Help in connecting to community services; parent educational workshops, support groups, advocacy and parent leadership.
A private, non-profit child welfare and behavioral health organization serving troubled and at-risk children, adolescents and families in Worcester county.
Information specialists housed in offices throughout the state are linked to their own comprehensive database and are avail- able to assist and direct families to local services. Statewide Hotline: 211.
Provides residential, clinial, family support services, day/vocational and social rograms to meet the needs of individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilites, aquired brain injuries, mental health issues, and other specialized needs.
Online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering and training programs for professionals.
Community Relations Counselor has database to assist and direct families to appropriate local services.
Information specialists housed in offices throughout the state are linked to their own comprehensive database and are available to assist and direct families to appropriate local services.
Strives to recruit, train, and support volunteers who will support the needs of children in state custody through the educational advocacy process.
Statewide information and referral service for people facing hun- ger. FoodSource Hotline provides information in 160 different languages.
Maintains national database on primary tumors, provides educational and emotional support to families. Offers college scholarship program to brain tumor survivors.
Information specialists are available to assist and direct families to local services.
Information specialists are linked to their own comprehensive database and are available to assist and direct families to appro- priate local services.
Resource center for families and professionals offering educa- tional materials, community resource information, and support programs focused on special needs and at-risk youth.
Raises awareness of PANDAS/PANS through a comprehensive website with an ongoing database, research, newsletters, and scientific advisory board; hosts support groups and conferences.
Free information and referral about programs and services to individuals with disabilities in Massachusetts.
Provides a range of resources through the Behavioral Health Library. Hosts conferences, workshops, family support programs, and can assist you with your research needs.
Dedicated to bringing hope and empowerment to the stuttering community, professionals, and the general public. Education, training, support, friendship, and information.
Advocates for those with chronic diseases and disabilities; committed to healthcare that will cover all, curb costs, abolish exclusions, eliminate caps, and ensure access to long-term care.
Provides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness or grieving a loss; also state specific advance directives.
Information specialists help locate NIH materials and other sources of medical information. Publications include information about NIAMS-sponsored research and are updatedperiodically.
Provides information on health issues within the NICHD research domain. Information Resource Center with trained information specialists available to respond to inquiries M-F 8:30-5:00 EST.
Provides organizations opportunities to learn about best practic- es, connect with others doing similar work, and receive training and technical assistance.
Dedicated to increasing diagnoses of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders and improving quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet.
Shares research, coordinates community advocacy and fund- raising activities, and provides information to help in caring for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Provides education & awareness about eating disorders & their underlying causes, in order to develop a compassionate commu- nity that promotes hopefulness & supports.
Mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.
ILCs are controlled and directed by persons with disabilities for the purpose of empowering people with disabilities to take con- trol of their lives. Advocacy services, information and referrals, peer counseling, and independent living skills training.
Unites families with their critically ill newborns in the NICU. Works to reduce NICU admissions through prevention, education and research.
A statewide service hosted by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs; offers information and referrals for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Applications for public insurance, answers question about cover- age, public programs, private and non-group insurance options, multilingual services, pharmacy programs and low cost dental services.
Coalition concerned about the rights of Massachusetts’ newcom- er communities. Education about the citizenship process, access to state benefits, and training.
Information and referral, multicultural services and advocacy for children and youth with disabilities. Runs inclusive after-school program for youth ages 6-22 that are DDS eligible.
A human service agency working with communities, youth and families providing a continuum of programming including: counseling, prevention, intervention and education services.
Provides information and referrals, distributes its Family Education workbook, and coordinates a parent-to-parent program for families of children with neurological challenges.
Supports families of disabled/chronically ill children educationally and medically; website includes information about funding and emotional supports for parents and siblings.
H.A.L.O. provides support and mentoring, information and referral, events and workshops to families of children with neurological impairment.
When one family member serves, the entire family serves. Home Base offers clinical counseling and support to family members and close friends affected by the challenges of the deployment cycle.
Serving Brockton, Attleboro and surrounding towns. Provides information and referrals for childcare services and in-home health and homemaker services for the elderly and disabled.
Serves as a resource to the commonwealth on issues affecting grandparents raising grandchildren, under the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Staff can offer Information and Referral Services.
Provides information and support to parents, patients, family members, caregivers, friends and professionals dealing with Graves Disease or Thyroid Disorder.
Information specialists are available to direct families to appropriate local services.
Raises public awareness, offers emotional support, and provides technical advice on educational, medical, and community matters among families living with Rett Syndrome.
Provides a wide range of services: case management, financial assistance, trained respite providers, family counseling, advocacy, social activities and job training.
Share resources and updates about health care legislation and how it affects families of children with special needs, promote opportunities for families to work in partnership with professionals in the health care service system, and support each other in our advocacy efforts on behalf of children.
Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. Services include through such services as its website, publications, phone consultation, conferences, workshops, publications and many others.
Offers intensive case management services, respite, flexible funding, support groups, Latino medical services, recreation, and residential services for persons with developmental disabilities.
Comprehensive information and referral help line providing information on community, health, and human services.
Dedicated to educating parents and pediatric professionals about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders.
A vast collection of books, videos, and other materials that pertain to disabilities, on loan to families in the Worcester area.
Information and referrals, trainings, support groups, case management and autism services specifically around advocacy, programs, and networking.
A national information system designed to provide ready access to an extensive body of education-related literature. Administered by the National Library of Education (NLE).
Dedicated to those affected by EDS. Information on current research, support networks, information for schools and more can be found on their website.
Free, online Guides for parents of children with developmental disabilities to help them navigate through difficult processes such as how find out if a child qualifies for special education, and access social security (SSI) and other disability benefits.
National information clearinghouse for children birth-22 who are deaf and blind. Catalog and resource database, listings of specialists and consultants. Services are free.
Promotes research, awareness, support to individuals with Dravet Syndrome and related epilepsies. Offers grants for patients and also awards iPads.
The Data Resource Center advances the effective use of public data on the health and health-related services for children, youth and families in the United States.
A nationwide information network, sponsored by US DOE, which gathers information about the education and development of individuals who have disabilities and /or who are gifted.
Wellness and exercise programs that help people with arthritis lead healthier, active lives with online and off-line resources.