Resources

                             Greater Fall River Resource Guide Cover            

  American Red Cross 800-564-1234
  Charlton Memorial Hospital 508-679-3131
  Corrigan Mental Health   Center 508-235-7200  
  Fall River Police Department Emergency: 911
508-676-8511
  Fall River 24-Hour Access Number 877-425-0048
            Fall River, Freetown,  
           Somerset, Swansea, Westport   800-660-4300
  Family Resource Center 508-567-1735
  Homeless Connections   774-644-6988
  Poison Control Information 800-222-1222
  Salvation Army 508-679-7900
  Samaritans 508-673-3777
    866-508-4357
  Suicide Help Line 24 hours 800-273-TALK
  Saint Anne’s Hospital 508-674-5741
    508-674-5600
  United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900

 

For a comprehensive list of licensed childcare providers in Southeastern MA: http://www.eec.state.ma.us/childcaresearch/activeproviders.aspx

  Early Head Start & Head Start Programs 508-678-2961
    508-675-2151  S, P, K
  Kennedy Donovan Center 508-997-1570
  People, Incorporated 508-679-5233
  Schwartz Center for Children 508-996-3391
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-1060
  Arbour Health 508-678-2833
  Child and Family Services 508-676-5708 x 9
  Community Care Services 508-245-4009
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Saint Vincent’s Home   508-679-8511
  Schwartz Center for Children 508-996-3391
  South Bay Community Services    508-324-0328
  Child and Family Services 508-676-5708
            Crisis Line 774-328-4215
  Early Head Start & Head Start Programs 508-678-2961
    508-675-2151
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  The Fernandes Center for Children & Families 508-235-5285
  Kennedy Donovan Center 508-997-1570
  May Institute's Hyland Clinic 508-678-0041
  People, Incorporated 508-679-5233
  Schwartz Center for Children 508-996-3391
  Solid Ground 508-567-1947
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-0328
  Arbour Counseling Services 508-678-2833  S, P
            Partial Hospitalization Program 508-678-2833  S, P
  Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
  Child and Family Services 508-676-5708  S, P
  Eliot Community Human Services 508-314-3142
  Fall River Family Center 508-679-2109  S, P, K
  Fall River WIC Nutrition Program 508-679-9349  x 222
    800-WIC-1007  S, P, K
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  FRPS Homeless Education Liaison 508-675-8420  x 421
  Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 508-324-7900
  Homeless Education Liaison 508-675-8421
  Impaired Driving Victim Services 508-746-2664
  May Institute's Hyland Clinic 508-678-0041
  Nurturing Fathers/ United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900
  Project New Beginnings 508-679-8001
  Saint Anne's Hospital  
            Youth Trauma Program  508-674-5600  x 2283
  Salvation Army 508-679-7900
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health 508-679-0962
  Solid Ground 508-567-1947
  South Bay Mental Health 508-324-1060  S, P
  SSTAR Family Healthcare Center  
            Ambulatory Behavioral Health 508-679-5222
  Steppingstone Incorporated 508-674-2788
         Stone Residence    508-675-4159  P
         Outpatient Department 508-679-0033  S, P
  Tenancy Preservation Program 508-208-5906
  Veterans' Crisis Line 800-273-8255
  The Women’s Center of New Bedford 508-996-3343
    508-999-6636
  Bell Mental Health Associations  - Swansea 508-536-8088
  Bristol Elder Services 508-675-2101
            Hotline (nights, weekends, holidays)   800-922-2275
  Child-at-Risk Hotline  
  Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County 800-792-5200
  Department of Children and Families: 508-674-6111
            Report Child Abuse/Neglect 508-235-9800  S, P, K, H
            Hotline 800-792-5200  S, P, K, H
  Department of Transitional Assistance:  
            Domestic Violence Specialist 508-646-6299
  Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault 508-999-6636
  Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project 617-354-6056
  National Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453
  Our Sister’s Place 508-677-0224
  Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 800-656-HOPE
  Saint Anne’s Hospital Youth Trauma Program 508 -674-5600 X 2283
   SSTAR Family Healthcare Center:  
            Ambulatory Behavioral Health 508-679-5222  S, P, C
            SSTAR Women’s Center 508-675-0087
  The Women’s Center of New Bedford 508-996-3343
            Domestic Violence Hotline 508-999-6636
  Bristol Elderly Services, Inc. 508-675-2101
  Family Service Association 508-677-3822
  People, Incorporated 508-324-4401 x 106
  Project Life Saver 508-995-6400 x 2180
  R.U.O.K. 888-809-8932
  Southeast Center for Independent Living 508-679-9210

