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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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
Bay Coast Behavioral is CARF accredited for Outpatient Treatment in Mental Health for Adults, Children and Adolescents.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.
Community Autism Resources is an autism support center committed to providing free and valuable services to individuals on the autism spectrum.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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
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
Taunton/Attleboro Crisis Team
108 West Main Street
Norton, MA 02766
800-660-4300 or 5058-285-9400
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.
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.Learn More »
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.
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.
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.Learn More »
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.
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.
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.Learn More »
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
for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.
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.Learn More »
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.
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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:
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »
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.Learn More »