News and Events at Family ACCESS in Newton Massachusetts

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Spring Appeal until May 15

Dear Neighbor, During this time of uncertainty, we can proudly demonstrate that our community is united, committed to diversity, and dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where all our children can thrive. This commitment is particularly important for many of our immigrant families. Chronic stress during the formative years of early childhood leads to later […]

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Party for a Purpose with CAP

JOIN US for our PARTY for a PURPOSE! Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017 Time: 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm Location: Union Street restaurant, 107 Union Street, Newton, MA Purchase Your Tickets Here!

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Thank you to WS Development for making Christmas so bright for our clients!

WS Development of Chestnut Hill has once again donated toys and wrapping supplies to families of 75 children that are served through Family ACCESS programs such as Counseling and Consultation Services, Early Literacy Services and the Early Learning Center. “Our families are always so moved and honored to have so many people be so generous […]

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Preparing Children for School (ELS)

Family ACCESS helps to prepare children for school through our Early Literacy Services (ELS) programming. The ELS program provides two national evidence-based programs for families with children ages 18 months-5 years. Our literacy specialists work in the comfort of a family’s home through home visits or in parent/child literacy groups at multiple sites. The Parent-Child […]

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What is #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day to do good and to give back. It’s a chance to say thank you and a chance to show your local community just how much you care. It was started in 2012 by two small non-profits in New York that wanted to highlight local giving the way Small Business Saturday […]

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Be a Teacher…Influence the Future!

We are currently seeking qualified Infant, Toddler and Pre-School Teachers to join our diverse staff in our NAEYC accredited Early Learning Center. We are committed to building a staff, which will help us, establish a vibrant learning community where joy, creativity, and meaningful relationships flourish. We are looking for teachers to join our team who […]

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More Than Literacy

In the Family ACCESS Children’s Library, 2-year old JD crawls into his mom Victoria’s lap with his book “The Big Red Barn.” He quietly points to the animals on the page as his mom reads and asks him questions about the farm. Around him, other children are flipping page by page, imitating barnyard sounds and […]

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We Got It! $100K for 100 from Cummings Foundation

We are pleased to announce that Family ACCESS is one of the 100 local non-profits to receive grants of $100,000 each through the Cummings Foundation’s “$100k for 100” program. The Newton-based organization was chosen from a total of 479 applicants during a very competitive review process. Family ACCESS empowers and strengthens families and the community […]

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CAP Child Assault Prevention celebrates 25 years of serving Newton

Newton, MA – To mark 25 years of teaching Newton children to be “Safe, Strong and Free,” CAP Child Assault Prevention program held its third annual Party for a Purpose on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Hosted by CAP volunteers Dan and Suzanne Demeo, the party was attended by 74 guests from the Newton community for […]

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