Get the support that you need!

Food assistance, Housing solutions, Support groups, Workshops, and more.

Welcome to

Tree Of Life

The Jamaica Plain Community Connections Coalition
& Boston Family Engagement Network.

  • Family-based support and services
  • Department of Children and Families partner
  • Jamaica Plain site for the Boston Family Engagement Network
WE EMPOWERED 10+ VOLUNTEERS
WE PARTNERED WITH 25+ AGENCIES
WE SERVED 1000+ FAMILIES

Support & Services

Welcome Baby

One-time celebrations, in person or virtual visits to all families with newborns in Jamaica Plain.

ASQ Screenings

The Ages & Stages Questionnaire is a free, simple tool that you can use to find out what your child’s strengths are, and the areas where they may need more practice to reach their next developmental stage.

Support Groups

Mothers, fathers, and kids groups that provide the support you need with other families like you!

Food Distribution

Food boxes are supplied every Wednesday 1pm while supplies last.

About Us

MISSION STATEMENT

  • Our mission is to work together to represent the community, to empower the residents and to engage service providers to promote the health and well-being of all Jamaica Plain /Egleston Square residents. Our focus areas are family support, public health and services for older adults.

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

  • Jamaica Plain Coalition: Tree of Life/Arbol de Vida has non-profit status through its fiscal sponsor, Community Service Care, Inc. The Coalition has its own Steering Committee, which directs projects based on community input as well as through data analysis.

COLLABORATIONS

  • We convene community residents, providers, and organizations to address community needs. The JPC: Tree of Life partners and collaborates with over 25+ community partners and organizations in and around the Jamaica Plain community including Possible Project, Urban Edge, Brookline Food, etc.

Our Partners

Our Blog

Find inspirational kids activities for all ages in connection to our weekly playgroups.

Upcoming Events & Resources

Stay up to date with upcoming community events and find helpful resources.

Our Team

CAROL MIRANDA

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

AMY VELEZ

PROGRAM MANAGER

GLENDALIZ TEJEDA

MOTHERS GROUP FACILITATOR/PARENT PARTNER

CARLTON BUFORD

FATHER FACILITATOR

IMALAY GUERRERO

PARENT PARTNER LEADER

JOSEFINA OSORIO

FOOD DISTRIBUTION COORDINATOR