You may download/print Greater Fall River Resource Guides using the links below.

Emergency Services

American Red Cross800-REDCROSS | 800-733-2767
Behavioral Health Crisis | MA Emergency Services Program877-382-1609
Charlton Memorial Hospital: Emergency Department 844-744-5544
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline | Talk or Text 800-422-4453
Corrigan Mental Health Center 508-235-7200
Crisis Help | BMC/Fall River Emergency Services 24-hour line 877-425-0048
Elder Protective Services 24 hour access 800-922-2275
Essential Human Services | Mass 2-1-1211
Fall River COVID-19 Vaccine Finder FRvax.com
Fire Emergency911
Homelessness | MA Department of Housing & Community Development 866-584-0653
Homelessness Coordinated Entry Line 774-520-2555
LGBTQ+ | The Network/La Red 24 Hour Hotline 800-832-1901
Medical Emergency911
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
National Runaway Safeline 24/7 (youth in crisis age 12-21) 800-786-2929
National Runaway Safeline Text66008
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 800-273-TALK (8255)
Poison Control Hotline 800-222-1222
Poison Control Hotline | Hearing Impaired 888-244-5313
Police Emergency 911
Saint Anne’s Hospital: Emergency Department 508-674-5600
Suicide | Samaritans 24/7 Helpline 877-870-HOPE (4673)

Abuse

Disabled Persons Protection Commission800-426-9009
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Child Abuse

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline | Talk or Text800-422-4453
Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County 508-674-6111
DCF Fall River Area Office C, S, H, P508-235-9800
MA DCF Child-at-Risk Hotline C, S, K, H, P800-792-5200
Massachusetts Society For the Prevention of Cruelty to Children781-861-0890
Saint Anne’s Hospital Youth Trauma Program 888-280-KIDS (5437)

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
Our Sister’s Place 508-677-0224
SSTAR Women’s Center 508-675-0087
The Women’s Center of New Bedford 508-996-3343
The Women’s Center 24 hour Hotline 508-999-6636

Elder Abuse

Bristol Elder Services 508-675-2101
Elder Protective Services 24 hour access 800-922-2275
Nursing Home or Hospital Abuse | Department of Public Health 800-462-5540

LGBTQ+ Abuse

Fenway Health Violence Recovery Program 857-313-6696
Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project 617-354-6056
The Network/La Red 24 Hour Hotline 800-832-1901
The Trevor Project (youth ages 13-24) 866-488-7386
The Trevor Project (youth ages 13-24) Text ‘START’ to 678-678

Emergency Food/Toiletries

Project Bread Food Source Hotline 800-645-8333
Salvation Army Personal Item Kits 508-679-7900
United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900

Gently Used Clothing

Church of the Holy Spirit Thrift Store 508-672-5571
First Baptist Church Clothing Ministry 508-672-5381
Pope Francis Outreach Center Thrift Shop 508-678-7412
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Thrift Shop 508-678-5118

Household Items and Furniture

The Home Project | UNFR (household items) 508-324-7900
St. Vincent de Paul Exchange Store & Furniture Outlet 508-672-9129
My Brother’s Keeper (furniture) 774-305-4577

SNAP / HIP / WIC

Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
Citizens for Citizens 508-679-0041
Department of Transitional Assistance 877-382-2363
Fall River WIC Nutrition Program S, K, P 508-679-9349
Mass-in-Motion 508-324-2405
SNAP Kiosk | DTA Fall River Office 508-646-6200
SNAP Kiosk | Family Resource Center 508-567-1735

Disability Services

Alternative Housing Voucher Program (AHVP) | Fall River Housing Authority 508-675-3500
Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 508-475-0032
Catholic Social Services Office for Persons with Disabilities 508-997-7337
Community Autism Resources 800-588-9239
Community Connections Inc. 800-308-1321
Department of Developmental Services 508-730-1209
Disabled Persons Protection Commission 800-426-9009
Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC) 508-646-6200
Fall River Commission on Disability 508-324-2520
Fall River Public Schools Special Education Central Office 508-675-8421 ext. 55262
Family Service Association 508-678-7542
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission 508-678-9041
Nonotuck Resource Associates 774-205-4465
People Incorporated 508-679-5233
Schwartz School Meeting Street Campus 508-996-3391
Southeast Center for Independent Living S, P 508-679-9210
Tenancy Preservation Program | MA Housing Court 617-788-6500
The Arc of Bristol County 508-679-0001

