MassFamilies- Southeast Region MassFamilies

MassFamilies- Southeast Region MassFamilies

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Contact Information

MassFamilies
Contact: Karen Claudio, Coordinator
Email Address: karen@massfamilies.org
Phone: 508-999-4436

109 Fairhaven Road Mattapoisett, MA 02739
Area Served: Southeast

Map Location MassFamilies- Southeast Region

Narrative

Provides Family Leadership Series and works to educate the community about advocacy, services, and local, state and federal resources for individuals with disabilities. Regional chapters throughout the state.

Provides and promotes networking, education and training support that families need as they strive to become influential and effective advocates for their family member. Organizes a Family Leadership Series each year to provide information about best practices and opportunities to support individuals with disabilities and their families to fully participate in all aspects of community life. Particular focus is given to influencing policy at the local, state and national level and in assisting families in creating an "enviable life" for their family member. MassFamilies Organizing for Change Southeastern Region is one of five regions comprising the state wide group.  Most trainings, workshops & conferences are free - nominal fees for a very few activities.

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds