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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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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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Newton Unplugged & Connected celebrates in March

If sometimes you and your family just feel too “plugged in,” Newton offers a month-long remedy in March. For the 13th year in a row, “Unplugged and Connected” hopes to promote, invigorate, and strengthen personal relationships by minimizing the use of computers, televisions, and telephones. With the aid of a colorful calendar, for each of […]

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Families Celebrate Winter and a Season of Literacy

December 10, 2015 – Families participating in Family ACCESS Early Literacy Services gathered for a Celebration of Winter at the Family ACCESS gymnasium. 36 children and their parents, grandparents and nannies from Newton and Waltham enjoyed a morning of arts and crafts, singing, dancing and games. “I loved that we had fun and shared healthy foods. […]

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Foundation for MetroWest provides critical support to Family ACCESS Waltham Programs

Family ACCESS received a $5,000 grant from Foundation for MetroWest to support life-changing family counseling programs for low-income families and young pregnant or parenting teens and their children in Waltham. A team of skilled mental health clinicians provides a continuum of care that ranges from individual and family counseling, child therapy, home visiting, crisis intervention, […]

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