Children’s Friend and Family Services Receives 3-Year Grant from Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation for Early Childhood Mental Health Initiative

Children’s Friend and Family Services has been awarded a 3-year grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation for its Early Childhood Mental Health Initiative. Goals of the project include Early Screening and Referral, Parent Education and Support and Behavioral Health Navigation. “We are so grateful to the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation […] Read more »

Friends and Mentors: Ayan and Cathy

BostonGlobe.com 12/6/2012 By Kathy McCabe, Globe Staff DANVERS — Ayan Kassim popped her head up from beneath the clear pool water. She adjusted her goggles and flashed a big smile at her friend and mentor, Cathy Tobyne. “Going under is good,” Tobyne said. “You were pushing with your arms and your feet. That was a […] Read more »

Quilt of Possibility Tour Begins at Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library

The Quilt of Possibility, a project of Children’s Friend and Family Services, began its tour at the the Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library. The purpose of the tour is to showcase the Quilt of Possibility and share its inspiring message throughout the communities in Essex County and Merrimack Valley serviced by Children’s Friend and Family […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Teen Parent Program Celebrates 25 Years

Children’s Friend and Family Services recently celebrated its Teen Parent Program 25th Year. The milestone was marked. at Salem High School with a reunion of the graduates along with the staff of the Teen Parent Program. Enjoying the celebration with President and CEO Carla Saccone was Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, Dr. Stephen Russell, Superintendent of Schools,  […] Read more »