Homeschooling is regulated at the state level, so connecting with local homeschoolers is an important step to start homeschooling in Massachusetts. Find the Massachusetts homeschool groups closest to you and get connected with your local homeschooling community, learn about the homeschool requirements in Massachusetts, and discover the co-ops, classes, sports and arts opportunities, and social get-togethers in your area.
Our listing of Massachusetts state organizations and local homeschool groups is ordered alphabetically by city, with statewide organizations listed first. If you would like to submit a group, you may do so using the red button above.
Massachusetts Homeschool Organizations (Statewide)
Massachusetts Homeschool Organization of Parent Educators (MassHOPE)Massachusetts Statewide
A Christian ministry for the express purpose of encouraging home educators across the Commonwealth. Mass H.O.P.E. has a statewide network of support groups for home educators from beginners to veterans. We can help you locate a support group nearby or assist you in establishing a new one. Support groups provide information and encouragement from other families pursuing the same goals.
Massachusetts Home Learning Association (MHLA)Massachusetts Statewide
An advocacy and education organization, which endorses home learning as an alternative to public or private schooling. MHLA informs and educates families, school officials, the media, elected officers, policymakers and other constituencies about the benefits, societal impacts and unique educational methods of homeschoolers.
Massachusetts Local Homeschool Groups
Attleboro Area HomeschoolersAttleboro, MA
A group of families that welcomes all homeschoolers in many communities in southeastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island. The main purpose of the Attleboro Area Homeschoolers is to give homeschooling families in our area the support necessary to begin the homeschooling experience.
Friends of GraceChelmsford
We welcome families from our surrounding area to join with us and encourage each other on the homeschool journey. We are a Christian fellowship of families from many area churches in Middlesex County, MA. We are affiliated with MassHOPE and HSLDA. We offer frequent organized field trips and a homeschool cooperative which meets for 24 weeks during the school year on Fridays in Chelmsford, MA. Registration for our cooperative is in June of every year. We will be accepting new participants to the cooperative at that time. Membership is available at any time during the year.
Family Educators Resource Network (FERN)Columbia to Berkshire counties and surrounding areas
FERN is an informal networking group for home educators in the areas of Columbia, Rensselaer, and Albany counties in New York and in Berkshire county in Massachusetts. FERN operates as a computer-based "newsletter" for activities, resources, and information to support homeschooling families and those interested in home education.
Pilgrims Progress Home School AssociationDuxbury, South Shore area
A Christian, non-profit organization that offers support to families who choose to home educate their children. Offering weekly co-op classes, field trips, fairs, graduation ceremony, as well as many opportunities for students as well as parents to build relationships.
Beacon Homeschool GroupHanson
BHSG is a support group with a vision to connect area Christian families by providing opportunities to learn, serve, and build life-long friendships together on their homeschooling journey. Monthly support group meetings are open to all homeschooling parents who might need some encouragement or more information. BHSG co-op classes meet on Tuesdays, for 3.5 hours, from September thru April. We provide two 10-week sessions. Each class is taught by our members or friends in the local community. Each teacher is required to fill out a CORI form and must follow guidelines set up by Beacon Home School Group. All member families teach a class of your choosing for at least one session. Ages Elementary: Ages 6-11 Junior and Senior High: Ages 12 and up Siblings: Ages 4 and 5
Parent Association of Christian EducatorsHyannis
We are a Christian support group for home education, providing weekly co-op enrichment classes, and events for all homeschoolers interested, field trips, etc.
Outstanding Homeschool AdventuresMassachusetts
Outstanding Homeschool Adventures (OHA) strives to plan fun and affordable field trips, classes, outings, get-togethers, play groups, and outstanding adventures for Homeschoolers & their families in Massachusetts, Connecticut and surrounding areas! Our adventures happen all across MA and CT as well as in RI, NH, and ME.
MHLA Local Support GroupsMassachusetts Statewide
Homeschool Support Groups in Massachusetts
MassHOPE Support GroupsMassachusetts Statewide
Living and LearningMilford
Providing a forum for exchanging information on local events, online educational materials, and places of interest for homeschooling families in the greater Milford, MA area.
Catholic Homeschoolers in Massachusetts East (CHIME)North Andover
CHIME is a group of faithful Catholic homeschooling families who live in eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. We provide not only mutual support and encouragement to one another, but also a variety of academic and spiritual activities, field trips, classes, and clubs for our members and their children. We are a parent-led group, so any idea you may have for an activity or event should be put out there for the offering. Do not be afraid to reach out!
This group is a way to connect with other homeschooling families in Berkshire County Massachusetts who have chosen to homeschool their children. We are a group of about 200 families growing into a great support network. There are several activities for children of all age ranges offered frequently.