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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.
Arbour Counseling Services
Arbour Health System is the largest private mental health system in Massachusetts. It provides a continuum of care that includes evaluation, crisis stabilization, and treatment for patients with mental illness, dual diagnosis, and/or addictions.
Behavioral Health Network
Behavioral Health Network, Inc. is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children and families in Western Mass since 1938. BHN's origin dates back to the establishment of DMH Partnership Clinics: in the 1930's and 1950's, two separate clinics were created to serve children and adults; the Child Guidance Clinic and Hampden District Mental Health Clinic. In later years, these clinics merged with others, into what is now known as Behavioral Health Network, Inc., a comprehensive, community-based behavioral health organization.
The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, Inc.
The Bridge - Compassionate, Evidence-Based Human Services. Established in 1973, The Bridge is a human service agency that serves individuals of all ages with mental health challenges, developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, and/ or complex family problems. The Bridge specializes in providing evidence-based practice models including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR), Cognitive Restructuring for PTSD, Wraparound, Supported Employment and Education, and many others. Headquartered in Worcester, The Bridge operates 44 programs in the Central, Eastern and Metro-West areas of Massachusetts. We employ 550 people and serve nearly 900 individuals annually via residential, supported housing, and special education programs. We also offer specialized training for human services professionals through The Bridge Training Institute. In addition, the Bridge provides Trauma Response services and operates the Safe Homes program to support LGBTQ youth ages 14-23.
The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
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.
Center for Human Development
CHD is a family of more than 70 programs that deliver a wide range of integrated health care and social services in communities throughout Western Massachusetts and Connecticut, all aimed at helping people build strong productive lives.
Clinical and Support Options
From its early days over 50 years ago as a small child guidance clinic, Clinical and Support Options has expanded into a comprehensive behavioral health corporation serving clients throughout Western Massachusetts and the North Quabbin region. CSO's mission is to provide responsive and effective interventions and services to support individual adults, children and families in their quest for stability, growth and a positive quality of life. To do so, we commit internally to excellence in our services while we collaborate externally with community partners to establish and participate in a comprehensive system of assistance and resources for the residents of our communities. CSO fulfills its mission by means of four major service divisions: Emergency & Acute Services, Community Based Family Support Services, Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and Clubhouses.
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.
Eliot Community Human Services
Eliot Community Human Services is a private, non-profit human services organization providing services for people of all ages throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Our continuum of services includes diagnostic evaluation, twenty-four hour emergency services, and crisis stabilization , outpatient and court mandated substance abuse services, individual, group and family outpatient counseling, early intervention, specialized psychological testing, day, residential, social and vocational programs for individuals with mental illness and developmental disabilities, ombudsman services, outreach and support services for the homeless, batterer intervention, consultation, education and training for the lay and professional community.
Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) is a major community mental health agency, providing comprehensive services for mental health and substance abuse issues to community members across Windsor and Windham counties. One of Vermont's largest state-designated community mental health centers, HCRS serves almost 5,000 individuals each year through our five major service programs: Adult Outpatient, Children's Division, Community Rehabilitation and Treatment (CRT), Developmental Services (DS), and Windham/Windsor Recovery Assistance Program (WRAP).
Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.
Hillcrest Educational Centers is a private not-for-profit agency that provides a range of individualized and comprehensive clinical, psychological and special education services for children, adolescents and families in Berkshire County, MA and the Northeast. The students served by Hillcrest in nonresidential and residential programs have complex psychiatric, behavioral and/or developmental disorders, including autism, and a variety of high risk behaviors.
Justice Resource Institute CT Division
JRI/CT provides trauma informed treatment for children, adolescents and families in residential, group home, day school, community-based, out-patient and therapeutic foster care settings.
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.
Mass Mentoring Partnership
"Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP) is fueling the movement to expand quality mentoring for youth to meet the needs of communities across Massachusetts. MMP serves more than 200 mentoring programs statewide supporting 30,000 youth in mentoring relationships. We provide services including training and technical assistance, networking and professional development, mentor recruitment campaigns, advocacy, resource development & support; marketing and mentor recruitment; mentor/mentee/parent training; and program development, evaluation and start up.
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.
The mission of ServiceNet is to enhance the quality of life of adults, children and families, through the provision of effective and responsive clinical, residential, rehabilitative, recovery and support services. ServiceNet provides a wide range of human services for people in the Pioneer Valley. Our programs include outpatient behavioral health services; adolescent support programs; early intervention for young children; home health care; rehabilitation and residential programs for those with mental health issues, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, or addictions; and shelter and housing services for the homeless.
The Village for Families & Children
The Village for Families & Children, Inc., a private, Connecticut non-profit human services agency founded in 1809, is committed to building a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children. Through its work with children and families, the Village has emerged as a preeminent mental health/human service agency serving the Hartford region and the state of Connecticut. Village services encompass three core areas of strength: Placement and Permanency (adoption, foster care and family preservation), Children's Behavioral Health and Family and Community Support programs. Our Mission: To Build A Community of Strong, Healthy Families Who Protect and Nurture Children.