Crisis & Counseling

Important Telephone Numbers:

COVID19 Resources

Citizens for Citizens
Fall River, MA 508-679-0041
Taunton, MA 508-823-6346
Counseling
Bay State Community Services – Main Office 617-471-8400
Center for Health & Human Services 508-996-2655
New Bedford Child & Family Services – Outreach 508-996-3154
New Bedford Child & Family Counseling 508-996-8572
New Bedford Child & Family Plymouth 800-469-9888
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault
Battered Women Hotline 508-992-4222
Domestic Violence Hotline 877-785-2020
New Hope Inc. 508-226-4015 or 508-824-5205
South Shore Women Center 888-746-2664
New Bedford Women’s Center 508-999-6636
Drugs & Alcohol
AdCare Hospital 508-999-1102
Al-a-teen 508-366-0556 or 508-394-4555
Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline 617-426-9444
M.A.D.D. 781-328-0002
Narcotics Anonymous

nerna.org

1800-624-3578 or 1866-NA-HELPU
Women’s Addiction Treatment Center, New Bedford 774-628-1000
New Bedford Child And Family Services 508-996-8572
New Bedford Counsel on Alcoholism 508-992-7788
P.A.C.C.A. 508-997-9051
Reflections (CAP) Women’s Residence 508-207-1572

Educational Services/Job Training
Educational Opportunity Center – Seven Hills 508-996-3147
Job Corps 800-733-JOBS or 800-733-5627
Mass Health 1-888-665-9993
New Bedford High School & G.E.D. 508-997-4511
MassHire Greater NB Career Center 508-990-4000
Emergency
MA Child Abuse Emergency Line 800-792-5200
Emergency Mental Health Services 508-996-3154
Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
HIV/AIDS
AIDS Action Hotline 800-235-2331
Gay & Lesbian Services
BAGLY 617-227-4313
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline 888-843-4564
United Way 800-231-4377
Homelessness
GNB Community Health Center 508-992-6553
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless 781-595-7570
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth 508-295-7028

Looking for more information?

National Center for Homeless Education

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth

National Runaway Safeline

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

MHSA Young Adult Resources Guide

Legal Services
Bristol Alliance (District Attorney’s Office) 508-997-0711
MA Commission Against Discrimination 617-994-6000
New Bedford Juvenile Court 508-999-9700
South Coastal Counties Legal 508-676-6265
Medical Facilities
Charlton Hospital (Fall River, MA) 508-679-3131
Jordan Hospital (Plymouth, MA) 508-746-2000
Morton Hospital (Taunton, MA) 508-828-7000
St. Luke’s Hospital (New Bedford, MA) 508-997-1515
Tobey Hospital (Wareham, MA) 508-295-0880
Pregnancy/Alternative Counseling/Teen Parents
Birthright of Greater New Bedford 508-996-6744
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center 508-990-7537
The Women’s Center 508-996-3343
Young Parents Initiative 508-996-8572

Suicide/Samaritans
Children’s Emergency Services 508-996-3154 or 508-984-5566
Samaritans Southcoast

24 Hour Hotline

508-679-9777

800-273-TALK (8255)

Runaway
Covenant House Teen Line 800-999-9999
National Runaway 773-880-9860
Teen Prevention Network
Teen-2-Teen 508-979-1580
Seven Hills Educational Opportunity Center 508-996-3147
New Bedford Neighborhoods Unit 508-979-1580