Are you a family who is in need of help this holiday season? Are you a service provider working with a family that is in need of help?

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The Joy to the Children Project is Self Help Inc. CFCE’s annual holiday gift giving program for families in need. Families in need with children ages birth—twelve are given gifts of new toys and clothes, through partnering with local businesses and individuals.

The project for 2017 has now started….please CLICK HERE for info. on our NEW ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES and to Apply!
   
Each year Self Help Inc. Coordinated Family and Community Engagement offers ELIGIBLE Families the opportunity to apply for holiday assistance of toys, clothes and gifts for their children ages 12 and under. If you are eligible and feel that you need holiday assistance, please Complete the APPLICATION, by November 6th, 2017. 

Please ONLY APPLY if you are in need of help!

 

The CFCE program NOW covers 23 towns and we are limited to helping families from these communities. The towns we cover are:

Abington, Avon, Canton, Dedham, East Bridgewater, Easton, Foxboro, Franklin, Hanson, Holbrook, Mansfield, Middleboro, Norfolk,
North Attleboro, Norton, Plainville, Randolph, Rockland, Sharon, Stoughton, West Bridgewater, Whitman and Wrentham

If you live somewhere outside our catchment area please check with your local Social Service agencies for gift giving programs in your town. Or CLICK HERE for a list of other programs that may be able to help you!

Think, Draw and Write…….Online Activity

Each month there is a different activity to THINK, DRAW & WRITE about! Once you register you will receive some self addressed stamped envelopes, along with the monthly themes!!!

Here’s how it works……

First.You think about the idea.Second….You draw a picture of the idea…..Third…..You write a short story!!!

 

You can mail the picture/story to Carol Carver, so she can hang it up on the CREATIVITY Wall at Self Help Inc./CFCE, 780 West Main Street, Avon, MA 02322.  A copy of it will be made and the original will be mailed back to you along with a SURPRISE each month!!!

 

If you register to do this activity each month via mail, you will receive some self addressed stamped envelopes, along with the monthly themes!!!

 

Register by emailing or calling Carol Carver at 508-559-1666 ext 113  or email  at cccarver@selfhelpinc.org

Will you recycle with us? It’s easy and 100% free. It’s win-win

Rumble-ongoing_423x255Self Help Inc Coordinated Family and Community Engagement has entered the FundingFactory.com’s Recycling Rumble……and we need your help!

We have been matched against Portland High School from Portland, TN to see who can recycle the MOST items and RAISE the most money in the process.
 
In order to be successful we are asking that you get involved by recycling your empty ink cartridges, toner cartridges and small electronics…..WITH US!  We promise to make it easy.

Check out or Recycling Rumble Page for More information!!  

Do you need help paying for childcare? Find out more about the MA FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE WAITLIST

The MA Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)9122008_14513_0 helps eligible families find and pay for early education and care and out-of-school time programs. Due to limited funding, eligible families may be placed on the EEC waiting list for financial assistance until funding is available.

Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (like Self Help Inc. CFCE) NO LONGER have access to the wait list.

If you need to get placed on the wait list please contact Mass211 by calling 211 or toll free at 877-211-6277.  You can also contact your local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency to get on the list.  If you are already on the EEC Wait list and registered you can update your information through EEC’s Self Service Household Access Program.

More information on eligibility requirements….CLICK HERE