The Allston Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center (AB NOC) provides services for low-income Boston residents, focusing mainly on the needs of Allston and Brighton residents. AB NOC is a branch of the city-wide agency, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), New England’s largest anti-poverty nonprofit.
AB NOC serves the community by providing services including: Food Pantry, LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Holiday Gifts, Tax Assistance, Job Assistance, Education Assistance, Cradles to Crayons, Computer Lab access, etc. all while providing quality case management with clients. In addition, the Allston-Brighton NOC designs and provides educational programs like Youth Empowerment Program (YEP101), Youth Engaged inn Action(YEA!), Financial Literacy Workshops, Computer Literacy Workshops, etc. to help people better develop themselves and gain more opportunities. Moreover, the Allston-Brighton NOC offers the following services, unique to this location including Housing Search Assistance, Mobile Food Pantry, Healthy Cooking Workshops, and Senior Brown Bag Pantry Program. The Allston-Brighton NOC also collaborates with Boston College PULSE program and serves as a placement site for current undergraduate students who assist in case management and workshop services. http://bostonabcd.org/allston-brighton-noc.aspx
Abundant Grace Church
Abundant Grace Church is a community of believers in Jesus Christ dedicated to helping people find their way back to God. We are seeking to live out the teachings of Christ together and to bring his love into our neighborhoods. All are welcome to join us for our Sunday worship at 10:30am. Our website is www.abundantgraceboston.org
Brighton-Allston After School Enrichment Program (BASE)
Brighton-Allston After School Enrichment Program (BASE) is a program of South Cove Community Health Center. We provide year-round licensed out-of-school-time and summer programming for children from age 5 to 13 in a multicultural and bilingual environment. BASE has the fundamental belief that all children can learn and be successful. www.scchc.org
Family Nurturing Center
The mission of Family Nurturing Center is to work with others to build nurturing communities where children are cherished, families are supported, and healthy human development is promoted by all. Evidence keeps mounting that giving parents the training and resources they need to nurture and guide their families brings significant social and economic rewards to their children and to society at large.
Family Nurturing Center believes all parents need support in their challenging and important role, and it is best found in the context of community. Providing neighborhood-based as well as city-wide programs, we reach parents and caregivers through home visits, playgroups, and workshops. Connecting families with each other for mutual support and engagement around skill-building and access to educational, social and health resources is an essential element of our practice and mission. www.familynurturing.org
FriendshipWorks’ mission is to prevent elder isolation, enhance quality of life, and preserve the dignity of older adults in the cities of Boston and Brookline. We do this by matching dedicated, trained volunteers with elders in a variety of free programs, including weekly friendly visiting, assistance with short-term tasks (organizing, packing), and accompaniment to medical appointments. www.fw4elders.org
ITNGreaterBoston™ is part of ITNAmerica® , the only national, non-profit, community-based transportation service for older people and people with visual impairments, providing door-through-door and arm-through-arm service, 24/7/365. Using mainly carefully screened and trained local volunteer drivers , our members are able to continue to live independently with dignity in communities across Boston, Greater Boston and MetroWest, using a car service designed for them. www.itngreaterboston.org
Little Sprouts offers award-winning early education for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers. Each day, your child will engage in an array of activities designed to inspire learning. Schedule a tour today and come discover how Little Sprouts is so much more than just daycare! www.littlesprouts.com