Celebrating 30 Years of Service to our Local Community!  

 

"Dedicated to providing year-round programs
and educational support to enrich the lives of children in need."

 Questions to Think About

When unemployment threatens to spoil the Christmas holidays, who will ensure there are gifts under the tree? When a child has witnessed a traumatic event, what will bring him comfort?

The answers all begin with our community:  YOU!  Our donors send thousands of gifts to our community’s children each year as a part of Christmas is for KidsTM. Local organizations make make it possible for children to hug new teddy bears through Bears on Board.

 

 

 Our Mission Statement

The Attleboro Area Council for Children is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing year-round programs and educational support to enrich the lives of children in need.

  

 Who We Are

 We are a volunteer run, non-profit organization that raises our own funds to provide programs and services to children and families residing in Attleboro, North Attleboro, Mansfield, Norton, Seekonk and Rehoboth. Download our newsletter here for more information about us and our current activities.

 

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 Our History

Born in 1972 and funded by the newly created state Office for Children, the Attleboro Area Council for Children has made its mission to fill  children's needs in our community. When state funds dried up in 1991, the Council decided to "go it alone" and incorporate as a non-profit and run  all its programs with volunteers.

 

 

 Would  you like to join us?

The Attleboro Area Council for Children serves as volunteer advocates for children. Where there is a need for service we attempt to find one. Volunteers are always needed to make the work lighter. Sometimes, community members come to the Council because they have discovered that there is a serious gap in a service for children and families. The Council helps concerned groups find a way to make a difference in a child’s life. If you live or work in the Attleboro, North Attleboro, Mansfield, Norton, Rehoboth, or Seekonk - you can join us! We encourage families and children to volunteer together on some of our special projects. Clubs and organizations that are looking for projects that benefit children should contact us to see how we  can help your organization.

  

 For More Information

Please contact us via our e-mail address: info@councilforchildren.org. We look forward to meeting you!  

 

In the interest of children,

Mark Gilmore

President

  

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Attleboro Area Council for Children, Inc.
4 Hodges St, Attleboro, MA 02703
Phone: 508-226-2336
E-Mail: info@councilforchildren.org

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Jim Plunkett Charity Bash!

Join us on October 24th for a night of great music and fun with Jim Plunkett at Trinity Bar & Restaurant in Norton. Tix are $20 with $15 of each ticket going to the Attleboro Area Council for Children. Tickets are on sale now at Trinity or by calling the restaurant. This is sure to be a great time and we hope you can make it!

Book Collection!

Additionally, donations of new, children's books will be accepted at Trinity from now until the night of the show.

Council Earns Recognition

We were recently recognized by the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation!

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