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 »

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 »