Family Welcome Center

To schedule your in person registration appointment, please contact
508-997-4515

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ENGLISH REGISTRATION PACKET
SPANISH REGISTRATION PACKET
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The Family Welcome Center strives to provide support and assistance to all families in New Bedford.
It is our goal to give you the tools to navigate the school system while strengthening home, school and authentic community relationships to ensure student success.
Our Family Registration Specialists work with families providing necessary information, knowledge, and skills to support their children's education.

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455 County Street, Room 105 & 106
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel: 508-997-4515
Fax 508-999-4037
Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
*If you are unable to provide the documents listed below, please speak to a specialist*

Birth Certificate or Passport
Immunizations / Latest Physical
Two Proofs of New Bedford Address
Parent/Legal Guardian Photo ID
Report Cards and/or Transcripts
Individual Educational Plan/504
Plan

Links
Street Sheet 2023 - English
Hojas de Calle 2023 - Spanish
Folheto de Rua 2023 - Portuguese
Massachusetts Department of Education


Important Links for Parents
Public Transportation
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford Whaling National Park
Southeastern Regional Transit Authority
Buttonwood Park Zoo
YMCA New Bedford
Boys and Girls Club
United Way of New Bedford
NBPS Wraparound Services
NBPS Early Childhood Education
Licensed Childcare Providers

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