Have your voice heard

Have your Voice Heard at the Children’s Mental Health Campaign Listening Sessions

Our partners at Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) sit at the table with partners on the Children’s Mental Health Campaign. PPAL is the only family organization at the table to provides the family voice.  The Campaign partners have asked PPAL to bring families to listening sessions (Starting next Monday, February 28th – see schedule and links […]

METRO family leadership series metro Série de Liderança Familiar

ANNOUNCING.. the 2022 METRO Family Leadership Series / ANUNCIANDO uma Série de Liderança Familiar da região metropoliatana de 2022

Metro Mass Families is offering a Family Leadership Series in Portuguese.This is for all Metro Families who are DDS eligible and live in the Metro Region. Fill out the application online: https://massfamilies.org/training/family-leadership-series/metro-boston-region/ A Metro Mass Families está oferecendo uma Série de Liderança Familiar em português.Esse é um treinamento para todas as Famílias da região Metropolitana […]

Our Voice - Empowering Families & Allies for a world where everyone belongs.

HUGE SUCCESS: MassFamilies Our Voice Community Call Kickoff

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 […]

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 […]

Bethany Van Delft

Metro-Boston Family Leadership Series Grad in the News

Metro-Boston’s 2018 Family Leadership Graduate Bethany Van Delft recently appeared on WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston’s award-winning TV show, Chronicle. Bethany told Metro-Boston Regional Coordinator (Lauri Medeiros) that since graduating the Family Leadership Series the training: “… is with me every day and in every way. I’m so grateful to have been part of it…” You can see Bethany’s […]

MFOFC presents two free screenings of Kelly's Hollywood

Join MFOFC for a FREE screening of Kelly’s Hollywood- 2 dates available!

The Metro-Boston Region of Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change is pleased to announce the PREMIERE of Kelly’s Hollywood in Massachusetts! We’ll be hosting two FREE Friday night Film Screenings and Q&A sessions with the director of the award-winning film, Kelly’s Hollywood. How to Join Us MFOFC will be streaming the film LIVE on Friday, May […]

Family Notice for the Autism Waiver Program 2019

Annual open enrollment period of the Autism Waiver Program beginning next month

The 2019 Autism Waiver Open Interest Period will be held from October 17 – 31, 2019. The English, Spanish, Portuguese and Vietnamese versions of the open enrollment application are available here. English (docx) English (PDF) Spanish (docx) Spanish (PDF) Portuguese (docx) Portuguese (PDF) Vietnamese (docx) Vietnamese (PDF) The documents have been translated into multiple languages […]