Caring For Kids

Caring For Kids

What is Caring For Kids about?

Since 2003, Caring for Kids has been offering free preventative dental services to students by bringing those services directly to schools and daycares throughout North Central Massachusetts.  
To date, Caring for Kids provides over 50 schools and daycares free dental care by establishing temporary dental work sites at each school and daycare location. 

Our Caring fo Kids Dental Team currently works with the following school districts:

Athol Royalston Regional School District 
Fitchburg Regional School District 
Gardner Regional School District 
Guild of St. Agnes - Gardner
Leominster Regional School District 
Making Opportunity Count (MOC) - Head Start Program
Montachusett Regional Technical School
Narragansett Regional School District  
Nashoba Regional School District
North Middlesex Regional School District 
Francis W. Parker Charter School
Orange Regional School District
RFK Community Alliance - Dr. Franklin Perkins School 
Winchendon Regional School District 

If your school district is interested in learning more about our Caring For Kids Dental Program, please contact Maria LaFord, Director of Dental Operations at:



Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can Participate In The Caring For Kids Program?

All dental services are provided in-person to any child from preschool to high school within a partnering school or daycare. Simply return our signed a parent/guardian consent form for your student(s) to receive care, regardless of ability to pay or insurance status.

Who Does Caring For Kids Partner With?

Caring for Kids will partner with any school or daycare program within CHC’s service area who is in need of dental services for their students.

What Dental Services Do You Offer? 

Caring for Kids provides preventative services which include dental cleanings, dental sealants, fluoride varnish, and periodic dental exams.

How Much Do These Services Cost?

Caring for Kids does not charge for dental services. We want your students to get the dental care they need and deserve!

How Can My School/day Care Program Become A Partner?

Contact our Dental Department at 978-878-8370 or email

Caring For Kids Team