Taunton/Attleboro Area Resources

  • 211 Massachusetts

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

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  • Arbor Fuller Hospital

    Arbour-Fuller Hospital is a 103-bed licensed, private psychiatric facility located in South Attleboro, Mass. Inpatient units are designed to treat adults with general psychiatric or intellectual disabilities, as well as adolescents with general psychiatric issues. Patients with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders can be treated on most units. There are also partial hospitalization programs (PHP) for patients with psychiatric and co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.

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  • The ARC of Attleboro

    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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  • The Attleboro YMCA

    The Attleboro YMCA is a charitable organization dedicated to the physical, mental and spiritual development of all. It fosters personal growth through quality programs and services provided in a positive environment by committed staff and volunteers.The Attleboro YMCA is a designated 501-C3 non-profit charitable organization.

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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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  • Boys and Girls Club of Taunton

    The Boys & Girls Club of Taunton's mission is to give youth - especially those who need us most - a sense of hope, belonging, and purpose, as well as the skills they need to overcome life's challenges and give back to their community.

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  • Bristol Elder Services

    We are an open and affirming agency dedicated to being the leader in improving the quality of life for elders, people with disabilities, and their families.

    Our comprehensive system of in-home health and supportive services enables our consumers to remain in their homes or to return to their homes after a stay in a hospital or nursing facility.

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  • 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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  • Children's Advocacy Center

    The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Bristol County, a program of JRI, is a private, non-profit agency that assists children and families impacted by the trauma of abuse and violence. A coordinated multi-disciplinary team comprised of investigative agencies, family advocates, specialized health services and treatment services works together.

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  • 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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  • Community Autism Resources

    Community Autism Resources is an autism support center committed to providing free and valuable services to individuals on the autism spectrum.

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  • Community Counseling of Bristol County (CCBC)

    The purpose and mission of Community Counseling of Bristol County, Inc. (CCBC) is to develop and deliver compassionate, responsive, culturally competent, and quality mental health and substance abuse services to meet the prevention, education, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery needs of those in our community. These services are based on the latest evidence-based approaches to respond to the complex needs of children, adolescents, adults, elders and families as part of a locally integrated health-care delivery system linked to regional and statewide delivery systems.

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  • DEAF, Inc.

    DEAF, Inc. was founded in 1977 by Deaf leaders from the National Association of the Deaf and the Massachusetts State Association of the Deaf. It is one of the first multi-service community-based agencies run by and for people who are Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing, or Late-Deafened. We provide Deaf and Hard of Hearing Independent Living, health literacy and support, community access for DeafBlind adults, and related services.

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  • Department of Children & Families (DCF) - Taunton/Attleboro Area Office

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

    Mill River Place, Suite 21
    1 Washington St.
    Taunton, MA 02780

    fax 508-822-1453

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  • Department of Mental Health (DMH) - Taunton 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.

    Taunton State Hospital
    60 Hodges Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780

    Fax 508-977-3752

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  • Emergency Services - Mobile Crisis Intervention

    Taunton/Attleboro Crisis Team
    108 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    800-660-4300 or 5058-285-9400
    FAX: 508-285-4520

  • 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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  • Family Resource Associates (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 Resource Center

    Family Resource Centers (FRCs) help families and individuals resolve challenges, strengthen their bonds, connect to others, and engage in their communities!

    FRCs also have specific services for families with children who may be frequently absent or have serious problems at school, have serious problems at home, have run away from home, or are being exploited. We work with parents, children, teens, grandparents, guardians, caregivers, or any other family member or member of the community who may be involved with the family.

    Family Resource Center staff will assess the needs of the family members, recommend FRC services, and help with access to other community services.

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  • Girls Incorporated of Taunton

    Girls Incorporated of Taunton is a nationally affiliated youth enrichment organization serving girls ages 5 -18 from the greater Taunton Area. Girls Inc. offers life-changing programs that inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold. Research-based curricula equips girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

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  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

    Our primary purpose is to serve as a resource to the Commonwealth on issues affecting grandparents and all relatives raising grandchildren. Our interactive website is devoted to fostering education, networking, research, programs and support to grandparents and all relatives raising grandchildren.

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  • Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)

    Since its inception in 1976, The Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) has provided quality transportation services that are geared to improve the quality of life and assist customers in becoming more transportation independent.

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  • 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 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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  • Hockomock YMCA

    The Hockomock Area YMCA is a not-for-profit charitable community service organization of men, women, and children of all ages, ethnic origins, religious affiliations, and socioeconomic levels united in a common effort to positively influence the quality of life of its members, families, and communities.

