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  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 Services  1-800-HOMELESS
  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 S, P, H

  CALL DTA:  
  1. Call DTA at 1-877-382-2363 to have an application mailed to you.
Remember to ask for the Elder SNAP application if you are a Senior (age 60 or older) - it is easier to fill out!

2. Return application to:
DTA Document Processing Center, P.O. Box 4406, Taunton, MA 02780-0420
Fax to 617-887-8765 or drop it off in person.
 
  WEBSITE:  
  1. Visit www.mass.gov/dta and click on Apply for SNAP/Food Stamps Online link to download an application form.

2. Return application to:
DTA Document Processing Center, P.O. Box 4406, Taunton, MA 02780-0420
Fax to 617-887-8765 or drop it off in person.
 
  WEBSITE:  
  1. Complete online application by visiting www.mass.gov/vg/ self-service.

2. Click Submit.
 
  LOCATIONS:  
  1. Visit and apply at your local Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA Office) on
1567 North Main Street, Fall River, MA
OR
2. Visit and apply at Citizens for Citizens on
427 Robeson Street, Fall River, MA
OR
3. Visit and apply at Catholic Social Services on
1600 Bay Street, Fall River, MA

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

  Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 508-475-0032
  Community Autism Resources 508-379-0371  ext.16
  Early Head Start & Head Start Programs 508-678-2961
    508-675-2151  S, P, K
  Fall River WIC Nutrition Program 508-679-9349  ext. 222
    800-WIC-1007  S, P, K
  JRI Early Childhood Training Consultation 774-501-7715
  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
  Community Care Services 508-245-4009
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Highpoint Treatment Center 508-717-0550  S, P
  JRI - Therapeutic Mentors 508-880-2835
  Saint Vincent’s Home   508-679-8511
  Schwartz Center for Children 508-996-3391
  South Bay Community Services    508-324-0328

  Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 508-475-0032
  Child and Family Services 774-488-5007
  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
  Hyland Clinic 508-678-0041
  JRI - Therapeutic Mentors 508-880-2835
  Kennedy Donovan Center 508-997-1570
  May Institute, Inc. (IHBS) 781-437-1384  S
  People Incorporated 508-679-5233
  Schwartz Center for Children 508-996-3391
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-0328
  St. Vincent's Home 508-679-8511  ext. 34525

  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
  Community Autism Resources 508-379-0371
  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  ext. 222
    800-WIC-1007  S, P, K
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Fenway Health: Violence Recovery Program 617-927-6250
  FRPS Homeless Education Liaison 508-675-8420  ext. 421
  Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 508-324-7900
  Highpoint Treatment Center 508-717-0550  S, P
  Homeless Education Liaison 508-675-8421
  Hope Dementia & Alzheimer's Services 508-775-5656
  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  ext. 2283
  Salvation Army 508-679-7900
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health 508-679-0962
  South Bay Mental Health 508-324-1060  S, P
  Southeast Center for Independent Living 508-679-9210  S
  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

  Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 508-475-0032
  Community Autism Resources 508-379-0371  ext. 16
  Community Connections Inc. 800-308-1321
    508-678-1210
  Disabled Persons Protection Commission 800-426-9009
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Nonotuck Resource Associates 774-205-4465
  People Incorporated 508-679-5233
  Southeast Center for Independent Living  508-679-9210  S, P

  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 800-792-5200
  Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County 508-674-6111
  Department of Children and Families:  
            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
  Fenway Health: Violence Recovery Program 617-927-6250
  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  ext. 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 Elder Services, Inc. 508-675-2101
  Caregiver Homes, Adult Family Care 774-955-4362  S, P, H, C
  Fallon Health 774-502-0873
  Family Service Association 508-677-3822
  Nonotuck Resource Associates 774-205-4465
  People Incorporated 508-324-4401
  Project LifeSaver 508-995-6400  ext. 2180
  R.U.O.K. 888-809-8932
  Senior Whole Health 888-566-3526  S, P, K, H, C
  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
  Fall River WIC Nutrition Program 508-679-9349
    800-WIC-1007  S, P, K
  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, MA  
  The Women's Center of New Bedford 508-996-3343
            405 County St. (office), New Bedford, MA  

