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FSS Services

Support and Stabilization Services include:

  • Intensive in-home services aimed at strengthening family relationships
  • Support for parents/caretakers around improving safety
  • Reunification support 
  • Support for youth around improving relationships
  • Parent training assistance
  • Support around self-advocacy
  • Connections and referrals to longterm services or building natural supports

DCF Supervised Family Visitation Services include:

  • Child transportation*
  • Consistent, timely, monitored family contact
  • Visitation in a comfortable, home-like visitation room
  • Assistance in transitions towards reunification 

Click below for more information about all of our visitation services, including those for non-DCF referrals:

*transportation will not be provided to those referred through non-DCF referral sources


Youth Support Services:

Case workers meet with youth weekly to work on increasing their levels of independence and prepare them for adulthood. Areas of focus include:

  • Daily living skills
  • Academic performance
  • Social skills
  • Family relationship-building
  • Independent living skills
  • Vocational skills

For more information about our Family Support and Stabilization (FSS) program, contact Courtney Gomez at cgomez@helpfamilies.org or 617.876.4210 x4266