Upcoming Worcester-Area Events

Family Resource Centers

The Worcester Connections Family Resource Center is pleased to share information on a number of upcoming events:

Sanctuary. You Are Welcome Here.

A Faithful Witness to Building Welcoming Communities

Opportunity: Sanctuary Network Training

When: Wednesday, February 1, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Location: Christian Community Church, 108 Beacon Street Worcester



Parent training opportunities from the Parent Professional Advocacy League

Juvenile Justice 101

When: Wednesday, February 8, 6:30 –8:30 p.m.

Where: Milford Youth Center, 24 Pearl St, Milford

RSVP: Training@ppal.net or508-767-9725

More information.

LGBTQ and Mental Health

When: Wednesday, February 15, 6–8 p.m.

Location: Trinity Episcopal Church, Milford MA

RSVP: Training@ppal.net or508-767-9725

More information.


Healing from war, trauma, and torture: Group therapy for children who are Arabic-speaking refugee survivors

It is important for children who are refugee survivors to have a safe space to understand their emotions and share their stories with others who have gone through a similar experience. This is done using their native language of Arabic to develop a community parallel to the collective culture, diminish shame, and receive healing.

Intended audience: Children ages 6 to 8

When: Saturdays from 10–11:30 a.m. starting March 11 for four weeks

Location: 61 Harvard Street in Worcester, MA 01609

Cost: Health insurance based or $25 per session

Facilitator: Zaza Sakhat, LICSW (she speaks the Lebanese dialect of Arabic)

Refreshments will be provided. Please contact Zaza Sakhat, LICSW at zaza@zsakhattherapy.com or 508-579-2964 for more information.


Stepping Up 4 Men

An opportunity to get “gently used” quality business, casual and industrial clothing such as suits, slacks, shirts, sweaters, shoes, jeans, jackets and accessories for interviews and the workplace.

Location: 340 Main Street, 4th Floor, Suite 865, Worcester

View this flyer or contact Maria Siemaszko (774) 633-7366 or by email at beautifulsoulsinc@gmail.com to learn more.


Save the Date: New Life Health & Safety Fair

When: June 24, 2017

Location: New Life Worship Center, 9 Piedmont Street, Worcester