Community Groups

Below is a listing of community based groups. Although these groups operate separately from the Town of Scituate's government they do play a large role in serving the community.

If you don't see your group listed contact the webmaster for consideration. Please e-mail contact information and a brief description of your organization.

Veterans | Business | Charitable | Emergency | Environmental | Neighborhood | School | Recreation


Veteran's Organizations:

Scituate American Legion Post 144
http://www.scituatepost144.org/


Business Organizations:

The Rotary Club of Scituate
Walter Heller, 781-792-0230
info@scituaterotary.org
is a service organization of business and professional leaders united world-wide to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and promote international understanding and goodwill.


Charitable Organizations:

Scituate Church Pantry
P.O. Box 120, Scituate, MA 02066, (781) 545-5827

The Scituate Church Pantry is a volunteer organization dedicated to assisting needy citizens of Scituate through the provision of food and other emergency assistance.

Operating out of the Masonic Lodge on Country Way, the Pantry provides directgifts of groceries and other necessary staples to Scituate residents who demonstrate the need for charitable assistance. The Pantry also provides vouchers in exchange for groceries, prescription medication or medical supplies, gas, oil, or emergency auto repairs. The Church Pantry operates on charitable donations from the Scituate churches, private citizens, and business and community organizations.

Scituate Community Christmas, Inc.
781-545-7108
A nonprofit, ecumenical organization that provides food, clothing and toys for families in need during the holiday season. Over the past six years, this all-volunteer effort has assisted several hundred families. In addition to several fundraising activities which support the cost of providing these services, SCC also hosts a free family holiday party in conjunction with The Scituate Chamber of Commerce activities in early December.

Scituate Health Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 232
Scituate, Ma 02066
scituatehealthservice@yahoo.com
The Scituate Health Services, Inc. as been a part of Scituate since 1919.
Our Objectives:
a. To provide health benefits to the citizens of the Town of Scituate by the promotion of, or assistance in, beneficial health programs or activities, and to provided limited assistance in individual instances.
b. To assist in education through scholarship aid to graduating senior from Scituate High School entering a nursing program or health related field.


Emergency Management Groups

The Scituate Alliance of Natural Disaster Services
http://www.sandshelps.org/
Brochure
The Scituate Alliance of Natural Disaster Services was formed in 2011 by members of the town’s emergency services, clergy, community groups, and concerned citizens.  Individual committees have worked together to form a cohesive organization with the goal of responding effectively and efficiently in the event of a natural disaster emergency.  Scituate, MA is located 25 miles south of Boston.  The town is nearly 17 square miles and dates back to 1636.  Scituate has evolved from a summer colony to a residential community with nearly 18,000 residents.


Environmental Organizations:

The First Herring Brook Watershed Initiative
Director: Lance Van Lenten, 781-545-5987
LnKrs@comcast.net
is a relatively new organization consisting mostly of Scituate residents with a wide variety of environmental backgrounds and interests. It is affiliated with the nonprofit North and South Rivers Watershed Association.

The North and South Rivers Watershed Association
PO Box 43
Norwell, MA 02061
781-659-8168
nsrwa@aol.com
The North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Inc. (NSRWA) is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals, families, businesses, and other environmentally-concerned organizations. The NSRWA was created by a handful of river-lovers bound together by an intense devotion to the natural beauty of the area and a strong commitment to protect these natural resources for their own and future generations.

The mission of the NSRWA is to preserve, restore, maintain and conserve in their natural state, the waters and related natural resources within the watershed.


Neighborhood Organizations:

Humarock Beach Improvement Association
HBIA plays a leading role in Humarock's future, whether it is for social activities or serious community matters. Sponsored in part by the Humarock Beach Improvement Association, Humarock.net features updated coverage of this important part of Scituate.

Mt Hope Improvement Society
Mt Hope Improvement Society is located at the corner of Clapp Road and Cedar Street, Scituate, MA. They are a non-profit organization. A diverse group of neighbors, dedicated to a common interest; The preservation, restoration, and conservation of our neighborhood - the West End of Scituate.


School Based Organizations:

Scituate Education Foundation (SEF)
The Scituate Education Foundation (SEF) will benefit the community by funding innovative educational programs with the support of a diverse group of public and private organizations.  

Scituate CORSE Foundation
(Community of Resources for Special Education) is a 501(c)(3) organization, established by a group of dedicated parents and educators to raise funds to provide the highest quality educational, social and recreational community experiences so children with special needs can reach their full potential.


Recreation Based Organizations:

Scituate Girl Scouts
Visit Web Site for information about Scituate Girl Scouts

Scituate Little League
Introduces and builds skills in the great sport of baseball for all of Scituate's youth.

YWCA of Marshfield
marshfield@ywcacam.org
The YWCA of Marshfield is a non-profit organization affiliated with national YWCA group. The Y offers many classes and programs to adults and families from all of the surrounding communities. Child care is available during most day time classes. The Y also offers a wonderful Summer Camp Program.


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