 

  Lighthouse Outreach Center 774-644-1551
  Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
  Citizens for Citizens, Inc. 508-679-0041
  Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 508-679-9349
    800-WIC-1007
  Food Source Hotline 800-645-8333
            M-F 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM  
  Hearts of Hope 508-567-9866
  United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900
  Fall River Family Center (families only) 508-679-2109
            257 Cherry Street, Fall River, MA  
  Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) 508-646-6200
  Steppingstone Incorporated:  
            First Step Inn (Singles, ages 18+)  508-679-8001
            HSPN Support Services (referral services) 508-993-0033
  Our Sister’s Place (for battered single women & women with children only)   
            Location undisclosed 508-677-0224
  Veterans' Transition House 508-992-5313
            20 Willis St., New Bedford  
  The Women's Center of New Bedford 508-996-3343
            405 County St. (office), NB  
  Marie’s Place 508-672-2641
  Lighthouse Outreach Center 774-644-1551
  St. Vincent de Paul Exchange Store 508-672-9129
  Thrift Shop, Church of the Holy Spirit 508-672-5571
  United Neighbors of Fall River (children only)   508-324-7900
  St. Luke's Episcopal Church 508-678-5118
            315 Warren Street  
            Thrift Shop  
            Thursday & Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  
  First Baptist Church Clothing Ministry 508-672-5381
            228 N. Main Street  
            Monday & Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:30AM  

 

  Family Resource Center  508-567-1735
  Raising Grandchild of Massachusetts http://www.massgrg.com
  United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900 x 103

 

  CFC Family Planning 508-673-2400  S, P, C
    508-679-0198  S, P, C
  HealthFirst Family Care Center 508-679-8111
  Hope Hospice 800-642-2423
  SSTAR Family Healthcare Center 508-675-1054  S, P, C
  Inpatient Services 508-324-7763  S, P, C
  MASS HEALTH 888-665-9993

 

  Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
    1-800-HOMELESS
  Community Care Services 508-990-0972
  Community Housing Resources Board 508-679-1769
  Department of Transitional Assistance 508-646-6200
  Department of Housing & Community Development 866-584-0653
            160 Rodney French Blvd.,  New Bedford  
  Fall River Department of Minimum Housing 508-324-2541
  Fall River Housing Authority 508-675-3500
    508-675-3595
  JRI/Community Care Services 508-990-0972
    508-823-1290
  Housing Solutions 781-422-4200
  Steppingstone Incorporated  
            First Step Inn 508-679-8001
  Steppingstone Incorporated  
            Medical Case Management 508-674-2788  x 501
            Next Step Home Program 508-674-2788  x 113
            Stone Residence (FR residents only) 508-675-4159  P
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health  
            Family Support Services/Safe-Child Visitation Center  508-646-3521
  Tenancy Preservation Program 508-208-5906
  AIDS Action Hotline 800-235-2331
  Hope House 508-235-5355
  Office of AIDS Ministry 508-674-5600  x 2295
  Medical Case Management 508-624-2788 x 501 S, P, H
  SSTAR Family Healthcare Center  
            Project Aware    508-324-3561   
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health  
            IDU Program 508-235-1012
            Twist Program 508-672-0378
  Steppingstone Incorporated 508-984-7514
  Lighthouse Outreach Center 774-644-1551
  Marie’s Place 508-672-2641
  My Brother's Keeper (furniture)  774-305-4590
  St. Vincent de Paul Furniture Outlet Store 508-672-9129
  United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900
  Family Service Association  
            Guardianship Program 508-646-9335
  South Coastal Counties Legal Services 508-676-6265  
  Intake line for New Clients 800-244-9023
  Immigration - Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681 S, P, C, K
  Road to Healing (Impaired Driving Victims)  508-746-2664
  Arbour Counseling Services 508-678-2833  S, P
            Partial Hospitalization Program 508-678-2833  S, P
  Changing Directions  Somerset 508-689-7888
  Child and Family Services 508-676-5708
  Corrigan Mental Health 508-235-7200 S, P
            Crisis Number  508-235-7277  S, P
  Community Autism Resources 800-588-9239
  Department of Developmental Services 508-730-1209  S, P
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Hope Dementia and Alzheimer’s Services 508-775-5656
  MA Department of Mental Health 508-897-2071
  May Institute's Hyland Clinic 508-678-0041 
  May Institute's In-Home Behavioral Services 781-437-1382 
  Solid Ground Psychotherapy 508-679-4333
  South Bay Community Services Early Childhood 508-324-1060  S, P
  South Bay Community Services Outpatient 508-324-1060  S, P
  SSTAR Family Healthcare Center  
            Ambulatory Behavioral Health  508-679-5222  S, P, C
  Saint Anne’s Hospital Youth Trauma Program 508-679-0033  S, P
  Steppingstone Incorporated  
            Outpatient Department 508-679-0033  S, P
  Fall River 24-Hour Access Number 877-425-0048
  Fall River, Somerset, Swansea, Westport 800-660-4300
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health  800-564-1234
            Fall River 508-999-4159
            New Bedford 508-235-1012
  Learn to Cope  
            Monday - Southcoast Center for Cancer Care  
            506 Prospect St., Fall River 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  
     
