PROGRAMS

Child Care Services

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.

Children and Family Center
2455 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 747-0098

Enrollment Contact: Johanna Gonzalez jgonzalez@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  Children and Family Center

 

Funded by:  Department of Early Education and Care & New England  Farm Workers Council, Inc.

 

Target Population:  0 Months – 7 years

 

Capacity:  Licensed for 84 children, 34 Infant/Toddler Mix and 50 Preschool

Communities served:  Springfield, and surrounding cities.

Referral Process:  New England Farm Workers Council & EEC Waitlist

Our Vision is to help children by supporting and respecting families while laying a solid foundation in a learning environment that promotes the growth of social, emotional and educational development in a culturally diverse setting. 

We are a comprehensive bilingual (English/Spanish) early learning center.

We are a learning environment for infant, toddler and preschool aged children for parents working or going to school.

Health & Prevention/ Drop In Center
(HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education Counseling & Testing, and Referrals. 

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.

Deborah Hunt Prevention & Education Center/Drop in Center

34-38 Catherine Street

Springfield, MA 01109 

(413) 747-5755.

Contact: Richard Johnson: rjohnson@newnorthcc.org

The HIV Counseling Testing and Referral Program provides Free Rapid HIV Antibody Screening Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm as well as Prevention and Education around Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV and Hepatitis, Monday through Friday, Substance Use Recovery Support Services Monday and Friday 6:00 to 9:00 pm, Supported Referrals for a variety of local and regional support services that may improve the quality of life for area residents.

Parent Aide
Program
(Skill Builders)

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.

Gerena School
3012 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 455-3187

Contact: Rosa Espinosa: respinosa@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  PARENT AIDE PROGRAM (Skill Builders)

 

Funded by:  Massachusetts Department of Children and Families

 

Target Population:  Parenting Adults

 

Capacity:  78-80 Families

 

Communities Served:  Hampden County

 

The Parent Aide Program offers two, one hour visits weekly to every family. During home visits, goals identified by DCF will be address to help the families better understand their role as parents and also, to address their children’s behavior. The goal of the program is to preserve the family through parenting education.

 

Closed referral for families involved with DCF.

 

Home visiting, Parenting skills, Budgeting, Community Resources, Community Advocacy, Strengthening Families, Limited Housing Search

Promoting Adolescent Strengths 
(PAS)

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.
3012 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 732-3949/(413) 732-7584

Contact: Rosa Espinosa: respinosa@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  PROMOTING ADOLESCENT STRENGTHS (PAS)

 

Funded by:  Massachusetts Department of Children and Families

 

Target Population:  Youth 13- 18 and their caretakers

 

Capacity:  55 Families

 

Communities Served:  Springfield, Van Wart & Holyoke DCF Area Office catchment areas.

 

 

Home visiting, Youth Development, Strengthening Families.

 

Celebrating 22 years of service!  Spanish and English.

Disability Services Programs

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.

11 Wilbraham Road, 2nd Floor
Springfield, Massachusetts 01109
(413) 731-3110

Contact: Rosa Espinosa/Ruz Martir

respinosa@newnorthcc.org 

rmartir@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  Sc@n 360 Family Center

 

Funded by: Springfield Westfield Office of Department of Developmental Services

 

Target Population: Families that have a member with a developmental disability. 

 

Communities served: Springfield-Westfield Area Office of the Dept. of Disability Services

 

Provides short term (3-6 months) of social service navigation to ethnically and linguistically diverse families in the greater Springfield area who have a family member with a developmental disability.  Family navigators assist families in identifying, applying for and/or accessing supports and services needed for the family member.

 

The Maternal Health 360 Project:  works with pregnant women of all ages from the greater Springfield area.  No cost.  We work with medical providers and community supports.

 

 

 

 

Program Name:  Family Support Services

 

Funded by: Department of Disabilities Services (DDS)

 

Target Population: Families that have a member with an intellectual disability referred by DDS.

