We have impacted the lives of over 20,000 students, parents and families.

Outcomes & Impact

COMPASS services result in powerful and positive life-changing outcomes for students and families.

COMPASS specializes in providing services to youth and families that have been referred by public systems, including public school districts, and the Department of Children and Families. Each year we provide services to over 1,000 youth, adolescents and adults.

Our Programs

Comprehensive Support & Stabilization

We contract with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) to provide an integrated system of services for children and families.


We are a special education day school for youth with emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities.

After School Action Program

We provide remediation and academic enrichment services at Roxbury's Orchard Gardens K-8 School and at the Middle School Academy in South Boston's Gavin Middle School.

News and Events

A Note of Thanks

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A Note of Thanks

I worked with Leigh on a complex case and I wanted to take the opportunity to let you know the...

Job Readiness Results

Read More February 4, 2015

Job Readiness Results

Job Readiness at COMPASS - outcomes for four students in the Job Readiness program:

  • 1 student was able to help support...

  • Thanks to Holiday Donors

    December 10, 2014

    COMPASS staff enjoyed volunteering for the Rodman Ride for Kids Holiday Celebration at the Seaport Hotel in Boston.

    COMPASS Holiday Appeal

    Read More December 5, 2014

    COMPASS Holiday Appeal

    This year's appeal helps fund two crucial supports, year round: Our Help Fund for Kids and Families provides for unexpected or...

    Thanks to CSS

    November 6, 2014

    Thanks to CSS

    A special note of thanks to a CSS staffer, excerpt translated from Spanish to English: "I am very happy and pleased...

    Care Coordinator Thanks CSS
    United Against Bullying
    New Culinary Instructors
    Marsh & McLennan Provides Backpacks
    Transitional Program at COMPASS School

    Agency Resources

    Help Fund

    Provides for unexpected or emergency needs of our students and families.

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    Job Ready

    Provides job readiness skills, support, apprenticeships and stipends for CSS and COMPASS school clients.

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    The David W. Manzo Scholarship

    A college scholarship for former students and clients.

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