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 »

New HR Staff Brings Good Energy to CFS

We recently increased our HR staff to accommodate our ever-growing agency. Our Human Resource Department has added 3 new faces: Tess Flynn, Kari Coelho, and Elizabeth Shea.   more »

South Coast Towing Donates $10,000

Christopher Medeiros, owner of South Coast Towing Inc., New Bedford, recently donated $10,000 to support 3 programs at Child & Family Services, Inc.. “We are honored that Mr. Medeiros chose to support the vital work we do in the community to heal and strengthen the lives of children and families,” stated Susan Remy, Director of […] more »

Polar Plunge 2017

It is time for our 4th Annual Polar Plunge! We are asking folks to join us in taking the plunge or pledge one of the brave true Cape Coddas jumping in February 25th at Craigville Beach. more »

CFS Welcomes Carl Taber as incoming Board President

Child & Family is pleased to welcome Carl Taber as incoming Board President. He is preceded by Anthony Cordeiro, who held the position for 12 years. Carl is no stranger to Child & Family Services as he also held the position as Board President between 1993 and 1995. more »

Thanks to the generous people who participated in Holiday Hope, hundreds of children and families have seen their holiday wishes come true. Whether you sponsored an individual or family, donated gift cards, held a toy or coat drive, volunteered to wrap and distribute gifts, the difference YOU made in someone’s life this holiday season will be forever appreciated. more »

National Adoption Day: It’s not about a holiday; it’s about people.

The Adoption Journeys program would like to remind everyone that National Adoption Month is November and National Adoption Day is celebrated on November 19th, 2016. National Adoption Month is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 101,000 children in U.S foster care who are waiting to join a new family. Currently, […] more »