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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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  • Justice Resource Institute (JRI)

    Justice Resource Institute (JRI) encompasses a broad range of specialized schools and unique programs through which we strive to serve the needs of unserved individuals, families, and communities. JRI's growth and success are a measure of all the successes achieved by those it touches.

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  • Kaleidoscope Family Solutions

    Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. (KFS) is a privately owned, Medicaid-approved agency. We have been providing quality services to individuals with disabilities since 2004. Since our inception, KFS has focused on in-home and in-community services that promote the healthy development of children, adults and families through one-on-one behavioral, educational, and daily-living supports.

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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 Advocates for Children

    Massachusetts Advocates for Children is a private non-profit organization dedicated to being an independent and effective voice for children who face significant barriers to equal educational and life opportunities.

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  • Massachusetts Association for Mental Health

    MAMH is an independent, non-profit organization and a leading advocate for the creation and funding of community based housing, education, health care, employment and treatment for children, adolescents, adults and seniors with mental illnesses or emotional disorders. We educate about mental illnesses and the effectiveness of treatment, we help individuals and families access services, and we promote healthy life styles and behavior through programs directed at children and adolescents.

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  • Massachusetts Family Voices

    Massachusetts Family Voices is a state chapter of Family Voices, a national grassroots organization of families, friends and professional partners brought together by a common concern for children and youth with special health care needs. Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.

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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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  • MassCCN: Massachusetts Care Coordination Network

    Massachusetts Care Coordination Network (MCCN) is a partnership of highly qualified health and human service agencies that provide integrated comprehensive care coordination to people who are enrolled in MassHealth that have complex lifelong needs. By coordinating care, MCCN takes the best resources available and matches supports to each person’s needs. MCCN provides the tools that help people build self-directed, fulfilling lives.

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  • MassHealth Enrollment Center

    For questions about the status of your Medical Benefit Request (families, pregnant women, and those under age 65), or for member eligibility, call:

    MassHealth Enrollment Center
    TTY: 1-888-665-9997
    for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled

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  • Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee

    The Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee works to enhance and protect the rights of persons with mental health concerns in key areas most closely related to their ability to live full and independent lives free of discrimination.

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  • Middleboro Community Resource Guide

    The purpose of this directory is to acquaint residents of the Middleboro community and those of greater Southeastern Massachusetts, with services that are obtainable should a need arrive in their lives.

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  • Middleborough Family Resource Center

    The FRC’s goal is to engage and serve the families of Middleborough who want to become informed about local resources and connected with local providers.

    The FRC works diligently to establish and maintain relationships with community partners in order to share accurate information about the services they provide to families.

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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 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 Hope

    New Hope is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is “Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence in Our Community”. While some programs serve only domestic or sexual violence survivors, New Hope is a dual mission agency which addresses both issues together. Since domestic and sexual violence are often intertwined, our clients benefit from the full spectrum of programs we offer, allowing them to receive domestic and sexual violence services all in one place.

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  • NorthEast Health Services, LLC

    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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  • Old Colony YMCA

    The Old Colony YMCA serves 31 communities in Southeastern Massachusetts with programs for all ages and abilities, designed to build healthy spirits, minds and bodies. Programs include fitness, after-school enrichment, summer camps, residential treatment for youth, senior wellness and more. All activities stress positive values that enrich the individual, strengthen the family and enhance the quality of life for all members of the community.

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  • Piecing the Puzzle

    Piecing the Puzzle, Inc. provides insurance funded home & center based ABA services and social groups for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Our programs are created specifically for each child by our licensed Board Certified Behavior Analysts. We provide home services to children residing in Bristol, Plymouth and some of Norfolk county.

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  • Project Bread

    Project Bread is committed to providing people of all ages, cultures, and walks of life with access to nutritious food.

    To find food resources in your community, call the FoodSource Hotline:

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  • Puddingstone Place

    Puddingstone Place provides world-renowned programming developed at Boston Children’s Hospital to enhance communication, support behavioral changes, and improve overall quality of life for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

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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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  • 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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  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul

    The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Greater Attleboro District is dedicated to serving the needy in our communities. To help Vincentians in our member conferences better help those who seek aid, this website lists valuable resources and contact information that can be used to assist client referrals.

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  • South Shore Housing

    South Shore Housing helps low and moderate income families and individuals secure affordable housing and use that housing as a foundation for improving their econnomic stability and wellbeing.

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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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  • United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton

    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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  • William James College INTERFACE Referral Service

    The William James INTERFACE Referral Service, ​offered through our Freedman Center, is a mental health and wellness referral Helpline available Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 888-244-6843 (toll free). This is a free, confidential referral service for residents of participating communities. Callers from these participating communities are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database, on average, within 2 weeks of their call to INTERFACE. Each referral best meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller.

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