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ACS Awarded Cummings Foundation Grant We are thrilled to announce that ACS was awarded a 10-year grant through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program!! We will receive $250,000 over 10 years to provide children and their families with access...

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Virtual Trivia Night

April 29, 20216:00PM – 7:30PM (EST)Online Event Gather your friends and family for a night of fun, trivia, and helping kids in need. Join ACS virtually for a fun-filled evening of trivia hosted by Sporcle and Stump! Trivia Quiz,...

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Thank you for joining ACS for Neighbor Night

What a great night we had celebrating Neighbor Night in the Springdale Barrel Room at Jack’s Abby Brewing. Thank you to everyone who attended to support ACS’s mission while enjoying the unique taproom, delicious beverages and food!

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Hot off the Presses!!

The highly anticipated 4th edition includes updates from the April 2018 Criminal Justice Reform Act. Kids and the Law answers, in a simple question-and-answer format with bilingual (English/Spanish) facing pages, questions related to juvenile court involvement in Massachusetts.   “This...

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Heal, Grow, & Thrive

Heal, Grow, & Thrive was truly an inspiring evening as we celebrated the 45th anniversary of ACS and our work with thousands of court-involved children.   What an honor it was to recognize Rebecca Pries, ACS Founder, for her vision,...

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Overlapping Systems: Dual-Status Youth

Check out the latest blog post by ACS intern Sara Doyle! Overlapping Systems: Dual-Status Youth

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Court-Involved Youth and Trauma

Each year, ACS serves nearly 500 highly vulnerable children, often with serious mental health concerns and who need specialized treatment and support. ACS intern, Sara Doyle, is exploring the complex challenges facing court-involved children and families through a series...

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ACS Fundraiser at Night Shift Brewing

ACS’s first spring fundraiser at Night Shift Brewing was a success. We were thrilled with the turnout, and we exceeded our fundraising goal! Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible. Photos from the event are posted on the...

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ACS Fall Event Honors Peter Koutoujian & Barbara Leggat

ACS honored Peter J. Koutoujian, Middlesex County Sheriff, and Barbara Leggat, ACS Advisory Council member, for their dedication to helping some of the most disadvantaged kids and families in the Commonwealth. At the Fall Event, Sheriff Koutoujian remarked, “Nights...

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ACS Fall Event Honors Edward Dolan & Stephen Allsopp

ACS honored Edward J. Dolan, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Probation Service, and Stephen L. Allsopp, Chief Probation Officer of Middlesex County Juvenile Court, at the ACS Fall Event held at the Union Club in Boston. Commissioner Dolan was appointed...

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