Find out about the many local resources in and around Franklin County from job opportunities to parent support programs.

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Jobs/Employment Opportunities

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Women's Center

Turners Falls Women's Resource Center
Creating a safe and welcoming community that is responsive to the needs of women is at the heart of the Turners Falls Women’s Resource Center. As one woman says, “The Women’s Center represents the power of women. Women find the resources to nurture their inner strength and renew their energy.” The Center provides multifaceted supports and is a place for women to share their wisdom, compassion and expertise gained through life experience. 

Turners Falls Women’s Resource Center  
41 3rd St., Turners Falls, MA 01376 

Parent Support Programs

Montague Catholic Social Ministries
Whether you are a Spanish speaking parent in need of support, wish to participate in parent to parent guidance, want to learn computer literacy skills, are in need of child care services, or basic needs, such as clothing or food, the Montague Catholic Social Ministries has programs that will fit your needs. MCSM is located in the heart of downtown Turners Falls, Ma @ 78 Avenue A Turners Falls, MA 01376. 

For a full list of all of their programs, click here. Or call,  863-4804  ext. 1004

Is Spanish your native language? Are you looking for computer literary classes and information about knowing your rights?
The Brick House is offering computer classes for Spanish speaking parents. Child-care is available. 
Contact Erin Myers @ for more information.

Are you a young-adult under the age of 24 who is pregnant in need of free services?
The YWCA of Western Massachusetts' Pregnant's Adolescent Girl's Education (PAGE) program links pregnant and parenting youth and young adults with much needed support services. For eligibility, the young person must be under the age of 24 and pregnant or parenting. PAGE plus offers free services including: assistance with daycare, individual and group counseling, life skills and parenting skills development, assistance with education, employment and training programs, pre-natal education, referrals to community agencies, educational workshops, housing and healthcare advocacy, prevention and risk reduction education.

Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women
YWCA PAGE plus Program
One Clough Street,
Springfield, MA 01118

Disability Support Programs

The United Arc
The United Arc provides advocacy and support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in western Massachusetts. The Arc provides an array of flexible support services for families, support for inclusion and transition planning for school aged children and teens, and residential services for adults. Primary geographical areas of services include communities in Franklin and Hampshire Counties and the North Quabbin area of Worcester County.

The United Arc
111 Summer Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Tel (413) 774-5558
Fax (413) 774-2585

Family Support Office
Tel (413) 774-2105
Fax (413) 774-2071

Need emergency shelter? Are you experiencing domestic violence?
Safe Passage
Ofrecemos refugio, apoyo y servicios para sobrevivientes de violencia domestica.
Providing shelter, support and services for survivors of domestic violence.
43 Center Street, Suite 304
Northampton, MA 01060
Office: 413-586-1125
Safe Passage HOTLINE: 413.586.5066 

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