  GreenKiss Staffing Solutions  508-567-6575
  BCC: Center for Adult Basic Education & Workplace Literacy 508-678-2811  ext. 2270
  Fall River Career Center  508-730-5000
  Greater Fall River RE-CREATION HISET (G.E.D Program)  508-679-0922
  Massachusetts Rehab 508-678-9041
  People Incorporated 508-679-5233
  SER Jobs for Progress  508-676-1916  S, P
  Youth Connections 508-675-9245
  YouthBuild Fall River 508-678-1975

  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  

  Fall River WIC Nutrition Program 508-679-9349 ext. 222
    800-WIC-1007 S, P, K
  Fallon Health 774-502-0873
  Family Resource Center 508-567-1735
  Nonotuck Resource Associates 774-205-4465
  Raising Grandchild of Massachusetts  
  United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900  ext. 103

  Boston Medical Center | BMC Healthnet Plan 800-792-4355  S, P, K, H, C
  CFC Family Planning 508-673-2400  S, P, C
  Fallon Health 774-502-0873
  HealthFirst Family Care Center 508-679-8111
  Hope Hospice 800-642-2423
  Nonotuck Resource Associates 774-205-4465
  SSTAR Family Healthcare Center 508-675-1054  S, P, C
            Inpatient Services 508-324-7763  S, P, C
  MASS HEALTH 888-665-9993
  Senior Whole Health 888-566-3526  S, P, K, H, C

  AIDS Action Hotline 800-235-2331
  Hope House 508-235-5355
  Office of AIDS Ministry 508-674-5600  ext. 2295
  Medical Case Management 508-624-2788  ext. 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

  Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
    1-800-HOMELESS
  Community Housing Resources Board 508-679-1769
  Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) 508-646-6200
  Department of Housing & Community Development 866-584-0653
  Fall River Department of Minimum Housing 508-324-2541
  Fall River Housing Authority 508-675-3500
    508-675-3595
  Housing Solutions 781-422-4200
  JRI/Focus 508-917-4359
  Steppingstone Incorporated  
            First Step Inn 508-679-8001
  Steppingstone Incorporated  
            Medical Case Management 508-674-2788  ext. 501
            Next Step Home Program 508-674-2788  ext. 113
            Stone Residence (Fall River 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

  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 S, P, H

  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

  info@mspcc.org or 617-587-1500

  Arbour Counseling Services 508-678-2833  S, P
            Partial Hospitalization Program 508-678-2833  S, P
  Bay Cove Fall River Crisis 800-981-4357
  Changing Directions Somerset 508-689-7888
  Child and Family Services 508-676-5708
  Community Autism Resources 800-588-9239
  Corrigan Mental Health 508-235-7200  S, P
            Crisis Number  508-235-7277  S, P
  Department of Developmental Services 508-730-1209  S, P
  Family Service Association 508-678-7542
  Fenway Health: Violence Recovery Program 617-927-6250
  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 
  Mobile Crisis Intervention | 24 hr. Access 800-981-4357
  Nonotuck Resource Associates 774-205-4465
  The Recovery Village  
  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 800-981-4357
  Fall River, Somerset, Swansea, Westport 800-660-4300

  New England Region Narcotics Anonymous  800-314-8174 
  Locate meetings online at:  http://www.nerna.org/pages/meetings   
  The Recovery Village  

  United Neighbors of Fall River 508-324-7900  ext. 101  P

  Seven Hills Behavioral Health   
            Fall River 508-999-4159
            New Bedford 508-235-1012
  Learn to Cope  
            Tuesday - St. Luke’s Hospital White Home  
            101 Page St., New Bedford, MA | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  
  The Recovery Village  

  Arbour Health 508-678-2833
  Boys Town Common Sense Parenting 401-214-4967  S
  Child and Family Services, Fall River, MA 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  ext. 103
  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, MA 508-996-3343

