Note: Our Helpline is closed until January 2, 2019. Your message will be returned after the new year. Thank you for your understanding.
Call our Helpline. For help for your child.
(617) 357-8431 ext. 3224
Or, fill out the form below and someone will contact you.
We provide help, through our helpline, for children who are facing barriers to receiving educational supports and services to which they are legally entitled. Our priorities are children with disabilities, homeless children, children who have been expelled or suspended from school, and children traumatized by exposure to family violence or other adverse experiences.
Please call our office and leave a message for our intake coordinator (617) 357-8431 ext. 3224, or you can send us a a message by filling out the intake form below.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU CALL THE HELPLINE: When you contact the helpline, a staff advocate, volunteer or intern will call you back during business hours as soon as they are available. They will gather more information from you, and listen to more details about the problems you are having and the results you are seeking. Then, they will give you information to help you address your problem. They may also provide you with form letters or referrals to attorneys or advocates who can help you.
Our online resources, sample letters and frequently asked questions may provide the answer to your question. Please click here to see these resources.
In some instances for low-income families, we may be able to provide representation from our staff or referral to a pro-bono attorney or advocate. PLEASE NOTE: We do not take cases involving housing/eviction, or custody disputes. If you need legal assistance with those issues, please look for the legal services office nearest you.