Today, the PSF Community Center is home to 5 organizations which provide a range of important services to those most in need in Allston Brighton– particularly low-income community members and recent immigrants. PSF Community Center is home to the following organizations:
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, 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 Learn more about ABCD ABNOC here: 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. All are welcome to join Sunday worship at 10:30am. Visit their website here: https://agcboston.org
WIC: Brookside Community Health
WIC is a nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services, free of charge, to Massachusetts families who qualify. Call 617-254-0492 or visit the state’s WIC program Web page for more information.
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.