911 Disability Indicator Program
Cambridge Emergency Communications
The disability indicator program is a voluntary program that helps 911 call takers identify if a person calling needs special assistance during an emergency.
OSS Summer Services and Programs
Cambridge Public Schools
We offer a variety of services, supports and programs dedicated to ensuring equitable access and success for students who have a documented risk of regression during the summer months.
Partners for Youth with Disabilities Mentoring
Partners for Youth with Disabilities
We provide one-to-one mentoring to youth and adults with disabilities to reach their full potential.
Daybreak Day Camp 2024
Cambridge Camping Association
Daybreak allows children who need a smaller program and extra support to fully experience the benefits of summer camp.
Delivery and Senior Services at the Library
Cambridge Public Library
We offer a monthly delivery of library materials to Cambridge residents who are unable to visit a library due to short- or long-term disability or infirmity.
Money Management Volunteers: Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services
Somerville Cambridge Elder Services
Volunteer to help an older adult in Cambridge or Somerville budget and manage their finances.
Riverside Early Head Start
Riverside Community Care
Riverside Early Head Start is a comprehensive early childhood program that partners with parents to promote children’s healthy development.
Riverside Early Intervention
Riverside Community CareOutside Cambridge
Supports families through home-based evaluations and services for children up to age 3 with or at risk for developmental delays.
CEOC Public Benefits Assistance
Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (CEOC)Mid Cambridge
We help people apply for and resolve problems with Social Security, SSI, SSDI, TAFDC, EAEDC, MassHealth and Medicare.
DHSP Inclusion Initiative
Department of Human Service Programs (DHSP), DHSP Cambridge Youth Programs, DHSP Childcare Afterschool Programs, and DHSP Community SchoolsMid Cambridge
Supporting youth with special needs in afterschool/summer programming
Home Visiting Programs Guide
Cambridge Office of Early Childhood (OEC)
A home visiting programs' primary purpose is to support and encourage parents and caregivers, share information, and connect families with resources in their home and/or a convenient location.
Housed In Cambridge's Online Guide
Cambridge Human Rights Commission (CHRC), Community Development Department, and Department of Human Service Programs (DHSP)
The guide is organized around six key themes: affordable housing, emergency housing, housing rights, legal and mediation services, safe & healthy homes, and financial assistance.
Office of Student Services
Cambridge Public Schools
The Office of Student Services (OSS) includes a variety of services, supports and programs dedicated to ensuring equitable access and success for students with disabilities.
Virtual SEPAC Parent Supports & Activities
Cambridge Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) and Cambridge Public Schools
We have several support groups, meetings, and events happening virtually for parents and their children.
Cambridge Temporary Disability Parking Permit Program (CCPD)
Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD)
We issue temporary Cambridge disability parking permits to residents and individuals who work in Cambridge.
Early Intervention Guide: Exceptional Lives
Exceptional Lives, Inc.
This free, easy-to-read online Guide is for parents of children aged 0-3 who may need special services to help with their development.
MBTA Group Orientation or Individual Travel Training
MBTA Travel Training
We provide group and individual training about how to safely ride the MBTA. Safety, trip planning, accessibility, how to read maps and schedules, reduced fares, and more.
People with Disabilities COVID-19 Resource Guide
Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) and City of Cambridge
We put together this list of resources to help people with disabilities get their basic needs met during this public health crisis of COVID-19.
Questions about Child Development?
Center for Families
Do you have questions or need more information about your child’s development or child's behavior?
Cambridge Public SchoolsBaldwin Cambridgeport and The Port The Port Neighborhood 9 East Cambridge Mid Cambridge Cambridgeport North Cambridge
Special Start is Cambridge Public Schools’ preschool program for students with disabilities. The program provides services for preschool aged children 3 to 5 years of age.
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health
Our hotline helps prevent suicide by giving free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you and loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Activities & Resources for Children at Home with Special Needs Guide: Exceptional Lives
Exceptional Lives, Inc.
We've collected a list of resources and activities for children and adults with special needs that parents can use while they're at home.
B+ Resources and Support at Bisexual Resource Center
Bisexual Resource Center
This program serves b+ folks through support, education, and resources.
We serve children and youth (ages 6-22) with disabilities by providing a super fun summer program full of outdoor activities, swimming, field trips, crafts, cooking, and more!
CHAI Disability Services
Jewish Family and Children's Service (JF&CS)
We promote Community, Housing, Access, and Independence for children and adults of all abilities, strengths, and needs.