IF YOU NEED HELP — ASK US TO FIND RESOURCES

Suicide Hotline – 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Drug Abuse

 C.O.P.E. Center – Brockton    508-583-3405

http://www.bamsi.org/services/hiv-services/community-outreach-prevention-and-education-c-o-p-e/

81 Pleasant Street, Brockton

Looking for Treatment? 

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/ or call 800-662-HELP (4357)

Massachusetts Al-Anon:  (508) 366-0556

Good Samaritan Hospital, 235 Pearl St – Ground floor, Moakley Conference Center (NS)

Need a Sober Living Facility?:

Call 800-664-3315, speak with a counselor

FUEL Assistance

http://www.mass.gov/hed/community/energy/low-income-home-energy-assistance-liheap.html

Homelessness

Bay View Inn   135 Adams St, Quincy, MA, 02169      617-328-3705
Provides a 25 bed shelter. Can stay from 6months to a year until permanent housing is found. Hours: 6pm nightly until 7:45am.

Father Bill’s Place &Mainspring House – Brockton Coalition for the Homeless   (508) 587-5441

 54 N Main St, Brockton, MA 02301

Homeless shelter for men and women

List of services provided at this shelter: Substance abuse counseling; 3 meals/day; clothing; handicapped accessible; medical care by referral; day programs; transportation; advocacy; Portuguese + Spanish; Wed. 1Oam-12pm soup kitchen at shelter; nearby food pantries.

Must be sober to stay at this shelter.

Hours: 7 pm nightly until 7 am in the morning.

Capacity allowed: 47 men and 18 women.

LGBTQ-Specific Resources

GLBT National Help Center:

Call – 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)

Local PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays):

Easton Chapter:   9 Main St.   Easton, MA 02072       (508) 238-6373

Literacy Resources

http://thomascranelibrary.org/legacy/read/community_resources.html

Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Massachusetts:

This site has some helpful resources on a variety of topics for dealing with a mental illness or dealing with friends/family with a mental illness.  

http://www.namimass.org/resources/

Call – 877-382-1609

Cutting and Self-Harm Resource:

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/cutting-and-self-harm.htm

Safe Alternatives Hotline (offers referrals and support):

Call – 800-366-8288

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA):

If you or someone you know need help with an eating disorder please visit:

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ (a live chat feature is available on this website)

Call – 800-931-2237

Relationships/Abuse

National Child Abuse Hotline:

If you or a child you know is being abused please contact this number.

https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/

Call – 1800-4-A-CHILD (1800-422-4453)

Jane Doe Inc.:
The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: free and confidential support for you, family members, and friends. If you or a friend have experienced sexual assault visit this site for information or call the SafeLink number.

http://www.janedoe.org/

Call – 1-877-785-2020

A New Day:

This organization provides free and confidential counseling and advocacy to all individuals impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence, and rape.

http://healthimperatives.org/a-new-day/

Call – 508-588-8255 (Brockton Location)

Toll Free – 888-293-7273

Love Is Respect:

This site is a great resource for developing healthy relationships and to find help if you are in (or you think you might be in) an abusive relationship.

http://www.loveisrespect.org/

Call – 866-331-9474     Text – “loveis” to 22522

Sexual Education

Sex, etc.:

For information regarding sexual health and questions you may have please visit:

http://sexetc.org/

Planned Parenthood:

For information regarding sexual health, unplanned pregnancy, STD Screenings, and Birth Control visit this site.

http://www.plannedparenthood.org/teens

Call – 800-258-4448

Located at 1055 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215