The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Dennis Gabor

Our Organization

Family Independence, Inc. (FII) has been providing residential services to at-risk families since 1991. In 1996, we opened our first teen living program. Today Family Independence offers a safe, comprehensive, supervised, structured residential teen living experience for thirteen homeless teen parent, ages 12-21, and their children. We also run an adult shelter program for six young adult parents and their children. Since 1996, over 550 girls have been enrolled.

Launched In 2017

Over 500 families have been served since 2017

Greater Boston Program Director

France A. Neff, LMHC, BCC, CAGS


Roxbury, MA 02119

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide hope and stability for at-risk families

Our Approach

Supporting strong families and teaching parents how to be engaged

Support Us

Few organizations endure such a long history without making a substantial impact