Local Resources


Parents need to stick together! Below are links to mom, dad, and/or general family groups, networks, and support services. If you know of a group to be included e-mail tips@bostonmamas.com and provide a website link to the site. Please note that the group must be active, have a website, and serve Massachusetts parents. Reciprocally, we'd appreciate if you would share Boston Mamas with your membership.




  • Bedford Kids: Local resource for parents in Bedford and surrounds, including event and business listings, support groups, and more.


  • Belmont Mom's Group: Google group for Belmont moms.

  • Parents and Babies of Belmont: A friendly group of parents who stay-at-home, work part-time, full-time of Belmont MA and nearby towns looking to organize fun play-dates to develop social skills and many more activities for babies thru 12 yrs old.




  • The Women's Center: The Women's Center is a volunteer-driven organization committed to supporting and empowering women. Located near Central Square, Cambridge, the Center is open to all women and their children in Greater Boston.



  • Chelmsford Community Playroom: A drop-in indoor, cooperative playgroup for children ages birth to five years and their caretakers.

  • Chelmsford Mother's Club: A means for mothers to share their experiences, find companionship, and receive information about parenting and child development.


  • DotParents: Closed Facebook group for parents and caretakers in Dorchester.



Jamaican Plain

  • Mama & Me: Family support services including lactation counseling, parent support groups, and workshops.




  • Manchester Mother’s Club: A mothers’ group located in Manchester-by-the-Sea, and also including members from Cape Ann (and beyond).


  • Medford Family Network: A fully funded family support and parenting education program that is accessible to every child and caregiver who lives or works in Medford.


  • Natick Cooperative Playgroup: A nonprofit corporation established by Natick parents to provide a social environment for children under the age of five.

  • Family Resources of Natick: A family engagement and support program funded by the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education & Care serving all Natick families with children birth to age 8. All free programming: Parent-child playgroups, parent workshops, weekly new baby group, child development information, and community resources


  • Greater Newburyport Families Club: A member-led social organization that provides support, information and friendship to families with young children in the Greater Newburyport area.


North Attleboro


  • Northborough Moms & Tots: An informal Mom's group/playgroup for kids ages infant to 5 years old in the Northborough area.


  • Quincy Braintree Family Network: A partnership of high quality free of charge networks of family supports services that offer parenting workshops, playgroups, family events, and special children entertainers.


  • Connect The Tots: Connects families in Reading + surrounding communities through organized playgroups, member outings and local events.


  • Sandwich Mother’s Club: A way for caregivers and their children to connect on a deeper level, through playgroups, weekly meet ups, and monthly events



  • Infancy to Independence: a weekly parent-run playgroup cooperative for families with infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children in Waltham and the surrounding communities


  • Asperger/Autism Network: works with individuals, families, and professionals to help people with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles build meaningful, connected lives

  • Parents Helping Parents: 24/7 parental stress line and parents support groups.

  • Watertown Family Network: A place to meet and gather, play and learn and share information & ideas about the joys and stresses of parenting.





Regional Groups

Greater Boston/Metrowest

  • Baystate Baby Wearers: A non-profit committed to empowering families and caregivers by helping them learn about and feel comfortable with wearing their children in carriers.

  • Family Nurturing Center: Connecting families with each other for mutual support, skill-building, and access to educational, social and health resources. is an essential element of our practice and mission. a network of parents and providers who provide resources and activities for parents and young children.

  • Gay Fathers of Greater Boston: A safe, confidential, and welcoming forum for talking about the issues of gay fatherhood, including parenting, coming out, sexuality, and relationships with children, partners, and spouses.

  • Jewish Family & Children's Service Center for Early Relationship Support: events, lectures, support groups, volunteer opportunities, and other services for families.

  • MetroWest Mothers & More: Connecting moms from Framingham, Natick, and surrounding areas through engaging discussions, moms nights out, kids activities, playgroups, an active email network, and much more!

  • Moms of Amazing Kids: a special needs mom group in Metrowest

  • Multi-Tasking Moms of MetroWest: Diverse group of moms with children ages 3 months to 5 years; based in Framingham.

  • Parent Talk: A community-based organization helping families with young children connect, learn, play, and grow together, comprised of approximately 500 families residing in Needham, Dover, Westwood, Natick and surrounding towns.

  • Saturday Club Playgroups: Connects working parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers to form playgroups in their community. Current groups include Norfolk/Franklin, Brookline, Somerville, South Boston, and West Roxbury.

  • The Jewish Birth Network: Connects soon-to-be and new parents with resources, skills, and community to make good choices for their families in the realms of health care, parenting, and Jewish practice.

  • The Parent Connection: BIDMC free service offering new moms groups and mentoring moms services.



  • FIT4MOM North Shore: Nation’s leading prenatal and postnatal fitness program, providing fitness classes and a network of moms to support every stage of motherhood.

  • Holistic Moms Network - North Shore: Provides education, awareness and support for anyone interested in holistic parenting.

  • North Shore Mothers of Multiples: Support and social events for mothers of multiples (twins, triplets and more), in the North Shore area.

  • North Suburban Parents of Multiples (NSPOM): Offering support, education and shared experiences with other families of twins, triplets, and more.

  • My Moms' Group: local mothers' group for moms North of Boston.

  • Parents of Tots: A volunteer-run, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families with young children in Wakefield, Stoneham, Woburn, Reading, Melrose and surrounding communities by providing parents with the means to build a supportive social network for themselves and their children.


  • South Shore Attachment Parenting: For parents from the South Shore or nearby areas who are involved in or interested in learning about attachment parenting.

  • SOBO MomsConnect: Expert-led, facilitated support groups for new moms and their babies (birth to 5 mo old), for moms south of Boston.

Cape Cod & Islands

  • Cape Cod Moms: A place to network and collaborate for moms and parents on Cape Cod.


  • MMOTA Founding Chapter: Support for mothers of twins, triplets and higher-order multiple births (MOTs) in Boston and surrounding suburbs via meetings and other activities.

  • Playground Hunt: A parenting community, where everyone can share their outdoor adventures, map and annotate area playgrounds and share resources to help families make decisions on where to play outside.

  • Greater Massachusetts Special Needs Events: Special-needs events newsletter for families in Greater Massachusetts.