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Court-approved programs across the state, listed by county

Barnstable

“Set a Good Example” (SAGE)
206 Breeds Hill Road
Hyannis, MA
508-775-0275
Contact: Donna Davis

For the Sake of the Children
Center for Families in Transition
Sandwich Library
142 Main Street
Sandwich, MA
857-373-9011
Contact: Robin Zucker
www.cftclass.org or parentclass@yahoo.com

Parents Apart
Mass. Bay Counseling
Hyannis Elks Lodge 1549
852 Bearses Way
Hyannis, MA
617-786-3027
Contact: Mass Bay Counseling

Berkshire

Families in Transition
Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
333 East Street
Pittsfield, MA 
413-629-1185
Contact: Heather Blanchard

Bristol

Family Service Association
Parents Forever
25 Forest Street
Attleboro, MA
508-677-3822
Contact: Sue Roque
www.frfsa.org

Family Service Association
Parents Forever
101 Rock Street
Fall River, MA
508-677-3822
Contact: Sue Roque
www.frfsa.org

Family Service Association
Parents Forever
UMASS Dartmouth, Main Building
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA
508-677-3822
Contact: Sue Roque
www.frfsa.org

Family Service Association
Parents Forever
Silver City Mall
Community Room
2 Galleria Mall Drive
Taunton, MA
508-677-3822
Contact: Sue Roque
www.frfsa.org

Family Service Association
Parents Forever
Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School
250 Foundry Street
South Easton, MA
508-677-3822
Contact: Sue Roque
www.frfsa.org

Essex

Divorce Workshops, LLC
Divorce and Its Impact on Children’s Development
10 Church St
Lynn, MA
978-907-3084
Contact: Dina Guay
www.divorceworkshops.org

Divorce Workshops, LLC
Divorce and Its Impact on Children’s Development
385 Essex St
Salem, MA
978-907-3084
Contact: Dina Guay
www.divorceworkshops.org

Parent Education and Custody Effectiveness (PEACE)
North Shore Counseling Center
900 Cummings Center, Suite 324-S
Beverly, MA
978-922-2280
Contact: Reception Desk 
Lynn Huber, LICSW
Program Director for Parent Education
www.nscc-inc.com

Family Healthy Choices Parenting Education
Peabody Inst. Library (Danvers Town Library)
Gordon Room
15 Sylvan Street
Danvers, MA 
978-887-6342
Contact: Jill Levine
www.familyhealthychoices.org

Putting Children First
Family Service of Merrimack Valley
Merrimack College (McQuade Library)
North Andover, MA
978-327-6650
Contact: Rosey Gonzalez
www.fsmv.org

Family Healthy Choices Parenting Education
Newburyport High School, Classroom 310
214 High Street
Newburyport, MA 
978-887-6342
Contact: Jill Levine
www.familyhealthychoices.org

Positive Co-Parenting in Difficult Times
Psychotherapy Associates of North Reading
Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliot Street
Haverhill, MA
978-664-2566, ext. 5
Contact: Dr. Donna Whipple
www.panr.net

 

Reducing the Effects of Divorce (Spanish & English)
CO-PE trainings
Cambridge College
280 Merrimack Street
Entrance North B, 5th Floor, Suite 502
Lawrence, MA  01843
978-266-0234
Contact: Arthur Baxter
www.copetrainings.com

Franklin

Families in Transition (FIT)
Franklin County Bar Association
Franklin Medical Center
164 High Street
Greenfield, MA
413-773-9839
Contact: Christine Baronas
www.franklincountybar.org

Hampden

Parent Education Program
Behavioral Health Network
Agawam Counseling Center
30 Southwick Street
Feeding Hills
Agawam, MA
413-786-6410
Contact: Coordinator

Parent Education Program
Behavioral Health Network
Child Guidance Clinic
110 Maple Street
Springfield, MA
413-732-7419
Contact: Coordinator

Parents and Children in Divorce
West Springfield Center
246 Park Street
West Springfield, MA
413-737-4718
Contact: John Maloney
www.chd.org

Parents and Children in Divorce
Baystate Health
3300 Main Street
Springfield, MA
413-737-4718
Contact: John Maloney
www.chd.org

Hampshire

Parents and Children in Transition (PACT)
Hampshire County Bar Association
15 Gothic Street
Northhampton, MA
413-586-4597
Contact: Rebecca Ryan
www.hampshirebar.org

