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ACE Fitchburg Susan Kowaleski
T: 978.353.2307
710 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
ACE-Fitchburg is the volunteer group that supports Animal Control and Fitchburg City Dogs. We are committed to educating school children and adults in Fitchburg about pet care responsibility and finding fur-ever homes for Fitchburg dogs.
Audio Journal, Inc Valeria Clapham or Vince Lombardi
T: 508.797.1117
F: 508.757.4074
799 West Boylston St.
Worcester, MA 01604
Audio Journal provides readings of current local print material for those who cannot see, hold, or otherwise access these materials.
AIDS Project Patricia Price
T: 508.755.3773
F: 508.795.1665
85 Green St.
Worcester, MA 01604
AIDS Project Worcester, Inc. (APW) is the primary and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Central Massachusetts, as well as in all of New England. It is the second largest ASO in New England.
Allencrest Community Center Gina Wironen
T: 978.401.9454
F: 978.534.7709
138 Viscoloid Ave. Leominster, MA, 01453 Established ten years ago and services students who live in the Allencrest housing project, using one of the vacant apartment buildings. Students in grades K-12 receive after school tutoring.
Alliance for Lupus Research Susan
T: 978.413.0656
28 West 44 St. Suite 501, NYC, NY Providing resources and fundraising for Lupus research.
The Arc Stacy LaPlante
T: 978.343.6662
564 Main St. Fitchburg, MA 01420 To create lifetime opportunities for persons with disabilities to reach their goals by providing certain services.
American Red Cross North Central Massachusetts Chapter Mary Ellen Kilbreth
T: 978.537.3339
114 Merriam Ave.
Leominster, MA 01453
The Red Cross is involved with disaster relief, health and safety, and blood donor programs - among others.
Autism Resource Center of North Central Inc. Sue Loring
T: 508.298.1605
F: 508.835.3723
71 Sterling St.
West Boylston, MA 01583
The mission of the Autism Resource Center is to support families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, to empower families to raise their children to be full members of their communities and become responsively independent.


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Beacon of Hope Vicki Briggs
T: 978.840.2727
62 West St. Leominster, MA 01453 Mentoring programming which provides positive role models and the individual attention for the child.
Bennett School James Reilly
T: 978.534.7761
F: 978.534.7769
145 Pleasant St. Leominster, MA 01453 The Bennett School contains a total of eight classrooms, five preschool and three kindergarten. The preschool classrooms are inclusive and include both children receiving services as well as role models. Many students receive speech, occupational and physical therapy services.
Best Buddies T: 617.778.0522 ext. 139
F: 617.778.0526
45 Bromfield St. 3rd Floor, Boston, MA, 01208 Builds friendships employment and leadership for people with intellectual and/or developmental disorders.
Boys and Girls Club Leanne Cyphers
T: 978.534.8358
365 Lindell Ave.
Leominster, MA 01453
Facility-based, utilizing space and equipment specially designed for youth programs and activities.


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CAPS Collaborative Edward McCaul
T: 978.632.2208
F: 978.632.2212
53 School St. Gardner, MA 01440 CAPS Education Collaborative will work in partnership with districts to provide programs and services of the highest quality.
Catholic Charities Jacquiline Hager
T: 978.840.0696
196 Mechanic St. Leominster, MA 01453 Catholic Charities provides various services, including emergency material assistance, counseling, homemaking-home health aids, case management and FEMA, funds for utilities, and Basic Life Skills training workshops.
Center for Living and Working Erin Atchu
T: 978.345.1568
76 Summer St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
The Center for Living & Working is a nonprofit independent living center, which takes its direction from persons with disabilities. We advocate to empower persons with disabilities to take active roles in their lives and in the community which they live.
Cleghorn Neighborhood Action Center Mirylou Montalve
T: 978.342.2069
F: 978.345.2290
85 Fairmount St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
The Center Strives to improve the quality of life for Cleghorn residents in any or all areas of social, educational, economic, physical or recreational skills.
Community Health Connections, Inc Gessy Toussaint
T: 978.665.5901
F: 978.665.5922
275 Nichols Rd.
Bullock Building,
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Family medicine


