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Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC)

MSPCC is a private, non-profit society dedicated to leadership in protecting and promoting the rights and well-being of children and families. MSPCC’s comprehensive array of programs and services includes child abuse and intervention programs, mental health treatment, and adoption services. Services are provided both in the home and through community-based locations across the state of Massachusetts. MSPCC has a variety of programs and services including Mental Health and Child Abuse/Neglect Intervention, Family Support and Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, After School Program, Adoption Services, Foster Parent Training and Support.

3815 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02130

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC)

MSPCC is a private, non-profit society dedicated to leadership in protecting and promoting the rights and well-being of children and families. MSPCC’s comprehensive array of programs and services includes child abuse and intervention programs, mental health treatment, and adoption services. Services are provided both in the home and through community-based locations across the state of Massachusetts. MSPCC has a variety of programs and services including Mental Health and Child Abuse/Neglect Intervention, Family Support and Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, After School Program, Adoption Services, Foster Parent Training and Support.

Merrimack Valley Food Bank free

The Merrimack Valley Food Bank is a community-supported 501C-3 non-profit organization that provides nutritious food and personal care items to emergency feeding programs serving the low-income, homeless and hungry. Visit their website to find a listing of programs that provide emergency food and assistance in your area.

735 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA 01854

Merrimack Valley Food Bank free

The Merrimack Valley Food Bank is a community-supported 501C-3 non-profit organization that provides nutritious food and personal care items to emergency feeding programs serving the low-income, homeless and hungry. Visit their website to find a listing of programs that provide emergency food and assistance in your area.

Montague Catholic Social Ministries free

The Montague Catholic Social Ministries strives to strengthen, encourage and support individuals and families in their community. Their goal is to prevent conflict, build skills for work and education, nurture relationships for better parenting, heal trauma, and encourage advocacy and civic engagement. This is done through outreach, family education, positive conflict resolution, leadership development and group empowerment.

41 Third Street
Turner's Falls, MA 01376

Montague Catholic Social Ministries free

The Montague Catholic Social Ministries strives to strengthen, encourage and support individuals and families in their community. Their goal is to prevent conflict, build skills for work and education, nurture relationships for better parenting, heal trauma, and encourage advocacy and civic engagement. This is done through outreach, family education, positive conflict resolution, leadership development and group empowerment.

MSPCC Kids Net free

MSPCC’s Kid’s Net Program provides a range of service to connect foster and kinship families to the information, resources, respite and support networks they need to address the unique challenges that come with raising foster children.

9 Sullivan Road
Holyoke, MA 01040

MSPCC Kids Net free

MSPCC’s Kid’s Net Program provides a range of service to connect foster and kinship families to the information, resources, respite and support networks they need to address the unique challenges that come with raising foster children.

My Father's House free

My Father's House is shelter for pregnant and parenting teenage girls and young women up to the age of 21. Residents receive weekly counseling and attend classes about nutrition, childbirth, financial planning, household management, and more. They also provide a Transition and Care programs in order to assist residents in their homes after leaving My Father's House.

83 Middlesex Street
Chelmsford, MA 01863

My Father's House free

My Father's House is shelter for pregnant and parenting teenage girls and young women up to the age of 21. Residents receive weekly counseling and attend classes about nutrition, childbirth, financial planning, household management, and more. They also provide a Transition and Care programs in order to assist residents in their homes after leaving My Father's House.

New Bedford 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.

874 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

New Bedford 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.

New England Farm Workers' Council free

The New England Farm Workers’ Council is a child care resource and referral/voucher child care program for Western Massachusetts. The Council provides access to high quality, affordable child care through a free customized service for parents and an extensive database of licensed group child care centers. The Council also provides counselors who will work with parents to help them decide which child care center is right for their child.

New England Farm Workers' Council free

The New England Farm Workers’ Council is a child care resource and referral/voucher child care program for Western Massachusetts. The Council provides access to high quality, affordable child care through a free customized service for parents and an extensive database of licensed group child care centers. The Council also provides counselors who will work with parents to help them decide which child care center is right for their child.

North Adams Regional Housing Authority free

The North Adams Regional Housing Authority provides and develops quality affordable housing opportunities for individuals and families while promoting self-sufficiency, empowerment, and neighborhood revitalization. Their mission is to promote and provide adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination for low, very-low, and extremely low income families within North Adams. Services include providing public housing to eligible families, providing housing choice vouchers, and offering procurement opportunities.

150 Ashland Street
North Adams, MA 01247

North Adams Regional Housing Authority free

The North Adams Regional Housing Authority provides and develops quality affordable housing opportunities for individuals and families while promoting self-sufficiency, empowerment, and neighborhood revitalization. Their mission is to promote and provide adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination for low, very-low, and extremely low income families within North Adams. Services include providing public housing to eligible families, providing housing choice vouchers, and offering procurement opportunities.

North Central 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.

375 Nichols Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

North Central 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.

North Shore Infant & Toddler Program/Cerebral Palsy Association of Eastern Massachusetts, Inc. (North Shore EIPP) free

North Shore EIPP offers services and support to pregnant and post partum women living in Lynn and the surrounding communities who have social and environmental risk factors. The goal of the program is to reduce infant mortality by early identification of maternal and infant risk and providing linkages to services and supports in the community to prevent poor health and/or developmental outcomes. The EIPP team consists of a maternal and child health nurse, a mental health professional and a family liaison and is representative of the cultural and linguistic, racial and ethnic diversity of the population served.

103 Johnson Street
Lynn, MA 01902

North Shore Infant & Toddler Program/Cerebral Palsy Association of Eastern Massachusetts, Inc. (North Shore EIPP) free

North Shore EIPP offers services and support to pregnant and post partum women living in Lynn and the surrounding communities who have social and environmental risk factors. The goal of the program is to reduce infant mortality by early identification of maternal and infant risk and providing linkages to services and supports in the community to prevent poor health and/or developmental outcomes. The EIPP team consists of a maternal and child health nurse, a mental health professional and a family liaison and is representative of the cultural and linguistic, racial and ethnic diversity of the population served.