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At Boston Children's Primary Care, we know that health is more than just medical care. We know, too, that parenthood--and life--can be hard sometimes. If you are concerned about your child's bhavior, if you are struggling as a parent, or if you need help finding resources and support for your family, call us. We have a social worker on call every day that can help.

Here are some links that might be useful:

Action for Boston Community Development can help you get information about daycare, Headstart, housing and fuel assistance

 

Project Bread provides information about food pantries in your community

 

Fair foods will help you find places where you can buy groceries for $2.00 a bag

 

Metropolitan Boston Housing partnership provides housing information for tenants and landlords

 

Family Ties provides parents of children with special health care needs information and support

Healthy Baby Healthy Child offers home visiting to new mothers with children under 5 in the Boston area

 

Child Witness to Violence Project offers information for parents and therapy for children under 8 who have witnessed domestic or community violence

 

Mass Advocates for Children mission is to be an independent and effective voice for children who face significant barriers to equal educational and life opportunities.

 

Parents Helping Parents has a 24 hour confidential parent stress phone line and parent support groups

 

Casa Myrna offers shelter and support to parents experiencing domestic violence

Jewish family and Children’s Services provides support for new mothers in their Center for Early Relationship Support and information for people with developmental disabilities



 

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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