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Beacon ABA Services

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Address 321 Fortune Blvd. Milford Massachusetts 01757 United States Phone: 508-478-0207 Website: BeaconServices.org
Biography

Beacon ABA Services is a private practice of behavior analysts and therapists organized to provide behavioral services to those with developmental disabilities. Provider specialize in providing evidence-based treatment interventions to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

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Special Education

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321 Fortune Blvd. Milford Massachusetts 01757 United States

Best Friends Early Learning – Day Care

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Day Care Contact: Stacy Gurska Address 99 4th St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884-5016 Website: ChildcareCenter.us
Biography

Best Friends Early Learning Center is a “Large Group and School Age Child Care (Group Child Care)” in Chelsea, MA. The structured preschool program offers art, music, math, and science as part of its curriculum. It has maximum capacity of 45 children. Summer programs and subsidized programs available.

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Capacity: 45 Children

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99 4th St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Boston University/Chelsea Public Schools – Intergenerational Literacy Project at the Early Learning Center

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Intergenerational Literacy Project at the Early Learning Center Contact: Barbara Krol-Sinclair, Ed.D., Director Address 99 Hawthorne St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-5154
Biography

Supporting families in working with their children, both to attain the instructional objectives of the schools and to reinforce positive attitudes toward education. To accomplish the larger goal, two sub-goals and objectives have been outlined: to improve the literacy skills of participating adults and to improve literacy knowledge among preschool and school-aged children. The core programming is ESOL family literacy. The program offers 4 ESOL family literacy classes. It also offers children’s educational classes to 80 children so that parents are able to attend class. In the morning and evening, they serve children ages 6 months to 5 years. In the evening and during school vacations, they also offer classes for school-aged children.

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Immigration Support

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99 Hawthorne St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Central Avenue Children’s Center, East Boston Social Centers

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Central Avenue Children’s Center Contact: Carmen Oliva Address 170 Central Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 569-3221 ext. 106 Website: https://www.ebsoc.org/early-learning-childcare/
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Quality care and learning activities for children at this crucial developmental stage of ages 2 months through five years. The program offers sliding-scale fees based on a family’s income level. The Social Center’s early childcare goals are to provide a safe, stimulating and educational environment to children, and to support and educate families for life-long success.

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Preschool, 33 infants and toddlers. Older bussed to E. Boston

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170 Central Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea City Government – Chelsea Community Schools

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Contact: Bea Cravatta, Director Address 180 Walnut St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-4070 Website: Chelsea Community Schools
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Chelsea Community Schools (CCS) enhances the lives of Chelsea residents by providing affordable, high-quality education and recreation programs for youth ages 3 and up and adults. Each season, hundreds of individuals participate in CCS classes and dozens of community organizations use the city’s state of the art public schools facilities. Since 1996, CCS, operated by the City Of Chelsea’s Department of Health and Human Services in collaboration with Chelsea Public Schools, has been evolving in response to the diverse and changing needs of the community.

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Community Programs

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180 Walnut St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea Public Library – Children’s Department

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Children’s Department Contact: Martha Boksenbaum, Children’s librarian Address 569 Broadway Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-4352 Website: https://www.chelseama.gov/childrens-department
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The Children’s Department at the Chelsea Public Library serves children from preschool age to middle school age, as well as their parents, guardians, teachers, and caregivers. The staff is available to help you explore the library, find materials and answer your questions. The library offers story hours, Internet access, tours, advice on books to read, as well as educational and entertaining programs. The Children’s Department holds a wide assortment of fiction, folktale, picture books, nonfiction, audiovisual materials, reference materials, and public computers, as well as online resources. Books, CDs, books on CD, books with CDs and magazines may be checked out. Check out the Children’s Department calendar or the “Upcoming Programs” link to see the free programs coming up at the library.

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569 Broadway Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Chelsea Public Schools – John Silber Early Learning Center

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John Silber Early Learning Center Contact: Jacqueline Bevere-Maloney Address 99 Hawthorne St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 466-5150 Website: https://www.chelseaschools.com/cps/schools/early-learning-center.htm
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The John Silber Early Learning Center offers pre-kindergarten and kindergarten to children in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Pre-kindergarten is about 2.5 hours/day for regular education, full day for some special education classrooms. Regular education preschool available by lottery. Extended day regular education preschool available by lottery to qualifying families. Full day kindergarten for all children. Extended day programs available to kindergarten students.

The Parent Liaison for the Early Learning Center is Krishell Orellana – phone: (617) 466-5176.