Elder Services

Bristol County Sheriff’s Office R.U.O.K. Program 888-809-8932
Bristol Elder Services, Inc. 508-675-2101
Council on Aging P 508-324-2401
Fallon Health 774-502-0873
Family Service Association 508-677-3822
Home Instead Senior Care 508-266-5475
Nonotuck Resource Associates 774-205-4465
People Incorporated 508-324-4401
Project LifeSaver 508-995-6400 ext. 2180
Senior Whole Health C, S, K, H, P 888-566-3526
Seniorlink Southeast 508-441-3122
Southeast Center for Independent Living 508-679-9210

Employment and Job Training

BCC: Center for Adult Basic Education & Workplace Literacy 508-678-2811 ext. 2270
Bristol County Training 508-675-1161
Coastal Career Academy 508-536-5366
Fall River Career Center 508-730-5000
Greater Fall River RE-Creation HiSET (G.E.D. Program) 508-679-0922
Health Care Training Services 508-672-6800
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (Mass Rehab) 508-678-9041
MassHire Fall River Career Center 508-730-5000
People Incorporated 508-679-5233
Ser-Jobs for Progress, Inc. S, P 508-676-1916
Youth Connections 508-675-9245
Youth Education for Employment Program (YEEP) 508-676-1916 ext. 32
YouthBuild Fall River | Old Colony YMCA 508-678-1975

Fall River Departments and State Officials

Attorney General Maura Healey 617-727-8400
Congressman Jake Auchincloss (4th District) 508-431-1110
Congressman William Keating (9th District) 508-999-6462
Fall River City Council 508-324-2233
Fall River City Hall | Government Center 508-324-2000
Fall River Fire Department| Non-Emergency 508-324-2743
Fall River Police | Anonymous Tip Line 508-672-TIPS (8477)
Fall River Police Department | Non-Emergency 508-676-8511
Fall River Public Library 508-324-2700
Mayor Paul Coogan 508-324-2600
Representative Alan Silvia (7th District) 617-722-2230
Representative Carole A. Fiola (6th District) 774-322-1313
Representative Patricia Haddad (5th District) 508-646-2821
Representative Paul A. Schmid (8th District) 617-722-2017
State Senator Michael J. Rodrigues (1st District) 508-646-0650
U. S. Senator Elizabeth Warren 617-565-3170
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey 508-677-0523

Families with Children

Balanced Learning Center 508-942-9948
Child and Family Services 508-676-5708
Citizens for Citizens Head Start S, K, P 508-675-2151
Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC) 508-646-6200
Fall River WIC Nutrition Program C, S, P 508-679-9349
Family Service Association S, K, P 508-678-7542
Head Start | Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center S, K, P 508-678-2961
JRI Early Childhood Training Consultation 774-501-7715
National Runaway Safeline 24/7 (youth in crisis age 12-21) 800-786-2929
National Runaway Safeline Text66008
Nurturing Fathers Program | UNFR 508-324-7900
Safe Child Visitation Center | Seven Hills Foundation 508-646-3521
Sullivan Center Early Head Start 508-678-5287

Child Abuse

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline | Talk or Text800-422-4453
Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County 508-674-6111
DCF Fall River Area Office C, S, H, P508-235-9800
MA DCF Child-at-Risk Hotline C, S, K, H, P800-792-5200
Massachusetts Society For the Prevention of Cruelty to Children781-861-0890
Saint Anne’s Hospital Youth Trauma Program 888-280-KIDS (5437)

Children’s Behavioral Health

Arbour Health 508-678-2833
Community Autism Resources 508-379-0371 ext. 16
Highpoint Treatment Center S, P 508-717-0550
Justice Resource Institute 508-821-7777
People Incorporated 508-679-5233
Saint Vincent’s Services 508-679-8511
Schwartz School Meeting Street Campus 508-996-3391
South Bay Early Childhood Services S, P 508-324-1060
The Fernandes Center for Children & Families 508-235-5285

Child Care

Child Care Resource and Referral Agency | Child Care Works 508-999-9930
Citizens For Citizens, Inc. 508-675-2151 ext. 205
Department of Early Education and Care 617-988-6600
EEC Licensed Child Care Online Search: https://eeclead.force.com/EEC_ChildCareSearch

Children’s Counseling Services

Child and Family Services 774-488-5007
Family Service Association 508-678-7542
Northeast Health Services 508-678-0041 
St. Vincent’s Services 508-679-8511
The Fernandes Center for Children & Families 508-235-5285
The Youth Trauma Program 508-674-5600, ext. 2283

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Citizens For Citizens, Inc. | Children & Youth 508-675-2151
Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Massachusetts 617-748-2454
Fall River WIC Nutrition Program C, S, K, P 508-679-9349
Family Resource Center 508-567-1735
United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900

