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The Home For Little Wanderers

Better, Brighter Futures for Kids

aka The Home   |   Boston, MA   |  http://www.thehome.org

Mission

The Home's mission is to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change

Ruling year info

1999

President & CEO

Ms. Lesli Suggs

Main address

10 Guest Street

Boston, MA 02135 USA

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Formerly known as

New England Home for Little Wanderers

Boston Children's Services

Parents' and Children's Services

EIN

04-2104764

NTEE code info

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Counseling Support Groups (F60)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Community Based (i.e., non-Residential) Behavioral Health Care Services

A variety of programs that provide trauma-informed behavioral health services to children at risk and their families in settings that include the child’s school, the family’s home, and our Child and Family Counseling Center.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Caregivers
Families
Non-adult children
At-risk youth

Several programs for young adults ages 18-26 who have aged out of the foster care system or who would otherwise be homeless. Each of these programs provides transitional housing and supportive services intended to help these youth obtain the life skills they need in order to live independently and achieve their housing, employment and educational goals.

Population(s) Served
Young adults
Homeless people

Group homes for children and youth 8 to 18 who are in the custody of the foster care system, including one for LGBTQ youth.

Population(s) Served
Non-adult children
LGBTQ people

Three private, state-approved, year-round special education schools for academically and emotionally challenged youth. The schools offer highly structured therapeutic behavior support systems, have small class sizes, a high staff-to-student ratio and support that is tailored to each student's needs and treatment plan

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Children and youth
People with learning disabilities

Adoption, intensive foster care and consulting services aimed at connecting children and youth with caring responsible adults who will be a permanent presence in the child’s or youth’s life.

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
At-risk youth
At-risk youth
At-risk youth
Children and youth
Caregivers
Families
Foster and adoptive children

Where we work

Accreditations

Council on Accreditation (COA) [for Children and Family Services] - Accreditation 2021

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

4,213 students received school-based mental health counseling

This metric is no longer tracked.
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Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Home is committed to creating access to services to ensure at-risk children and families sustain positive mental and physical health while living safely and stably within their community. The Home aims to prepare youth to have the skills they need to successfully transition to adulthood which includes educational and vocational preparedness. We work to ensure every child has a caring adult present to provide lifelong support.

Financials

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The Home For Little Wanderers

Board of directors
as of 07/13/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Tim Miner

TJX | MarMaxx

Tim Miner

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Deborah Gray

Acquia, Inc.

April Anderson

Community Volunteer

Daniel Santaniello

Natixis Global Asset Management

Katie Bouton

Koya Leadership Partners

Maureen Burns

Bain & Company

Lauren Coyne

Renee Connolly

MilliporeSigman/Merck

Damon Hart

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Beth Johnson

Citizens Bank Financial Group

Jeffery Keffer

Longview Power, LLC

Demos Kouvaris

Chestnut Hill Ventures

Robert Lauck

Deloitte & Touche

Michelle McDonough

Trillium Asset Management

Bruce Stewart

Pitcairn Trust Company

Andrew Suchoff

Foundation Medicine

Dan Tempesta

Nuance Communications

Kristin Loranger

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/16/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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