CHD's Parents and Children in Divorce Program (PACD)
offered bi-monthly at Mary Lane Hospital
85 South Street
Ware, MA
413-737-4718
Contact: John Maloney
www.chd.org

Middlesex

Divorce Workshops, LLC
Divorce and Its Impact on Children’s Development
7 Concord Rd
Billerica, MA
978-907-3084
Contact: Dina Guay
www.divorceworkshops.org

Divorce Workshops, LLC
Divorce and Its Impact on Children’s Development
15 Mammoth Rd
Lowell, MA
978-907-3084
Contact: Dina Guay
www.divorceworkshops.org

Divorce Workshops, LLC
Divorce and Its Impact on Children’s Development
355 Franklin St
Melrose, MA
978-907-3084
Contact: Dina Guay
www.divorceworkshops.org

For the Sake of the Children
Center for Families in Transition
Cambridge College
1000 Mass Avenue
Cambridge, MA
857-373-9011
Contact: Robin Zucker
www.cftclass.org or parentclass@yahoo.com

Moving Forward
Life Transitions, Inc.
All Saints Episcopal Church
10 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA
978-649-6255
Contact: Robert Di Meo
www.lifetransitionsinc.net

Consider the Children
Divorce Education, Inc
Mass Bay Community College
19 Flagg Drive
Framingham, MA
508-435-4745
Contact: Diane Ferkler or Samuel Chiancola

Parents Apart
Lexington Institute, Inc.
3 Millitia Drive
Lexington, MA
781-860-0600
Contact: Dr. Paul Bombara

Parents Forever
Avidia Bank
17 Pope Street
Hudson, MA 01749
508-798-6699
Contact: Karen Feeney

Moving Forward
Life Transitions, Inc.
First Baptist Church
461 King Street
Littleton, MA
978-649-6255
Contact: Robert Di Meo
www.lifetransitionsinc.net

Consider the Children
Divorce Education, Inc.
Marlborough High School
431 Bolton Street
Marlborough, MA
508-435-4745
Contact: Diane Ferkler or Samuel Chiancola

Positive Co-Parenting in Difficult Times
Psychotherapy Assoc. Of North Reading
Medford High School
489 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA
978-664-2566 ext. 5
Contact: Dr. Donna Whipple
www.panr.net

Positive Co-Parenting in Difficult Times
Psychotherapy Assoc. Of North Reading
E. Little School
7 Barberry Lane
North Reading, MA
978-664-2566 ext. 5
Contact: Dr. Donna Whipple
www.panr.net

Parents Apart
Divorce Center, Inc.
Brandeis University
Olin-Sang Bldg.
Classroom 124
415 South Street
Waltham, MA
888-434-8787
Contact: Coordinator
www.thedivorcecenter.org

Families Divided
DivorceStep
Watertown High School
50 Columbia Street
Watertown, MA
978-443-3262
Contact: Michele Diamond
www.divorcestep.com

Families Divided
DivorceStep
First Parish Church
349 Boston Post Road
Weston, MA
978-443-3262
Contact: Michele Diamond
www.divorcestep.com

Norfolk

Parents Apart
Braintree/Canton
The Divorce Center, Inc. 
Massasoit Community College -  Canton Campus,  Classroom 301
900 Randolph Street,  Canton MA
Contact:  Coordinator, (508) 446-4134,  or
Toll-free:  (888) 434-8787
Monday evenings,   6:45 to  9:15 p.m.
Online registration available at www.thedivorcecenter.org

For the Sake of the Children
Center for Families in Transition
Brookline PDHQ
350 Washington Street
Brookline, MA
857-373-9011
Contact: Robin Zucker
www.cftclass.org or parentclass@yahoo.com

Focusing on our Children
Divorce Education Services
Dedham Community House
671 High Street
Dedham, MA
781-237-5064
Contact: Ann Steele
www.divorceeducationservices.com

Parents Apart
Mass Bay Counseling
Quincy High School
52 Coddington Street
Quincy, MA
617-786-3027
Contact: Mass Bay Counseling

The Door is Open Counseling Center
1245 Hancock Street
# 25
Quincy, MA 
781-925-3500
Contact: Ashleigh Miller
www.doorisopen.net

Plymouth

Parents Apart
Mass Bay Counseling
Massasoit Community College
1 Massasoit Avenue
Brockton, MA
617-786-3027
Contact: Mass Bay Counseling

