Building Communities, Changing Lives

A Family Flees Violence and Creates a New Life

A Family Flees Violence and Creates a New Life

Melissa, a U.S. Veteran and construction trade employee, has overcome domestic violence, homelessness and the temporary loss of her children. During one of her lowest points, she and her daughters were living in their car. View Program
A Safe Place to Heal and Move On

A Safe Place to Heal and Move On

Common Ground was instrumental in renovating CTI’s Milly’s Place family shelter, providing a safe and supportive haven for numerous families including Jennifer and her three children. “My children and I were traumatized from domestic abuse. View Program
Accessible Bathroom Installation in Billerica

Accessible Bathroom Installation in Billerica

Before After Robert is a 63-year old man with limited mobility due to Multiple Sclerosis. Robert and his wife came to CTI for assistance to install an accessible bathroom and relocate their laundry area. With View Program
Accessible Bathroom Installation in Westford

Accessible Bathroom Installation in Westford

Before After Alice is a wheelchair bound 11-year old with neurological and seizure disorders caused by a brain tumor. Alice’s family came to CTI for assistance to install an accessible bathroom and replace carpeting with View Program
Aldonsa’s Story

Aldonsa’s Story

CTI’s FSS program has many successful graduates come back and re-enroll to pursue goals in asset development. Aldonsa is just one of many graduates who returned for this purpose. After earning her Bachelor’s degree in View Program
Ana's Story

Ana’s Story

Family Self Sufficiency Success Story The Family Self- Sufficiency Program (FSS) is designed to help families receiving rental assistance to become self-supporting. This is a voluntary program and is open to all families receiving a View Program
Big Brother Sees Little Brother Off to College

Big Brother Sees Little Brother Off to College

Fifth grade became a life-changing time for Nate – that’s when he and Tim Holden formed a supportive and caring relationship through our Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Previously, Nate had lacked a male role View Program
Building the Economy -- Realizing a Dream

Building the Economy — Realizing a Dream

          Christina H. graduated from our Small Business Center's Entrepreneurial Boot Camp and Financial Tune Up Boot Camp in December 2012.  She has officially started her business providing cakes, fudge, popcorn and other delicious treats View Program
CTI Weatherization and Fuel Assistance Programs Keeps Seniors Warm

CTI Weatherization and Fuel Assistance Programs Keeps Seniors Warm

Community Teamwork’s Weatherization and Fuel Assistance programs are helping thousands of area seniors heat their homes and keep the heat in through weatherization. Sisters Marie and Dora P know the challenge many seniors face living View Program
D.B.’s Story

D.B.’s Story

Secure Jobs Success Story D.B. came to Secure Jobs program as a referral from the Resource Center here at CTI. He relocated to Lowell, MA from Detroit, MI because he felt he needed a drastic View Program
Employer Appreciation Breakfast

Employer Appreciation Breakfast

CTI Staff honored at the Employer Appreciation Breakfast, hosted by the MassHire Greater Lowell Workforce Board, for their support of youth employment through our Spindle City Program. CTI’s support is crucial to the MassHire of View Program
Hard Work and Second Chances Turn Lives Around

Hard Work and Second Chances Turn Lives Around

Victoria V. came to Community Teamworks's YouthBuild program in June of 2012.  She was 17 years old, pregnant, and on probation.  Victoria was committed to turning her life around and was in need of a View Program
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