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Riverside Early Head Start free

Riverside Early Head Start is a program for low-income families with infants and toddlers, as well as pregnant women. The program is designed to support families by promoting healthy prenatal care, infant/toddler care, and the well-being of the entire family. Their employees often speak two languages and the programs are respectful of the various cultural norms practices within each family.

Riverside Early Head Start free

Riverside Early Head Start is a program for low-income families with infants and toddlers, as well as pregnant women. The program is designed to support families by promoting healthy prenatal care, infant/toddler care, and the well-being of the entire family. Their employees often speak two languages and the programs are respectful of the various cultural norms practices within each family.

Riverside Early Intervention & Early Intervention Partnerships Program

Riverside Early Intervention Services supports families and their children, from birth to age three, with a broad range of needs. Typical issues that are addressed on a daily basis include an infant who isn’t gaining weight, a toddler with speech delays, or a young child having trouble walking. Their program offers therapeutic, educational and family support services for infants and toddlers that are delayed, disabled, or at-risk. These services include screening and assessment, home visits, group and individual center based therapies, toddler groups, parent education, and support groups.

Riverside Early Intervention & Early Intervention Partnerships Program

Riverside Early Intervention Services supports families and their children, from birth to age three, with a broad range of needs. Typical issues that are addressed on a daily basis include an infant who isn’t gaining weight, a toddler with speech delays, or a young child having trouble walking. Their program offers therapeutic, educational and family support services for infants and toddlers that are delayed, disabled, or at-risk. These services include screening and assessment, home visits, group and individual center based therapies, toddler groups, parent education, and support groups.

Room to Grow free

Room to Grow is dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development. Parents are referred to Room to Grow by a network of prenatal programs assisting low-income families. Upon their referral, families visit Room to Grow's warm and inviting space once every three months from just before the birth of the baby until their child turns three. During their one-on-one appointments with our staff social workers, typically lasting two hours, parents receive developmental information, customized support, and all of the needed baby items to ensure a healthy and secure start for their child.

142 Berkeley St
Boston, MA 02116

Room to Grow free

Room to Grow is dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development. Parents are referred to Room to Grow by a network of prenatal programs assisting low-income families. Upon their referral, families visit Room to Grow's warm and inviting space once every three months from just before the birth of the baby until their child turns three. During their one-on-one appointments with our staff social workers, typically lasting two hours, parents receive developmental information, customized support, and all of the needed baby items to ensure a healthy and secure start for their child.

Roxbury/South End 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.

Roxbury/South End 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.

SafeLink Hotline free

SafeLink is the Massachusetts statewide 24/7 toll-free domestic violence hotline operated by Casa Myrna. All calls are free, confidential, and anonymous and will connect you to a shelter program in your area. Services include safety planning, supportive listening, and access to support and resources. A translation service is available in more than 130 languages.

38 Wareham Street
Second Floor
Boston, MA 02118

SafeLink Hotline free

SafeLink is the Massachusetts statewide 24/7 toll-free domestic violence hotline operated by Casa Myrna. All calls are free, confidential, and anonymous and will connect you to a shelter program in your area. Services include safety planning, supportive listening, and access to support and resources. A translation service is available in more than 130 languages.

Somerville Homeless Coalition free

The mission of the Somerville Homeless Coalition is to provide homeless and near homeless individuals and families with individualized supportive services and tailored housing solutions with a goal of obtaining and maintaining affordable housing. The coalition provides affordable supportive housing programs, case management, homelessness prevention, and more. They have a range of services to help all those in need.

1 Davis Square
Somerville, MA 02144

Somerville Homeless Coalition free

The mission of the Somerville Homeless Coalition is to provide homeless and near homeless individuals and families with individualized supportive services and tailored housing solutions with a goal of obtaining and maintaining affordable housing. The coalition provides affordable supportive housing programs, case management, homelessness prevention, and more. They have a range of services to help all those in need.

Somerville Housing Authority

The goal of the Somerville Housing authority is to assist low and moderate income families, the elderly and the disabled to help them to find housing that is clean, decent and sanitary.They act as advocates for residents and serve the needs of those who live there as they encourage individuals to achieve maximum independence.

30 Memorial Road
Somerville, MA 02145

Somerville Housing Authority

The goal of the Somerville Housing authority is to assist low and moderate income families, the elderly and the disabled to help them to find housing that is clean, decent and sanitary.They act as advocates for residents and serve the needs of those who live there as they encourage individuals to achieve maximum independence.

South Boston Family Engagement Network free

The Boston Family Engagement Network is a citywide coalition focused on raising awareness about the importance of family engagement in the life of a young child. We are parents, caregivers, community partners, early educators and family support workers who are invested in ensuring that beginning at birth, all young children have access to a quality educational experience whether at home, in school, or in child care, that supports all areas of their development.

Our core services and programs include:

  • Welcome Baby visits
  • Early literacy home visits
  • Early literacy workshops
  • Parenting education classes
  • Family Cafes
  • Parent (Caregiver) - Child Playgroups
  • Parent Leadership support and training

The South Boston Family Engagement Network is located at the South Boston Neighborhood House. All services are free of charge to families.

136 H Street
Boston, MA 02127

South Boston Family Engagement Network free

The Boston Family Engagement Network is a citywide coalition focused on raising awareness about the importance of family engagement in the life of a young child. We are parents, caregivers, community partners, early educators and family support workers who are invested in ensuring that beginning at birth, all young children have access to a quality educational experience whether at home, in school, or in child care, that supports all areas of their development.

Our core services and programs include:

  • Welcome Baby visits
  • Early literacy home visits
  • Early literacy workshops
  • Parenting education classes
  • Family Cafes
  • Parent (Caregiver) - Child Playgroups
  • Parent Leadership support and training

The South Boston Family Engagement Network is located at the South Boston Neighborhood House. All services are free of charge to families.

South 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.

61 Pine Street
Southbridge, MA 01550

South 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.