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Family Services’ Launches Diversion Learning Lab

Family Services’ Launches Diversion Learning Lab

Teenagers are not known for their great decision making.  In fact, the stage of development from 12 – 20 is often marked by behavior that pushes boundaries and tests barriers...
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A Note from our President

A message from our Board President about the power of Kindness… As the President of Family Services of the Merrimack Valley, I am very proud of the impact the organization...
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Stand & Deliver Kick Off

Stand & Deliver Kick Off

Family Services' Stand & Deliver academic mentoring program kicked off its new school year program last month with 66 matches!  We are so pleased to partner with four companies (Raytheon,...
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Become a Friend of CASA

Become a Friend of CASA

Family Services’ Essex County CASA program has recently kicked off another advocate training.  Eight individuals are learning all about the juvenile justice system and how to effectively advocate for the...
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Fall Fun at the Family & Community Resource Center

Fall Fun at the Family & Community Resource Center

Did you know that Family Services actually has 2 sites in Lawrence?  Our satellite space at One Union Street houses many of our family programs, including our Family & Community...
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Mass Service Alliance Grant for Latinx Mentor Recruitment

Mass Service Alliance Grant for Latinx Mentor Recruitment

Family Services is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $10,000 from the Massachusetts Service Alliance to recruit at Latinx bilingual volunteers as mentors for it's Big...
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Stand & Deliver – Delivers Quality Content

The most impactful piece of our Stand & Deliver program is the weekly one-on-one mentoring students receive from the mentors who work at our corporate partner companies. Although conducted virtually...
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Cultivating Spiritual Health

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began and with the holiday season upon us, our physical and mental health continues to be tested. But there is another aspect of health that is...
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Navigating the Virtual Holidays

The holidays will soon be upon us, and one thing is for certain, they won’t look or feel like previous years. According to the CDC, what most of us do...
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Festive Fall Fun

Festive Fall Fun

  At Family Services, our programs are designed to enable children, families and individuals to develop lifelong skills, realize their potential, and along the way have some fun! While closely...
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