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Horizons for Homeless Children

Donate your time to homeless children living in shelters in Lynn, Medford, Salem, Lowell, or Peabody. Volunteer to play outside just two hours a week with Horizons for Homeless Children, and you can make a difference in their lives.

The commitment is 6 months, same day and same time each week. Monday-Thursdays only.

Upcoming online volunteer orientation:

Saturday, February 27th,

9:30-11:30 AM


Tuesday, March 2nd

6:00-8:00 PM

To find out more, view other dates, or to apply, call 774.260.2612 or visit horizonschildren.org/playspace.

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About Horizons for Homeless Children


60 Island St., Lawrence, MA 01840, US

Mission Statement

Horizons for Homeless Children is dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children and their families. We provide homeless children in Massachusetts with the nurturing, stimulation and opportunities for early education and play that all children need to learn and grow in healthy ways.


Horizons for Homeless Children improves the lives of homeless children by providing early care and education in our Community Children's Centers, creating Playspaces (recreational spaces) in shelters throughout Massachusetts and recruiting thousands of volunteers to help us in our efforts. Horizons for Homeless Children is a leader in advocating for homeless children and their families. At the local, state and federal levels, we promote and support policies that will benefit homeless children and families. We also share our knowledge and expertise with other service providers.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


Shelters in Lynn, Lowell, Salem, Peabody, Medford5 N Common StreetLynn, MA 01902



  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Child Development


  • Kids


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months

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