Friends of Children Seeks Board Members 

As a leading advocacy agency serving children and families involved with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, we rely on a strong and dynamic board, and we’re currently seeking…

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Volunteers Urgently Needed 

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We are in immediate need of volunteers to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and FOCUS Mentors.  CASA provides a four-day in person training, asks volunteers to make a…

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Introducing Voices from the Inside

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As advocates across the state urge leaders to support the establishment of independent foster care review, Friends of Children recognizes a need to amplify the voices of those involved in…

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Volunteer Advocacy – One Child at a Time

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From Executive Director Jane Lyons Helping children drawn into the complex child welfare system to not merely survive but to thrive requires the dedicated efforts of significant adult advocates. In…

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