- Dare was founded in Roxbury, MA in 1964.
- Dare now provides services across MA and in the East Hartford, CT area.
- Dare's Intensive Foster Care program (Therapeutic Foster Care in CT) serves approximately 450 children and adolescents daily through six program sites in MA and one site in CT.
98% of the youth in Dare foster care have experienced 3 or more adverse childhood experiences—including abuse, neglect and other traumatic events.
Dare works with clients referred from the Department of Children and Families and the Department of Developmental Services.
Dare has served more than 840 families through its support and stabilization programs. We have maintained a success rate of approximately 85% for keeping families intact.
Dare operates nine staffed residences for adults with developmental disabilities.
Dare served 24 teen mothers and their children at our residential program in 2011.