Hawthorn Medical Associates awards $5,000 to the Caring Network Program

The Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts has awarded $20,000 in grants to four local programs focused on child-abuse prevention and treatment, economic self-sufficiency and victims of domestic violence. “This year, Hawthorn has committed our support to tackle serious issues affecting local women and children,” said James Gularek, CEO […] more »

Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Update

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay Absorbs New Bedford Big Brothers Big Sisters of Child & Family Services Program Local program to operate as part of one of the nation’s leading and largest one-to-one mentoring programs Boston and New Bedford, September  2017 – The Board of Directors of Child & Family Services in New […] more »

New Backpacks for a New School Year

With another school year on the horizon, Child & Family Services would like to thank Lockheed Martin, the Rotary Club of Fall River and the Rotary Club of New Bedford for their generous donation of backpacks and school supplies. more »

With Determination, Comes Success

“Child & Family has helped me a whole lot, they have helped me tremendously!” stated Gotdry Mills, 52-year-old delightful client of Allison Lentino of our Fall River IHT Program. She has been doing amazing things since receiving therapy here at Child & Family Services. Gotdry is a mother of two; her daughter, now 33 years […] more »

BBBS Mentoring Night at Fenway

Submitted by Mass Mentoring Partnership: On June 27th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state came to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Twins. more »

Bags filled from the Heart

Have you ever packed all your belongings in a trash bag instead of a suitcase to take a trip? Would you send your children off to a sleepover with their overnight items in a trash bag? Thousands of children in foster care go from home to home with all their belongings in a trash bag. […] more »

Training for Adoption Competency (TAC)

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the opportunity for child and family serving agencies in Massachusetts to apply for the Training for Adoption Competency (TAC). TAC is a nationally recognized program developed by the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.).   more »

Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe; New Season, New Inventory!

As you may or may not know, we have a thrift store right in the basement of our 1061 Pleasant Street location. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe accepts clothing, books, toys, small household items and much more for resale to the public. All proceeds benefit our Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. more »