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May 5, 2020

Adult Family Care Hosts Informational Webinar and Q&A

 Advocates Adult Family Care (AFC) team held their first informational webinar and Q&A session, in response to social distancing. View the presentation and webinar recording to learn about AFC. 

February 27, 2020
The MetroWest Daily News

Advocates Announces Fred Gaspari Fund Awards

Advocates, a Framingham-based nonprofit provider of services to individuals with challenges, this week announced that its Fred Gaspari Fund for Families has awarded $7,100 in grants to 15 families to help them care for a family member with an intellectual or developmental disability.

February 10, 2020
The MetroWest Daily News

Autism Alliance Making ‘Exciting Progress’

The Framingham-based Autism Alliance, a program of Advocates, announced “exciting progress” to its Autism Welcoming Community Initiative.

The initiative seeks to create a socially inclusive MetroWest community for those with autism and their families, according to Allison Daigle, executive co-director of the Autism Alliance.

Franklin/Medway Co-response Clinician Kallie Montagano, MA
January 29, 2020
The Milford Daily News

Nearly $300k saved last year through Franklin/Medway Police Jail Diversion Program

FRANKLIN – Nearly $300,000 in criminal justice and health care was saved last year due to the presence of a clinician on-scene during Franklin and Medway police calls, and 97% of those who were eligible for arrest diversion were diverted from arrest, according to a recently released report.

December 30, 2019
Framingham Source

Autism Alliance & Advocates Create Welcoming Community Initiative

The Autism Alliance, a program of Advocates, this month announced progress with its Autism Welcoming Community Initiative, an effort to create a socially inclusive community for families and their loved ones with autism by partnering with local businesses and training a caregiver workforce.