            Tuesday - St. Luke’s Hospital White Home  
            101 Page St., New Bedford 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  
  Arbour Health 508-678-2833
  Child and Family Services, Fall River 508-676-5708
  Family Resource Center 508-567-1735
  Family Service Association  
             Parents Forever Program  508-679-3822
  The Fernandes Center for Children & Families 508-235-5285
  Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 508-324-7900 x103
  Nurturing Fathers Program 508-324-7900
  The Parent Information Network 508-947-8997
  Parental Stress Hotline 800-632-8188
  Peer Recovery Project—Parents Helping Parents 508-567-5086
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health 508-679-0962
  SSTAR 508-679-5222
  The Women’s Center, New Bedford 508-996-3343
  Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
  Child and Family Services  508-676-1945
  Citizens for Citizens, Inc.  
            Early Head Start & Head Start Programs 508-678-2961  S, P, K
    508-675-2151
            Prevention Programs 508-679-0198
  Family Planning and Teen Pregnancy 508-673-2400
  People, Incorporated  
            Healthy Families 508-679-5322
            Partnership Program 774-627-2457
  Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School  508-678-2891
  Fall River Public Schools 508-675-8420
  Early Childhood Special Education Department 508-675-8421  x 55149
  Family and Community Engagement 508-675-8376
  Parent Information Center 508-675-8421
  Parent-Child Home Program 508-675-8421  x 55325
    508-675-8421  x 55128
  Resiliency Preparatory Academy 508-675-8230
  Anchor House - Plymouth (Men) 508-746-6654
  Edwina Martin House - Brockton (Women) 508-583-0493
  Emerson House - Falmouth (Women) 800-444-1554
  Harmony House - New Bedford (Men)  508-992-8948
  Miller House - Falmouth (Men) 508-540-5052 
  Monarch House - New Bedford (Women) 508- 992-0800
  My Sister’s House - Roxbury (Women) 617-442-8800 
  New Directions - New Bedford (Men) 774- 202-4827 
  North Cottage - Norton (Men) 508-285-2701
  Steppingstone Incorporated - New Bedford (Women) 508-984-1880
  Steppingstone Incorporated -  Fall River (Men & Women) 508-674-2788
            Institute for Health and Recovery - Central Intake    
            Family Residential Substance Abuse Treatment  
  Facilities Statewide 617-674-2788
  Family Service Association:  
            Family Resource Center 508-567-1735
  Health and Human Resources Statewide  Call: 211
  Health First Family Care Center  
            Outreach Coordinator 774-254-4806  S, P
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-1060  S, P
  SSTAR - Health Access Navigators  508-324-3515  S, P, C
    508-379-4001
  United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900
  Citizens for Citizens: Head Start 508-675-2151
            Early Head Start 508-678-5287
  Fall River WIC Nutrition Program 508-679-9349  x 222
    800-WIC-1007  S, P, K
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542  S, P, K
  The Fernandes Center for Children & Families 508-235-5285
  People, Incorporated 774-627-2483
  Solid Ground 508-567-1947
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-1060  S, P
  South Bay Early Childhood 508-324-1060  S, P
  AA Hotline (SEMCOA) 508-992-7788
            Adolescent Substance Abuse Services 617-661-3991
    866-705-2807
  Al-Anon/Alateen 508-366-0556
  Arbour Counseling Services 508-324-3598
  BOLD - Building Our Lives Drug Free 508-678-2833  S, P
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Habit OPCO Fall River 508-676-1307
  High Point Treatment Centers 508-992-1500
  MA Department of Public Health  
            Bureau of Substance Abuse  617-624-5152
  MA Organization for Addiction Recovery www.moar.recovery.org
  NA Hotline Drug Alcohol Helpline 800-314-8174
  Narcotics Anonymous Meetings 800-314-8174  
  National Institute for Drug Abuse www.teens.drugabuse.gov
  Parents: The Anti-Drug www.theantidrug.com
  The Partnership at Drug Free www.drugfree.org
  SEMCOA 508-992-7788
            www.aabosmeetings.org  
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health 508-679-0962
  SSTAR - Detox Program   508-324-7763
  SSTAR Family Healthcare Center  
            Ambulatory Behavioral Health 508-679-5222  S, P, C
  Steppingstone Incorporated  
            Outpatient Department 508-679-0033  S, P
  Substance Abuse Info/Referral Helpline 800-327-5050
  Adcare 508-999-1102
  Arbour Counseling Services 508-678-2833
  Charlton Memorial Hospital 508-679-3131
  Child and Family Services 508-996-8572
  Corrigan Mental Health 508-235-7200
  Fall River Suicide Prevention Coalition 508-324-7900 
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Pregnant Women’s Substance Abuse Treatment Access 866-705-2807
  Saint Anne’s Hospital 508-674-5741
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health  508-679-0962
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-4202
  St. Luke’s Hospital 508-679-5222
  SSTAR 508-961-5388
  Steppingstone Incorporated Outpatient 508-674-2788
  GriefShare for families with loss 508-672-8538
            Church of Christ | 840 Rock St.  
  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK
  Samaritans of Bristol County 508-679-9777
  Samaritans Suicide Hotline 508-673-3777
  Samaritans 24 Hours 800 - 870- HOPE
  Samariteens 800-252-TEENS
  Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth 13-24 866-488-7386
  Veteran’s Crisis Line 800-273-8255 press #1
  Yellow Ribbon Teen Suicide 800-273-TALK
    TEXT 'Help' to 741741

