Supports & Communities

Working together to help our children succeed

Federation For Children With Special Needs (FSCN)

The Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. We are committed to listening to and learning from families, and encouraging full participation in community life by all people, especially those with disabilities. The Federation believes in the power of parents helping parents and has infused a proven model of peer support throughout all its work. Most Federation staff members are parents or family members of children with disabilities and people with disabilities.
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Mass 211

Mass 211 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Always a confidential call, Mass 211 maintains the integrity of the 9-1-1 system saving that vital community resource for life and death emergencies.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Mass 211 is an easy way to find or give help in your community

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Healthy Families

A free and voluntary support program for first-time moms and dads age 23 and under. Young parents across Massachusetts can sign up for the program during pregnancy and continue up to the child’s third birthday. With Healthy Families by your side, you can build the bright future you see for yourself, your baby, and your family!

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CFCE Brockton

The Brockton CFCE program serves families with children from Birth-School age. Together, we help families find access to comprehensive services and supports. CFCE programs are locally-based programs that provide child development services and resources to families with young children. Funding and support come from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and the Brockton Public Schools.

Family TIES

Family TIES of Massachusetts is a statewide information and support network for families of children with special needs. Some of the services they provide include Central Directory for Early Intervention (EI) programs in Massachusetts, Parent-to-Parent Connections, workshops, trainings, as well as information and referrals on a wide variety of topics, including diagnosis, community resources, and support groups

FindHelp.org

Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

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