Community Resource Links
Mental Health Services
Wayside Youth and Family Support Network - Wayside Youth & Family Support Network provides a wide variety of mental health counseling and family support services to children, young adults and families in Massachusetts.
Advocates - Advocates champions people who face developmental, mental health, or other life challenges. We partner with individuals and families to shape creative solutions to even the greatest obstacles.
Parents Helping Parents - Empowering parents to nurture children and build stronger families.
Mass 211 - Mass 211 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources.
MetroWest Free Medical Program - MetroWest Free Medical Program serves as an entry point to the healthcare system for those in our communities who are uninsured/insufficiently insured by: providing general medical and specialty care to meet their immediate health care needs, connecting them with social services, health insurance, and a medical home, and advocating for policy changes that assure good health for all people.
Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Program - The mission of Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center (Kennedy Community Health) is to “help people live healthier lives.” We believe that everyone has a right to accessible, high quality, comprehensive, integrated and compassionate health care. As a community health center, Kennedy Community Health has always provided comprehensive care to its patients, who are at disparate risk for chronic disease and poor health outcomes.
English Language Education Services
Framingham Adult ESL Plus - Framingham Adult ESL Plus provides a unique opportunity for adult learners to succeed in U.S. society. Our program offers a wide range of services for every student, including ESOL, citizenship, computer assisted learning, adult basic education, and High School Equivalency.
Conversation Classes at Framingham Public Library - Literacy Unlimited offers conversation classes for students wanting to improve their spoken English. The classes are small and conducted on Zoom.
MetroWest Legal Services - MetroWest Legal Services provides free civil legal aid to low-income people and victims of crime who would be denied justice without our help. Our priority practice areas include: Family Law, Housing, Homeless Advocacy, Government Benefits (including Social Security), Education, Elder Law & Immigration.
Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe - The Pearl Street Cupboard & Café provides monthly groceries to Framingham residents. Individuals and families in need are provided with a monthly supply of nutritious foods like chicken and fish, produce, dairy, bread and grocery items to prepare meals at home. A community meal is served 7 days each week for residents of Framingham and surrounding towns.
A Place to Turn - A Place To Turn is committed to providing emergency food and clothing to our neighbors in the MetroWest community. We will serve those in need in an atmosphere of caring and mutual respect.
Salvation Army Framingham - On Tuesdays and Thursdays, clients arrive at 12 to stock up on fresh produce, bread, sweets and miscellanrous items donated from Trader Joe's, BJ's, Stop & Shop, Wegmans and the Greater Boston Food Bank.
WIC - The Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program keeps pregnant and breastfeeding women and kids under 5 healthy. 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.
Employment / Job Support
MassHire for Job Seekers - MassHire creates trust and reliability by connecting jobseekers across the Commonwealth to quality education, skills training, and employment opportunities.
Metrowest Worker Center/Casa del Trabajador/Casa do Trabalhador - Community-based worker center advocating for the rights of immigrant workers in the Metrowest area.