Learn more about healthcare, nutrition, housing, mental health, and other social services that may be available to your family.
Boston Asthma Initiative
Boston Asthma Initiative provides free, bilingual, asthma educational services to children and families living with asthma.
Buckle Up Boston
Buckle Up Boston!Boston Public Health Commission's program provides information on child car seat installation and how to obtain a free or low-cost carseat for your child.
Child at Risk Hotline
1 (800) 792-5200
Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center
A counseling, advocacy, and outreach project that focuses on the growing number of young children who are hidden victims of violence: children who are bystanders to community and domestic violence.
Guidance Center, Inc.
To provide high quality mental health, community based wraparound services for children, adolescents, families. If you do not speak English, Guidance Center, Inc. has arrangements for interpretation.
Health Connection-Boston's Public Health Van
To support and enhance our overall mission - to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly those who are most vulnerable.
MA Department of Children and Famililes
To keep families together, and help children lead safer, happier lives through services that put the best intentions of the children first. To find secure and nurturing adoptive and foster families for children who cannot remain in their home due to severe abuse or neglect.
MA League of Community Health Centers
Services for children who have witnessed violence.
MA WIC Nutrition Program
Designed to influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors, WIC provides nutrition education and counseling, free nutritious food and access to health care to low- to moderate-income pregnant women, infants and children under five.
Mayor's Health Line
Formula, food vouchers for children under 5 and pregnant women, support for breast feeding, nutrition counseling, services for pregnant woman, group education.
Poison Control Hotline
Information about hazardous chemicals, products, safety.
Pregnancy Environmental Hotline
Information on pollutants, drug interactions, food medications, exposure during pregnancy.
Social Work Therapy Referral Service
To provide free confidential counseling referrals matched for specialty, location and insurance or fee requirements. If you do not speak English, arrangements for interpretation are available.
Women's Place Crisis
Services for children with developmental delays.