Lead Program

166 William Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

The Lead Program at PACE provides educational home visits to families of lead poisoned children. 

In addition, the staff conducts in-service trainings to parent and community groups. Lead also provides general information about  lead poisoning, prevention and resources to families and homeowners.

For more information please contact:

Elvira Smith  508-999-9920 or esmith@paceinfo.org

Lead poisoning is preventable! Below are tips on keeping you and your family lead-safe.

For more information on lead prevention, visit: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/childhood-lead-poisoning-prevention-program.

Lead Facts:

· Get your child tested at 9 months to one year, at age 2 and 3.

· Get your child tested at age 4 if you live in a high-risk community or older home.

· Clean woodwork with damp paper towels or wipes to reduce lead dust.