Brockton Area Resources

  • 211 Massachusetts

    Talk to someone who can help! Call 211 Now!

    Receive support and resources on domestic violence, food, rent/utilities, clothing/household items, and other vital needs.

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  • The Arc - Brockton Area

    Our mission is to work in partnership with, and for, the community to provide advocacy, information, and direct services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. Our services provide choice and empowerment while supporting individuals as they strive to realize their personal goals. We promote independence, respect and dignity.

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  • BASE - Building After School Enrichment

    BASE is a therapeutic after-school program dedicated to enhancing the social and academic skills of children ages 6-12 with complex emotional and behavioral needs who have been unable to succeed in non-therapeutic community program settings.

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  • Bay Coast Behavioral

    Bay Coast Behavioral is CARF accredited for Outpatient Treatment in Mental Health for Adults, Children and Adolescents.

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  • Belmont Counseling

    Our mission as therapists is to help our clients learn to enjoy life by listening and helping them develop new methods to deal with life’s challenges in a relaxed and supportive setting.

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  • Boys and Girls Club of Brockton

    We serve more than 1,000 youth ages 5-18 annually through our mission to nurture strong minds, healthy bodies, and community spirit through youth driven, quality programming in a safe and fun environment.

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  • The Bridge Center

    The Bridge Center specializes in affordable, year-round therapeutic recreation and equine-assisted therapy programs for individuals with disabilities. All programs are instructed by skilled staff and are designed to meet the social, emotional, and physical goals of participants, regardless of the nature and severity of their disabilities.

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  • Catholic Charities

    Catholic Charities South, a community service center of Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston, is a vital community resource offering a continuum of care including basic needs assistance at our food pantry, family support services, youth mentoring, adult education including English, and nursing assistant training classes, and elder outreach. Annually, Catholic Charities South serves more than 24,000 children, adults and families from more than 30 cities and towns in Norfolk and Plymouth Counties.

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  • Changing Directions Counseling

    We understand that almost everyone faces a difficult problem or issue at some point in their life. We provide programs that are designed to promote healthy relationships and improve the overall well being of our clients. We strive to promote a safe and
    supportive environment.

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  • CSA (Community Service Agency) - Brockton Area

    The Community Service Agency (CSA) of the Brockton Area is designed to support families of children with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and assist them to gain a sense of competency in parenting a youth with serious emotional challenges. The CSA seeks to reduce the use of inpatient services and long-term residential care, as well as involvement with the juvenile justice system.

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  • Department of Children & Families (DCF)

    The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect and strengthening families.

    110 Mulberry Street
    Brockton, MA 02302

    Fax 508-554-7878

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  • Department of Mental Health (DMH) - Brockton

    The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities.

    165 Quincy St.
    Brockton, MA 02302


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  • Devereux Massachusetts

    Devereux is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare in the country. Across its national network, Devereux partners with families, schools and communities in order to help some of our nation’s most vulnerable individuals achieve happiness and personal fulfillment. We provide a continuum of care for children, adolescents and adults faced with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and mental health challenges, including psychiatric hospitals, residential and day treatment programs, community-based group homes, respite care programs, supervised apartments, foster care homes, special education day schools, and vocational and pre-vocational training.

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  • Emergency Services - Mobile Crisis Intervention

    165 Quincy Street
    Brockton, MA 02302
    877-670-9957 or 508-897-2100
    FAX: 508-897-2135

  • Family and Community Resources, Inc.

    Our mission is to serve individuals and families whose lives are impacted by trauma at home, school or in their community. FCR, Inc. is committed to providing the highest quality of services including advocacy, support, individual and group treatment, case management and community education and training.

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  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

    Resources and information for grandparents raising grandchildren, including support groups and legal information.

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  • Handhold

    About Handhold
    Handhold was created by a team of mental health and child development experts in partnership with parents who have gone through what you are going through. Our goal? To guide you in caring for your child’s mental health and emotional well-being.

    Family partners and parents of kids with similar experiences to yours told us what they wished they had known earlier in their journey. Mental health experts, including child psychiatrists, social workers, and psychologists, selected the most relevant and useful resources.

    We encourage you to start by answering the four questions under “Should I Worry?” to explore your concerns. Whatever steps you decide to take, we offer a variety of tips, tools, and resources to help you take them with confidence.

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  • Health Care For All

    Health Care For All (HCFA) is a Massachusetts nonprofit advocacy organization working to create a health care system that provides comprehensive, affordable, accessible, and culturally competent care to everyone, especially the most vulnerable among us.

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  • Health Imperatives Violence Intervention & Prevention

    24-Hour Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Hotline

    For nearly four decades Health Imperatives has been at the forefront of responding to the health and safety needs of local families and individuals, and today our programs and services are structured around our two main areas of focus and expertise: health care and violence intervention and prevention services.

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    BAMSI’s Helpline links people in need with services that can help them. Your call will be answered directly by a concerned staff member. All calls are confidential.