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Department of Mental Health Matthew Broderick
T: 978.353.4400
515 Main St. Fitchburg, MA 01420  
Director of Community Development Larry Casassa
T: 978.829.1890
718 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Housing programs, manages community development block grant. Oversees city planners and improvement of local parks.
Diversified Visiting Nurse's Association T: 978.728.0621 25 Tucker Dr. Leominster, MA 01453 Hospice volunteer program, provides companionship for terminally ill patients and their families.
DKMS Anna Hanchar
T: 508.507.0580
  Bone Marrow transplant registry


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Family Life Center Lana Ringer
T: 978.342.4244
PO Box 511
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Provides free pregnancy tests, free confidential counseling, post-abortion support, a Mentoring Moms group, referrals to other agencies, and runs a boutique selling low-cost clothing for families.
Fitchburg After School Programs Maureen Caouette
T: 978.343.6714
  Volunteers to help with homework and art programs.
Fitchburg Public Schools Paul Benoit
T: 978.829.1890
376 South St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Fuel service with outreach into the city of Fitchburg, working with students and parents.
Fitchburg Public Library: Acting Chief Librarian Sandra Imprescia
T: 978.345.9635
610 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
AIDS at Fitchburg High School T: 978.345.3240
98 Academy St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Focuses on AIDS awareness at Fitchburg High School.
FLLAC Collaborative Richard Murphy
T: 978.345.5250
F: 978.342.9583
44 Wanoosnoc Rd.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Provides special education and related services to students in Fitchburg, Leominster, and surrounding communities. Varies from reading a story to a small group, assisting at Special Olympics, assisting at a fundraising event, or mentoring a craft group.
Fitchburg/Leominster Community Action Center Wanda Davis
T: 978.342.8617
405 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Provides emergency resources for area residents needing food assistance, fuel assistance, and guidance to services they may be eligible for. Answering telephones, making referrals, assisting clients with emergency food supplies, complete intake forms, enter data into the computer.


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The Gables T: 978.343.8789 935 John Fitch Hwy
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Assisted living for seniors
Gardner Community Action Committee and Northern Worcester County Help Connection Rita Bourgeois
T: 978.632.8700
175 Connors St.
Gardner, MA 01440
Provides basic services to those in need. These include medical transportation, utilities, and emergency food to needy families and individuals from the Greater Gardner area.
Girl Scouts T: 508.853.1070 ext. 142   The Montachusett Girl Scout Council needs strong, fun women to lead Girl Scout troops in outreach areas throughout Fitchburg.
Grand Union Rest Home T: 978.342.3030 55 Garnet St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Provides medical services to meet patients' needs


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Habitat for Humanity - Business Marilyn Poulson
T: 978.348.2749
802 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Build simple, decent houses with families in need
The Highlands T: 978.343.4411 335 Nichols Rd.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Highlands Adult Day Health Program Melissa Leary
Sally Donati
T: 978.343.5368
F: 978.343.6464
335 Nichols Rd.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Provides daycare Monday through Friday for adult clients with multiple needs, i.e. dementia, stroke, MR, MS, etc.
House of Peace and Education T: 978.630.4752
20 Barthel Ave.
Gardner, MA 01440
A neighborhood center and interfaith organization committed to counteracting violence and promoting peace.


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InfoLink Laura Karagolu
T: 978.665.4060
F: 978.345.8626
160 Pearl St.
PO Box 6498
Fitchburg, MA 01420
A comprehensive computerized referral information service designed to link people in need with appropriate community and human services. It will provide comprehensive, reliable, timely, and up to date information to individuals, families, businesses, and helping agencies to connect them with the services they need.
Information and Referral Database Lynne Kellner
T: 978.665.3259
F: 978.665.3616
Fitchburg State c/o Behavioral Sciences
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Percival 9-B
Database of human service agencies.
Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. Kim Malli
T: 978.874.1512
F: 978.874.5250
2 Narrows Rd.
PO Box 853
Westminster, MA 01473
Provides day and residential supports for adults with developmental disabilities such as autism, Down Syndrome, and central language disorders, as well as mental illness.