Parenting Classes, Groups, and Programs

ACT Parenting Latino Group | The Women’s Center 508-996-3343 ext. 13
Balanced Learning Center 508-942-9948
Child and Family Services 508-676-5708
Common Sense Parenting | Boys Town New England S 401-835-5018
Empowered Parenting | SSTAR 508-679-5222
Family Resource Center 508-567-1735
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 508-567-1735
Healthy Families | People Incorporated 508-679-5233
Nurturing Fathers Program | UNFR 508-324-7900
Parent Information Network | BAMSI 508-947-8779
Parent Stress Line | Parents Helping Parents 800-632-8188
Parenting | The Women’s Center 508-996-3343 ext. 28
Parents Forever | Family Service Association 508-677-3822
Welcome Family | People Incorporated 508-679-5233
Young Parents Program (YPP) | Ser-Jobs for Progress, Inc. 508-676-1916 ext. 29

Public Schools and Education

Bristol County Agricultural High School 508-669-6744
Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School 508-678-2891
Special Education Central Office | Fall River Public Schools 508-675-8421 ext. 55262
Fall River Public Schools (FRPS) 508-675-8420
Parent Information Center | FRPS 508-675-8421
Parent-Child Home Program | FRPS 508-675-8421

Youth Programs

BOLDER (Building our Lives Determined, Empowered, Resilient) SSTAR C, S, P 508-679-5222
Boy Scouts of America 401-351-8700
Boys & Girls Club of Fall River 508-672-6340
Citizens for Citizens, Inc. 508-672-6340
Fall River Public Library 508-324-2700
Fall River YMCA 508-675-7841
Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England 401-331-4500
Greater Fall River RE-CREATION 508-679-0922
Project YES | Seven Hills S, P 774-634-3727
Salvation Army 508-679-7900 ext. 105
YouthBuild Fall River | Old Colony YMCA 508-678-1975

Healthcare and Insurance

Children’s Medical Security Plan 800-841-2900
Family Planning | Citizens for Citizens C, S, P 508-673-2400
Health Resource Navigation (Spanish )| Bilingual Missionary Church 781-302-6441
Health Safety Net 800-841-2900
HealthFirst Family Care Center C, S, P 508-679-8111
Massachusetts Health Connector 877-623-6765
MassHealth 800-841-2900
Saint Anne’s Hospital Financial Counseling P 508-235-5029
Senior Whole Health C, S, K, H, P 888-566-3526
SingleCare 844-234-3057
SSTAR Family Healthcare Center C, S, P 508-675-1054

Home Care and Hospice

Accent Care Home Health 508-235-5312
Continuum Hospice and Palliative Care 508-744-4077
Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association 800-698-6877

Homeless and Housing Services

Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) 508-646-6200
Fall River Housing Authority 508-675-3500
FRPS Homeless Education Liaison 508-675-8421

Emergency Shelters

Emergency Housing Assistance Resource Contact 866-584-0653
Emergency Shelter Assistance (families) | Fall River TAO 508-646-6200
Emergency Shelter Assistance (individuals) | First Step Inn 508-674-2788
Fall River Family Center | Southeast Family Services 508-679-2109
Families Overcoming Challenges Utilizing Support (FOCUS) | Justice Resource Institute 508-617-4359
First Step Inn | Steppingstone Incorporated 508-679-8001
Our Sister’s Place (domestic violence survivors and children) 508-677-0224
The Women’s Center of New Bedford 508-996-3343

Housing Services

Community Action Agency | Citizens for Citizens 508-679-0041
Community Housing Resources Board 508-679-1769
Fall River Department of Minimum Housing 508-324-2541
No Place Like Home | Catholic Social Services 508-997-7337
Public Housing | Fall River Housing Authority 508-675-3500

Transitional Housing

Catholic Social Services 508-997-7337
Next Step Home | Steppingstone Incorporated 508-674-2788 ext. 113
Stone Residence | Steppingstone Incorporated 508-675-4159
Veterans Transition House (VTH) 508-992-5313

Rent/Utilities Assistance

Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC) 508-646-6200
Fuel Asssitance | Citizens for Citizens 508-679-0041
Lifeline Program Support Center 800-234-9473
PACE Housing Opportunity Center 508-993-0033
Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) | SER-Jobs508-676-1916
Section 8 | Fall River Housing Authority 508-675-3500
The Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP) 508-675-3500

Legal Services

Bristol County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service 508-990-1322
Guardianship Program | Family Service Asssociation 508-677-3822
Immigration | Catholic Social Services S, P, C, K 508-674-4681
Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service 617-654-0400
Massachusetts Homicide Bereavement Services 617-727-2200 ext. 2160
Road to Healing (impaired driving victims) | South Shore Resource and Advocacy Center 508-746-2664
Small Claims Advisory Service | Harvard University (student program) 617-497-5690
South Coastal Counties Legal Services 800-244-9023

