General Resources for all Communities
Center Based & Family Child Care
Search for child care on the Department of Early Education and Care Website
Childcare Voucher Waitlist Registration
Domestic Violence Assistance
National Domestic Violence Hot Line 800-799-7233
REACH Beyond Domestic Violence
REACH provides survivors of domestic violence with safety, shelter, and a path to healing. Our innovative, community-based approach promotes healthy relationships, fosters collaboration, and empowers community members to be agents of change.
New England’s first domestic violence prevention agency and the second in the nation. For nearly 50 years RESPOND has provided life-saving shelter, support services, training and education to more than 100,000 members of the community. Services are free, confidential, and available to all survivors of domestic abuse—no matter their age or gender.
(617) 623-5900 Support Line (9AM-5PM, M-F)
(617) 625-5996 Administration
TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual Schooll
on-line learning for students grades K - 12 - Tuition free
MassLINKS Adult Education Free On-Line for MA Residents
School Finder Project
We’re here to help families access Vocational-Technical Schools, Exam Schools, Charter School, Homeschooling, Virtual Schools, Recovery Schools, Inter-District School Choice, and more!
We speak Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, French, Chinese, Vietnamese, and English.
Phone interpretation is available in 250 more languages
Family TIES of Massachusetts
Driven and staffed by parents of children with special needs; providing emotional and practical support to families
Parent/Professional Advocacy League / PPAL
Improving Mental Health for Children and Families in MA
Legal Services - Statewide
Listed on the following pages are resources that may be able to provide free or low-cost legal/advocacy services. Please note that the services may include some, but not all, of the following: consultation, technical assistance, referral, advocacy, or legal representation.
Contact MASS 211 for state resources like: Call 2 Talk - 24/7 mental health, emotional support, suicide prevention program, Child Care Search and Voucher Waitlist.
or visit website https://mass211.org/
Maternal Mental Health
24 Hour Hotline
The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline, a 24-hour free and confidential hotline for pregnant women and new moms,
Pregnancy and New Parent Support
Jewish Family & Children's Service
Center for Early Relationship Support
phone: 781-647-JFCS (5327)
MCPAP for Moms
Contact number for providers:
Providing Maternal Mental Health During and After Pregnancy
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Hotline available 24 hours. Languages: English & Spanish.
The Link Between Substance Abuse and Suicide in Teens Discusses the increase in prevalence of teen substance abuse and the link to teenage suicide
Co-Occurring Disorders: Substance Abuse & Mental Health a medically reviewed article that explains what is a co-occurring disorder, what causes it, and treatment options
Alcoholism and Suicide Risk: Discusses how a substance abuse problem increases the risk of suicide and provides contact information for suicide hotlines.
Suicide Among Veterans Discusses the connection between veteran addiction and suicide
Metro Housing Boston
Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) &
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Visit website to apply
Women's Money Matters
Women's Money Matters, formerly Budget Buddies, builds the financial wellness, confidence, and security of women and girls living on low-incomes through a unique program that combines instructional workshops and personal, one-to-one coaching.