Newborn

Parent Support
Resources

Adoption/
Foster Parenting

Phone: 800-277-5387

Location: Massachusetts

Services Provided: Confidential parent support groups, education

Population Served: Families with adopted children in Massachusetts

Cost: Free

Adoption/Foster Parenting

Phone: 800-972-2734

Location: Massachusetts

Times Open: 24/7

Services Provided: Support services, education, and support groups
Population Served: Families with adopted children in Massachusetts

Cost: Free

Child Care

Location: Massachusetts

Services Provided: Locate licensed childcare programs across the state

Population Served: Families in Massachusetts

Cost: Free

Child Care

Phone: 202-690-6782

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: ​Education, locate child care, and resources for financial assistance with childcare

Population Served: All

Cost: Free

Mediation/
Conflict Resolution

Phone: 617-876-5376

Location: Massachusetts

Services Provided: ​Divorce/separation, marital, LGBTQ, elder care, housing, workplace mediation and more

Population Served: Massachusetts residents

Cost: Varies

Mediation/
Conflict Resolution

Phone: 781-306-1180

Location: Massachusetts

Services Provided: ​Counseling and conflict resolution services

Population Served: Residents of the Greater Boston Area

Cost: Varies - free initial consultation

Parenting Education/
Support Groups

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: ​Parent-led online support groups

Population Served: Parents

Cost: Free

Parenting Education/
Support Groups

Phone: 617-474-1143 x238

Location: Dorchester, Massachusetts

Services Provided: ​List of parenting classes in the Dorchester area

Population Served: Parents

Parenting Education/

Support Groups

Location: Massachusetts

Services Provided: Parenting classes

Population Served: Parents

Cost: Free

Parenting Education/
Support Groups

Services Provided: Online educational resource about parenting/child development

Parenting Education/
Support Groups

Phone: 800-637-7974

Services Provided: Local meetings and support

Population Served: Single parents

Cost: Free

Pregnancy/
0-4 Support

Phone: 24/7 crisis hotline: 888-510-BABY, text SAFEHAVEN to 313131

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Equips parents facing unplanned pregnancies with safe alternatives to prevent infant abandonment

Cost: Free

Pregnancy Environmental Hotline

Pregnancy/

0-4 Support

Phone: 800-322-5014, 617-787-4957

Location: Massachusetts/Nationwide

Times Open: M-F 9am - 4:30pm

Services Provided: Confidential information about possible effects of substances or environmental agents during pregnancy

Cost: Free

Pregnancy/
0-4 Support

Phone: Text PPNOW to 774636

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Education, telehealth or local in-person reproductive health, pregnancy, abortion services

Population Served: All

Cost: Varies

Pregnancy/
0-4 Support

Phone: 781-693-5625

Location: Massachusetts

Services Provided: Become matched with a trained volunteer to support new parents via weekly visits for 2-12 months. 

Population Served: New parents

Cost: Free

 
 
 
 
 

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