MassFamilies goes to The Arc of Massachusetts 45th Annual Legislative Reception

MassFamilies board members and advocates were honored to be part of the The Arc of Massachusetts 45th Annual Legislative Reception last week on March 7, 2023. View our photo gallery from the event below. We were moved by The Arc of MA Executive Director Leo Sarkissian’s recap of the event and thought you might want […]

Black History Month Embracing Intersectionality: A Conversation about Race and Disability

Recording Available: Embracing Intersectionality: A Conversation about Race & Disability

The recording of our conversation is now available. Watch it at view the recording below. PS – While you’re there, help us out and hit the like and subscribe button 😉 Panelists: Moderators: We’d like to thank everyone who logged on, our panelists, moderators, and co-hosts, The Arc of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Developmental […]

Join us in sending love to our legislators

MassFamilies invites you to join us in Sending Love to our Legislators this Valentine’s Day

February is right around the corner and it’s time to spread some love. This year, for Valentine’s Day, we are asking all families in our network to send a Valentine to their State Representative and Senator. We are deeply appreciative to our legislators for all they do for families like ours and our loved ones. […]

Notice of Public Hearing January 20, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing – MassHealth – January 20, 2023

Calling all Massachusetts Family Leaders!! Your voice is needed to support the creation of a paid caregiver role for parents through MassHealth. MassHealth is creating a Complex Care Assistant role as a means to allow parents to get paid for providing care to members who require more than two continuous hours of nursing services per day —the […]

Metro and West Regions Accepting 2023 Family Leadership Series Applications

Metro and West Regions Accepting 2023 Family Leadership Series Applications

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the 2023 Family Leadership Series in the Metro and West Regions. The Family Leadership Series is a life-changing series for parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities and complex medical needs. The Family Leadership Series has helped develop family leaders to create positive change within their families, communities and […]

training opportunity dds 101 2023

DDS Metro Region to host DDS 101 in multiple languages in 2023

We are happy to announce Metro Region DDS 101 webinars interpreted in multiple languages in 2023! Below are registration flyers for 2023 DDS 101 virtual webinars offered with interpreters for Portuguese, Spanish, Somali, and ASL (date TBD). The “Multiple Languages” flyer lists the dates and registration links for all the events. There are also separate translated flyers […]

massfamilies awarded Flutie Foundation for Autism 2023 signature grant

Imagine Better awarded 2023 Signature Grant from Flutie Foundation for Autism

Last week, MassFamilies was honored to be part of the Flutie Foundation for Autism Holiday Spectacular and it was a wonderful event. MassFamilies Imagine Better initiative was awarded the Signature Grant again for next year! The Imagine Better program was launched to address access, equity, and belonging within the Black, Indigenous, and people of color […]