 

  Dog Tags Navigators 774-400-4143
  MA Department of Veterans' Services 888-844-2838
  National Call Line for Homeless Veterans 877-424-3838
  Project FAIRHR 774-294-4684
  VASH Vouchers   401-265-4114
  Veterans' Benefit Office 508-324-2432
  Veterans' Crisis Line 800-273-8255
  Veterans' Outreach Office - SSVF 508-679-9277
  Veterans' Transition House 508-992-5313
  Volunteers of America  - SSVF 774-301-4477
  502 Bedford Street, Fall River 508-676-8251
            (For In-Home Infant Health Care)  
  Animal Control Officer 508-324-2000
  Arbour Counseling 508-678-2833  S, P
  Board of Health 508-324-2410
  Council on Aging 508-324-2340 
  Family Service Association  
            Community Service Agency  774-627-1149 S, P, K, H
  Fire Prevention Bureau 508-324-2740
  Fall River Government Center 508-324-2000
  Fall River Mayor’s Office 508-324-2600
  Free Cell Phone for 911 calls   508-995-6400
  Fuel Assistance - Citizens for Citizens, Inc. 508-679-0041
  Gay/Lesbian Hotline and G.L.A.D. 800-455-4523
  HealthFirst Family Care Center  
            Outreach Coordinator 774-254-4806  S, P
  Hearts of Hope 508-567-9866
  MA Department of Mental Health 508-996-7900
  MASS RIDES 888-4-COMMUTE
  National Runaway Hotline 800– RUNAWAY
  Peer to Peer Recovery Project 508-567-5086
  PLAG Fall River 401-307-1802
  Police Department - Non Emergency 508-676-8511
  Public Library  508-324-2700
  Public Works 508-324-2226
            Water Division 508-324-2330
            Sewer Division  508-324-2321
  Runaway and Youth in Crisis Hotline 800-999-9999
  Southeast Recovery Learning Community 508-977-3127
  Steppingstone Incorporated  
            Outpatient Department 508-679-0033  S, P
  Tax Collector 508-324-2240
  Treasurer   508-324-2260