Fuel AssistanceWinter Emergency CampaignTax Prep

For 50 years ABCD has provided basic services and innovative programs that help empower individuals, families, and communities in Boston to overcome poverty, live with dignity, and achieve their full potential.

ABCD works to:

  • Strengthen & Educate Families
  • Promote Self-Sufficiency
  • Build Community

And we make a real difference.

Join Us!

The ABCD Community Awards
& the ABCD Annual Report

link to the ABCD Community Awards and ABCD Annual Report


Smile for ABCD! Shop online through Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate .5% of your purchases to ABCD.

Amazon Smile

Amazon and the Amazon logo and AmazonSmile and the AmazonSmile logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

February 06, 2015
Advocates for the poor in Massachusetts are calling on the governor and legislature to immediately provide state funding to help low-income seniors and working families survive an increasingly brutal winter marked by significant snowfall coupled... read more
February 05, 2015
Thanks to Broadway in Boston and the Boston Opera House, Action for Boston Community Development is holding a special fundraising reception at the Opera House following the February 4 performance of “Motown the Musical.” Friends and supporters will... read more
January 30, 2015
“Housing Access Solutions That Just Might Work”: An ABCD “Solutions Series” Seminar on Housing in MA WHAT: When one speaks of “Affordable Housing,” the important question to ask is, “for whom?” Lack of affordable housing continues to... read more
January 29, 2015

"Tax season is here! Now before you file your taxes, we want to give you some important information you should know about!" read more.

January 28, 2015

"Supporters of “No Boston Olympics,” the group opposing the games in Boston, say going for the gold will cost too much and channel resources away from community development and anti-poverty initiatives." read more.

January 26, 2015

"Low-income Massachusetts residents have another $13 million in home heating help coming their way.

The federal Department of Health and Human Services said last week that it would be providing a second allotment of funding to states of $300 million, on top of the $3 billion it awarded in October." read more.

January 25, 2015

"A Boston antipoverty agency is inviting residents from seven area communities to apply for fuel assistance this winter." read more.

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 > >>


Get involved today!


Locate ABCD Services

Featured Video

abimage BostonABCD
Join us on Tuesday for the #ABCDSolutionsSeries! http://t.co/GoEhinspQP @masscdcs @SheilaADillon #housingaccess #affordablehousing
2 days ago
RT @news_bnn: Head of @BostonABCD: preschool slots threatened by #MABudgetCuts. https://t.co/boSGIvS8ly
2 days ago
RT @masscap1: Have you noticed its cold? Community action agencies like @BostonABCD asking for more fuel aid to help vulnerable http://t.co…
1 days ago
RT @joshyoungABCD: Does @MassGovernor Baker want to lay off 4 year olds? @BostonABCD #HeadStart program faces 9C cuts. http://t.co/UGMsYsSU…
1 days ago
Thank you @MFFBoston for raising funds for our #JamaicaPlain APAC food pantry at a concert last Sunday! http://t.co/A1xkUEqIaQ
1 days ago
RT @AyannaPressley: TOMORROW: Celebrate Black History Month with the @BOSCityCouncil (12-2p | 5th Floor City Hall) #bospoli #BHM #boston ht…
1 days ago
ABCD's Angelina Camacho and another panelist at Monday's #BPSuptSearch panel. @bostonschools http://t.co/GVDb1gtmgf
1 days ago
#BPSuptSearch candidate Guadalupe Guerrero answered questions from panelists & moderator Monday night. http://t.co/dFoPgk9K3u
1 days ago
RT @clemoult: MT @wgbhnews: As heat assistance runs out, advocates @BostonABCD ask state for help — @clemoult reports: http://t.co/eOReYMRK…
0 days ago
See pictures from our #HeadStart professional day earlier this month: http://t.co/H0t6TqWCm4 @massheadstart @NatlHeadStart #HeadStart50
0 days ago
Great @wgbhnews piece on our #LIHEAP fuel prog: http://t.co/IDk115ju9f Thank you @SenMarkey and @SenWarren for your continued advocacy.
0 days ago
Panelist Karen Wiener at Tuesday's #ABCDSolutionsSeries will represent @CHAPAdotorg. CHAPA advocates for #affordablehousing in MA.
0 days ago
Register for Tuesday's #ABCDSolutionsSeries panel here: http://t.co/GoEhinK1fp #affordablehousing #housingadvocacy #policyinnovation
0 days ago
#tbt1997: ABCD Health Services (now @saferissexy) held a community training. Learn more here: http://t.co/AftbTpkM38 http://t.co/cCLkZSIuN9
0 days ago
RT @BostonNeighbor: MT @BostonABCD: Join us Tuesday for #ABCDSolutionsSeries! http://t.co/vyrX1I3yPR @masscdcs @SheilaADillon #housingacce…
0 days ago
ABCD Events
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Black AIDS Awareness Day
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Free Training: HIV and Young Adults
Monday, March 16, 2015
St. Patrick's Day Party for Seniors at ABCD North End/West End
Monday, April 06, 2015
Pasquetta/ Easter Monday Party for Seniors at ABCD North End/West End
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
ABCD Solutions Series: Regionalization: Is it a solution to gentrification?

Connect with Us Online

Follow us on Twitter   Become a fan on Facebook   Follow us online

Follow us on Instagram   Follow us on LinkedIn