Help Us Help Families Imagine Better

MassFamilies is excited to announce we are participating in the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism 5k. Participants can join our 5K at either at the Belkin Family Lookout Farm in Natick, MA, or virtually from anywhere. 100% of the proceeds raised will go directly to Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change. There are three ways […]

Crafting Slamstyle Stories November 7 and 14, 2020

This Boston Mom will teach you how to tell your story

Bethany Van Delft wears many hats. She is a Comedian + Emcee + Storyteller. Bethany also happens to be a graduate of Metro-Boston’s 2018 Family Leadership Series. She is working with Lauri Medeiros, MFOFC’s Metro Boston Regional Coordinator, to host a two-part workshop called Crafting Slam Style Stories. The first session will focus on storytelling […]

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Imagining Better: Person-Centered Planning and Living Arrangements

Here at MFOFC, we are driven by the vision of empowerment for individual and family support that includes planning, choices and decision-making. Person-centered planning is very much in line with this vision, as it puts the individual at the center, helping them develop a vision, plan for their future and foster an environment to help […]

Southeast Family Leadership Series Kicks Off this Weekend!

The 27th SE Family Leadership Series kicks off this weekend in Mansfield, Massachusetts! MFOFC is excited to have family leaders from across our region join us for this life-changing series! The series focuses on supporting families to advocate for their family member with disabilities to live in their communities as naturally and typically as desired. The SE Family […]