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:
ABCD Allston Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center & Mobile Food Pantry |Abundant Grace Church | WIC: Brookside Community Health | Family Nurturing Center |Everbrook Academy|The Common Room
Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) is one of New England’s largest anti-poverty nonprofits. ABCD has two offices at PSF Community Center– one for its Allston Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center and one for its Mobile Food Pantry program
ABCD’s Neighborhood Opportunity Center serves the community by providing service 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 in Action (YEA!), Financial Literacy Workshops, Computer Literacy Workshops, etc. to help people better develop themselves and gain more opportunities 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 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 Family Nurturing Center operates its Allston Brighton Family Support Network at PSF Community 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.
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. Learn more at www.familynurturing.org.
Everbrook Academy offers childcare and early education programs for infants and toddlers and operates a 21st century preschool where STEAM curriculum brings the world into every classroom. Learn more at www.everbrookacademy.com