As Recently Published in the Social Innovations Journal:
Families First Tackles Retention and elevates parents' voices
Early childhood experiences matter because...
80-90% of brain structures
are built in the first 5 years
of a child’s life.
One stable and responsive
helps children overcome adversity.
$4 to $9 in social costs
are saved for every $1 invested in early childhood programs.
“It takes a village to raise a child.
Families First is our village.”
Families First brings parents together in their own communities to build…
Families First has supported parents since 1988.
In the last decade, our expert
have worked with more than
of more than
50,000 children in Massachusetts
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Come together with other local parents to learn new and fun ways to support your child’s learning and growth!
“You're not born a parent; you have to learn it. A program like this... brings some form of peace to your life with your kids.”
- Mirella, parent participant -
Achieve your organization’s family engagement goals
by partnering with Families First!
“Families First increases parent engagement so parents are more involved… These parents are advocating for their children, which is the result you want.”
- Wayne Ysaguirre, President & CEO, Nurtury -
Families First offers unique support for parents that need it most.
The positive impact on children’s learning and development will last a lifetime.
We would not have this impact without our dedicated community of donors and volunteers.