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Parent Information Center (PIC) 
42 Prescott St
 Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-6600 ext 6962

The Parent Information Center (PIC) guides families through the process of registering students for school, and helps families find local resources and services necessary to support their child's education and development throughout their lives. PIC staff members speak English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and French.

Somerville Family Learning Collaborative (SFLC)
42 Prescott St 
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-6600 ext 6966 

The SFLC supports parents and caregivers as they raise, nurture, and educate their children. The SFLC provides literacy playgroups (led in English, Portuguese, and Spanish), parent workshops, family events and activities, new moms’ groups, developmental screenings, and leadership opportunities.

Catholic Charities
270 Washington St
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-1920

Catholic Charities in Somerville hosts an array of programs addressing basic needs, parenting programs, an after-school program for teens, elder social services, and a variety of shelters.

Community Action Agency of Somerville (CAAS) 
66-70 Union Square
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 623-7370

CAAS currently has two main programs: Head Start and The Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP). The Homelessness Prevention Program at CAAS works hard to keep low-income Somerville residents in their homes. We help families and individuals to achieve more stable housing and to access any benefits for which they might be eligible. Through eviction prevention, case management, income maximization, and cooperation with other service providers and agencies, we support the CAAS mission of working to reduce poverty among local families and individuals. If you feel that your housing might be in jeopardy for any reason, please contact us.

Parenting Journey 
366 Somerville Ave 
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 628-8815

Parenting Journey provides positive, strengths-based programs for parents and caregivers, helping them to develop skills that benefit the entire family, as well as train human service professionals interested in becoming trained Parenting Journey facilitators.

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