There is support for all foster and adoptive parents. If you become a foster or adoptive parent, a DCF Family Resource Worker can arrange for one of these classes.


Boston Region

TBD


Northern Region

CambridgeFamily & Children's Service– Adoption MAPP Training - (Private Agency)

Date/Time:

April 23, 2016, May 7, 2016, May 28, 2016, June 4, 2016 and June 18, 2016. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Location:

Cambridge Family & Children's Service
60 Gore St.
Cambridge, MA  02141

Contacts:

Sarah Medrano-Palmer
Clinical Coordinator for Family Services
(617) 876-4210, ext. 4057
Smedrano-palmer@helpfamilies.org

Additional Information:

Please contact Sarah Medrano-Palmer to request an application.  Applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis

Lowell

Dates/Times:

Wednesdays, ongoing, 6 - 9 p.m.

Contacts:

Family Resource workers will invite prospective parents to attend after a pre-screening process is completed. Call 1-800-KIDS-508 to begin the process. 


Southeastern Region

New Bedford – 2016 Summer MAPP Training - (Private Agency)

Date/Time:

September 17th, 18th, 24th from 9am- 5pm & September 25th from 9am-3pm.

Location:

Child & Family Services
3057 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford, MA  02745

Contact:

Ashley Quartochi
774-488-5019
aquartochi@cfservices.org

Additional Information:

Additional Information: Participants must sign up by 08/31 to be considered.


Western Region

Springfield

Dates/Times: 

Every Tuesday Evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm

Location: 

Western Regional DCF Office, 140 Main Street 4 th Floor, Springfield , MA

Contact:

Sharon Wood- (413) 452-3350

Registration required. Space is available. No fee.

Whitinsville

Dates/Times: 

Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. for 10 weeks (Ongoing MAPP class)

Contact: 

Family Resource workers will invite prospective parents to attend after a pre-screening process is completed. Call 1-800-KIDS-508 to begin the process.


This information is provided by the Department of Children and Families.