Riverside Early Head Start at Somerville Riverside Community Care

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Contact Information

Riverside Community Care
Contact: Emilie Laforest, Director
Email Address: elaforest@riversidecc.org
Phone: 617-629-6652
Fax: 617-629-6644

474 Broadway Somerville, MA 02145
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Riverside Early Head Start at Somerville


A home-based parenting support program for low income Somerville families with pregnant women and/or children age birth to 3 or Head Start eligible. Services are advocacy, development assessment, individual intervention plan, and Reggio Emilia inspired play groups. Referrals also accepted from Visiting Nurse Association hospitals and other agencies. Provides home visits to support healthy development of infants and toddlers, including children with disabilities. Families living at or below the Federal Poverty Guidelines have children with special needs.

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Early Intervention
  • Equipment Loan
  • Family Support
  • Mental Health
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Education

Populations Served

  • Other See Narrative

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Hindi
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service