2013 SSW Career Fair Participants
For over 30 years, Advocates has been providing high quality, community based supports across Eastern and Central Massachusetts. Over 1000 dedicated staff offer a broad range of services including residential supports, outpatient mental health and substance abuse services, psychiatric emergency services, home-based services for children and families, community justice services, advocacy and benefits services, family supports, employment and vocational services and day habilitation programs.
The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abus
Our mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services to Berkshire residents through community-based services that promote the highest possible degree of recovery, independence and quality of life of those served. We will provide access and supports to meet the mental health and substance abuse needs of individuals of all ages, race, and cultures, and intellects, enabling them to live, work and participate in our communities. We will ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. We will accomplish this by working in partnership with state agencies, individuals, families, and other providers.
Carson Center for Human Services, Inc.
Founded in 1963, the Carson Center for Human Services is a private, nonprofit, community-based agency which provides an array of strengths-based behavioral health and rehabilitation services. The Carson Center provides services for children, adolescents, adults, families and couples.
Since 1977 Community Healthlink, Inc. has been helping adults, children and families to recover from the effects of mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness. We've helped young children with behavioral issues learn how to get along with other boys and girls. We've helped little children with speech disorders learn to communicate with confidence. We've reunited families who've been torn apart because of a parent's addiction to drugs or alcohol. We've linked men and women who have been homeless to healthcare services. We've helped them find housing and jobs so they can maintain a more stable life. We've helped adult children adjust to an elderly parent's fragile health. We've helped people of all ages who struggle with mental illness to regain self-esteem.
LUK is a non-profit human services agency serving children, families and adults in Massachusetts through a variety of different services including prevention, intervention, community and clinic based services, as well as residential and foster care services.
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC)
MSPCC (Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) is one of the largest outpatient Medicaid mental health treatment providers in Massachusetts. Through our Family Counseling Centers, MSPCC offers a comprehensive array of mental health treatment to nearly 16,000 children and adults throughout Massachusetts each year. Both in the home and in community-based centers, MSPCC addresses the needs and concerns of families of diverse backgrounds with a culturally-diverse staff, bilingual services, cultural understanding and more.
Northeast Parent & Child Society
Our Vision for America is a country where every child is healthy, safe, and thriving; where all children develop to their potential, supported by family and community; where all children are nurtured, getting what they need to succeed; where all children grow into responsible adults who are able to make positive contributions to family and society. Our Mission is protecting children, preserving families, and strengthening the communities we serve.
River Valley Counseling Center
River Valley Counseling Center, working in affiliation with the Holyoke Medical Center, is a multi-service agency with a 50-year history of changing lives and empowering communities. As a licensed mental health clinic, RVCC offers a range of traditional and non-traditional outpatient services to adults and children at locations in Holyoke, Chicopee and Springfield, MA. We offer family and group psychotherapy by a multidisciplinary team of therapists, psychiatric treatment for people with acute and persistent mental illness, teen clinics at school-based centers, case management and recreational therapy for 8-16 year old children, teen pregnancy prevention services, HIV/AIDS awareness and support services, and an Employee Assistance Program.
2012 Participating Organizations
Behavioral Health Network
The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Center for Human Development
Clinical & Support Options
Eliot Community Human Services
Mystic Valley Elder Services
River Valley Counseling Center
VA Central Western Massachusetts
The Village for Families & Children, Inc.
Walden Behavioral Care