The Youth Mentoring Program at Children’s Friend Takes to the High Seas

Several mentor/mentee matches from the Youth Mentoring Program at Children’s Friend and Family Services recently participated in the 5th Annual ‘Take-a-Kid-Fishing’ event. This match event, sponsored annually by the Manchester Harbor Boat Club in conjunction with their yearly fishing tournament, provides an all day fishing experience for children who do not get out on the […] Read more »

Lawrence: Imajine That

Imajine That is a first of its kind family and child interactive play space where human potential has no boundaries. Their unique 12,000 square foot play space offers an environment where families can create and learn together in a safe and educational way. Imajine That’s “Imagination Stations” include a child sized grocery store, a HUGE […] Read more »

Salem: Peabody Essex Museum

Children’s Friend takes part in a wonderful community partnership program with the PEM (Peabody Essex Museum) called the “Youth and Community Partnerships Program”. The Youth and Community Partnerships Program is an out-of-school learning program for youth in grades K-12. Through this program youth will explore the galleries and exhibitions at PEM, followed by related hands […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Grant Information

The Bennett Family Foundation (awarded May 2011) Strategic Technology Project $10,000 The Bruce J. Anderson Foundation (awarded May 2011) Gloucester Services $10,000 City of Salem – Board of Commissioners of Trusts (awarded August 2011) Youth Mentoring $6,000 Clipper Ship Foundation, Inc. (awarded February 2011) Youth Mentoring Grant $5,000 Eastern Bank (awarded December 2011) Parent to […] Read more »

Clinical Trainings

Stay Tuned for Upcoming Trainings: Working with Military Families, Part I – Oct 19, 2012 Working with Military Families, Part II – Oct 26, 2012 DCF-51As – Nov 2, 2012 IHT: Interventions and Strategies – Dec 12, 2012 RAD: Working with Parents and Families – Jan 18, 2013 Safety Training – Feb 15, 2013 Safety […] Read more »