What We Do

About CFCS

Cambridge Family and Children’s Service (CFCS) is one of the oldest human services agencies in Greater Boston. Founded in 1873 as the Avon Home, an orphanage for local children, CFCS has a long and distinguished history of serving children, adolescents and families in the Cambridge area and in Greater Boston and its suburbs. Today CFCS provides services for foster and group care, adoption, and developmental disabilities, all programs that support children and youth and to strengthen families in more than 100 cities and towns throughout Massachusetts.