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99 Hawthorne St. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Child Care Choices of Boston

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Contact: Kelly Graceffa, Director Address 105 Chauncy Street 2nd Floor Boston Massachusetts 02111 United States Phone: (617)348-6554 Website: http://childcarechoicesofboston.org/
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Child Care Choices of Boston (CCCB) serves as the Child Care Resource and Referral Agency for Boston, Brookline, Chelsea, Cambridge, Revere, Somerville and Winthrop. CCCB plays a key role in making child care work for everyone by providing support, resources, technical assistance and training to a diverse community of families, child care providers, employers and businesses in the greater Boston area. Each year, CCCB provides more than 6,000 low-income families with voucher management services that enable access to much needed child care.

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Family Services, Referral Sources, Families

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105 Chauncy Street 2nd Floor Boston Massachusetts 02111 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Child Development Center

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Child Development Center Contact: Wilma Rodriguez Address 9 Arlington St., Extension Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-9929 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_ChildDevelopment.html
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Enrollment in the program allows parents & guardians to maintain full-time employment, strengthens family support systems, and benefits the communities. The Center provides child care for children ages eight weeks to six years. Voucher slots are available. Open to children with disabilities. Offers developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants, toddlers, and preschool children including language, reading, literature, mathematics, science, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, health, art and music. After school care provided for children ages 5-7 attending kindergarten.

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9 Arlington St., Extension Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) – Head Start

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Head Start Contact: Joanne Stone-Libon Address 67 Crescent St. Chelsesa Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-5690 Website: http://www.capicinc.org/Eng/E_HeadStart.html
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Head Start is a federally funded comprehensive child and family development program serving low income families with children between the ages of three to five (3-5) years old. Head Start has been operating a successful early childhood program since its inception in 1965. Our centers are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. Most classrooms are in session four (4) hours per day. Full day classes are also available for working families who meet income criteria and who have a voucher. Families whose income exceeds the guidelines may participate if there are special circumstances (e.g. a child with special needs or particular family situations that could be taken into consideration). Special needs children are welcome and integrated into our regular classrooms. Head Start offers parents an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities that may lead to employment and family self-sufficiency. Family Advocates work closely with each family to provide support, information, referrals and help parents feel more connected to their classroom and community. Courses and workshops are provided regularly.

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All year, Education, Pre-school

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67 Crescent St. Chelsesa Massachusetts 02150 United States

First Steps Early Learning Center

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Contact: Jeanine Feeley Address 1 Webster Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (781) 306-1244 Website: http://firststepselc.com/
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Early Learning Center exists to provide a fun, safe, nurturing learning environment to assist children in their developmental stages from infancy through pre-kindergarten. Teachers encourage social, physical, language and cognitive development through reading, art, music, dramatic arts, math, science, dance and play.

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Pre-school

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1 Webster Ave. Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Harbor Area Early Childhood Services

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Early Intervention Contact: Rachael Cracknell, Director Address 130 Condor Street East Boston Massachusetts 02128 United States Phone: (617) 912-7601 Phone: Director: 617-912-7602 Website: http://northsuffolk.org/services/early-childhood-services/early-intervention/
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North Suffolk’s Harbor Area Early Intervention (EI) program services the communities of East Boston, Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop and the Boston neighborhood of Charlestown.  Harbor Area Early Childhood Services offers developmental therapies to children aged birth to three years in the context of family education, training and support. The program philosophy holds that parents are experts and primary teachers of their children.  Early Intervention services are provided to infants and toddlers presenting with developmental delay or who have risk of delay due to environmental, medical and/or biological factors. Home-based services as part of an Individualized Family Service Plan and playgroups for community children are available.

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Special Education

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130 Condor Street East Boston Massachusetts 02128 United States

Kids First Day Care and Learning Center

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Preschool Contact: Teresa Speran Address 322 Broadway Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 884-8799 Website: http://kidsfirstdaycare.org/
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The infant, toddler, and preschool rooms (ages 3 months- 5;11 years) follow a multi-sensory curriculum which is adapted to each age and developmental level. Activities include trips to the library and other community places, as well as on-site physical activities such as child yoga. Parent involvement is encouraged and welcomed for children of all ages, and Kids First works closely with Roca to ensure that young mothers have a place to send their children. Home activities are included in the curriculum. Limited after-school slots for children in kindgarten are also available.