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James Manor Rest Home T: 978.342.5041 222 South St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Johnny Appleseed Visitor Center Nancy Dell
T: 978.534.2302
Rt. 2
Lancaster MA 01523


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Key Program T: 978.342.6079 80 Grove St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Keystone Center Anna Brown
T: 978.537.9327
F: 978.534.1914
44 Keystone Dr.
Leominster, MA 01453
Long-term care for the elderly.
Kids Hope T: 978.582.6333 1031 Flat Hill Rd.
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Kuumba Community School (Three Pyramids, Inc.) Adrian Ford
Paul Hyry
T: 978.342.6011
F: 978.345.8626
66 Day St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Educational programming for youth, adult workforce, small business development, diversity-in-leadership, and community and cultural events.


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Leominster Crossings T: 978.751.3230
1160 Main St.
Leominster, MA 01453
Senior community with apartments that have 24-hour systems.
Leominster Senior Center Council on Aging Joan Fitzgerald
T: 978.534.7511
F: 978.534.7516
5 Pond St.
Leominster, MA 01453
Life Care Center of Leominster T: 978.537.0771
F: 978.534.0824
370 West St.
Leominster, MA 01453
Nursing home (previously Fairlawn Nursing Home)
Literacy Volunteers Gloria Maybury
T: 978.343.8184
F: 978.343.4680
610 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Tutors children to develop their literacy levels.
Leominster High School T: 978.534.7700
F: 978.537.8828
122 Granite St.
Leominster, MA 01453
A new and exciting program is starting at the high school, focusing on positive mentoring relationships between high school students and community members.
LUK Crisis Center Lois Barry
T: 978.345.0685
545 Westminster St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Mentoring programming matches members of all ages with youth from grades 5th to 8th.


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Magnolia Rest Home T: 978.342.5372 159 Summer St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Manor on the Hill T: 978.537.1661
450 North Main St.
Leominster, MA 01453
Elderly residence providing personal care, 3 meals, housekeeping and security
Massachusetts Association for the Blind T: 617.738.5110
F: 617.738.1247
200 Ivy St.
Brookline, MA 02446
Support services to the blind and partially sighted
Mayor of Fitchburg Lisa Wong
T: 978.345.9550
718 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Montachusett Home Care, Inc. Anne Boucher
T: 978.537.7411
F: 978.537.9843
680 Mechanic St. #120
Leominster, MA 01453
State-funded nonprofit providing in-home services to home-bound community elders to delay or prevent hospitalization or institutionalization.
Montachusett Opportunity Council T: 978.345.7040
601 River St. Fitchburg, MA 01420 Provides opportunities and empowers low-income individuals as well as families.
Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center, Inc. T: 978.632.9601
268 Central St.
Gardner, MA 01440
Community activities, counseling, disability compensation claims, discharge upgrading, educational programs, employment assistance, housing, legal
MOC Childcare and Head Start Patricia Souza
T: 978.343.0185 ext. 321
F: 978.343.7360
601 River St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
MOC Elderly Nutrition Mary Gianetti
T: 978.345.8501
F: 978.342.0855
93 Fairmont St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Provides childcare and Head Start services to infants - age 6.
MOC Energy Services Robert Richard
T: 978.342.7025
F: 978.342.0549
93 Fairmont St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
MOC Food Stamp Program Wanda Davis
T: 978.342.8617
405 Main St.
PO Box 7591
Fitchburg, MA 01420
MY TURN Nicole Conroy
T: 978.345.1092

27 Lowell Street, Suite 308 Manchester, NH 03101

MY TURN is a dropout prevention and intervention solution. We deliver education and training services to youth as they make Gateway Choices—critical moments when a life choice cannot be easily unmade, when success or failure is equally possible.


