Building Communities, Changing Lives

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Maxine’s Story

While in the FSS program, Maxine completed a first time home buyer course, purchased a car, contributed to a 401K, and earned a Medical Assistant Certificate. Through a lot of hard work, Maxine made her View Program
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We have been working with Ed Banks from Mill City Mentors since April of this year. We had a case open with the Department of Child and Family Services, and our case worker had suggested View Program

Planting the Seeds to Grow a New Home

Immigrating to a completely foreign country and culture is a challenge that offers no easy solutions. Trying to take with you a vocation as strenuous and demanding as farming is an even greater challenge. Although View Program
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Rosa’s Story

Rosa completed the FSS program twice, in a hardworking effort to obtain her ultimate goal: homeownership. After focusing on her education, and earning her degree, she was promoted 3 times. She simultaneously worked on her View Program
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Samsung Tablets Provided Through FGP Program

Last fall through a block grant the FGP program was provided Samsung Tablets for the program. Most of the volunteers didn’t have any idea how to even turn on a tablet or use a smart View Program
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Saving Energy — Keeping Seniors Warm

Roger B. lost his wife last year. In addition to facing the grief of losing his life partner, Roger had to cope with a significantly reduced income. He struggled through one relatively mild winter, juggling View Program
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Secure Jobs Success Stories Chosen for National Fireman Report (March 2017) #1

Nathaly entered the Secure Job program in January of this year. Upon entry into the program, The Secure job team immediately identified the key supports Nathaly needed to go forward. The SJ staff collaborated with View Program
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Secure Jobs Success Stories Chosen for National Fireman Report (March 2017) #2

Jen Cody a year one participant returned to College in September. With the support of her employer, NFI –North American Family Institute, Jen was named to Middlesex Community College’s Merit List for her superlative work View Program
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Senior Corps Volunteers Make a Difference

       Carleen G. has been a Foster Grandparent for over 9 years. She has been a mentor, companion, supporter and motivator for many children. Recently, Carleen was granted a volunteer award from Lowell Public Schools View Program
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Shelby Neto – A Success Story

Shelby Neto was referred from the HomeBASE program to the Secure Jobs Program in 2019. Shelby is a young, single parent with two young children and a very limited support system. She started working as View Program
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Struggling Single Parent Makes Good and Gives Back!

Pictured left to right: Peggy Shepard, Director of Planning & Communication; Kevin Correia, former client turned CTI donor; Chris Santos-Gordon, Director of the Center for Financial Self-Sufficiency. Giving back, that’s what it’s all about. Kevin View Program


PHOTO From left to right – Lawrence Kretikos, Secretary Mike Kennealy, Evan Kretikos, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, MA State Representative Vanna Howard, and MA State Representative Tom Golden Brothers Lawrence and Evan Kretikos connected with View Program