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South Middlesex Opportunity Council-Rhodes to Recovery

South Middlesex Opportunity Council-Rhodes to Recovery

5 Rhodes Street
Millbury, MA 01527

(508) 581-7821 

Eligibility:

Any woman who is over the age of eighteen years of age with a desire for living a drug free lifestyle may voluntarily enter the Rhodes House Program. This program also accepts section 35 referrals.

Services:

Rhodes House is a social model recovery home dedicated to providing a safe, stable, and nurturing environment to women in recovery. Primarily funded through the Department of Public Health, the program serves a broad cross-section of the community, including those that have a long history of homelessness.

Rhodes House  provides treatment and case management services for up to 27 women. Comprehensive services include: individual service planning, group education, skill development, 12-Step fellowship ,vocational training ,employment search and housing placement. Case managers provide advocacy and for medical, dental, mental health and legal issues that the client may have. The program supports a comprehensive approach to independent living and economic self-sufficiency


Clinical and Support Options – Satellite

491 Main Street, Athol, MA  01331
(978) 249-9490  

Substance Abuse  

Services:
Clinical and Support Options offers substance abuse treatment that includes psychotherapy and counseling for depression and other mood disorders, anxiety, adjustment disorders, trauma, behavioral problems, identity issues, family and relationship conflicts, substance abuse and ways to manage the stress of everyday living. There are driver alcohol education classes (DAE) and DUI second offender aftercare treatment. Clinical and Support options also offers Early Recovery groups for substance abuse treatment focused on relapse prevention and harm reduction and the START intensive outpatient treatment program aids those in the early phases of sobriety and recovery from substance abuse.

Eligiblility:
For MBHP clients only.


North Central Human Services

North Central Human Services               

P.O. Box 449
Gardner, MA 01440

(978) 632-9400     

Services:

This center offers substance abuse treatment and buprenorphine services.

Payments:

Payment forms including self payment, medicaid, medicare, state insurance (other than medicaid), private health insurance, and military insurance are accepted.


Advocates, Inc. – Linda Fay Griffin House

15 Northampton Street, Worcester, MA 01605          
(508) 755-8990/ Intake: (508) 755-8990×0  

Substance Abuse

Services:
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house.

Over all, Advocates Inc. partners with people with disabilities, elders, and those with other challenges to overcome personal obstacles and societal barriers so that they can obtain and keep homes, engage in work and other meaningful activities, and sustain satisfying relationships. Advocates Inc.  services include but are not limited to substance abuse treatment, deaf services,elder services.

Part of their substance abuse treatments is the Drug Court Programs. Under this umbrella there are three substance abuse programs:First Offender Driver Alcohol Education (DAE), Second Offender Aftercare (SOA) and Ayer Drug Court Program. DAE is an alternative sentencing program. SOA continues the treatment efforts for those convicted of their second driving-under-the-influence offense (must have completed the Second Offender 14-Day Residential Program for Driving Under the Influence of Liquor (DUIL)).The Ayer Drug Court Program is a post-adjudication outpatient program; eligible participants can enter the program at various stages of case processing, including arraignment, pre-trial hearing and violation of probation hearings. In addition to these three programs, Advocates Inc. offers outpatient services and group therapy.

Eligibility and Fees:

Eligibility varies by program and services.

For Ayer Drug Court the program is 52 weeks, including four phases of treatment and is intended for Male and female non-violent adult offenders who reside within the court’s jurisdiction, are assessed as having an alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) problem and have no prior record of violent offense.

Each participant entering the program has a legal disposition that includes the potential for incarceration or a defined house of correction (county correctional institution) sentence that has been suspended.

SOA is intended for individuals convicted of driving under the influence for a second time. Individuals may choose this option as an alternative to at least 30 days incarceration. Referrals will be made by the Adjudicating Courts as well as the DUIL Program as part of their aftercare support. Completion of this program is one of several requirements that an individual must fulfill in order to be considered for a hardship driver’s license from the Registry of Motor Vehicles.