Parents Apart
Marvista Psychological Associates
South Shore Vocational High School
Hanover, MA
781-383-0860
Contact: Selma Ingber or Charles Mundhenk

The Door is Open Counseling Center
485 Nantasket Avenue
Unit C
Hull, MA
781-925-3500
Contact: Ashleigh Miller

Family Service Association - Parents Forever
Stop & Shop Community Room
Cranberry Plaza Shopping Center
2991 Cranberry Highway
East Wareham, MA
508-677-3822
Contact: Sue Roque
www.frfsa.org

Suffolk

Family Healthy Choices Parenting Education
Massachusetts General Hospital
Yawkey Building
Suite 4A
Boston, MA 
978-887-6342
Contact: Jill Levine
www.familyhealthychoices.org

Family Healthy Choices Parenting Education
Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington Street
1stfloor
Stearns Auditorium
Boston, MA 
978-887-6342
Contact: Jill Levine
www.familyhealthychoices.org

Better Parent
MWI
10 Liberty Square, 4th Floor
Boston, MA
617-895-4028
Contact: Josh Hoch
www.better-parent.org

Reducing the Effects of Divorce (Spanish & English)
CO-PE trainings
East Boston Social Center John Roch
68 Central Square
East Boston, MA
978-266-0234
Contact: Arthur Baxter
www.copetrainings.com

Worcester

Parents Forever
Pilgrim Congregational Church
26 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453
508-798-6699
Contact: Karen Feeney
www.eastpointservices.com 

Parents Forever
Pakachoag Church
203 Pakachoag Church
Auburn, MA
508-798-6699
Contact: Karen Feeney
www.eastpointservices.com

Parents Forever
St. Mary’s School
16 Summer Street
Shrewsbury, MA
508-798-6699
Contact: Karen Feeney
www.eastpointservices.com

Parents Apart
Family Services of Central Massachusetts
31 Harvard Street
Worcester, MA
508-756-4646
Contact: Intake Department
www.fscm.org

Consider the Children
Divorce Education, Inc.
Relationship Institute @ 6 Melville St.
Worcester, MA
508-435-4745 or 508-853-7373
Contact: Diane Ferkler or Samuel Chiancola

Reducing the Effects of Divorce (Spanish Only)
CO-PE trainings
Centro Tina Velzaquez
11 Sycamore Street
Worcester, MA 
978-266-0234
Contact: Arthur Baxter
www.copetrainings.com 

Reducing the Effects of Divorce 
CO-PE trainings
Centro Tina Velzaquez
11 Sycamore Street
Worcester, MA 
978-243-3464
Contact: Marta Medina
www.copetrainings.com 

Reducing the Effects of Divorce
CO-PE trainings
Seven Hills Family Support Center
1460 John Fitch Highway
Fitchburg, MA
978-266-0234
Contact: Arthur Baxter
www.copetrainings.com

Reducing the Effects of Divorce
CO-PE trainings
Gardner 7thDay Adventist Church
100 Colony Road
Westminister, MA
978-266-0234
Contact: Arthur Baxter
www.copetrainings.com

Consider the Children
Divorce Education, Inc.
Milford High School
31 West Fountain Street
Milford, MA
508-435-4745 or 508-473-4674
Contact: Diane Ferkler or Samuel Chiancola

Parents Forever
Blackstone Chamber of Commerce
670 Linwood Ave. Bldg. A, Suite 5
Whitinsville, MA 01588
508-798-6699
Contact: Karen Feeney

Parents Apart
Harrington Memorial Hospital 
Outpatient Behavioral Health
29 Pine Street
Southbridge, MA 
508-765-9167
Contact: Coordinator
www.harringtonhospital.org

Reducing the Effects of Divorce
CO-PE Trainings
Gardner 7 Day Adventist Church
100 Colony Road
Gardner, MA
(978) 266-0234
Contact: Arthur Baxter
www.copetrainings.com

Reducing the Effects of Divorce 
CO-PE trainings
First Parish Church of Berlin
24 Central Street
Berlin, MA  01503
978-266-0234
Contact: Arthur Baxter
www.copetrainings.com

Statewide: Online or DVD

KidCare for Co-Parents Interactive DVD available statewide ONLY with Judicial Approval following hearing on Motion to Permit Completion of Parent Education via DVD or Online.

See Standing Order 2-16: Parent Education Program Attendance. 

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