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We see possibility.

We champion peoples' strengths.

We help each person we work with to be connected, capable, and healthy.

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Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity

Read more about our deep commitment. We are dedicated to working together to build capacity and change systems in order to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization.

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2024 Recognition Day

Doctor Franklin Perkins School held its annual Recognition Day ceremony on June 15th, celebrating student achievements and honoring students, staff, and community members who have significantly contributed to those served by RFK Community Alliance.

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RFK Honorees Announced

The 18th annual Embracing the Legacy celebration, on Thursday, November 21, 2024, will showcase the work of RFK Community Alliance and honor people whose extraordinary actions reflect the social values and hopes of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

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After years of facing obstacles and having encountered difficulties with the juvenile justice system, Marta’s time in our programs have helped her find her successful path.

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Rodman Ride for Kids 2024

Join Team RFK Community Alliance for this year's Rodman Ride for Kids, an all-day cycling event (25 or 50 miles) starting and ending in Foxboro, MA. There is also a Choose Your Own Adventure option that you can do anytime/anywhere.

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Annual Report 2023

This year’s report is a showcase of a great year spent focusing on what we do best - serving people of all ages who are in vulnerable situations. We hope you will read and enjoy the 2023 report.

Our Report

The Road Ahead: Our Strategic Plan

We are pleased to share a vision and roadmap for an RFK Community Alliance that is meeting more needs for more people facing challenges, while also providing well-resourced workplaces for our team members.

Our Plan

Program Spotlights

Spotlight on the Kennedy School and Legacy Mentoring

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Who We Are

Nurturing strengths, determination, and resilience

RFK Community Alliance provides high-quality care and support to people and families facing complicated challenges. As a multi-service agency, we offer a wide range of programs serving a variety of needs across all ages from infants to seniors.

How do we do that? We empower people to set their own goals and provide opportunities to build the skills necessary to achieve them. We listen and encourage. We nurture strengths, determination, and resilience. And we continually innovate and evaluate to bring the best in care to those we serve.

people and family members served

mental health sessions provided

towns represented in our programs

residential program participants

school districts represented across 3 special education schools

Working for Well-Being

We partner with people and families facing challenges to find a way forward. How do we do that? We empower people to set their own goals and provide opportunities to build the skills necessary to achieve them. We listen and encourage. We nurture strengths, determination, and resilience. And we continually innovate and evaluate to bring the best in care to those we serve.

We also stand up for what's right and are purposeful in supporting our program participants and team members from all backgrounds. Learn more about our mission-driven approach to serving people, the theory of change that guides us across our work, and our commitment to diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

Our Programs and Services

RFK Community Alliance provides high-quality care and support to people and families facing complicated challenges. As a multi-service agency, we offer a wide range of programs serving a variety of needs across all ages from infants to seniors.

Good can come out of these types of situations. Now I can say I’m a different person in a positive way. I believe in myself.

Sadenna

Detention Diversion Advocacy Program (DDAP)

I want to thank every staff member at the Lancaster RFK Campus, because you have taught me life skills that will help me in the future. It has really changed my life.

Jayden

Don Watson Academy

The culture is supportive and positive. And the fact that I can make a difference for students and families is the single defining reason I work here.

Teacher’s Assistant

Doctor Franklin Perkins School

The lasting guidance and confidence my daughter received from the staff is truly priceless. She now has a desire to achieve more in life and finds the grit to work through obstacles and unravel frustrations.

Parent

Doctor Franklin Perkins School

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Want to work with a leading human services agency that’s making a difference in people’s lives every day?

Our dedicated staff bring compassion, expertise, and a passion for helping individuals and families facing challenges. We know finding the right fit is important, and invite you to find out more about the range of programs and people we serve, our locations, and current job openings.

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“The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.” -Robert F. Kennedy