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by Mary Ann Kelley

Massachusetts Homeschool Organizations

Massachusetts Homeschool Organization of Parent Educators (MassHOPE)

A Christian ministry for the express purpose of encouraging home educators across the Commonwealth. Mass H.O.P.E. has a statewide network of support groups for home educators from beginners to veterans. We can help you locate a support group nearby or assist you in establishing a new one. Support groups provide information and encouragement from other families pursuing the same goals.

Massachusetts Home Learning Association (MHLA)

An advocacy and education organization, which endorses home learning as an alternative to public or private schooling. MHLA informs and educates families, school officials, the media, elected officers, policymakers and other constituencies about the benefits, societal impacts and unique educational methods of homeschoolers.

Massachusetts Homeschool Support Groups

Homeschooling Together Arlington and Belmont

A loosely organized group of families in the Arlington/Belmont, Massachusetts area who have home-based learning in common. We welcome all families to our group. As a group we do not endorse any one resource, method or philosophy over another. Information is given for your own evaluation and as a starting point for your own homeschooling adventure.The group exists as a framework for networking, communicating and supporting each other. Group activities, such as field trips, get-togethers or classes, are dependent on the unique energies and interests individuals bring to the group. There is no membership fee. By subscribing to the monthly newsletter, you become part of the network.

Attleboro Homeschool Network Attleboro and surrounding areas

A list for people who homeschool or are thinking of homeschooling in the state of Massachusetts, preferably the Attleboro area. Exchange ideas and support each other! Give links for school stuff! Talk about scripture, God, church, parents, kids, home cleaning, lessons and curriculum, on-line courses, and web sites.

Belchertown Homeschool Network (BHSN) Belchertown Hampshire County

The main pupose of the Belchertown Homeschool Network is to to provide a local group of resource sharing, field trips and events and overall networking in a variety of group settings. We will also be a local support for families interested in homeschooling.

Berkley Area Homeschoolers Berkley

Online support group for Berkley, Dighton, Taunton, and surrounding areas. Classes, field trips, play dates, and homeschool support.

Berkshire Mountains Homeschool Co-op. Berkshires

We are a secular homeschooling group in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.We will provide other homeschoolers with links, ideas and support. If you are in our area, give us a holler and come to one of our meetings. Email us for more information. Kids are ALWAYS welcome!

Metrowest Homeschoolers Boston

This is an inclusive group for homeschoolers throughout the Metrowest area of Boston to share ideas, classes and information.

The Billerica Homeschooling Association Boston

BHA is a resource and support group for homeschooling families in and around Billerica, MA. BHA is an open group that respects all homeschooling approaches and philosophies.The mission of BHA is to increase homeschooling awareness and visibility, to assist new homeschooling families, be a means for homeschooling families to connect, communicate and network, to create partnerships within the homeschooling community and the ones they live in and to develop homeschooling events, activities and community service and outreach projects.

Co-op Homeschool Support Group Gardner and surrounding towns.

We are a functioning support group open to homeschooling families in Gardner and surrounding towns.

Living and Learning Milford

Providing a forum for exchanging information on local events, online educational materials, and places of interest for homeschooling families in the greater Milford, MA area.

Tri County homeschoolers Norfolk county

Support group connecting the counties of Norfolk, Middlesex and Worcester.

North Shore Unschoolers Northshore

North Shore Unschoolers is a very relaxed network of families who 'unschool'. By this, we mean anything from free-learning to child-led learning to interest-driven learning, and generalized 'what-have-you' that isn't curriculum driven. :-) We have members from down in Boston and all the way up to the New Hampshire border. Our main objective is to enable like-minded families to hook up together and enjoy the journey of learning together

Berkshire County Homeschoolers Pittsfield, Lee, Lenox, Lanesborough, Stockbridge, Great Barrington, Housatonic, Adams, North Adams, Williamstown, and Dalton

This group is a way to connect with other homeschooling families in Berkshire County Massachusetts who have chosen to homeschool their children. We are a small group but we are growing into a great support network. We have many activities for the children as well as a monthly Moms Night Out.

Our Lady Queen of Saints Support Group South Eastern

Catholic Homeschool Support group for South Eastern, MA

Coastal Free Learners Southern Massachusetts

This group supports Home Schoolers living in the coastal communities of Southern Massachusetts. All types of home educators are welcome, regardless of religious or political preference.*

Massachusetts Support Groups Statewide

List from Home Education Magazine. .

AHEM Statewide

Local Support Groups

MHLA Local Support Groups Statewide

Homeschool Support Groups in Massachusetts

MassHOPE Support Groups Statewide

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