An Open Door and Open Arms for the Medically Complex: Meet Foster Parent Linda Scott

Foster parent and Chelmsford resident Linda Scott has lovingly cared for infants, toddlers and teens with complex medical needs for 38 years. As a former healthcare professional, Linda and her home have served as a gateway to better days for 80 foster children.

As a part of Foster Care Awareness Month, Linda reflects on her fostering journey with The Home, sharing what it is like to support kids with rare conditions and why one should never doubt the unique potential of a child.

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When Camp Becomes Family: Duane’s Story

Duane's childhood was a dark time, colored by the death of his mother at age six and what felt like a constant battle to connect with others.

Over the course of the next decade, Duane spent many summers at Camp Wediko, where he learned how to embrace new opportunities and make meaningful connections with the peers and staff he now considers family.

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Congratulations to Our 2023 Employee Excellence Award Recipients

Nominated by their peers, these individuals have made signficant contributions to drive The Home's mission forward and to serve their communities. Please join us in congratulating this year's Employee Excellence Award recipients!

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Story Time: Page Turners Book Club Is in its Third Year

When COVID hit, Newton bookworm Zack Gusenoff founded the Page Turners Book Club to create a positive and fun outlet for kids in The Home’s care. Three years later, the group continues to help children at Harrington House make new meaningful connections and discover a love for reading.

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A Father’s Perseverance

A father turned to our Family Resource Center for help when he and his one-year-old daughter needed shelter. With an uninhabitable apartment, the duo needed a safe place to live, and fast. In this family's time of desperation, The Home's FRC sprung into action.

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A New Rec Room for Harrington House

Youth at Harrington House have a sporty new rec room, thanks to a generous renovation gifted by Onex Falcon to honor the memory of former Managing Director Christopher A. Thorsheim.

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Wediko New York at The Home Responds to The Needs of Newcomers

Wediko New York at The Home is using its unique position in schools to support migrants dealing with challenging transitions and trauma.

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Winter 2023 Newsletter

The latest news from The Home for Little Wanderers!

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The Home’s Wediko School Launches “Learn to Ski and Snowboard” Program

This annual program uses winter sports to help students build social skills, confidence, and gain a lifelong healthy hobby.

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CEO Lesli Suggs and daughter Sydney Todd lace up for the Boston Marathon!

CEO and President Lesli Suggs and daughter Sydney Todd will be making the Boston Marathon a family affair this year, running together in April to support The Home and the families we serve. 

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