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Center-Based Early Childhood Program, Preschool

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322 Broadway Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

Massachusetts General Hospital – First 1,000 Days Program

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First 1,000 Days Program Contact: Courtney Coleman Address 55 Fruit Street Boston Massachusetts 02114 United States Phone: (617) 726-9477 Website: https://www.massgeneral.org/research/researchlab.aspx?id=1726
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The “First 1,000 Days” —conception to age 2 years— is an important period for the prevention of obesity in mother-child pairs and their families. The First 1,000 Days program aims to prevent the development of obesity among mother-infant pairs at MGH’s Revere and Chelsea HealthCare Centers and DotHouse Health, where rates of maternal-child obesity are higher than local and national averages.The program engages providers from primary care (obstetrics, pediatrics, adult medicine), mental health, and community health services, such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), home visiting and fatherhood programs. Mother-child pairs are followed from the mother’s first prenatal visit until the child’s second birthday. Program components include: enhanced electronic health records to improve the quality of preventive services and screening for social determinants of health; consistent behavior change messaging across sectors and providers; patient education via print, text messaging and short videos; strengthening of integration of clinical and public health services to support behavior change and address social determinants of health; and individualized health coaching for mother-infant pairs at high risk of obesity.

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55 Fruit Street Boston Massachusetts 02114 United States

MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center – Behavioral Health

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Behavioral Health Contact: Mary Lyons-Hunter Address 151 Everett Ave. 4th Floor Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 889-8515 Website: Chelsea Behavioral Health Clinic
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The Behavioral Health Department at MGH Chelsea provides services to patients of MGH Chelsea primary care physicians. The Department provides individual, family and group therapy, psychopharmacology, psychological testing, and referrals to concrete services. Additionally specialty programs are available that focus on the care of refugees, children exposed to violence; and survivors of trauma.

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151 Everett Ave. 4th Floor Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center – Department of Speech, Language & Reading Disabilities

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Department of Speech, Language & Reading Disabilities Contact: Felicita Aponte Address 151 Everett Ave 4th Floor Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 887-3527 Website: Pediatric Speech, Language and Swallowing Disorders
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The Department of Speech, Language and Swallowing Disorders and Reading Disabilities at MassGeneral Hospital for Children in Boston is committed to ensuring that children and adolescents with speech, language, reading, and swallowing disorders receive services by offering comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and treatment programs in the acute inpatient and outpatient settings. Provides assessment and therapy for children ages 1-18 and adults by need/disorder. Provide referrals as needed.

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151 Everett Ave 4th Floor Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center – WIC Free Healthy Food Package

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Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Contact: Tara McCarty Address 151 Everett Ave Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States Phone: (617) 887-4340 Website: https://www.chelseareverewicprogram.com/
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If pregnant or you have a child under 5, healthy foods, referrals to programs and more are available. Insurance is not required.

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides nutrition and breastfeeding counseling, healthy food benefits on an electronic card and other local resources to income eligible prenatal/post-partum women, infants and children up to age five. Offer free breastfeeding education classes facilitated by a certified lactation counselor. Fathers, guardians and foster parents are also welcome to apply for WIC services for children in their care. The Program helps measure the growth of your baby and children to helps them stay healthy.

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Food Supports, Parenting

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151 Everett Ave Chelsea Massachusetts 02150 United States

North Suffolk Mental Health Association – Harbor Area Early Childhood Services

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Harbor Area Early Childhood Services / Early Intervention Contact: Rachael Cracknell, Director Address 130 Condor Street East Boston Massachusetts 02128 United States Phone: (617) 912-7601 Website: http://northsuffolk.org/services/early-childhood-services/early-intervention/
Biography

North Suffolk’s Harbor Area Early Intervention (EI) program services the communities of East Boston, Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop and the Boston neighborhood of Charlestown.  Harbor Area Early Childhood Services offers developmental therapies to children aged birth to three years in the context of family education, training and support. The program philosophy holds that parents are experts and primary teachers of their children.  Early Intervention services are provided to infants and toddlers presenting with developmental delay or who have risk of delay due to environmental, medical and/or biological factors. Home-based services as part of an Individualized Family Service Plan and playgroups for community children are available.

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Parenting

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130 Condor Street East Boston Massachusetts 02128 United States

Northeast Arc – Building Blocks Early Intervention

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Early Intervention Contact: Kristy Murphy Address 6 Southside Road Danvers Massachusetts 01923 United States Phone: (978) 624-2320 Website: https://ne-arc.org/services/autism-services/
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The Northeast Arc helps people with disabilities become full participants in the community by helping them choose for themselves how to live, learn, work, socialize and play. Building Blocks offers home-based services for young children as part of an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) through their Early Intervention (EI) program.

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Health/Development, Special Education

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6 Southside Road Danvers Massachusetts 01923 United States

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