Central

North Central, South Valley, and Worcester Regions

What You Need to Know

Applications are now being accepted for the Central Region's 2020 Family Leadership Series.

Get the details and apply here: https://mfofc.org/training/family-leadership-series/central-region/

Regional Coordinator

Photo: Yvonne Carpenter, MFOFC Central Coordinator

Yvonne Carpenter

Central Coordinator

Phone:
774-571-4122

Email:
yvonne@massfamilies.org

MFOFC Central Updates

DDS issues updated visitation guidance

Updated DDS Visitation Guidance

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 […]

Bethany Van Delft

Metro-Boston Family Leadership Series Grad in the News

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 […]

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Person-centered living arrangements: Three things you can do now to get started

Over the past several months, MFOFC explored alternatives to conventional models of long-term living arrangements for people with disabilities through the Housing Webinar Series that recently concluded. We shared stories about families who have successfully created living arrangements or housing through the process of person-centered planning for their children.  Here’s what we learned. It is […]

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