If you are concerned about the health or safety of a child click here.

Governor Healey Signs FY24 Budget

Read More

CLM Releases Report on High Acuity Youth in Congregate Care

The reduction in the number and types of care setting spaces and more selective removal of children has resulted in a higher concentration of "high acuity" adolescents residing in congregate care.
Read More

Governor Healey's Proposed FY24 Budget

Governor Healey's proposed budget touches on important issues for the welfare and well-being of the Commonwealth's children and families.
Read More

CLM Celebrates Passage of the Foster Parents' Bill of Rights

This legislation expands and codifies several key rights important to foster families.
Read More

Standing Up for Children and Families

The Children’s League of Massachusetts is a statewide non-profit association of private and public organizations and individuals that collectively advocate for public policies and quality services that are in the best interest of the Commonwealth’s children, youth, and families. It is through public education and advocacy that the Children’s League promotes the availability, accessibility, and quality of these needed services.
Learn About CLM

News Spotlight

August News Roundup

September 1, 2023
Recent news about child welfare and family well-being from Massachusetts and around the country. In Massachusetts: CLM Members in the news: Additional stories from around the country:
Read More
Recent news about child welfare and family well-being from Massachusetts and around the country.

Governor Healey Signs FY24 Budget

August 10, 2023
Yesterday, Governor Healey signed a $55.98 billion FY24 state budget very similar to the Massachusetts Legislature's $56.2 billion Conference Report, including funding for nearly every line item CLM has been tracking and prioritizing (scroll down here to see CLM's Budget Chart). We are pleased to highlight these strong investments in child welfare, as well as the overarching funding in Health […]
Read More
Thank you to all of our legislators for prioritizing child and family services!
1 2 3 26
View News Archive

Our Members

The Children’s League membership consists of organizations, agencies, and individuals from around Massachusetts working together as a unified front for public policy advocacy. Our membership reaches all corners of the state, working together to improve the well-being of children and their families.
Learn More

Our Advocacy

CLM works together with our members and coalition partners to advocate for the best possible services for children and families in the Commonwealth. CLM works with state legislators to create change in the General Laws and we work with the state administration to implement change in regulations and the delivery of services to protect children and provide resources for families in need.
Learn More


Our members bring vast resources to child services and CLM curates resources from around the state and country for children, families, and providers.
View Resources
2023© All Rights Reserved. The Children's League of Massachusetts
Privacy Policy