For over 30 years, the Family Leadership Series has helped grow family leaders who create positive change within their families, communities, across the state and beyond every day. GET READY FOR A SIX MONTH, LIFE-CHANGING CRASH COURSE IN: Advocacy & Leadership Creating a Vision Policy-Making Self-Care The Family Leadership Series focuses on supporting families & […]
is a statewide, grassroots coalition of individuals with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses and their families.
We provide information, leadership training and support to families, and also have regular regional meetings for families and individuals.
WHAT WE'RE DOING
MassFamilies provides sustained advocacy and leadership training in pursuit of high quality, individualized community support and service options, including family support, for people with disabilities and their families.
The Latest from MassFamilies
Below is a testimony from one of MassFamilies’ family leaders in legislative action, Sagrario Guerro, regarding two items of legislation being looked at in the Massachusetts Legislature. Mi nombre es Sagrario Guerrero soy parte de la Comisión legislativa de MassFamilies. 1. Estoy aquí hoy para testificar por HB3865, HB56, una ley para garantizar el acceso equitativo a la […]
We believe that when organizations that serve individuals and families affected by disabilities and/or chronic health care issues offer professional opportunities for family members and individuals with disabilities, they truly embrace the values and practice of family leadership. As employment and training opportunities arise in the field, we will share them with you, because we’re […]
A lot has been changing here at MassFamilies! We’d like to introduce you to some new faces on our team. Karen Claudio, Southeast Regional Coordinator For the past 7 years, I have dedicated myself to never letting a parent feel the way I did during a team meeting. I felt overwhelmed, alone confused, and frustrated. […]