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Cambridge Family & Children's Service
Last updated on August 27, 2013

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The mission of Cambridge Family & Children’s Service (CFCS) is to identify and implement ways to strengthen family and individual self-sufficiency and promote conditions that provide all individuals with stable homes and possible community environments. CFCS envisions a world that works for all children.

Description:
CFCS provides a variety of programs and services to ensure that infants, toddlers, and older and often forgotten children receive the opportunity for a foster family or a permanent adoptive family; young adolescents are provided with safe, nurturing homes and the opportunity to acquire independent living skills; families who have a child with physical or mental disabilities obtain the support services they need and "at risk" youth receive social and emotional support from mentors.

History:
Founded in 1873 as the Avon Home, an orphanage for local children, Cambridge Family & Children's Service (CFCS), a private, non-profit, non-sectarian organization, is one of the region's oldest human service agencies. Today our agency has evolved into a vibrant network of caring staff, families, and community volunteers--all committed to building a brighter future for our children and families. We now serve over 1500 clients in more than 40 cities and towns in Greater Boston.

Contact people:
 Cambridge Family & Children's Service, (phone), (email)
Griselda Tomaino, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)
Maria Mossaides, Executive Director, (phone), (email)


Office fax number: (617) 661-9749

Address:
 60 Gore St.
Cambridge, MA 02141
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.helpfamilies.org

Directions:

 CFCS is near the corner of Third St. and Gore St. in East Cambridge. Gore St. runs parallel to and in between McGrath Hwy. and Cambridge St. From Mass Pike: Take the Allston/Cambridge Exit 18B, stay to the right. . . (more)
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Lechmere,
  Walk distance (in minutes): 2
  Nearest Bus Stop: Lechmere, 2 minute walk

Miscellaneous Information
What is the type of this organization?
501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
Does the agency conduct CORI checks?
Yes
Last updated on August 27, 2013


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