How MARE Can Help You

Welcome to the section of the MARE website designed to meet the needs of social workers who are working with waiting children and/or waiting families. We at MARE value the collaborative relationships we have with social workers from the Department of Children and Families and adoption agencies in Massachusetts and beyond.

MARE has four Child Services Coordinators (CSC) who are assigned to specific geographic regions.  Each CSC is responsible for all recruitment services for the children in their regions.  Therefore this system allows each social worker to contact and work with one MARE staff person for all the recruitment needs of their children. 

The four Child Services Coordinators are:

                - Maurine Albano ( – Western Region
                - Emily Goldberger ( – Boston and Central Regions
                - Victoria Tucker ( – Northern Region
                - Rebecca Clegg ( –Southeast Region

With questions about MARE's Family Support Services, contact Diane Tomaz at

Ricardo Franco (, MARE's Latino Services Coordinator, is available to consult with social workers and families about the specific recruitment needs of Latino children and families.

Good communication is essential to these relationships, so please feel free to contact us if you have any questions and/or suggestions about our services.  We hope that MARE can assist you in finding adoptive families for your waiting children.

Use the associated links for information about:
                - Registering and Photolisting a Child
                - Registering a Family
                - Media Recruitment
                - Adoption Parties and Other Matching Events
                - Heart Gallery Program Information
                - Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program
                - Guides & Resources for Social Workers

MARE - Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. - 19 Needham Street, Suite 206, Newton, MA 02461
617-964-MARE (6273) – 1-800-882-1176 – Fax: 617-542-1006

MARE welcomes and serves all constituents without regard to an individual’s actual or perceived race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental ability, veteran status, domestic partnership or marital status. This policy also applies to employment practice, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, outside vendors, service clients, use of contractors and consultants, and dealings with the general public.

MARE is partially funded by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families – DCF
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