Stepping Stones Family Services Stepping Stones Family Services is a registered Nonprofit Organization servicing lower income mothers in need in the Greater North Shore/Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts area. SSFS assists mothers through providing basic child care items, teaching proper child and family care, assisting with enrollment in other community based services, and helping to prepare mothers for the work force or return to school. SSFS provides assistance to enrolled mothers through a multi faceted approach.

Stepping Stones Family Services includes:

Stepping Stones Family Closet-  Stepping Stones Family Closet is open as a free pop up “shop” during our Family Gathering event for moms in need to get needed items such as diapers, wipes, clothes, formula, etc. as well as being open 3 days a week for mothers to pick up emergency items at our Haverhill office.

Stepping Stones Family Gathering- a twice monthly event (one in Haverhill, one in Lawrence) for moms in need to learn more about services offered, speak with child development specialists, make connections with one another, participate in free child care/healthy family classes and shop our free family closet! All mothers who attend our Family Gathering receive free diapers and wipes!

Stepping Stones Family Services-Opened July 1st! Our “home base” in Haverhill, MA. Office hours are 3 days a week. Mothers can drop by to pick up emergency items, receive tutoring services and job prep assistance, get information on additional community services offered and more!

Stepping Stones Family Home- coming soon! A home for homeless mothers to live for up to 2 years while attending a 2 or 4 year College, trade school, or on the job training. Our goal is to provide mothers with a safe and secure home while offering guidance while they strive to reach their career goals

Donations (0)

  • maxine kenny 
    • $30 
    • 9 mos
  • Lesly Torres 
    • $5 
    • 12 mos
  • Margaret Parkhurst  
    • $100 
    • 12 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 (Offline)
    • 22 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $5,000 (Offline)
    • 22 mos


Jillian Hoiseth 
Haverhill, MA
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