Grants for Single Mothers
Listed here are financial assistance programs that help single mothers with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others.
The TumblePremium is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographics), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books and Tumble Puzzles & Games. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books, licensed from children’s book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.
You can also access TP via any reading/mobile device that has an internet connection (for example: color nook, kindle fire, Ipads & Ipod touch).
Resources for Early Learning
Provides exciting, engaging media-rich learning opportunities for educators, parents, and caregivers of children. From detailed lesson plans to simple, everyday activities, you will find everything you need to help your children succeed.
Founded in 1926, The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children with nearly 80,000
members, a national network of more than 300 state and local Affiliates, and a growing
global alliance of like-minded organizations.
Provides regional bus service
Programs include Housing Services, Fuel Assistance, SERVE/Emergency Food Bank, Health
Access, Dental Sealant Clinic, Grassroots support, The Family Center, Pace AmeriCorps/Youth
build, Clemente course in the Humanities, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Individual
Development Accounts Program
A federally funded one stop career center
Provides public housing and subsidized housing vouchers for qualified applicants
Provides funding for a variety of programs in the area
A grassroots organization for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
Provides a wide range of mental health services for children, adults and families.
Provides medical, dental and ancillary health services.
Provides free food and nutrition information for income qualified pregnant women, infants
and children under five.
Provides eligible individuals and families with food assistance, job assistance and cash assistance.
Financial assistance for food for income eligible individuals and families.
Provides comprehensive health insurance or assistance in paying for private insurance.
Provides confidential, affordable and accessible reproductive health services for all ages.
Provides domestic violence, sexual assault and child trauma programs.
An adolescent pregnancy prevention program.
Food pantry serving greater New Bedford
Provides programs for promoting good parenting and strong families
Provides supportive service for persons with developmental disabilities and similar needs.
An early intervention program
Matches children 6 to 18 years of age with mentors in professionally supported one on one
Provides immigrant assistance with citizenship, deportation, housing, elderly services and
general case management.
Parenting information and resource links regarding child development.
Resources, book and articles on child development.