Thanks to our partners at the Disability Policy Consortium for putting this information together from the FCC website. Sign up for their weekly updates. On February 25, the FCC unanimously adopted a Report and Order that established the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, a $3.2 billion federal initiative to help lower the cost of high-speed internet […]
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
More than 70 family members, self-advocates, professionals, and policymakers showed up to share with and listen to one another on April 5 for our kick-off OUR VOICE community call. A BIG THANK YOU to Representative Kip Diggs Representative Andres X. Vargas Neha Singh Senior Policy Aide for Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz Danielle Allard Chief of Staff […]
MassFamilies is looking for a Northeast Regional Coordinator that aligns with our core values as an organization and has direct experience supporting a family member with disabilities and/or complex medical needs. Must live in the Northeast Region. Ideal candidates would have experience in community engagement, trainings and/or support groups; experience with community outreach; excellent oral […]
MassFamilies is proud and excited to share a recent podcast featuring Jaya Pandey, a Metro-Boston Family Leadership Series graduate from Fitchburg. Jaya shared her experience as a mom of a child with disabilities and blogging as a way of giving the world a glimpse into her unique experience and everyday life. Listen and lean in […]