 

Capacity:  160 families

 

Communities served: Springfield-Westfield Area Office of the Department of Disability Services

 

Provides long term family support, service navigation, case management, and other supports to ethnically diverse Springfield area families.

Program NameEast African Cultural Center

Funded by: Department of Disabilities Services (DDS)

 

The East African Cultural Center provides cultural brokering and linguistic support to staff of the Disability Services Division who work with the Refugee and Immigrant families and individuals from Somalia and other countries in East Africa who are living in the Greater Springfield area.

Youth Services
(Afterschool & Camp Programs)

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.

Gerena School
3012 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 363-1571

Contact: Joesiah Gonzalez:

joesiahg@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  TRACKS, Summer In The City, Academic Achievers, Shannon, WIA

 

Funded by: SAMHSA / CSAP, CDBG, DPH, SHANNON.

 

Target Population: Ages 12-19, 5-12 years during summer programming

 

Communities served: Young people in the City of Springfield

 

 

Programs focus on assisting young people reach their full potential with our TRACKS Program:

Training

Responsibility

Academics

Community Service

Knowledge

Support

 

Daily activities, workshops, homework support, events, trips, community service, teambuilding, computer programs, prevention activities

 

HOPWA Program

(HIV/Aids Prevention, Education

Counseling & Testing and Referrals)

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.

2455 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 746-4885

Contact: Maria Perez: mperez@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS( HOPWA)

 

Funded by: Massachusetts Department of Children and Families

 

Target Population: Residents who are HIV positive ,who are homeless or at- risk for being homeless

 

Capacity:  300 unduplicated residents, 100 will receive rental assistance; and shallow subsidy

 

Communities served: Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin County residents who are HIV positive.  

 

Rental start up assistance; “shallow subsidy” assistance; and housing supportive services.  

Resource and Referral Unit

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.

Gerena School
3012 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 455-3187

Contact: Rosa Espinosa: respinosa@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  Walk-In Services

 

Funded by:  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

 

Target Population:  Open to the public

 

Capacity:  4,000 individuals/families

 

Communities Served:  Hampden County

 

Community Advocacy, resource and referrals, applications, telephone calls, Notary Services.

Program Name:  Welcome Center

 

Funded by

 

Target Population:  Open to the public

 

Capacity

 

Communities Served:  Hampden County

 

The Center was acknowledged by the City of
Springfield to welcome newcomers to the City of Springfield
who were devastated by Hurricane Maria. The Center helps
participants with registering for SNAP, housing, FEMA, and
other benefits.

Access to Recovery (ATR)

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.
2455 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 746-4885

Contact: Maria Ligus

mligus@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  Access to Recovery (ATR)

 

Funded by

 

Target Population

 

Capacity

 

Communities Served:  Hampden County

 

NNCC provides participants who are referred by their ATR Coordinator and have an approved voucher from the

program help with paying for basic needs, educational

opportunities, work benefits, and any other financial need.

HAMPDEN COUNTY HIV/AIDS PREVENTION PEER NAVIGATOR

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.
2455 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01107
(413) 746-4885

Contact: Adalberto Cotto

acotto@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  Hampden County HIV/AIDS Prevention Peer Navigator

 

Funded by

 

Target Population

 

Capacity

 

Communities Served:  Hampden County

 

This peer navigator’s program works with 13-24 year old males, MSM in providing HIV/AIDS, and

Substance Abuse Prevention Education, HIV

counseling & testing, and other needs identified.

Food
Bank

New North Citizens' Council, Inc.
(413) 732-3229

Contact: Rosa Espinosa 

respinosa@newnorthcc.org

Program Name:  Food Bank

 

Funded by

 

Target Population

 

Capacity

 

Communities Served:  Hampden County

 

In collaboration with the Western Mass Food Bank, four times a month food is distributed by NNCC staff and volunteers to anyone that shows up to the food bank. Twice in Memorial Square and twice in Brightwood. These are the two neighborhoods that make up the North End of the City of Springfield.

​​Call us:

(413)746-4885

​Find us: 

2455 Main Street Springfield, MA 01107

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