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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.

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. Early Head Start programs are available before the child is born until they turn 3, parents may qualitify for pregnant women program, home visiting programs and part/full day program for children between the age of 2.9 and 5 yeas old. 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. Early Head Start programs are available before the child is born until they turn 3, parents may qualitify for pregnant women program, home visiting programs and part/full day program for children between the age of 2.9 and 5 yeas old. 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.

Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority free

The Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority (through the Agency Mission Housing Services & Mediation Program) provides comprehensive housing counseling, homelessness prevention and resolution assistance, tenancy preservation services, and anti-poverty resources. It also provides resolution programming, mediation services, anti-foreclosure services, legal and educational counseling, and housing search assistance.

1 Fenn Street
Fourth Floor
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority free

The Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority (through the Agency Mission Housing Services & Mediation Program) provides comprehensive housing counseling, homelessness prevention and resolution assistance, tenancy preservation services, and anti-poverty resources. It also provides resolution programming, mediation services, anti-foreclosure services, legal and educational counseling, and housing search assistance.

Berkshire North 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.

165 Tor Court
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire North 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.

Berkshire South 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.

Berkshire South 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.

Blue Hill Corridor 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.

632 Blue Hill Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121

Blue Hill Corridor 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.

Boston Area Healthy Families funded by the children's trust free

Healthy Families is a home-based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children. You must be pregnant or parenting a child under the age of one, be twenty or under, and live in Massachusetts in order to be eligible for services.

This program provides services in the following towns: Allston, Back Bay, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Chinatown, Dorchester, Downtown Boston, Fenway, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, North End, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, South End, West End, and West Roxbury.

3815 Washington Street
Suite 2
Boston, MA 02131

Boston Area Healthy Families funded by the children's trust free

Healthy Families is a home-based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children. You must be pregnant or parenting a child under the age of one, be twenty or under, and live in Massachusetts in order to be eligible for services.

This program provides services in the following towns: Allston, Back Bay, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Chinatown, Dorchester, Downtown Boston, Fenway, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, North End, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, South End, West End, and West Roxbury.

Boston Emergency Services Team (BEST) free

Boston Emergency Services team (B.E.S.T.), under the leadership of Boston Medical Center and with the support of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, provides a comprehensive, highly integrated system of crisis evaluation and treatment services to the greater Boston area; to children, adolescents, adults, including the elderly, the homeless, mentally ill and the multi-cultural populations within the Boston, Brookline, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop communities.

Boston Emergency Services Team (BEST) free

Boston Emergency Services team (B.E.S.T.), under the leadership of Boston Medical Center and with the support of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, provides a comprehensive, highly integrated system of crisis evaluation and treatment services to the greater Boston area; to children, adolescents, adults, including the elderly, the homeless, mentally ill and the multi-cultural populations within the Boston, Brookline, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop communities.

Brighton/Roslindale 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.

Brighton/Roslindale 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.

Brightwood Development Corporation

Brightwood Development Corporation (BCD) works to improve small business, afforadable and low-income housing, and minority employment throughout Springfield. Services include expanding the supply of affordable and low income housing, promotion of small business assistance, and neighborhood development through residential and commercial revitalization. BCD has a partnership with Partners for Community.

Brightwood Development Corporation

Brightwood Development Corporation (BCD) works to improve small business, afforadable and low-income housing, and minority employment throughout Springfield. Services include expanding the supply of affordable and low income housing, promotion of small business assistance, and neighborhood development through residential and commercial revitalization. BCD has a partnership with Partners for Community.