mothers and fathers, and those hoping to become parents, get the advice and encouragement they need. They also provide support to families with school age children through their School-Based Consultation program. Programs offered include a new moms group, clinical and therapeutic training on infant mental health, and much more.

Just-A-Start Home free

Just-A-Start Home Housing Services provides help across a wide continuum of services. Services include helping people find emergency shelter, assistance finding transitional housing, help finding affordable housing and even assistance in home ownership. JAS also provides shelter for at-risk teen mothers and their children as well as educational and vocational training, and more.

114 Temple Street
Somerville, MA 02145

Just-A-Start Home free

Just-A-Start Home Housing Services provides help across a wide continuum of services. Services include helping people find emergency shelter, assistance finding transitional housing, help finding affordable housing and even assistance in home ownership. JAS also provides shelter for at-risk teen mothers and their children as well as educational and vocational training, and more.

Kennedy-Donovan Center

Kennedy-Donovan Center is a Massachusetts based human service organization serving individuals and families in 160 towns across southeast and central Massachusetts and northeast Connecticut. Kennedy-Donovan Center supports people with developmental delays, disabilities or family challenges to pursue their personal potential and success in the community. They provide a wide rage of effective supports to individuals and families through prevention, advocacy and intervention services that are person-centered, innovative, and compassionate.

1 Commercial Street
Foxborough, MA 02035

Kennedy-Donovan Center

Kennedy-Donovan Center is a Massachusetts based human service organization serving individuals and families in 160 towns across southeast and central Massachusetts and northeast Connecticut. Kennedy-Donovan Center supports people with developmental delays, disabilities or family challenges to pursue their personal potential and success in the community. They provide a wide rage of effective supports to individuals and families through prevention, advocacy and intervention services that are person-centered, innovative, and compassionate.

Lawrence WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Greater Lawrence Community Action Council
305 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

Lawrence WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Mass 2-1-1 free

Avaliable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Mass 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Always a confidential call, Mass 2-1-1 maintains the integrity of the 9-1-1 system saving that vital community resource for life and death emergencies.

Toll-free number: 1-877-211-MASS (6277); Hearing Impaired: 508-370-4890 TTY

Mass 2-1-1 free

Avaliable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Mass 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Always a confidential call, Mass 2-1-1 maintains the integrity of the 9-1-1 system saving that vital community resource for life and death emergencies.

Toll-free number: 1-877-211-MASS (6277); Hearing Impaired: 508-370-4890 TTY

Massachusetts Child Psychology Access Project (MCPAP) for Moms free

MCPAP for Moms promotes maternal and child health by building the capacity of providers serving pregnant and postpartum women and their children up to one year after delivery to effectively prevent, identify, and manage depression.

Massachusetts Child Psychology Access Project (MCPAP) for Moms free

MCPAP for Moms promotes maternal and child health by building the capacity of providers serving pregnant and postpartum women and their children up to one year after delivery to effectively prevent, identify, and manage depression.

Massachusetts Family TIES: Directory of Resources for Families of Children with Special Needs free

Family TIES of Massachusetts produces this annual Directory of Resources to assure everyone has access to the kinds of information that the staff offers to families and professionals who support children and youth with special needs. They know from personal experience that families are busy, and they cannot solve all of their concerns on their own. They are here to assist.

Massachusetts Family TIES: Directory of Resources for Families of Children with Special Needs free

Family TIES of Massachusetts produces this annual Directory of Resources to assure everyone has access to the kinds of information that the staff offers to families and professionals who support children and youth with special needs. They know from personal experience that families are busy, and they cannot solve all of their concerns on their own. They are here to assist.