  Abbott Court Playground 335 Birch St., Fall River, MA
  Aetna Street Playground 281-371 Aetna St., Fall River, MA
  Bank Street Tot 433-473 Bank St., Fall River, MA
  Bicentennial Park 800 Davol St., Fall River, MA
  Britland Park Pleasant St. & Fifteenth St., Fall River, MA
  Columbus Playground 1-77 Wall St., Fall River, MA
  Davis Playground 845 Meridian St., Fall River, MA
  Desmarias Playground 399 McGowen St., Fall River, MA
  Dumont Park 1360 County St., Fall River, MA
  Father Kelly Park 33-99 Saucier St., Fall River, MA
  Father Travassos Park 143 Everett St., Fall River, MA
  Griffin Playground Fourth St. and Branch St., Fall River, MA
  Highland Park Robeson St. and President Ave., Fall River, MA
  Jose Silva Locust St. and North Quarry St., Fall River, MA
  Kennedy Park 145-199 Bradford Ave., Fall River, MA
  Lafayette Park 2-242 Mason St., Fall River, MA
  Maplewood Park 1-199 Albert St., Fall River, MA
  Massasoit Tot Lot 182 Wamsutta St., Fall River, MA
  North Park 285 Hood St., Fall River, MA
  Pulaski Playground 6-98 Pulaski St., Fall River, MA
  Ruggles Park 658-786 Pine St., Fall River, MA
  Small School Baseball Field 160 Wall St., Fall River, MA
  Thomas Chew Field 730 Globe St., Fall River, MA
  Turner Playground 52 Locust St., Fall River, MA

  Catholic Social Services 508-674-4681
  Child and Family Services  774-488-5007
            Young Parent Support and Mentoring  
  Citizens for Citizens, Inc.  
            Early Head Start & Head Start Programs 508-678-2961  S, P, K
    508-675-2151
  Fall River WIC Nutrition Program 508-679-9349  ext. 222
    800-WIC-1007  S, P, K
  Family Planning 508-673-2400  S, P, C
  People Incorporated: Healthy Families 508-679-5322
            Partnership Program 774-627-2457
  Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs 508-679-0198  S, P, C

  Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 508-475-0032
  Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School  508-678-2891
  Fall River Public Schools 508-675-8420
  Early Childhood Special Education Department 508-675-8421  ext. 55149
  Family and Community Engagement 508-675-8376
  JRI/Educational Advocacy Services 508-828-1304  ext. 2601
  Parent Information Center 508-675-8421
  Parent-Child Home Program 508-675-8421  ext. 55325
    508-675-8421  ext. 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

  Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 508-475-0032
  Family Service Association:  
            Family Resource Center 508-567-1735
  Health and Human Resources Statewide  Call: 211
  HealthFirst Family Care Center  
            Outreach Coordinator 774-254-4806  S, P
  JRI 508-468-6042
  The Recovery Village  
  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  S, P, H

  Boys Town Comprehensive Foster Care 508-685-0693
  Child and Family Services 508-676-5708
  Citizens for Citizens: Head Start 508-675-2151
            Early Head Start 508-678-5287
  Fall River WIC Nutrition Program 508-679-9349  ext. 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 508-679-5233
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-1060  S, P
  South Bay Early Childhood 508-324-1060  S, P
  https://aforeverrecovery.com/resources/video-game-addiction-facts  

  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
  Massachusetts 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
  The Recovery Village  
  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 508-676-5708
  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
  The Recovery Village  
  Saint Anne’s Hospital 508-674-5741
  Seven Hills Behavioral Health  508-679-0962
  South Bay Community Services 508-324-4202
  SSTAR 508-679-5222
  St. Luke’s Hospital 508-961-5388
  Steppingstone Incorporated Outpatient 508-674-2788

  GriefShare for families with loss 508-672-8538
            Church of Christ | 840 Rock St., Fall River, MA  
  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

  MA Alliance of Portuguese Speakers 800-232-7725  P

 502 Bedford Street, Fall River508-676-8251           (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
  Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 508-475-0032
  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
  JRI/Foster Care Programs 508-821-7774
  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 - Fall River, MA 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

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, email our Executive Director with your question or concern.