The Home for Little Wanderers: 7,000 reasons give to Metro Magic

Dakota Jones helps build a gingerbread house at one of The Home for Little Wanderers’ many programs.

If you haven’t already purchased a gift for the Metro Magic toy drive, there are 7,000 reasons at The Home for Little Wanderers why you should.

Able to trace its roots back to 1799, The Home for Little Wanderers is the oldest child welfare agency in the nation and one of New England’s largest.

Today, behind its quaint name is an organization providing an array of critical services for children and youth from birth to age 21.

The Home’s goal is to keep vulnerable families unified and children safe and in their communities.
When it is not possible or advisable, the Home works to stabilize the family, and, simultaneously provide the children with a temporary therapeutic living arrangement.

Programs include early childhood services, family-focused clinical therapy, special education, therapeutic residential and respite treatment, adoption, intensive foster care and independent/transitional living.

The Home for Little Wanderers has a dedicated staff of more than 600 employees at more than 20 programs throughout Boston and Eastern Massachusetts who touch more than 7,000 lives each year.
Now it’s your turn to pitch in and make a difference for the children at The Home.


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