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NewVue Communities T: 978.342.9561
F: 978.345.7905
470 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
NewVue Communities is a membership organization led by the diverse resident and business communities in North Central Massachusetts (previously Twin Cities Community Development)


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Our Father's Inc. T: 978.345.2256 ext. 300
F: 978.345.2742
53-55 Lunenburg St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Provides emergency and transitional shelter for adults over 18 years old


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Probation Department District Court of Leominster George H. Smith Jr
T: 978.537.3846
F: 978.534.1654
25 School St.
Leominster, MA 01453
The department supervises individuals on probation and could use volunteers to help with their workload.
Pro Health Susan O'Brien
T: 978.343.6259
F: 978.348.1422
689 Main St
Fitchburg, MA 01420
WIC, family planning, wellness program, community education, HIV case management, and more
Psychological Testing Consultants Scott Andrews, PhD
32 Adams St. Fitchburg, MA 01420 Diagnostic/evaluation services and psychotherapy counseling services addressing a broad range of mental health and behavioral health problems


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The Rape Crisis Center Leigh Thornhill
T: 978.343.5683
F: 978.343.5478
275 Nichols Rd
Fitchburg, MA 01420
The center runs various programs and training on issues relating to sexual assault.


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Spectrum Health Systems T: 978.840.0278
F: 978.537.6911
76 Summer St.
Leominster, MA 01453
Individual counseling for children 4-12 years old with chemical dependency or anger control issues. Group counseling for probationers.
Salvation Army Capt. Ralph Hansen
Liz Trumpolt
T: 978.342.3300
T: 978.342.9407
F: 978.345.4155
739 Water St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Helps with emergency food assistance, rent mortgage assistance, utility bills through winter months, clothes for interviews, counseling and holiday assistance
Sholan Farms T: 978.840.3276
1125 Pleasant St. Leominster, MA 01453 Help pick local produce (mostly apples)
Superintendent: Fitchburg Public Schools Andre Ravenelle
T: 978.345.3220
376 South St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Spanish American Center Neddy Latimer
T: 978.534.3145
F: 978.534.5146
16 Cross St.
Leominster, MA 01453
Sylvia's Haven Sylvia Anthony
T: 978.772.0925
129 MacArthur Ave.
PO Box 2163
Devens, MA 01432
A non profit charitable organization which provides support services to homeless women and their children.


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Tower Hill Rest Home T: 978.342.4242 20 Myrtle Ave.
Fitchburg, MA 01420


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United Way of North Central Massachusetts Fran Longton
T: 978.345.1577
F: 978.345.7683
649 John Fitch Hwy, Fitchburg, MA 01420  
Upward Bound Program Fitchburg State University Carol McFarland
T: 978.665.3439
F: 978.665.3693
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Upward Bound works with high school students to develop academic skills and motivation. There is an emphasis on supporting students who face social or economic barriers getting into university life.
UMass Memorial Volunteer Services Natalie
T: 978.466.2778
60 Hospital Rd.
Leominster, MA 01453


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Village Rest Home T: 978.534.6270 446 Main St.
Leominster, MA 01453


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Wachusett Early Intervention Muara Murphy
T: 978.632.4432
F: 978.632.6022
31 Lake St.
Gardner, MA 01440
WHEAT Community Services Nancy Wilcox
T: 978.365.6349
F: 978.365.6349
44 High St.
Clinton, MA 01510
Offers an emergency food pantry, transportation, FEMA subsidies, thrift store (including furniture and appliances), and a housing search.
Why Me Foundation Danielle Perron
T: 508.757.7734
F: 508.756.5119
1152 Pleasant St. Worcester, MA 01602 Nonprofit organized to help families who have children with cancer.
The Women's Wellness Program of ProHealth Kate Hart
T: 978.343.6259
F: 978.348.1422
701 Main St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
ProHealth is a multiservice agency with several programs including WIC, Family Planning, health care access and wellness program which is a breast cancer screening and education program serving low income women over 40.


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Youth Blind Ted Titus (ext. 134)
Jo-Ann Caravella Mylott (ext. 280)
T: 978.345.0685
F: 978.345.3602
99 Day St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Offers basic carpentry skills, property repairs and maintenance experience, job searching skills, interviewing, resume writing, networking, employment resources. GED diploma, employment opportunities, continuing education resources.