News and Events for Families

Posted by Patty Manko on Fri, Mar 13, 2015 @ 08:30 AM



HUD Announces $150 Million in Rental Assistance Grants to Expand Housing Options for People With Disabilities; Massachusetts to receive $6.8 million to help 100 households.

Recently, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $150 million in Section 811 Project Rental Assistance funding to help low-income people with disabilities remain in community settings and avoid homelessness. 

Quality, accessible, affordable housing is essential for people with disabilities receiving long-term services and supports in community settings. This program is the result of a partnership between HUD and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Read the HUD announcement and list of states receiving funding.



For Siblings:

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

mssn-resized-600 No Sibling Left Behind  

The Kennedy Day School,    30 Warren St, Brighton, MA 02135  

Presented on behalf of the MA Sibling Support Network by  Lynne Goyuk, Educational Admissions and Outreach Specialist at Franciscan Hospital for Children,

RSVP 617-779-1113 or 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

mssn-resized-600 No Sibling Left Behind  

Barnstable Horace mann Public Charter School, 165 Bearses Way, Hyannis ,MA

Presented on behalf of the MA Sibling Support Network by Cynthia Haddad.  

Sponsored by SEPAC - Please attend if you are available- No RSVP needed.


For Parents and Siblings

Wednesday,  March 25, 2015  

cropped_snfp_logo-resized-256A Team to Carry On: Creating a Circle of Supports

Featuring Kerry Mahoney, Director, SUPPORTbrokers/PALS

6:30- 8:00 PM 

Shepherd Financial Partners, 1004 Main St., Winchester, MA, 781-756-1804

RSVP: or 781-756-1804. 


Monday, March 30, 2015

cropped_snfp_logo-resized-256A Team to Carry On Workshop

Presented by John Nadworny and Alex Nadowrny

6:30 - 8:00 PM 

Abington Public Library, 600 Gliniewicz Way, Abington, MA 02351 

RSVP: or 781-756-1804. 



Contact Alex Nadworny to schedule a presentation for your group. Click here to email Alex or call us 781-756-1804



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