To all MFOFC members: The MFOFC Board of Directors invites you to participate in a Special Election to fill the following four positions: Co-Chairs (two positions, President & Vice-President), Treasurer, and Clerk. BACKGROUND In June the Board accepted the resignations of O.Sophia Johansson and Sandra Kinneyas Co-Chairs, Sandy Lebon as Treasurer, and Ann Berube as […]
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.
THE LATEST FROM MFOFC
Congratulations to Family Leadership Series graduate, Raquel Quezada, who spoke as part of the Governor’s press conference on guidance for re-opening schools on June 25, 2020. Fast forward to 25:30 to hear what Raquel had to say! Way to go Raquel 👏👏👏 We’re so proud of you and your advocacy!
Last week, DDS issued new guidance surrounding visiting individuals living in facilities. Based on this data and the feedback DDS received from families regarding their Outdoor Visitation Guidance (issued June 10, 2020), DDS has revised their Visitation Guidance. These guidelines were developed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to ensure safe visitation. Families choosing […]
Metro-Boston’s 2018 Family Leadership Graduate Bethany Van Delft recently appeared on WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston’s award-winning TV show, Chronicle. Bethany told Metro-Boston Regional Coordinator (Lauri Medeiros) that since graduating the Family Leadership Series the training: “… is with me every day and in every way. I’m so grateful to have been part of it…” You can see Bethany’s […]