Neighborhood Centers

​Boston is a big city.  We want to take the guess work out of finding what you need.  Staff is available in your local neighborhood to assist you with questions, concerns or needs that might arise related to child care, parenting education, job search, or basic needs such as housing, food, clothing, utility assistance and more.

  • All Boston parents and caregivers with children Birth to Eight are welcome
  • At no cost parenting education and family support services
  • Call or contact your local BFEN Neighborhood center

​Find your closest Neighborhood Center below:


Allston/Brighton
Family Engagement Network

Family Nurturing Center
​Contact: Sandra McCarthy

Charlestown
Family Engagement Network

John F. Kennedy Center
​Contact: Crystal Galvin

Dorchester
Family Engagement Network

Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester
Contact: Mary Kinsella

East Boston
Family Engagement Network

East Boston Social Centers
Contact: Gloria DeVine

Jamaica Plain
Family Engagement Network

Tree of Life
Contact: Carolina Abad

Mattapan
Family Engagement Network

Mattapan Head Start
Contact: Vickey Siggers

Roslindale
Family Engagement Network

South Side Head Start
Contact: Luzelbia Rodriguez​

Roxbury
Family Engagement Network

Smart from the Start – Roxbury
Contact: Lori-Anne Dufresne

South Boston
Family Engagement Network

South Boston Neighborhood House
Contact: Cheryl Itri