Plummer Youth Promise

Plummer’s Community Apartments help young men and women referred by the Department of Children and Families take their first steps toward living on their own.

Our community apartments support young men and women between the ages of 18 and 22 who were in the child welfare system when they turned 18. We help them locate their first apartment, co-sign their lease, pay all relevant deposits...

Contact: Shane MacMaster Phone: (978) 744-1099 Email: smacmaster@plummeryouthpromise.org

You don’t need to be perfect. Or rich. Or own your own home. What you do need to become a foster parent is a big heart, patience and a desire to make a difference in the life of a child.

Children who need foster care range in age from birth to 22. What they have in common is they all have experienced some sort of trauma. They need a loving home so they can feel safe while remaining...

Contact: MaryLuz Arling Phone: (978) 935-9555 Email: marling@plummeryouthpromise.org

Overlooking peaceful Salem Harbor in an area known as Winter Island sits a refurbished, grand Victorian. It houses an important mission – providing stability and hope for youth who have had a history of abuse, neglect and emotional and/or behavioral challenges.

Through the course of a year, 24 boys between the ages of 13 and 18 reside at the Plummer Group Home. The boys are referred by...

Contact: Shane MacMaster Phone: (978) 744-1099 Email: smacmaster@plummeryouthpromise.org

Plummer Youth Promise’s OnPoint program is operated in collaboration with the Salem Police Community Impact Unit and Essex County Juvenile Probation. The primary goal of the program is to keep youth from entering juvenile detention or foster care.

Youth are referred to OnPoint by Juvenile Probation or state Department of Children and Families (DCF). While most live in Salem, it is not...

Contact: Keith Willa Phone: (781) 710-0865 or (978) 594-1657 Email: kwilla@plummeryouthpromise.org

Located in the same building as our Group Home, Plummer’s Supported Apartment houses up to six young men ages 16 – 22. These residents no longer need the full services of a group home, but are not ready to live on their own and have no family with whom they can live.

Referrals to this program come through the Department of Children and Families and occasionally the Department of Mental...

Contact: Shane MacMaster Phone: (978) 744-1099 Email: smacmaster@plummeryouthpromise.org