Playspace Program


What is a Playspace?

Founded in 1990, our Playspace Program is based on the belief that play is essential for child development. Our Playspace Program ensures that each child living in a homeless shelter in Massachusetts has the opportunity for developmentally appropriate play. Read more.

What is a PAL?

PALs, or Playspace Activity Leaders, are members of the community who contribute two hours a week leading age-appropriate activities with children in homeless shelters. Join 1,400 volunteers who play with homeless children in family shelters. To learn about being a PAL, click here.

Upcoming Trainings

You can attend any PAL training, regardless of where you want to volunteer.View upcoming trainings.

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