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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
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.”