Fall River Area Resources

  • Arbour Counseling Services

    Areas of care include: Individual, couple, family and group mental health counseling for all ages. Evaluation and treatment for: stress-related issues, depression and anxiety disorders, bipolar and psychotic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, personality disorders and ADD/ADHD, among others.

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  • Bay Coast Behavioral

    Bay Coast Behavioral provides individualized treatment services to children with Autism and other related disorders. Our goal is to provide treatments that result in measurable and visible improvements in quality of life of the children and families we serve. Every child should have the opportunity and tools to achieve their fullest potential.

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  • Boys & Girls Club of Fall River

    The Boys & Girls Club of Fall River is a youth development agency. We have been serving youth in grades Kindergarten through Senior year of high School in the Greater Fall River Area for over 124 years. We offer a safe place for these children to learn, play and grow. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of our members by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and a power of influence.

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  • Bradley Hospital

    Our mission at Bradley Hospital is to provide a range of family-focused, high quality mental health care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults with emotional disorders and/or developmental disabilities.

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  • Bradley Hospital - PediMIND: Pediatric Mood, Imaging and Neuro Development Program

    Bradley Hospital's PediMIND Research Program is dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric illness in children and adolescents.

    To achieve this goal, we conduct cutting-edge research that aims to identify biological and behavioral markers of psychiatric disorders.

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  • Branch Community Supper at First Baptist Church

    228 North Main Street (use Pine Street entrance)
    Fall River, MA

    508-672-5381

  • Catholic Social Services

    Catholic Social Services is committed to improving the quality of life for those in need by providing comprehensive social and human services including basic and emergency needs, homelessness, immigration issues, housing and residential services, disabilities, adoption, mental health counseling, elder health services, neighborhood rehabilitation, foreclosure help, citizenship services and much more.

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  • Changing Directions Counseling

    Changing Directions Counseling Services, LLC., provides outpatient mental health counseling services to Children, Adolescents, Families, and Adults of all ages. It is conveniently located on Route 6, at 1616 Grand Army Highway, in Somerset, MA. The location is handicap accessible and reachable by public transportation.

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  • Child & Family Services

    Child and Family Services strengthens families and the communities in which they live. Services include outreach and counseling, psychiatry, and support groups.

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  • Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County

    The Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County, a private, non-profit agency, provides services to children and intellectually disabled adults who have been victims of severe physical abuse, witness to violence or sexual abuse.

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  • Christ the Rock Assembly of God Food Pantry

    414 Rock Street
    Fall River, MA 02720

    508-617-8245

  • Church of Our Savior Food Pantry

    2112 County Street
    Somerset, MA 02726

    508-678-9663

  • Citizens For Citizens

    People living in poverty often need assistance with emergency situations and help with their own efforts to improve the circumstances under which they live. Citizens for Citizens, Inc. (CFC) is the Community Action Agency serving the cities of Fall River and Taunton.

    Additionally,CFC also serves the surrounding towns of Berkley, Dighton, Freetown, Lakeville, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, and Westport.

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  • Crossroads Community Fellowship Soup Kitchen

    125 Mason Street
    Fall River, MA

    774-644-1551

  • Department of Children & Families (DCF) - Fall River Office

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

    1561 North Main St.
    Fall River, MA 02720

    508-235-9800
    Fax 508-672-5404

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  • Department of Mental Health (DMH) - Fall River Office

    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.

    49 Hillside Street
    Fall River, MA 02720

    508-235-7200
    Fax 508-235-7346

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  • DMH Mobile Crisis - Corrigan Mental Health Center

    For MassHealth-enrolled youth up to 21, this service mobilizes to the home or other site where a youth is located. Service is provided 24/7/365 at all locations.

    508-235-7200
    877-425-0048

    49 Hillside Street
    Fall River, MA 02720

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  • East Side Counseling Services

    1311 Bedford Street
    Fall River, MA 02723

    508-567-1477

  • Fall River Career Center

    The Career Centers of Bristol County represent our flagship product to develop universal services to job seekers and employers. The vision of the Career Centers is to enable employers and individuals to maximize their opportunities for economic prosperity. The collective efforts of the Career Center management and partners have given the Workforce Investment Area an advanced understanding and command of the dynamics and challenges of the integration of and collaboration in employment and training services. Available at the Career Centers are a multitude of services for job seekers and employers.

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  • Family Service Association (FSA)

    We are committed to providing a wide array of high quality programs and services designed to strengthen and support individuals and families and to addressing the social service needs of our very diverse and changing communities.

