There is support for all foster and adoptive parents. If you become a foster or adoptive parent, a DCF Family Resource Worker can arrange for one of these classes.


Boston Region

TBD


Northern Region

Lowell

Dates/Times: Wednesdays, ongoing, 6 - 9 p.m.

Contacts: Family Resource workers will invite prospective parents to attend after a pre-screening process is completed. Call 1-800-KIDS-508 to begin the process. 


Southeastern Region

New Bedford

Date/Time: Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, 2014, 9am to 3pm

Location: Child & Family Services, 3057 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA  02745

Contact: Becky Baker, 774-488-5019, rbaker@cfservices.org

Fee: No charge

Additional Information: Must sign up by July 10th to be considered for this MAPP class.


Western Region

Springfield

Dates/Times: Every Tuesday Evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Western Regional DCF Office, 140 Main Street 4 th Floor, Springfield , MA

Contact: Sharon Wood- (413) 452-3350

Note: Registration required. Space is available. No fee.

Whitinsville

Dates/Times: Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. for 10 weeks (Ongoing MAPP class)

Contacts: Family Resource workers will invite prospective parents to attend after a pre-screening process is completed. Call 1-800-KIDS-508 to begin the process.

Worcester

Date/Time: Starts October 9, 2014, Every Thursday evening for 10 consecutive weeks (excluding Thanksgiving), 6:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Children’s Friend, Inc, 21 Cedar Street, Worcester, MA 01609

Contact: Sue Uryasz-(508) 753-5425 or  suryasz@childrensfriend.org

Registration: Registration required.  Space is available.

Fee: None


This information is provided by the Department of Children and Families.