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Parent and Child Orientation in the Era of COVID-19

Horizons’ teachers have gotten creative to find ways to keep parents connected, despite not being able to be there physically. Infant toddler teacher, Agnella Gross, created classroom specific welcome letters to introduce parents to their child's classroom, teachers and classmates. ... Read more

Moving the Play Outdoors

While shelter play is on hold due to the pandemic, the team at Horizons has explored ways Playspace Activity Leaders and children can play together safely with new health and safety protocols. With social distancing and wearing facial protection mandated, the Playspace Program piloted a successful outdoor shift program in select shelters earlier this fall, with plans to launch the program state-wide in the springtime. ... Read more

Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh Endorses Horizons for Homeless Children

A message from Boston's Mayor Marty Walsh premiered at Horizons for Homeless Children’s 22nd Annual Women’s Breakfast (for dinner) on 10/28/2020. ... Read more

Our families need your help!

When Leo joined Horizons, it was the best thing to happen to him and his mom, Angela. Read their story to learn how Horizons supported them through quarantining during the COVID-19 crisis, and how you can support families like them experiencing homelessness as Horizons resumes in-person learning. ... Read more

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