Photo: Northeast Family Leadership Series 2021-2022 Participants posing for a shot

Northeast Family Leadership Series Kicks off without a hitch!

Last weekend, the Northeast Family Leadership Series had a highly successful first session! The families spent two full-days building community and learning about initiative, leadership, and advocacy. One of the highlights of the session was a presentation from Austin Carr, from Mass Advocates Standing Strong. A participant stated Austin is, “A true inspiration”.  All participant surveys rated […]

Family Leadership Series Dates Announced

Southeast and Northeast Family Leadership Series Dates Announced

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 & […]

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 […]

Could you be the next Northeast Regional Coordinator?

MassFamilies is hiring!

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 […]

Family leaders in action - Sagrario Guerrero

Meet Sagrario Guerrero, MFOFC board member and Family Leader in Action

MFOFC knows that parents and individuals across our state work hard everyday to make positive change for people with disabilities in their communities and beyond. These are people just like you and I who are imagining better and then making their ideas happen. We are honored and excited to introduce you to Sagrario Guerrero! Sagrario […]

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 […]

Legislative Advocacy Training October 19 2019 Lowell MA

Legislative Advocacy Training in Lowell

MFOFC, in partnership with the Cambiodian Mutual Assistance Association and The Commonwealth Seminar, are excited to announce a one-day workshop for residents in the Lowell area. You won’t want to miss this one-day training that will help you increase your understanding of the Massachusetts state legislative processes and boost your confidence participating in legislative advocacy. […]