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Community Partnerships and Resources

This page is dedicated to sharing resources for parents and their families, and to highlight local community organizations that have partnered with our school. 

While we appreciate ALL of our community partners, we want to give a very special shout out to Springfield Pharmacy for their incredibly generous donation that funded the materials for our Hair by Elie Klein group.

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LGBTQ+ Resources

Click the links below to find LGBTQ+ resources and support for youth, parents, and families.


Knowing LGBTQ+ Rights in MA

There are several laws outlining rights for LGBTQ+ youth in MA. Learn more about these laws at


Mental Health and Gender-Affirming Care in MA

LGBTQ+ students and their trusted adults can learn more about mental health and gender-affirming care in this comprehensive resource developed by the MA Attorney General’s Office and released in January 2023.


Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Parents, family members, and friends of lesbian and gay students (PFLAG) can access this support group to better understand what their LGBTQ+ youth may be navigating and how to effectively provide support. There are support groups specific to communities of color available. PFLAG also offers in-person support groups locally in the region, including those in Enfield, CT. To join an in-person support group, email: To find online group meetings, click the button below.


Ted Talks on Transgender Experience

Adults and youth can learn more about important topics impacting the transgender community through TED talks.


Fenway Health

Fenway is a Boston based organization serving families all over the state in making a healthcare plan for transgender youth. Fenway can provide support in making a holistic plan to find medical care, behavioral health care, and advocacy resources. They can meet with families remotely and then help them make regional connections.


Crisis Hotline

The Trevor Project provides a 24-hour hotline for LGBTQ+ students in crisis. Students can access this support through chat, email, or phone.

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