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Big Brother Big Sister

Matches youth, ages 7-15 with caring, adult mentors to serve as another trusted adult and role model in the child’s life.  Our vision is that all children achieve success in life. We strive to accomplish this by providing children facing adversity with strong, enduring, and professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.


Location: 45 Merrimack St. Lowell, MA 01852

Phone number: 978-453-9339 or 978-452-0838

Chelmsford Community Exchange Inc.

The purposes are to provide a resource for those in need: To offer food, clothing, shelter and companionship for those in need, as well as to act whenever and however possible as advocates for the disadvantaged, and to engage in other charitable purposes lawful in this Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Location: 1 North Rd. Chelmford, MA  01824                                          

Phone Number: (978) 250- 3818                                                                Website:

Community Action

Provides resources and opportunities for individuals, families and communities to overcome poverty. Vision: CAI envisions strong, thriving communities free of poverty. Values: We build hope and offer assistance with respect and understanding.

Phone number: (978) 681-4905           


Emmaus House

Serves all people in need—the homeless, disadvantaged, disabled, unemployed, and oppressed. Their goal is to enhance societal and personal advancement through provision of housing and support services that empower individuals and families to reach their fullest potential.

Location: 127 How St. Haverhill, MA 01830      

Phone number: (978) 241-3400                                                                   Website:


Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) aims “to improve the lives of Portuguese-speaking individuals and families from Massachusetts and help them become contributing, active participants in American society while maintaining strong ethnic identity and a sense of community.

Location: 11 Mill Street Lowell, MA 01852                                               Phone Number: (978)970-1250                                                                   Website:

Center for Hope and Healing

We support individual survivors by creating a safe environment, utilizing trauma-informed, empowering approaches and offering hope and support to engage in the healing process.

Location: 144 Merrimack Street, Suite 304 Lowell, MA 01852                 Phone number: (978)452-7721


Focuses on youth development (nurturing the potential of every child and teen), healthy living (improving the nation’s health and overall wellbeing) and Social responsibility (giving back and providing support to our neighbors).

Locations vary . Check towns and/or cities After School Programs for Children. 


The Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (CMAA) aims to improve the quality of life for Cambodian Americans and other minorities and economically disadvantaged persons in Lowell through educational, cultural, economic and social programs.

Location: 465 School Street Lowell, MA 01851

Phone number: (978)454-6200


The Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA) is a professional, not-for-profit organization providing economic development, real estate development, and resident empowerment to promote and support our community and region.


Location: 517 Moody Street, Floor 3, Lowell, MA 01854-4014

Phone number: (978)452-7523

Community Teamwork

Aims to strengthen communities and reduce poverty by delivering vital services and collaborating with key stakeholders to create housing, education and economic opportunities.


Location: 17 Kirk St. Lowell, MA 01852

Phone number: (978) 459–0551

Lazarus House Ministries Inc.

Provides assistance in clothing, shelter and food. With the purpose of restoring dignity and self-respect to empower guests – poor, underserved and homeless individuals and families

Phone number: (978) 689-8575                                


Latinx Community Center for Empowerment 

Empower community members by means of education for their active participation in the workforce, civic engagement and decision making with the purpose to promote socioeconomic development.


Phone number: (978) 821-8415                            


The Boys and Girls Club

Enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Locations vary. Check towns and/or cities After School Programs for Children. 


Aims “is to ignite and nurture the ambition of Lowell's most disconnected young people to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.”

Location: 35 Warren St. Lowell, MA 01852                                               Phone Number: (978) 441- 9949                                                                 Website:


Dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Locations vary. Check towns and/or cities resources.  

Circle Care Home 

Offer health care, hospice services, and community wellness projects.

Location: 847 Rogers St #201, Lowell, MA 01852

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