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Employment Services Program: Massachusetts DTA
We offer employment training and education programs offered for Transitional Aid for Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) clients.
Food Assistance: WIC Program
We provides nutrition consultation and food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.
Center for Families' Newsletter
The Center for Families shares our most up to date information for Cambridge families with children birth-age 8 years on programming, resources, and supports in our monthly newsletter!
Riverside Early Intervention Parenting Partnership
For pregnant or postpartum with babies up to three months old and continues until the baby turns 1. Supports include one on one support, connection to resources, and groups through video and phone.
Disabilities Resource Directory: Exceptional Lives
This is a free Resource Directory of disability services in Massachusetts. Use your information to find programs near you that will meet your family's needs.
Emergency/Crisis Services Line
Our Emergency/Crisis Services Line is available 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for individuals and families experiencing a mental health or substance use disorder crisis.
Playgroups at Home Series!
Join the Center for Families and the Agenda for Children for our Fall 2020 Playgroups at Home Series!
Virtual Baby Time Infant Playgroup/Infant Support Group
Virtual group for Cambridge parents with babies birth through 15 months old.
Nurturing Babyhood N’ Beyond
- Doula Services
- Birth Plan - Prenatal Visits
- Labor & Delivery
- Baby Massage Sessions
- Virtual Baby Massage Sessions
- Virtual Doula Support
Information and Referrals at Center for Families
The Center for Families can help connect you to resources and supports for families in Cambridge!
Ages and Stages Child Development Questionaire
CFF wants to support you in providing the best start for your child. The ASQ online tool helps you to better understand all your child's different stages of development from one month up to 5 years.
Virtual SEPAC Parent Supports & Activities
We have several support groups, meetings, and events happening virtually for parents and their children.
Virtual Mental Health Services for Children and Families: Riverside Community Care Community Service Agency
**Actively accepting referrals** Operating via Telehealth** Providing Mental Health Supports for Children and Families struggling with emotional or behavioral challenges.
Home-Based Early Childhood Education Program
Child Safety Seat Installation
Learn how to make arrangements to have your child safety seats checked for proper installation.
Questions about Child Development?
The Center for Families is here to to answer child development questions!
Home Visiting Programs Guide 2019
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.
VIRTUAL Overdose Prevention and Response Training
6pm – 7:30pm
Also: 3pm – 4:30pm and 6pm – 7:30pm
Come and learn skills that could save lives!
Exceptional Lives Guide: What to Do If Your Child Has Autism
This free, online, easy-to-read Guide helps families know what to do if their child may have autism, or if they are already diagnosed.
Early Intervention Program: Riverside Community Care
Worried about your child’s development during this stressful time? Having trouble managing behavior, emotions, and creating calming routines? Early Intervention is available at no cost to you.
Early Years Project
The Early Years Project supports children, infants through preschool, and their families by working with early childhood communities that care for them.
Doula Program at the Cambridge Health Alliance
The Cambridge Doula is a home visiting program available to all expecting parents who are Cambridge Health Alliance patients.
Healthy Families Central Middlesex
Healthy Families is a voluntary, confidential home visiting program for first-time pregnant and/or parenting moms and dads 20 years old and under.
Visiting Moms is a free service that matches volunteers with new moms or dads during the first year of their baby's life, whether it's the first baby or a new baby in the household.
Cambridge Dads was created to increase fatherhood engagement in programming. The program strives to ensure dads are engaged, informed, and feel supported in their role as parents.