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Medical (Doula services under Crisis Centers/Baby Items)


Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- free/sliding fee dental clinic directory- Free Dental Care

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

National- prescription assistance- Rx Outreach

National- free clinic directory- Volunteers in Medicine


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- Family Resource Centers

Statewide- healthcare coverage directory- Massachusetts Health Connector

Statewide- health department directory- NACCHO


Merrimack Valley- healthcare- Greater Lawrence Valley Health Center

North Central MA- mental health- Clinical and Support Options

North Shore- medical- North Shore Community Health

Western MA- mobile clinic- Council of Churches of Western Massachusetts

Western MA- comprehensive medical- Healthcare for the Homeless


Boston- healthcare- Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program

Boston- community health directory- Cradles to Crayons

Boston- healthcare- Sojourner House

Burlington- prescription assistance- People Helping People

Salem- free vaccinations- The Lydia Pinkham Memorial Clinic

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance


Department of Transitional Assistance

Emergency Assistance Shelter

Energy Assistance LIHEAP



IRS Free File Program

Job Corps

Lifeline Program



National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing



Unemployment Insurance


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Housing info


National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- housing locator- Socialserve

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Statewide- Emergency Assistance Shelter

Statewide- Emergency Family Shelters

Statewide- Family Resource Centers


Merrimack Valley- Community Teamwork

Western MA- The Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts

Western MA- Way Finders


Boston- Boston Rescue Mission

Boston- housing directory- Cradles to Crayons

Boston- Crossroads

Boston- ICNA Relief

Boston- Jeremiah Program

Boston- Margaret’s House

Boston- St. Mary’s

Cambridge- YWCA

Charlestown- Heading Home

Dorchester- Crossroads Family Center

Dorchester- Sojourner House

Fort Hill- Sojourner House

Gloucester- Action Inc.

Hampden County- Partners for Community

Holyoke- Valley Opportunity Council

Lynn- Lynn Shelter Association

Milton- Sojourner House

N. Chelmsford- My Father’s House

Peabody- Citizens Inn

Saugus- Housing Authority

Somerville- Somerville Homeless Coalition

Springfield (age limit)- CHD

Springfield- Clinical and Support Options

Springfield- Housing Authority

Springfield- YWCA

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Affordable Childcare


National- extended hours-

National- child care search- Care Lulu

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

National- campus-based child care services- CCAMPIS

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Childcare Co-Op- Komae

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

National- emergency child care- YMCA


Statewide- Family Resource Centers

Statewide- National Head Start Association


Merrimack Valley- low-income families- Community Teamwork

Western MA- financial assistance- Partners for Community


Boston- child care directory- Cradles to Crayons

Dorchester- homeless families- Horizons for Homeless Children

Jamaica Plain- homeless families- Horizons for Homeless Children

Roxbury- homeless families- Horizons for Homeless Children

Springfield- subsidies- New Beginnings Early Education and Care Center

Springfield-New North Citizens’ Council

Springfield- back up child care- Square One

Springfield- scholarship- YMCA

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info


National- car seat distribution directory- 800 Buck-L-Up

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- portable crib directory- Cribs for Kids

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- baby care package- Little Llamas USA

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- car seat distribution directory- Safe Convertible Car Seats

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National (ages 13-23)- family support programs- Teen Mother Choices

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box


Statewide- various assistance- Family Resource Centers

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle


Western Massachusetts (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties)- Post-natal visits up to 1 year- Hilltown Village


Attleboro- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) diaper assistance- Abundant Hope PRC

Boston- material support directory- Cradles to Crayons

Boston- diaper bank- Lannie’s Neighborhood

Boston- parenting education, material support, etc.- Room to Grow

Cummington- diaper bank and variety of free donated baby items; clothes, strollers, car seats, carriers, etc.- The Village Closet

Gloucester- diapers- Giving Diapers Giving Hope

Hampden County- young parents program- Partners for Community

Indian Orchard- diapers, clothing- Community Survival Center

Springfield- family support program- Gandara Mental Health Center

Springfield- parenting program- New North Citizens’ Council

Springfield- diaper bank- Springfield Baby Bottoms Diaper Bank

Springfield- parent program, financial literacy, etc.- Springfield Parent Academy

Springfield- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) maternity & baby clothing, assistance referrals- Springfield Pregnancy Care Center

Springfield- parenting classes, referrals, emergency needs- Square One

Springfield- pregnancy & newborn support, home visits, parent education, etc.- Thom Child and Family Services

Springfield- young parenting support program- YWCA

Ware- diaper pantry, infant healthcare screenings- Trinity Episcopal Church

Westfield- diapers, baby supplies- Westfield Food Pantry

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Child Support

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Essentials info


National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- feminine hygiene products- Alliance For Period Supplies

National- cell phone assistance- Assurance Wireless

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- poverty relief program- Circles USA

