The Quincy Family Resource Center (QFRC) helps families to access and navigate resources in their local community.
The QFRC provides on-site and virtual programs, services and activities to benefit families. We work with caregivers, youth of all ages, extended family members, and any member of the community seeking support.
We work in close partnership with mental health providers, medical providers, schools, the juvenile court system, town and city governments, civic and religious organizations and DCF among other state agencies.
All services at the QFRC are free of charge and insurance is not needed.
Every family has different needs and, depending on those needs, we offer three levels of support:
Assessment and Family Support Planning
Conducted by a Licensed Clinician and our Family Partner
Review areas of need and build a Family Support Plan based on recommendations and family input
Resources and Referrals
Connect families with community based, behavioral health services within their community
Assist families & providers in identifying community resources & services that would best meet the specific needs of each family (assistance can be provided in-person or virtually/phone, and by appointment or walk-in)
Groups and Events
Caregiver & teen groups address specific concerns such as school refusal, positive decision making, behavioral health, exploitation of children, etc.
Caregiver Education & Support groups such as: Parenting education groups, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Raising LGBTQ+ Youth (child supervision and food provided during caregiver groups free of charge)
Youth Social & Support groups such as: LGBTQ Teens, Life Skills, Activity Groups
Community Outreach programs & social events throughout the year
All services and programs are free, and no insurance is needed. We pay close attention to the insurance each family holds in accessing providers and assist with Mass Health and other insurance applications where appropriate.
At the Quincy Family Resource Center (QFRC), we offer a number of free services, including groups, events, and connecting families to services and resources in their communities. Our friendly and highly skilled staff, comprised of family support workers, a school liaison, family partner, and clinician, are here to help you and your family!
Family Support Workers assist families in accessing resources and supports in their community.
School Liaison works closely with school districts to identify students and families that may need support services. They can help caregivers navigate through school related concerns to support their child’s academic success.
Family Partner is a person with lived experience and is skilled in navigating child serving systems.
Clinician provides assessment services to families whose child needs support around their mental &behavioral health needs. The Clinician and Family Partner work with the family to build a family support plan and put appropriate services in place to support the youth and family.
Program Director manages and supports all aspects of the Family Resource Center ensuring that all families are getting the supports they need to be successful.