Family Support Center Work Inc.

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Contact Information

Work Inc.
Contact: Fiona Healey, Assistant Vice President of Client Services
Email Address: fhealey@workinc.org
Phone: 617-691-1550

25 Beach Street Dorchester, MA 02122
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Family Support Center

Narrative

The WORK Inc. Family Support Center is a Community Resource Center based at our headquarters in Dorchester, MA that offers individuals with developmental disabilities and their families support and education to help them live more independent and fulfilling lives. Our mission is to do whatever it takes to assist families to stay together and to support parents, caregivers and people with disabilities with self-determination and individualized choices.

The WORK Inc. Family Support Center is dedicated to offering services tailored to the needs of families consistent with their spiritual and cultural values. The FSC offers multiple forum for families to get together and share common experiences, build relationships and a supportive environment to take a break and socialize. The Center hosts dinners, recreational activities, sibling groups and advocacy activities based solely upon the needs and interest of families.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Disability Awareness
  • Family Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food - Pantry
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Information/Referral
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Support Groups
  • Transportation

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service
  • Licensed By: DDS