A private, non-profit child welfare and behavioral health orga- nization serving troubled and at-risk children, adolescents and families in Worcester county.

Information specialists housed in offices throughout the state are linked to their own comprehensive database and are avail- able to assist and direct families to local services. Statewide Hotline: 211.

A UCP initiative for children and youth with disabilities and chronic illnesses, providing an online social networking commu- nity, and information on conditions and diagnoses.

Raises awareness of PANDAS/PANS through a comprehensive website with an ongoing database, research, newsletters, and scientific advisory board; hosts support groups and conferences.

Advocates for those with chronic diseases and disabilities; committed to healthcare that will cover all, curb costs, abolish exclusions, eliminate caps, and ensure access to long-term care.

Unites families with their critically ill newborns in the NICU. Works to reduce NICU admissions through prevention, education and research.

A statewide service hosted by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs; offers information and referrals for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

A human service agency working with communities, youth and families providing a continuum of programming including: counseling, prevention, intervention and education services.

Raises public awareness, offers emotional support, and provides technical advice on educational, medical, and community mat- ters among families living with Rett Syndrome.

Share resources and updates about health care legislation and how it affects families of children with special needs, promote opportunities for families to work in partnership with profession- als in the health care service system, and support each other in our advocacy efforts on behalf of children. c/o Federation for Children with Special Needs

Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. Services include through such services as its web- site, publications, phone consultation, conferences, workshops, publications and many others.

Offers intensive case management services, respite, flexible funding, support groups, Latino medical services, recreation, and residential services for persons with developmental disabilities.

Free, online Guides for parents of children with developmental disabilities to help them navigate through difficult processes such as how find out if a child qualifies for special education, and access social security (SSI) and other disability benefits.

A non-profit resource for families of children with cerebral palsy and brain injuries. Provides education and estate planning, as well as grants for specialized equipment.

Raises awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research; co- ordinates fundraising events all over the country for those who want to help find cures for cancers of childhood.

Provides Central Massachusetts with an internet gateway to local and worldwide disability resources and events. Community gateway also includes a statewide email support group.