Lauren & Mark Rubin Visiting Moms®
Sometimes a friendly face, adult conversation, a chance to tell someone that you feel overwhelmed and tired can make a world of difference.
Lauren & Mark Rubin Visiting Moms® is a free service that matches volunteers with new moms or dads during the first year of their baby’s life, whether it’s the first baby or a new baby in the household. Volunteers are trained and supervised and support parents who are adjusting to parenthood, isolated, or overwhelmed. Volunteers visit new parents at home and provide a weekly visit for at least two months or up until the baby’s first birthday.
To Refer Yourself or Someone Else
To learn more about the program or request a Rubin Visiting Moms volunteer for yourself or someone else, contact the program director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-693-5625. Referrals are accepted during pregnancy. Rubin Visiting Moms is non-sectarian, free of charge, and open to all parents in the community. Please let us know if you require any accommodations to receive support from our program.
Rubin Visiting Moms volunteer opportunities are available in the following communities: Central MA, North Shore; Boston; the Cambridge/Somerville/Watertown area; and the northern suburbs, which include Arlington, Malden, Wakefield, and Woburn.
Interested in volunteering? Fill out our volunteer registration form to start the process.
Thanks to a very generous gift from the Epstein-Rubin Family, the Visiting Moms program is named for Lauren & Mark Rubin.
For more information, call 781-647-JFCS (5327) or email your questions via our contact us page.