Compassion.
Equity.
Community.

South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) works to improve equity, wellness and quality of life for diverse individuals and families by providing advocacy, education, and a wide range of services.

South Middlesex Non-Profit Housing Corporation

South Middlesex Non-Profit Housing Corporation (SMOC Housing) owns and manages over 1,400 units of housing that provide affordable, safe, and...

SMOC Behavioral Healthcare

SMOC Behavioral Healthcare (SBH) serves individuals, children, and families with a variety of services and programs that include substance use,...

Regional Services

Regional Services operate across SMOC’s four main service areas; Metrowest, Central Massachusetts, Western Massachusetts, and Lowell. Each region offers safe...

Family Services

Family Services offers important safety net services with a focus on housing and financial stability; nutrition and parenting support; and...

Energy & Financial Assistance

The Energy and Financial Assistance Division provides various programs to assist households in maintaining safe and stable housing. Programs include...

Early Education

The agency’s Early Education programs provide care to children from infancy to fourteen years old. Programs include HeadStart, full-time childcare,...

Welcome to SMOC

This website is designed to provide information about who we are as an organization, what we believe in, and what programs and services we provide. Established in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty, SMOC continues to mobilize resources for social change in order to improve the lives of those we serve, and strengthen the communities in which we operate. 

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