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ASK Resources

ABCD - Head Start (3 to 5 years old) gives low-income, pre-school children experiences that help them compete effectively with their middle-income schoolmates.

Boston After School & Beyond is an advocate for the power of out-of-school time (OST) in youth development.

BOSTONavigator is a resource for locating Out-of-School Time programs in the City of Boston.

Boston Public Schools Family Resource Centers provide parents with school registration information and answers for other school-related questions.

Boston Youth Zone provides activities, opportunities and other fun stuff for kids and teens.

Bowdoin Street Community Health Center, which offers ASK services, provides health services to Dorchester, MA families.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston works with youth to help them become productive and responsible adults. is for primary care providers considering, or planning to start, screening children for developmental needs using a validated tool.

Families First Parenting Programs builds positive relationships between parents and their children by educating both families and the professionals who serve them.

Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners and their communities.

Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (HOPE) works to improve the quality of life and to increase the number and range of opportunities for low-income and Latino individuals and families in Massachusetts.

Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center offers ASK services and provides culturally-competent and affordable primary health care services to families and individuals in Allston, Brighton, Waltham and surrounding communities in Massachusetts.

Martha Eliot Health Center (MEHC) is Boston Children's Hospital's community health center in Jamaica Plain. MEHC also offers ASK services.

Massachusetts Department of Education provides info on the state's education system and resources.

Massachusetts Office on Disability is an advocacy agency that serves people with disabilities of all ages, including special education needs.

Parental Stress Line, 1-800-632-8188, offers parents and caregivers of children in Massachusetts an empathetic and supportive person to talk with about any parenting concern, big or small.

The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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