FAMILY & DOMESTIC AFFAIRS

LAST UPDATED: 5/21/2022

For General Family/Human Service
National
  • National Center for Children In Poverty

    • Phone Number: (646)284-9600

    • Website: nccp.org

State​
  • Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)

    • Address: 178 Tremont St, Boston

    • Phone Number: (617)542-5437

    • Website: bostonabcd.org

  • Child Care Choices of Boston (CCCB)​

  • Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PAL)

    • Phone Number: (866)815-8122

    • Website: ppal.org

    • Bio: Provides advocacy for families whose children have emotional disturbance or mental illness and offers statewide support groups. 

  • Federation for Children with Special Needs

    • Phone Number: (617)236-7210

    • Website: fcsn.org

    • Bio: Provides information and advocacy for families whose children are special needs or suffers with mental illness.

  • The CHA Family Health Center

    • Address: 237 Hampshire St, Cambridge

    • Phone Number: (617)575-5570

    • Website: challiance.org

    • Bio: Provides a variety of services related to health & wellness, including but not limited to general medical care, sexual health, substance abuse, classes, and so much more. 

  • St. Francis House

    • Address: 39 Boylston St, Boston

    • Phone Number: (617)542-4211

    • Website: stfrancishouse.org

    • Bio: Provides basic services including food, clothing, daytime shelter, medical care, mental health counseling, substance use counseling, and rehabilitative service.

For Domestic Abuse
National
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

    • Phone Number: (800)799-7233

State​

For the LGBT Community
National
  • Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PGLAG)

    • Phone Number: (866)427-3524

    • Website: pflag.org

    • Bio: Provides information, advocacy, and support for families. 

State​
  • Fenway LGBT Helpline

    • Address: 1340 Boylston Street, Boston

    • Phone Number: (617)267-9001 = Ages 25+

    • Phone Number: (617)267-2535 = Ages 24 & below

    • Website: fenwayhealth.org