Welcome, Somerville families!
Come visit us at our new location: 3rd Floor of 167 Holland St, near Davis Square.
Somerville Public Schools offers a variety of programs and services to support families. Our multilingual staff is always ready to help. Learn more below about how you can participate in programs and get connected to our services!
Participate in programs and services for families with young children
- Home Visiting Program for Infants
- Multilingual Playgroups for Infants and Toddlers
- Early Literacy Home Visiting Program for Toddlers
- Multilingual Parent/Guardian Support Groups
- Developmental Screening: Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ), a free developmental screening tool for families with children 2 months to 5 years old.
Enroll your child in Somerville Public Schools
Somerville Public Schools Enrollment Office: Enrollment Office staff speak English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and French. Please call 617-629-5670 to schedule an appointment or visit: https://somerville.k12.ma.us/enrollment.
Get involved in your child's learning
- Family and Community Liaisons: If you have any questions about your child’s school experience or want access to resources in the community, reach out to your school liaison. See their contact information here.
- Interpretation for school meetings: You may request an interpreter for parent-teacher conferences and other school meetings. Ask your school liaison to make a request on your behalf.
- English for SPS Parents: Join English classes to meet other parents and learn how to support your child’s education.
- Volunteer Program: Offer your skills, talents, and time to help more children learn!
Connect to Helpful Resources
- Basic Needs and Housing Support Services: If your family is experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, or if you are a youth in the foster system, we have a dedicated team to help children get equal access to education. Contact Regina Bertholdo at 617-625-6600 x6994 or 781-468-6422 (cell).
- Find more programs and services: Search for resources and programs in the Somerville area, such as summer programming, after school activities, food resources, childcare, basic needs, and more. You may search using the language of your choice.
The Somerville Family Learning Collaborative (SFLC), established in 2011, is the department of family and community engagement of the Somerville Public Schools. The SFLC’s mission is to enhance the capacity of families and schools to support children’s learning and wellbeing by collaborating with community partners and promoting welcoming, responsive schools and programs.
To review SFLC's 2022-2023 Impact Report, click here.
Supported in part by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant recipient.