"Building value through public spaces." East Somerville Main Streets is a nonprofit partnership of East Somerville…More residents, local business owners, community leaders, the City of Somerville and the National Main Streets Center. The latter was founded in 1977 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with the idea of revitalizing business districts to promote the true essence of "downtown America."
ESMS organizes events that bring residents and visitors together. They also strive to promote local businesses new and old. By helping to refocus village centers as the hub of social and economic life in a given area, history is preserved, relationships are formed and an overall greater sense of community pride is fostered.
Greater Boston Catholic Charities 270 Washington St, Somerville, MA02143 This local branch of the national social service organization of Catholic Charities is one of the 40 locations in…More Eastern Massachusetts operated by the Archdiocese of Boston. Catholic Charities' Somerville location offers basic needs, emergency services, a food pantry and child care for children aged two months to five years. The Somerville office also runs St. Patrick's Shelter for Homeless Women and organizes a Foster Grandparent program to provide tutoring and mentoring services between elder volunteers and children of all ages.
Mirabella Plumbing & Heating 170 School St, Somerville, MA02145 Mirabella Plumbing & Heating is a plumbing service located in Somerville, Mass. The company provides installation,…More repairs and re-piping to commercial and residential clients in the Greater Boston area.
Petersen Plumbing & Heating Co., Inc. 138 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA02144 Petersen Plumbing & Heating Co., Inc., is a heating and plumbing company servicing the Greater Boston area. The…More company offers residential and commercial heating installation, gas fittings and plumbing repairs and installations.
Periodontics Dental Implants of Greater Boston 30 College Ave, Somerville, MA02144 This peridodontist and dental implant clinic is operated by Dr. Sofia Ostrer, D.M.D., M.S.D, P.C. The clinic offers…More patients surgery, tooth implants, regeneration, grafts, aesthetic treatments and treatments for sensitive teeth and gums.
Castle Slate Roofing 23 Victoria St # Sr, Somerville, MA02144 Castle Slate Roofing is a locally-owned contracting firm serving clients throughout the greater Boston area. It installs…More and repairs slate and copper roofs and gutters and provides ice belt and ice dam removal services.
New Color Painting, Inc. 191 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 New Color Painting offers residential and commercial painting services to clients in the Greater Boston area.…More Its services include power washing, wood staining, varnishing and exterior preparation.
Fast Track Oil 2 Alpine St, Somerville, MA02144 Fast Track Oil, formerly called Melrose Oil, delivers discounted heating oil to homes and businesses in the Greater…More Boston area. The company ensures speedy delivery, and a ticker on its Web site informs customers on the current price of its oil.
Swartz Catering 854 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Weddings, bar mitzvahs and corporate events are just some of the social engagements serviced by Swartz Catering. …More Founded in 1986 by longtime Somerville resident Howard Swartz with an eye toward gourmet foods, the catering service, with a commisary three doors down on Broadway, prepares most of its handmade fare from local producers. Focusing on fresh meat, fish and vegetables, Swartz is always on the lookout for the newest, freshest products. In keeping with its intimate philosophy, the catering service only purchases from vendors who match its size and attention to detail. While mainly operating within an hour of greater Boston area, Swartz Catering will travel up to two hours for a function.
This nonprofit provides therapy and support services to low-income, at-risk families in Somerville and Greater…More Boston. Founded in 1982, their mission "is to create safer, more resilient families by supporting them in developing the inner strengths, life skills, and networks of resources they need to succeed." They provide both direct counseling and support services to families and also train human service workers and educators who work with families and children. Services are offered in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.
Counseling is offered to whole families, couples, individuals and parent-child groups. Areas of focus include family violence intervention, parenting education and support and addressing the unique needs of immigrant parents. The center runs a number of support groups. They also hold Family Fun Nights to offer families a chance to share a positive experience.
A total of 59% of Family Center clients fall below the U.S. poverty level and 80% are single parents. The center relies on donations for much of their support.