111 NORTH COMMON STREET, LYNN MA 01902 (781) 598-5517
95 FOURTH STREET, CHELSEA MA 02150 (617) 409-9360

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen the life skills of families, children and individuals of all ages.

This is accomplished through a range of programs offered directly or in collaboration with other organizations in our community.


Home is where the heart is, and that means family. Here at Family & Children’s Service, we believe in strengthening and supporting families through education, empowerment and connection with community resources. We offer multiple programs under two main categories of service in the towns of Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Lynn, Revere, Winthrop and surrounding communities:

1. Parenting Education and Family Support

Center- based Services

Parenting classes and support groups in Spanish, English and Khmer. Offering The Incredible Years curriculum for mothers and fathers with children ages  0-8.

Home Visiting Services

Assistance for pregnant and parenting mothers and fathers in their homes, including adolescents.

2. Youth Services

Asset-building programs for at-risk and proven-risk youth, as well as health education that promotes prevention practices targeting STD/HIV and unintended pregnancies. TEEN SCENE after-school drop-in center at Lynn location.

Join us for a first-of-its-kind

Giving Thanks Gala
November 3rd, 2018
Nahant Country Club
7 – 10 pm

Come kick off the season of giving thanks and help us honor and celebrate one of our most dedicated supporters, Frannie H. Hall for her indefatigable dedication to Family & Children’s Service and the communities of Eastern Mass. 

Great food and libations, music, dancing, games - what more of a reason do you need?

Click here for more information and tickets! See you there!

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