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

Business Organizations:

The Rotary Club of Scituate
John Miller,
is a service organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide 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 direct gifts 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.

To meet the needs of our community at Christmastime and throughout the year by supporting families during times of hardship while inspiring the values of kindness, compassion, philanthropy and volunteerism. The Susan Phippen House, home of Scituate Community Christmas, serves as an anchor by providing a warm, welcoming space for outreach and giving while connecting people with charitable organizations to promote the common good.
Scituate Health Service, Inc.

P.O. Box 232
Scituate, Ma 02066
The Scituate Health Services, Inc. has 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 provide limited assistance in individual instances.
b. To assist in education through scholarship aid to graduating seniors from Scituate High School entering a nursing program or health-related field.

Sustainable Scituate 

The Scituate Food Pantry Community Garden at Teak Sherman Park
The Teak Sherman Community Garden (TSCG) is an organic farm garden in Scituate, Massachusetts. The purpose of the TSCG is to educate Scituate residents and give them the opportunity to participate in local, sustainable, organic farm gardening and to provide fresh produce directly to the Scituate Food Pantry.

Emergency Management Groups

The Scituate Alliance of Natural Disaster Services
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
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
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 protecting 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, 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 Little League

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

Scituate Girl Scouts

Visit Web Site for information about Scituate Girl Scouts

Scituate BSA Cub Scouts 

Boys and Girls Grades K-5 (5-10 years old)

Scituate BSA Scouts 

Boys Grades 6th-12th (11-17 years old)

The mission of the BSA (Boy Scouts of America), is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The four aims of Scouting are: citizenship, character, personal fitness, and leadership.

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