Community Based Groups
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.
you don't see your group listed contact the webmaster for
consideration. Please e-mail contact information and a brief
description of your organization.
Scituate American Legion Post 144
Rotary Club of Scituate
Walter Heller, 781-792-0230
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.
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.
Community Christmas, Inc.
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.
Health Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 232
Scituate, Ma 02066
The Scituate Health Services, Inc. as been a part of Scituate since 1919.
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
Brochure - PDF
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.
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.
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 protect these natural resources for their own and future generations.
mission of the NSRWA is to preserve, restore, maintain and conserve
in their natural state, the waters and related natural resources
within the watershed.
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.
Hope Improvement Society
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.
Education Alliance (SEA)
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing learning opportunities for
parents and teachers. The Alliance supports the partnership among parents and
teachers as they share responsibility for the education of our children.
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.
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.