Child Care Circuit: Do you need financial assistance to pay for child care? Do you need help finding a good child care provider? Child Care Circuit is a “child care resource and referral” agency that helps parents find child care and financial assistance. Contact 1-800-660-2628 or 877-823-2273.
Malden YWCA has after school programs for elementary and middle school youth and does breast cancer screening and prevention, provides programs on financial literacy, credit counseling, and entrepreneurship and involves community members in advocacy on issues of concern to women and families.
Malden YMCA provides athletic and recreational opportunities.
Middlesex Boys and Girls Club/Everett Clubhouse has programs in arts, sports, computers, health, and academic support.
Medford Family Network provides parenting support, drop-in play groups, and other activities for parents of children from birth to age 7.
Catholic Charities provides early education and preschool for teenage parents. Programs located at the Malden High School.
Salvation Army provides heating assistance, meal programs, food pantry, and other services.
Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF), Malden Office is at 22 Pleasant Street, Malden, 781-388-7100. The DCF office provides foster care and adoption services, responds to cases of abuse and neglect, and provides family support services and counseling to help keep children safe.