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  • Family Service Association (FSA) - Community Service Agency (CSA)

    The Community Service Agency (CSA), administered by Family Service Association, is a community-based program that facilitates access to and ensures coordination of care for youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) who require or are utilizing multiple services or multiple child-serving systems. These include child welfare, special education, juvenile justice, mental health treatment and others.

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  • Fall River Public Schools

    The schools of Fall River, Massachusetts.

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  • Fall River Public Library

    Welcome to Fall River Public Library, your one-stop source for information, education and entertainment. With e-books, public computers, and wi-fi, we're right up to the minute--but our local history collections can take you back to Fall River's past.

    The library serves kids, families and adults. Best of all, most of our resources are offered free of charge to anyone with a library card. Come and see what we have to offer.

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  • Fall River YMCA

    The Fall River YMCA has been serving the Greater Fall River area since 1857. We are committed to strengthening our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility in the same building in downtown historic Fall River.

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  • The Greater Fall River Community Food Pantry

    228 North Main Street
    Fall River, MA 02720

    401-624-6309

  • Greater Fall River Re-Creation

    Greater Fall River RE-CREATION, formerly known as the “CD-REC” is a non-profit recreation and prevention based organization. Our organization provides educational and developmental programs to the residents in the Greater Fall River area, emphasizing economically disadvantaged youths.

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  • Greater Fall River Resource Guide

    A comprehensive guide of community resources for individuals and families in the Greater Fall River area.

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  • Health Imperatives Violence Intervention & Prevention

    24-Hour Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Hotline
    508-588-8255

    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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  • Healthfirst Family Care Center, Inc.

    HealthFirst is a warm, inviting, community based family health center located in the heart of fall river. We specialize in Family Medicine as well as dental and WIC.

    387 Quarry St #100
    Fall River, MA 02723

    508-679-8111

  • The Inspire Program at Fuller Hospital

    The Inspire Program provides therapeutic day treatment for adolescents ages 12 to 17 (and older adolescents who are still in high school). The program offers intensive group therapy, case management, psychiatric care, family therapy and family support groups, along with daily tutoring services to help adolescents succeed academically and improve their mental health.

    Referrals can be made via the Fuller Hospital website or by calling the Fuller 24/7 Intake Department at 833-338-5537. Fuller Hospital is located at 200 May Street, Attleboro.

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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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  • 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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  • Mobile Market

    Greater Boston Food Bank partners with community health centers to bring fresh produce to low-income working families. Mobile Markets offer fresh produce from July – October at health centers in your community.

    SSTAR hosts the Mobile Market for the Fall River area.

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  • My Fall River.org

    MyFallRiver.org is dedicated to increasing civic engagement in the Fall River community by connecting people to people, people to resources and opportunities, and people to groups, organizations and neighborhoods.

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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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  • 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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  • Seven Hills Behavioral Health

    Seven Hills is leading the way in the development and delivery of a wide spectrum of clinical, educational and behavioral health services.

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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 Emily.Rubin@umassmed.edu.

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  • Solid Groud Psychotherapy Associates

    Solid Ground Psychotherapy Associates consists of a team of qualified professionals providing psychotherapy and assessment for children, adolescents and adults.

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  • Southcoast Health Behavioral Health Connect

    Welcome to Southcoast Health’s new online resource directory, Behavioral Health Connect*. Here you can search for and locate detailed information - specific to your needs - on various types of behavioral health and community resources across the region.

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  • Southeast Center For Independent Living

    The Philosophy of Independent Living maintains that individuals with disabilities have the right to choose services and make decisions for themselves. This belief is the foundation and guiding principle of all of policies and operations of the Southeast Center for Independent Living. SCIL provides training,information and support to help consumers achieve individual goals, experience personal growth and participate fully in community life.

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  • Social Security Administration - Fall River

    Social Security delivers a broad range of services online.

    400 North Main Street
    Fall River, MA 02720

    866-964-3967

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  • SSTAR Outpatient Services

    Stanley Street Treatment and Resources (SSTAR) is a non-profit health care and social service agency. We provide a wide range of mental health and substance abuse treatment services to people throughout the communities of Southeastern Massachusetts. All of our substance abuse and mental health programs are licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Department of Mental Health.

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  • Tapestry Psychotherapy

    275 Martine Street, # 204
    Fall River, MA 02723

    508-673-6582

  • WIC Nutrition

    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

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