    Call: 508-580-HELP (4357)

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  • Independence Associates, Inc.

    Independence Associates, Inc. (IA) is located in East Bridgewater, MA serving 31 communities south east of Boston.

    Since 1980, IA has worked with people with disabilities providing the resources which enable them to live as independently as they wish in the setting that they choose.

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  • Making Sense: A Parent's Guide to a Child's Psychiatric Hospitalization

    This Guide was written with the help of parents and professionals who understand that having a child hospitalized psychiatrically can be stressful, confusing, and frustrating. The advice and guidance in these pages can help clear up confusion and reduce frustration.

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  • Map Academy

    Introducing Map Academy, a new public charter school located in Plymouth, designed to provide a free option to students that want or need something different than the traditional high school.

    We put students at the center and designed a school to meet their individual needs. Flexible scheduling and support, personalized academics, career development opportunities, and more.

    Opening in Fall 2018. Welcoming students from anywhere in Massachusetts.

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  • Mass 211

    Every day, someone somewhere in Massachusetts needs to find essential community services, an after school program, a food bank, or where to secure care for an aging parent. Many face these challenges,
    but don't always know where to turn for help.

    The Solution is to Dial 2-1-1.

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  • Massachusetts Sibling Support Network

    Growing up with a brother or sister with a disability, whether the disability is mental or physical, seen or unseen, is a unique, challenging, and potentially rewarding experience.

    The MSSN supports siblings of people with disabilities in the following ways: creating welcoming communities for siblings across the lifespan; improving the range and availability of sibling support services; and providing education about sibling-related issues.

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  • My Brother's Keeper

    My Brother’s Keeper is a vibrant, welcoming Christian ministry with locations in Easton and Dartmouth, MA which delivers furniture and food to families in need.

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  • NAMI

    NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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  • NAMI Mass Compass

    Navigating the mental healthcare system can be complicated—we help individuals and families affected by mental health issues find their way.

    The NAMI Mass Compass is operated by peers and family members who have dealt with these issues first hand. Navigators are available to answer a wide range of questions and refer to NAMI support & education programs and other community resources.

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  • National Family Support Technical Assistance Center

    The National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC) is the nation’s first Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded Center of Excellence focused on supporting families and caregivers of children, regardless of their age, who experience serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

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  • NeighborWorks Housing Solutions

    NeighborWorks® Housing Solutions (NHS) is a one-stop shop for finding and maintaining safe, affordable, high quality housing and growing financial skills and resources. We provide the answers and support individuals and families need.

    Our services include rental assistance; emergency financial help; shelter and homelessness prevention; first-time homebuyer education and counseling; financial coaching; foreclosure prevention; affordable residential and small business loans; and construction and management of high-quality rental housing across Southern Massachusetts.

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  • New Life Counseling & Wellness Center, Inc.

    New Life Counseling and Wellness Center, Inc. is a multicultural organization that promotes the well-being of individuals, children, youth and families through high quality mental health and social services that are culturally competent in multiple languages such as mental health counseling, support groups, social services, advocacy, and education.

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  • Northeast Health Services

    NorthEast Health Services (NEHS) provides comprehensive outpatient mental health services across much of the Plymouth and Bristol Counties. With the combined resources of 150+ professionals and 8 clinic locations, NEHS is uniquely positioned to meet the diverse mental health needs of our communities.

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  • The RAFT Program

    The RAFT Program is a homelessness prevention program funded by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). RAFT provides short-term financial assistance to low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

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  • The Salvation Army - Brockton Corps Community Center

    The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church that provides opportunity for spiritual growth and development. Our services are designed for the entire family and there is always a friendly welcome.

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  • Self Help Inc.

    It is our Mission to remove barriers that exist in the communities that we serve to ensure that opportunities are available for all residents to obtain health services, child care, education, housing, employment and financial stability. It is further our Mission to encourage and provide the opportunity for residents to participate in planning and decision-making.

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  • Sibling Support Group with UMass Medical

    The Shriver Center works with hospitals and other agencies to address the needs of siblings and parents of children with mental health issues. The goals of the program are to build sibling resiliency and decrease trauma, teach parenting strategies that support siblings as well as increase parental confidence, and build capacity among providers. For more information, contact Emily Rubin, Director of Sibling Support, at [email protected].

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  • Southeast Counseling Services

    360 Brockton Ave
    Abington, MA 02351


  • South Shore Mental Health

    South Shore Mental Health is a leader in providing services for children, teens, and families experiencing serious emotional problems, behavioral issues, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse.

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  • United Way

    United Way is the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit. We're engaging people from all walks of life in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. We think every child in every country should have a good education. Every citizen should feel financially stable. Every community should be healthy and strong.

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  • Whitman Counseling Center

    BAMSI’s outpatient mental health clinic, Whitman Counseling Center, is committed to empowering people to achieve their full potential through a variety of therapeutic approaches. We provide services for children and adults who are experiencing difficulty in their lives due to psychiatric or emotional symptoms.

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