""Contact Information

450 Providence Hwy #1030
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone: 774-855-6001

View the MassFamilies website

Information Specialist: Karen Claudio – Southeast Coordinator, Sue Crosby MSW- West Coordinator, Lauri Medeiros – Metro Boston Coordinator, Haran Phaneuf – Central Coordinator, Maryann Welch –  Northeast Regional Coordinator


Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM

Additional Locations: Southeast, West, Central, Northeast.

Organization Narrative

Massachusetts Families’ mission is to provide sustained advocacy and leadership training in pursuit of high-quality, individualized community support and service options, including family support for people with disabilities and their families.

MassFamilies is a grassroots membership organization comprised of people with disabilities and their families, allies and supporters. Our purpose is to engage in a wide array of activities designed to promote responsive-, high-quality-, flexible- and individualized-community supports and services that are family or person centered. Through the provision of Family Leadership, Training, technical assistance to state systems, alliances with other disability organizations and targeted legislative advocacy, our objective is to lead in the ongoing process of positive systems change for people with disabilities and their families.

Population(s) Served

Families with children and adults who have disabilities and/or chronic illness.


Mass Families provides information, leadership training and support to families.


Anyone who believes in the mission


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