As of 05/22/2020 at 9:15AM: COMPASS remains committed to the health and well-being of the individuals and families it serves and its staff. In accordance to guidance provided by local, state, and national authorities, the COMPASS School will be closed – and providing distance learning –  starting on Tuesday, March 17th through the rest of the academic school year. Additionally, the Community Services program will continue to support families based on guidance from the Department of Children and families. Please check back regularly for updated information.

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providing comprehensive service to children and families in the Greater Boston, Worcester, and Lawrence areas

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At COMPASS, we work with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to provide a comprehensive service to all children, families, and adults involved.
  • COMPASS prides itself on its ability to respond quickly and provide flexibility to both clients and the contracting agency.
  • COMPASS assigns as many staff members as necessary to maximize the chance that the family and its individual members will achieve their goals.
  • Crisis intervention is available, including 24-hour on-call emergency services to help de-escalate a crisis, provide support and resources, develop emergency plans, and provide in-home assistance when needed.
  • Advocacy in the fields of education, law, housing, employment, transitional assistance, and medical needs is afforded to our families.

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