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15 2021

Family Services of Central Massachusetts Receives $100K Grant from United Way of Central MA

Family Services of Central Massachusetts Receives $100K Grant from United Way of Central MA

Posted by Seven Hills Foundation
Dec 15, 2021
Posted by Seven Hills Foundation

uscm-thumb-306x195Family Services of Central Massachusetts (FSCM) is excited to announce that it has been awarded $100K by United Way of Central Massachusetts’ Community Challenge to address the critical need for quality, affordable family childcare in Central Massachusetts. Based on the successful implementation of its Center-Based childcare apprenticeship program called Project Flourish, FSCM will replicate its apprenticeship model with Family Childcare Providers with a focus on undeserved communities of color, immigrants, and refugees.

By building competency and knowledge of child development in unskilled, entry level minority and immigrant workers, the home-based childcare apprenticeship program will provide this population with a viable career pathway while increasing access to affordable quality childcare, and stabilizing the workforce our central Massachusetts.

Since 1889, Family Services of Central Massachusetts (FSCM), an affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, has been providing valuable and high quality services and supports to children, families, and individuals in our local region, adapting to the ever-changing needs. Originally known as Associated Charities, the agency was founded to support Worcester's immigrant population and has evolved to address the emerging needs of the city and surrounding region. Family Services currently serves families and individuals through a variety of programs.

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Bill Stock
Vice President for Government and Community Relations 81 Hope Ave, Worcester, MA 01603
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Email: bstock@sevenhills.org
Kathleen A. Myshrall
Vice President of Advancement 81 Hope Ave, Worcester, MA 01603
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Director of Communications 81 Hope Ave, Worcester, MA 01603
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