Welcome to Child & Family Services

Child and Family Services strengthens families and the communities in which they live. Our mission, “to heal and strengthen the lives of children and families,” is built on the following beliefs:

  • Communities thrive when supported by strong families
  • Society is strengthened by ensuring that children and families attain their full potential
  • Families are the foundation of a strong community and are essential to a healthy society
  • Families have the right to raise children in a safe and nurturing environment
  • Every person has inherent worth and dignity… Read more »

St. Anne’s Employees Raise over $1,600 for local Big Brothers Big Sisters Program

St. Anne's Employees Raise over $1,600 for local Big Brothers Big Sisters Program

On Sunday, March 2nd, 6 teams of St. Anne’s Credit Union employees came together at WonderBowl in New Bedford to bowl for a good cause. The Big Brothers and Big Sisters Program of Child and Family Services held their ‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’ event, and St. Anne’s employees raised over $1,600 for their organization this […][...] Read more »

Celebrating Our Volunteers

Celebrating Our Volunteers

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Month, we would like to acknowledge our tireless volunteers who freely give their time and talent and work together to enhance our community. Volunteers make up our Board of Directors, Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Advisory Board and mentors, Friends of CFS, and event committees. They are ambassadors […][...] Read more »

CFS Welcomes Beth Pelletier As The New Assistant Director Of Human Resources

March 17, 2014 Child & Family Services is pleased to announce the addition of Beth Pelletier as the new Assistant Director of Human Resources. In addition to day-to-day HR activities, Mrs. Pelletier will be working with the Director of Human Resources to enrich worker’s compensation, training, compliance, employee relations and benefits for the staff of […][...] Read more »

10th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake

10th Annual Bowl For Kids' Sake

Thank you to everyone who participated in making this year’s event a huge success! EVENT SPONSORS Cynthia Capobianco, CPA Horizon Marine Patrick Carney Foundation LANE SPONSORS A.D. Makepeace Alan & Simonne Coutinho Anthony F. Cordeiro Insurance Agency, Inc. Cedal Lane Chucky’s Remax Right Choice Gary’s Best Hot Dogs James Rizzo Jeanne Bissonnette Jeremiah Coholan Joe […][...] Read more »

Jose Looks Forward to His Bright Future

Child & Family Teen Wins Prestigious College Scholarship

LAWRENCE, MA – Lawrence High School junior, Jose, was awarded the prestigious Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship at a special reception at the Massachusetts State House in May last year. The award, supported by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, is only offered to twenty five high school sophomores and juniors statewide each year. It […][...] Read more »