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ORGANIZATION: Justice Resource Institute

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Community Care Services

Growing Responsible Independent People (GRIP)

The GRIP Program is an intensive group home located in the diverse community of Lowell, MA. We serve transitional age adolescents who come to us with social, emotional, mental health and behavioral challenges, and histories of complex trauma.

The program strives to teach youth the skills they will need to succeed on their own in the future, including educational, vocational, and social skills. The program helps youth identify community resources and adult services as they transition out of the care of the Department of Children and Families. GRIP works to help adolescents integrate into the community in a supportive way through a strength-based model that identifies their unique capacities.

Within the safety and structure of a home-like environment and a supportive community, our youth are able to build a strengthened sense of self, allowing them to move forward from GRIP with a sense of mastery and autonomy.

We are seeking volunteers to:

  • Assist individuals with planning and implementing an activity.
  • Work with individuals to learn a new activity such as instrument playing, baking, cooking, language, sewing, woodworking, knitting, crocheting, photography etc.
  • Assist a staff person with individual or group activities.
  • Play board games or cards
  • Share stories and listen
  • Your ideas are always welcome!

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About Justice Resource Institute


70 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780, US

Mission Statement

The purpose and mission of Justice Resource Institute is to discover, enhance and protect the diverse gifts and unique abilities of individuals, families and communities. We accomplish this by providing a range of comprehensive educational, behavioral and social services in order to maximize the potential in all of us.


Justice Resource Institute is a private, nonprofit human services agency. We seek to provide the highest quality counseling, prevention, behavioral health, education, medication, advocacy, foster care, community living and elderly services to all of our clients in a safe and caring environment in order to maximize the potential in all of us. We have been meeting the needs of families throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island for more than 40 years.


Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Community, Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


319 Wilder StreetLowell, MA 01851



  • Music Therapy
  • Drawing
  • Knitting
  • Painting
  • Music Arts
  • Photography




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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