Family & Community Resources

There are a wide variety of services and supports available to individuals and families throughout our communities and from state agencies. Below are links to some of these resources. New links are being added periodically.

Community Resources:

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Advancement: Free immigration consultations and other resources available regardless of immigration status.

East Boston Family Engagement Network: Resources for parents

CAPIC/Community Action Programs, Inter-City : The mission of CAPIC is to identify and address the needs, problems and concerns of individuals and families through partnerships, advocacy and community engagement, helping empower them to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. Includes the Chelsea Revere Family Network.

Financial Navigators: The Boston Office of Financial Empowerment’s Financial Navigator is providing guidance for those facing financial hardships due to COVID-19. Trained Financial Navigators provide detailed information on available resources and will work with you to create an action plan so you know what you need to do next. Clicking on this link will bring you to our Client form. After filling out the form and submitting, a Navigator will call you within 48 hours.

State Agencies:

Department of Mental Health
Department of Public Health

Department of Developmental Services

Department of Early Education and Care

Department of Children and Families

Bureau of Substance Abuse Services

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Disabled Persons Protection Commission

Massachusetts Standardized Documentation Project (MSDP)
MassHealth Behavioral Health Services for Children and Youth Aged 20 and Younger

Trade Organizations:

Association for Behavioral Healthcare (ABH)
Providers’ Council

Association of Developmental Disability Providers (ADDP)

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

Family Support:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Massachusetts Behavioral Health Access