The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers that provides vital relief to victims of natural and man-made disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. First mandated by Congress in 1900, the American Red Cross is the ONLY voluntary organization designated to respond to disasters with the mission of alleviating human suffering and helping those affected rebuild their lives. American Red Cross disaster assistance is provided at no cost, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. read more »
The Boston Center for Independent Living is a private nonprofit organization, which is controlled and directed by persons with disabilities. We empower others and ourselves with disabilities to advocate and take control over our lives, and become active members of the communities in which we live. As a center, we work to promote the civil rights of all people with disabilities and to respond to the needs of persons with many different disabilities.
CFCS's mission is to identify and implement ways to strengthen family and individual self-sufficiency and to promote conditions, which provide children, adolescents, and dependent adults with stable home and community environments. In summary our mission is to serve children and strengthen families.
Casa Myrna Vazquez is a community-based, multicultural organization dedicated to ending violence against women and children. In working toward this goal, the agency advocates for social justice in order to create a safe and violence free environment. Casa Myrna Vazquez is committed to the empowerment of women through education, leadership development and the provision of quality services that address the full scope of needs of battered women and children. read more »
Catholic Charities is building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people. It is dedicated to developing and supporting the social, mental, and spiritual well-being of children, families, and individuals.
- Catholic Charities/North (357888)
- El Centro del Cardenal (362688)
- Haitian Multi-Service Center (691088)
- Laboure Center (366988)
The mission of the Children's Law Center of Massachusetts is to provide legal representation to children with complex, multiple legal problems; provide training to advocates; provide resource and referral information on child welfare and juvenile justice issues; and to assist in developing child welfare policies,with a special emphasis on access to equal opportunity for low-income youth and families.
Disability Law Center provides legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of Massachusetts.