LifeScene Family & Children's Service

Together, we can build bright futures.

Through your support, we provide programs and services to strengthen the life skills of families and individuals of all ages.

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Together, we can build bright futures.

Through your support, we provide programs and services to strengthen the life skills of families and individuals of all ages.

Donate Today
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“The class not only taught me how to become a better parent, it taught me how to become a better person. The life lessons in the class are invaluable.”

– Parenting Journey program participant

Family Services

The Family Resource Center

Parenting leadership training, support groups, and developmental screenings for preschool-aged children.

Family Alliance

A team of licensed clinicians and case managers who provide stabilization, support, and counseling services to DCF-referred families.

Young Parents Support

Home-based case management services for young parents up to the age of 23 who reside In Chelsea and Revere.

Youth Services

Teen Scene

An 18-week workforce development program for teens ages 15-18 that incorporates civic engagement and sexual health education.

Shannon Community Safety Initiative

Case management, youth leadership training, and employment opportunities through a city-wide inter-agency violence prevention program serving Lynn youth ages 14–24.

Teen holding up the peace sign

“At first I thought it was just going to be a place to do homework, but it turned out it was more than just that. It was really a safe place to learn, to have fun and to grow.”

– Niko

Strengthening Life Skills for All Ages

Vulnerable populations sometimes struggle to find, access, and receive services. At LifeScene our goal is to help people build stable, productive, and healthy lives.

two teachers with happy students

Connecting the Specific Needs of Youth and Families to Resources

“The needs of families and children in this area have changed in terms of language and the characteristics of the community, but the needs of parents and children haven’t changed for centuries.”

—Nelson, Darling Jr., age 100

families participated in Parent Support groups at the Family Resource Center.

developmental screenings performed.

diapers delivered to families in need.

Upcoming Events

June 29, 2022 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Celebrate the amazing Teen Scene youth who are graduating from the 18-week externships program.

August 20, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lynn Commons

Rain Date: Sunday, August 21, 2022

families in golf cart train
September 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am –

Latest News

women with holiday gift bags
The Quaker Meadows residential community in Lynn, the Cruiser Club of Boston, and F&CS Family Alliance caseworker Ariana Riviera all had the same idea. They wanted to adopt one family…
Family and Children’s Service is launching the Teen Scene Youth Jobs Program in March. The program will offer youth, ages fifteen to eighteen years old in Lynn public high schools,…
Isabel Ould-Sfiya
Meet Youth Engagement Specialist, Isabel Ould-Sfiya! Isabel is the newest member of our Youth Development team. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Applied Politics.…

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