For teens also faced with a severe life-limiting medical con- dition, the transition from childhood to adulthood can be especially challenging. Wish Upon a Teen offers creative social opportunities such as spa days, family outings, new room design and more.

A national, free service of mobile barbers and hairstylists who travel to residences and provide in-home hair care for people who are elderly or disabled.

Promotes advocacy skills for individuals and families, provides training and consultation to Autism professionals and parents in China and those planning to work in China.

An online library plus apps, interactive games, art, and music activities to support children’s emotional needs resulting from a parent’s military service, including homecoming, relocation, deployment, injuries and grief counseling.

A program dedicated to supporting brothers and sisters of peo- ple with special health and developmental needs, featuring the SIBSHOPS trainings for local organizations.

Supports, promotes and advocates for the success of Somalis as they arrive in Massachusetts; Adult literacy programs, orien- tation and acculturation, housing, employment services, legal assistance, healthcare information, and culturalsupports.

Rick’s Place compassionately supports grieving children, teens and their families through facilitated peer activities, school- based programs and community outreach.

Supports parents by providing them with current, reliable and practical information on a variety of parenting topics related to raising children from infancy through adolescence.

Offers the gift of healing, hope, and honor to parents experi- encing the death of a baby through the overwhelming power of remembrance portraits taken free by trained professional photographers.

Good Days provides financial support for patients who cannot afford the treatment they need by assisting with co-payments, travel, diagnostic testing, and premium assistance for medical insurance. ,

The goal of My Gym Challenged America Foundation is to provide equipment and services that enhance the quality of life and improve the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of children who are physically or developmentally challenged and those coping with chronic illness.

Supports families of young children and expands access to affordable, quality early childhood education. Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. MECA is administered by its Lead Agent, Discovery Schoolhouse, Inc.

Modest Needs is a national nonprofit empowering members of the general public to make small, emergency grants to low- in- come workers who are at risk of slipping into poverty.

The Maggie Welby Foundation offers grants for children and families that have a financial need for a particular purpose in- cluding help with bills, athletic opportunities, medical needs, or an opportunity that a child would not otherwise have.

Established in 1982 to fulfill the special wishes of children ages 3-17 who have been diagnosed as having a terminal or life- threatening illness by providing and arranging special wishes.

Assistance to children who do not fit the criteria for social service programs. Applications for assistance are filled via confidential request from school principals, counselors, and nurses.

An international charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children who have experienced life-altering situations.

10 program centers offer a wide range of assistance through education, advocacy, flexible services, and respite options Emergency Respite Care, Specialized Foster Care-for children and adults.

KGT at Hope Health helps children and families cope with the im- pact of serious illness and loss. Services include support groups, individual counseling, and referral service.

of support. The peer-to-peer relationship offers support from someone who is familiar with the experience of preterm birth, life in the NICU, a child born with special health care needs, preg- nancy and/or infant loss.