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News Service Category: Financial

Charlestown Native and Longtime President and CEO of ABCD John Drew Set To Retire

For decades Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) John F. Kennedy Family Service Center office has been an oasis of help and hope for countless families in the neighborhood. Social service programs like ABCD’s Fuel Assistance have helped low-income residents and fixed income seniors heat their homes throughout the winter without having to worry if they would have enough money…

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Wraparound Services Spotlighted for Community Action Month

May is Community Action Month, and Community Action Agencies in Massachusetts are raising awareness about the wraparound services they provide to low-income residents. Community Action was started in 1964 by the Johnson administration to fight poverty, and agencies have been working ever since to help folks – both in crisis situations and with economic empowerment. Sharon Scott-Chandler, executive vice president…

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ABCD THANKS ASSISTANT SPREAKER KATHERINE CLARK, MASSACHUSETTS DELEGATION, FOR PASSAGE OF CSBG MODERNIZATION ACT

Vote marks critical step to strengthening low-income families and communitiest On Friday, May 13, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5129, the Community Services Block Grant Modernization Act of 2021-2022 on a 246-169 vote. The bill reauthorizes the Community Services Block Grant program through FY2031 and makes important changes concerning administration and leadership. performance measurement, and minimum and maximum…

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ABCD’S MOBILE HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM FUNDING EXTENDED – BUT ONLY THROUGH APRIL

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 01, 2018 Contact: Colneth Smiley Jr.  O: 617.348.6224    C: 617.872.9435   The organization is working with city, state & federal officials to save the only mobile unit serving the homeless population in Malden, Medford and Everett   ABCD announced today that short-term financial support will keep its Mystic Valley Mobile Homeless Outreach Team (MHOT) operating…

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<a href="https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/boston-pilot-program-syncs-job-training-with-childcare"target="_blank">Job Training Synced With Childcare Gets Boston Mothers Into New Careers</a>


<a href="https://abcdinsightblog.wordpress.com/"target="_blank">ABCD Insight Fall/Winter 2017</a>