The mission of FCR is to provide a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment for all survivors of trauma, including those impacted by domestic and sexual violence, substance abuse, bereavement, and other causes. With the understanding that the aim of equality and justice is ongoing, we are committed to modeling diversity, inclusivity, and equity within our organization to reflect the communities in which we serve.

Our Values

FCR services are offered consistent with our values of choice, acceptance, hope and dignity with the goal of helping children and adults along their path to safety, health, and well-being. We are committed to advancing policies and practices that promote diversity, inclusion, and retention of staff and services to clients of all racial, ethnic, gender identity, and socio-economic backgrounds and beliefs. Our goal is to ensure that a wide range of perspectives, experiences, skills, innovation, and decision-making abilities have a seat around the table and that all voices are heard. We know that the quest towards equity and social justice is long, and there may be challenges along the way, but we are dedicated to making that journey in the spirit of continuous learning, listening, and improvement.

Our Vision

To inspire healthier communities free from family and community violence. Through our work in support of vulnerable populations, one day all children and adults will be able to thrive in a safe, just, and equitable world.

For over fifty years, Family and Community Resources has provided the best possible services for children, adolescents and adults. Serving Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands.

All FCR services are provided within a setting that preserves their safety, confidentiality and dignity and that empower them to move toward personal growth, health and happiness. If you or someone you know is in need of our services, please contact us.



Patricia Kelleher, President & CEO with David Madoff, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Patricia Kelleher, President & CEO with David Madoff, Chairman of the Board of Directors

The FCR Board of Directors comprises accountants, lawyers, local business leaders and civic leaders. The Board conducts regular meetings and takes a personal interest in the success of FCR.

David Madoff Esq., Chair
Linda Kenney Logan, Clerk
Susan Kantor, Treasurer
Shirley Asack-Younes
Shaynah Barnes
Cheryl Discoli
Phyllis Ellis
Susan Kantor
Debra Prepas Stephen Prone
Beth Scherer
Patricia Kelleher, President & CEO

Help us in our commitment to end violence in our communities. We welcome and encourage you to become part of this outstanding effort through volunteer fundraising opportunities, in-kind donations, or a financial contribution so that we may continue to provide free, confidential services to victims of crime.