Advocacy and Support

Balanced Learning Center 774-654-0631
City of Fall River Diversity & Inclusion Committee 508-324-2000
Confronting Discrimination Committee | UNFR 508-324-7900
Family Service Association 508-677-3822
FR Pride Committee 508-496-3773
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (G.L.A.D.) 617-426-1350
The South Coast LGBTQ Network 774-775-2656
Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts 774-243-4647

Crisis

Fenway Health (25+ years old) 888-340-4528
Fenway Health (ages under 25) 800-399-PEER
LGBTQ Elder Line (seniors) 888-234-7243
The Trevor Project (youth ages 13-24) 866-488-7386
Trans Lifeline 877-565-8860
Youth Talkline (up to age 25) 800-246-7743

Medical and Mental Health

Fall River Trans Clinic (Dr. Kishore M. Lakshman) 508-235-0481
Family Planning | Citizens for Citizens 508-673-2400
Family Service Association (Ashley Delgado, MA, CAGS) 508-678-7542 ext. 3021
Family Service Association (Liam Rozum, MS) 774-644-7531
Fenway Health | Violence Recovery Program 617-927-6250
Greater New Bedford Community Health Care Center, Inc. (Brian Costa, NP) 508-992-6553
TWIST Men’s Health Project | Seven Hills 508-755-2340

Mental Health

Corrigan Mental Health S, P 508-235-7200
MA Department of Mental Health 617-626-8000
NorthEast Health Services LLC 508-678-0041
Peer Support Line | South East Recovery Learning Community 877-733-7563
Seven Hills Behavioral Health 508 755-2340
South Bay Community Services P 508-324-1060
South East Recovery Learning Community 508-675-3137
Steppingstone Incorporated 508-674-2788

Children’s Counseling Services

Child and Family Services 774-488-5007
Family Service Association 508-678-7542
Northeast Health Services 508-678-0041 
St. Vincent’s Services 508-679-8511
The Fernandes Center for Children & Families 508-235-5285
The Youth Trauma Program 508-674-5600, ext. 2283

Counseling and Support

Arbour Counseling Services S, P 508-678-2833
Balanced Learning Center 508-942-9948
Changing Directions Counseling LLC Somerset 508-689-7888
Family Service Association 508-678-7542
GriefShare Support Groups/Events 800-395-5755
Solid Ground Psychotherapy 508-679-4333
SSTAR Family Healthcare Center C, S, P 508-679-5222
Steppingstone Incorporated | Outpatient Clinic S, P 508-679-0033
The Women’s Center of New Bedford Fall River Office 508-672-1222

Crisis Assistance

Bay Cove Human Services Urgent Care Center 800-981-4357
BMC Fall River Emergency Services 877-425-0048
Crisis Text Line 24/7 Text ‘HOME’ to 741741
Fall River Emergency Services Program (FRESP) 24 Hour Hotline 800-981-HELP (4357)
MA Department of Mental Health Crisis Line 24 Hours 877-382-1609
The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24) 866-488-7386
The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24) Text ‘START’ to 678-678
Veterans Crisis Line 24/7 800-273-8255 press #1
Veterans Crisis Line 24/8Text ‘HELP’ to 838255

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 800-273-TALK (8255)
Samaritans 24/7 Helpline 877-870-HOPE (4673)
Samaritans of Bristol County (8:00a-11:00p; 7 days) 508-673-3777
Samaritans of Fall River and New Bedford (8:00a-11:00p) 508-673-5160
Samaritans Southcoast (8:00a-11:00p; 7 days) 866-508-HELP (4357)
Samariteens 800-252-TEEN (8336)

Pregnant and Pregnancy Prevention

Adoption by Choice | Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
Birth Control Care | CVS Minute Clinic 508-672-2403
Citizens for Citizens Family Planning C, S, P 508-673-2400
Fall River WIC Nutrition Program S, K, P 508-679-9349
Healthy Families Program | People Incorporated 508-679-5322
New Beginnings | Southcoast Health 508-951-1326
Pregnancy and Postpartum Services | Steppingstone Incorporated S, P 508-674-2788
Pregnancy Counseling | Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program | Citizens for Citizens C, S, P 508-673-2400
Young Parent Support | Child and Family Services 508-676-5708
Young Parents Program (YPP) | Ser-Jobs for Progress, Inc. 508-676-1916 ext. 29
Your Options Medical Center S 508-252-8230

