Halloween Costume Distribution 2016

On Saturday October 22, 2016 a team of Interfaith Social Services’ volunteers distributed Halloween costumes to over 200 children whose families are clients of Interfaith’s food pantry. These new and gently used costumes were all donated by the community. Over...

Una Armstrong – New Directions Counseling Center Therapist

Una Armstrong received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Sociology from Emmanuel College in 1984. Following graduation she immediately started working for a software sales company. After working in the field of business for a few years she felt...

Kerry MacDonald – New Directions Counseling Center Therapist

Kerry MacDonald has a master’s degree from Simmons School of Social Work. She has been a therapist since 2001 and began seeing clients through Interfaith’s New Directions Counseling Center in 2010. Her areas of expertise include: working with adults who...

Elizabeth Wagner – New Directions Counseling Center Therapist

Elizabeth Wagner is a licensed mental health counselor with a Master’s Degree in Family Counseling from Eastern Nazarene College.  She has been a counselor at Interfaith Social Services’ New Directions Counseling Center since 1988. Ms. Wagner is also a supervisor of...

Clara Sparks – Chaplain at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton

Clara Sparks has journeyed around the world two times. She reached the Arctic Circle on foot with a 12-person expedition. She has traveled 1,000 miles, by ship, up the Amazon River and organized a trek to Mt. Kilimanjaro. She has...

George Fahey – New Directions Counseling Center Therapist

George Fahey is a licensed independent clinical social worker. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in philosophy from St. John’s Seminary, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston College. George joined the New Direction’s team in 2015. Since 2004,...

Barbara Goodman – New Directions Counseling Center Therapist

Barbara Goodman joined the counseling staff at New Directions Counseling Center in 2002.  She earned her Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology at Cambridge College.  Barbara works with children, adolescents, and adults covering a broad spectrum of issues including self-esteem,...

Anne Donovan – New Directions Counseling Center Therapist

Anne Donovan has worked at Interfaith Social Services’ New Directions counseling since 2006. Anne is a licensed (LADC1) and certified (CADC) alcohol and drug abuse counselor with 30 years of experience. From 1989-1994 she completed the Alcohol/Chemical Dependency Program at...

Maureen Richardson – New Directions Counseling Center Therapist

Maureen Richardson is a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Maureen has been working at Interfaith Social Services’ New Directions Counseling Center since 2004. She will be the first to tell you that in her long and varied...

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2016

On Thursday August 4, 2016 eighty of Interfaith Social Services’ volunteers and their loved ones assembled for an evening of food, fun and recognition. Hingham’s Sons of Italy Hall hosted Interfaith Social Services annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Guests enjoyed a...

Handmade Candles for Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS ARE THE FIRE THAT MAKES INTERFAITH’S LIGHT SHINE BRIGHTLY - These candles were distributed to volunteers who attended Interfaith’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on August 4, 2016.   They are made from pure beeswax and coconut oil. The candles were...

Claire Hagan – New Directions’ Counseling Coordinator

Claire Hagan is the Counseling Coordinator for Interfaith Social Services' New Directions Counseling Center. She is a registered nurse and a licensed mental health clinician. After graduating from Children’s Hospital School of Nursing she spent much of her professional career working...