MASSACHUSETTS FAMILIES ORGANIZING FOR CHANGE

is a statewide, grassroots coalition of individuals with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses and their families.

We provide information, leadership training and support to families, and also have regular regional meetings for families and individuals.

WHAT WE'RE DOING

MFOFC provides sustained advocacy and leadership training in pursuit of high quality, individualized community support and service options, including family support, for people with disabilities and their families.

Workshops

Offering training in areas like leadership, rights, and more.

Advocacy

Making our voices heard and making a difference for families across the state.

Resources

Creating and sharing tools and resources to help you navigate life.

Our Regions

Central

Metro – Boston

Northeast

Southeast

West

THE LATEST FROM MFOFC

30 years imagining better MFOFC

Happy 30th Birthday, Mass Families!

Since 1990, Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC) has been uniting families of individuals with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses to build a better future of supporting families. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be celebrating 30 years of imagining better. We will share stories and perspectives from family leaders who have been involved with MFOFC throughout […]

Crafting Slamstyle Stories November 7 and 14, 2020

This Boston Mom will teach you how to tell your story

Bethany Van Delft wears many hats. She is a Comedian + Emcee + Storyteller. Bethany also happens to be a graduate of Metro-Boston’s 2018 Family Leadership Series. She is working with Lauri Medeiros, MFOFC’s Metro Boston Regional Coordinator, to host a two-part workshop called Crafting Slam Style Stories. The first session will focus on storytelling […]

Family Leaders in Action

Family Leader in Action: Valeryia Pedersen

It is with pride we congratulate Valeryia Pedersen for her new position as Southeast Regional Coordinator for the Family TIES program (Together In Enhancing Supports) at the Federation for Children with Special Needs.  Val graduated in 2018 from the Family Leadership Series in the Southeast region.  “Her positive attitude and supportive nature were evident throughout […]

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