National- internet discount- Comcast Internet Essentials

National- location-based resources- Community Action Partnership

National- professional clothing, workforce assistance- Dress for Success

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- food pantry directory- Food Pantries

National- education financial aid- Frank

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- food assistance for summer- Summer Food Rocks

National- food assistance- The Little Free Pantry

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- food assistance database- Why Hunger

National- car donation program- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- low-income small loans- Capital Good Fund

Statewide- various assistance-Family Resource Centers

Statewide- car donation program- Good News Garage

Statewide- social services- Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance

Statewide- food assistance directory- Project Bread

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Statewide- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America


Merrimack Valley- utility assistance, employment assistance, various programs- Community Teamwork

Northeast Massachusetts- food pantry directory- Essex County Hunger Relief

North Shore area- financial assistance, food pantry- (any faith)- Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Western MA- emergency aid- Council of Churches of Western Massachusetts

Western MA- food assistance directory- Rachel’s Table

Western MA- rent, utility, and various assistance, school supplies, etc.- The Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts

Western MA- food bank directory-The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts


Belchertown- food pantry-The Belchertown United Church of Christ

Beverly- school supplies, holiday gift program, food assistance- Beverly Bootstraps

Boston- meal program- Boston Rescue Mission

Boston- clothing, school supplies, etc.- Cradles to Crayons

Boston- food pantry- Crossroads

Burlington- various assistance- Helpis

Burlington- food assistance, utility assistance, etc.- People Helping People

Chicopee- food & clothing pantry- First Central Bible Church

Chicopee- food assistance, daily meals- Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen & Pantry

Danvers- food pantry- People to People Food Pantry

Dorchester- food pantry- Crossroads Family Center

Essex County- food pantry directory- Lynn Catholic Collaborative

Franklin County- holiday assistance- The Salvation Army

Gloucester- energy assistance- Action Inc.

Goshen- food pantry- Hilltown Food Pantry

Hampden County- rent & energy assistance, GED program, workforce development, etc.- Partners for Community

Hampden County- eviction assistance, weatherization, community scholarship, etc.- Springfield Partners for Community Action

Holyoke- food pantry- Margaret’s Pantry

Holyoke- holiday assistance- The Salvation Army

Holyoke- food assistance, education programs, energy assistance, etc.- Valley Opportunity Council

Huntington- food pantry- The Huntington Food Pantry

Indian Orchard- food assistance, household items, etc.- Community Survival Center

Melrose- food pantry- Faith Evangelical Church

Northhampton- food pantry, clothing- Northhampton Survival Center

Peabody- food pantry, meal programs- Haven from Hunger

Peabody- energy assistance, homeless prevention- NSCAP

Roxbury- food pantry- Sojourner House

Saugus- school supplies- First Congregational Church of Saugus

Saugus- food pantry- Saugus United Parish Food Pantry

Somerville- homeless prevention, rent & utility assistance, food pantry, etc.- Somerville Homeless Coalition

Southampton- food pantry- First Congregational Church of Southampton

South Hadley- food pantry- Neighbors Helping Neighbors Inc.

Southwick- food pantry-Our Community Food Pantry

Springfield- food pantry-All Nations Church

Springfield- case management, daily meals- Clinical and Support Options

Springfield- food pantry- JCWCC

Springfield- food pantry- Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services

Springfield- food bank, resource assistance, etc.-New North Citizens’ Council

Springfield- clothing, household goods, linens- Open Pantry Community Services Inc.

Springfield- daily meals, clothing- Springfield Rescue Mission

Springfield- referrals, emergency needs- Square One

Springfield- food pantry, adult education- The Gray House

Springfield- food pantry, holiday assistance- The Salvation Army

Wakefield- food pantry- Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry

Ware- food pantry, household items-Trinity Episcopal Church

Westfield- food pantry- Westfield Food Pantry

Westfield- daily meals- Westfield Soup Kitchen

West Springfield- food pantry, daily meals- The Parish Cupboard

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Support Groups

Support Info


National- CoAbode

National- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- Moms Club International

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- support group directory- Psychology Today

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom


Statewide- support group directory- Boston Mamas

Statewide- Family Resource Centers


North Shore- educational- Women in Transition


Ipswich- Birth to Three Family Center

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

The paternal responsibility claim shall be filed with the department of children and families, hereinafter called the department, on a form prescribed by the department. The department shall provide the person filing with evidence of the filing within five days and shall at the same time, send notice of the filing to such mother by registered mail at her address as stated on the paternal responsibility claim or to such other address as the department determines to be correct after making every reasonable effort to locate such mother. Such filing shall constitute an acknowledgment and admission of paternity.

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Such written consent shall be executed no sooner than the fourth calendar day after the date of birth of the child to be adopted.

A consent executed in accordance with the provisions of this section shall be final and irrevocable from date of execution.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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*This page does not provide legal advice

*Verified 9/19