Substance Abuse and Overdose Prevention

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) Meeting Locator 866-920-0628
AdCare Treatment Center | Worcester 866-244-1070
Al-Anon Family Groups Meeting Information 888-425-2666
Al-Anon/Alateen | AFG of MA Inc. 508-366-0556
All Treatment Referral Line 844-266-7024
Fall River Substance Addiction Task Force 508-324-2000
MOAR (MA Organization for Addiction Recovery) 877-423-6627
Narcotics Anonymous New England Region MA Meetings 866-624-3578
Peer2Peer Recovery Support | Steppingstone Incorporated 508-567-5086
River to Recovery, Inc. 508-567-8727
SAMSHA National Helpline 800-662-4357
Seven Hills Behavioral Health 508-755-2340
Stanley Street Treatment and Resources (SSTAR) C, S, P 508-679-5222
The Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline 800-327-5050
The Partnership at DrugFree.org HelplineText ‘CONNECT’ to 55753

Adolescent Treatment and Prevention

BOLDER (Building Our Lives Determined, Empowered, Resilient) | SSTAR C, S, P 508-679-5222
Fuller Hospital | Attleboro 508-761-8500
Institute for Health and Recovery | Fall River 866-705-2807

Detoxification Facilities

AdCare Treatment Center | Worcester 800-525-6465
Community Healthlink Substance Abuse Continuum | Worcester 508-860-1200
Gosnold Treatment Center | Falmouth 800-444-1554
High Point Treatment Center Admissions 800-233-4478
SSTAR | Acute Treatment Services C, S, P 508-689-6190

Inpatient Treatment

Fuller Hospital | Attleboro 508-761-8500
High Point Treatment Center Admissions 800-233-4478

Opioid Use Disorder

Habit OPCO Fall River 855-278-1509
High Point Treatment Center Admissions 800-233-4478
Naloxone (NARCAN) | CVS Pharmacy 24 Hours 508-672-2403
Narcotics Anonymous New England Region MA Meetings 866-624-3578
Seven Hills Behavioral Health 774-473-5372
SSTAR | Lifeline C, S, P 774-627-2087

Outpatient Treatment

Adcare Outpatient at North Dartmouth 508-999-1102
Arbour Counseling Services 508-678-2833
High Point Treatment Center Admissions 800-233-4478
Institute for Health and Recovery | Fall River 866-705-2807
South Bay Community Services | The MENTOR Network 508-427-5362
SSTAR | Intensive Outpatient Program 508-235-7058
Steppingstone Incorporated | Outpatient Clinic S, P 508-679-0033

Residential Treatment Facilities

Anchor House (men) | Plymouth 508-746-6654
Edwina Martin House (women) | Brockton 508-583-0493
Emerson House (women) | Falmouth 800-444-1554 
Harmony House (men) | New Bedford 508-992-8948 
Miller House (men) | Falmouth 508-540-5052 
Monarch House (women) | New Bedford 508-992-0800  
My Sister’s House (women) | Roxbury 617-442-8800 
North Cottage (men) | Norton 508-285-2701 
Steppingstone Incorporated | Fall River Men’s Recovery Home 508-617-4436
Steppingstone Incorporated | Fall River Women’s Therapeutic Community508-674-2788 ext. 101
Steppingstone Incorporated | Men’s Transition House 508-674-2788 Ext. 118
Steppingstone Incorporated | New Bedford Women’s Therapeutic Community 508-984-1880

Veterans’ Services

American Red Cross of Massachusetts Veterans Services 781-410-3670
Caregiver Support Line 855-260-3274
Debt Management Center (nonmedical debts) 800-827-0648
Fall River Veterans Service Office 508-324-2432
MA Department of Veterans’ Services 888-844-2838
My VA 411 Information Line 24/7 800-698-2411
National Call Line for Homeless Veterans 877-424-3838
New Bedford VA (health) Clinic 508-994-0217
Quit VET (stop smoking) 855-784-8838
VA Benefits Hotline 800-827-1000
VA Regional Office 401-223-3683
Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) 401-265-4114
Veterans Association of Bristol County 508-679-9277
Veterans’ Crisis Line 800-273-8255 select 1
Veterans’ Crisis Line Text 838255
Veterans’ Transition House | New Bedford 508-992-5313
Vets Center 24/7 877-927-8387
VetUnite 774-481-1679
Volunteers of America of Massachusetts Veterans Services 617-522-8086
Women Veterans Hotline 855-829-6636

Need Assistance?

If you could not locate the appropriate agency or organization in our Greater Fall River Resource Guide to assist you with your need, use the form below to contact our Executive Director with your question or concern.