COVID-19 Support Groups & Events

PIN will be hosting a series of recurring Parent Support Groups, along with special informative events, related to COVID-19.

Additional support groups, workshops, and events are listed under the Support Groups & Events tab on the home page.

For additional information, and to RSVP for these support groups and events, please contact Megan Howell, Office Services Supervisor, at pin@bamsi.org or 508-947-8779 ext 210 .




PIN understands the difficulties families are experiencing amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. We are committed to continuing support to our parents. We will also be hosting remote support groups via video chats. Dates, times, and links will be posted on this page and the area News & Events pages as they become available, so please check back often.

Please contact your area Parent Coordinator for more information. We can also be reached at 508-947-8779 ext 210 and pin@bamsi.org.

Brockton Area

Parent Support Groups: Wednesdays at 6 pm & Thursdays at 11 am

Family Activity Groups: Fridays at 11 am

For more information, please contact Sue Wolfe, Brockton Parent Coordinator, at 774-480-4772 (call or text) or susanwolfe@bamsi.org

Cape Cod Area

Parent Support Groups: Thursdays at 7 pm & Saturdays at 10 am

Family Activity Groups: Wednesdays at 9:30 am

For more information, please contact Michelle Lynds, Cape Cod Parent Coordinator, at 774-480-4215 (call or text) or michellelynds@bamsi.org

Fall River Area

Parent Support Groups: Wednesdays at 7 pm & Fridays at 10 am

Family Activity Groups: Tuesdays at 10 am

Teenline Chat Group: Thursdays at 7 pm (a moderated chat group exclusively for our teens to maintain social interaction with their peers)

For more information, please contact Chelsie Atwood, Fall River Parent Coordinator, at 774-517-7011 (call or text) or chelsieatwood@bamsi.org 

New Bedford Area

PTAY Support Groups: Mondays at 7 pm (a special support group for parents of teens and young adults ages 14 to 25)

Parent Support Groups: Tuesdays at 10 am, Wednesdays at 7 pm

For more information, please contact Tara Freitas, New Bedford Parent Coordinator, at 774-517-7035 (call or text) or tarafreitas@bamsi.org

Plymouth Area

Parent Support Groups: Wednesdays at 7 pm

Family Activity Groups: Mondays at 2 pm

For more information, please contact Amy McDevitt, Plymouth Parent Coordinator, at 774-517-7009 (call or text) or amymcdevitt@bamsi.org

Quincy Area

Parent Support Groups: Tuesdays at 7 pm & Fridays at 1 pm

For more information, please contact Amy McDevitt, Plymouth Parent Coordinator, at 774-517-7009 (call or text) or amymcdevitt@bamsi.org

Taunton/Attleboro Area

Parent Support Groups: Tuesdays at 11 am & Thursdays at 7 pm

For more information, please contact Lynn Levesque, Taunton/Attleboro Parent Coordinator, at 508-944-7428 (call or text) or lynnlevesque@bamsi.org

Parents of Transitional Age Youth (PTAY)

A special support group for parents of teens and young adults ages 14 to 25

Parent Support Groups: Mondays at 7 pm

For more information, please contact Tara Freitas, New Bedford Parent Coordinator, at 774-517-7035 (call or text) or tarafreitas@bamsi.org

Fathers Support Group

2nd Saturday of each month from 5 pm – 7 pm

For more information, please contact Chris Bean, Group Facilitator, at 781-626-2209 (call or text) or christopherbean@bamsi.org

Couples Support Group

4th Saturday of each month from 5 pm – 7 pm

For more information, please contact Chris Bean, Group Facilitator, at 781-626-2209 (call or text) or christopherbean@bamsi.org