Agencies We Support
The Corporation’s purpose (and hence its mission) is to honor the work of Hannah B. Chickering, who in the 19th Century dedicated her life to female prisoners and their children. Accordingly, the Corporation shall provide financial support to programs and organizations that address the needs of women and children in crisis, thereby furthering the Corporation’s goal of helping women and children gain health, safety, independence, and self-sufficiency.
Committed to ending housing discrimination and homelessness for justice involved individuals impacted by domestic violence and incarceration.
Transforming lives of children and youth who are facing complex emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges.
Safety, community, and advocacy for homeless and formerly-homeless women
Working to end domestic violence
Supporting Massachusetts prison education by coordinating teams of volunteers who mentor incarcerated women and men as they pursue higher education.
Strengthening families and preventing child abuse through essential child welfare and mental health treatment and effective public advocacy.
Providing sexual exploitation prevention, victim identification, and intervention services.
Providing the skills, education, and resources to obtain and sustain employment and housing.