DAE is intended for individuals convicted of driving under the influence for the first time and who choose this option as an alternative to losing their license or possible incarceration. Referrals are generally made by the adjudicating district court; however, if the client is under 21, the Registry of Motor Vehicles may mandate the participant’s participation.For outpatient care:

Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) are available to any individual of any age who is in need of emergency mental health and substance abuse services, regardless of insurance or capacity to self-pay. There is no charge to the individual from Advocates for this service.

Advocates Community Counseling (ACC) contracts with most major insurances. To find out if we are in your network, please contact your insurance company or our office.

If you do not have insurance, a sliding scale fee schedule is available for outpatient services.

Please contact us at 508.661.2020 for medication evaluation or group therapy rates.


India Society of Worcester Free Health Stop

152 W. Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
(508) 753-3120
http://www.worcesterfreeclinics.org/india-society-of-worcester.html

Free Health Clinic

Services: Physical exams, well visits, sick visits, health insurance assistance, dental services on 1st Wednesday of month

Hours: Wednesdays 6:00 pm–8:00 p

Accepts: Insured, underinsured, uninsured

Languages Spoken: English

 


AdCare Hospital-Worcester

       
107 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605          
(508) 453-3053/ (508) 799-9000
Intake: 1-800-345-3552×4300 

 

Substance Abuse

Services:
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services. There is outpatient and inpatient care.

 


Genesis Club

Genesis Club

274 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605

(508)831-0100

http://www.genesisclub.org

Services:

This program is offered for adults 18+ with serious mental illness. It provides employment, education and housing supports following the ICCD Clubhouse model.  This program consists of a structured work ordered day with full member participation Monday  through Friday 8AM to 5:00 pm. Evening and weekend social on Thursday 5:00 pm–7:00 pm and Saturday 10 am to2:00 pm. It is open to adults 18+ with serious mental illness.

The provide assistance with recovery through work, friendships, and contributing to the Club.

Payments:

There is no fee, visit the website or call to learn how to become a member.


Family Continuity Programs

Family Continuity Programs

17 Mechanic Street, 3rd floor
Worcester, MA

(508) 755-0556

Services:

Services include outpatient counseling and psychiatry. Community Based Services through the Mass Health CBHI Initiative (for ages 3-21). These community services include In-home therapy and  Therapeutic Mentoring.   There is Community Support Program (CSP) – case management program for all ages.

Medical evaluations available.  Clinicians are trained in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy.

Home-based clinician available who speaks Spanish.

Payments:

All forms of Mass Health are accepted.  Accepts all private insurances except for Cigna, Aetna and Tufts. There is a waiting list for sliding fee eligibility.


McLean Center at Fernside

McLean Center at Fernside         

             
162 Mountain Road
Princeton, MA 01541           

800-906-9531
Intake: (978) 464-2141  

Services:

The program offers concurrent treatment for addiction and other psychiatric disorders, such as depression and anxiety. Guided by the exceptional clinical care and innovative addiction research at McLean Hospital, the McLean Center at Fernside aims to help adults recover from addiction, maintain abstinence, and gain the insight and skills needed for a full recovery and a life free from drugs and alcohol.

The program offers expert individualized treatment and rehabilitation that includes comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and on-going treatment by an addiction psychiatrist with five-day-a-week availability, along with individual and evidenced-based group therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) provided by highly trained clinicians.

Their comprehensive mind and body rehabilitation program includes yoga, mindfulness, individualized fitness programs, general health education, and expressive art and music therapies. Collaboration with referring providers, family education and support, and extensive aftercare planning are also included in the overall addiction treatment plan.

 


Spectrum Outpatient Services

Spectrum Outpatient Services

585 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605

(508) 854-3320

Second Location
105 Merrick Street
Worcester, MA  01607

(508) 797-6100

Central Intake Department (to schedule all intake appointments)
(508)854-3320 X1161

Services:

Provides assitance with Substance Abuse counseling and Methadone Treatment. Outpatient Counseling for adults only and Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Adults are available.  This program does do home visits.  Adolescent substance abuse treatment (at Merrick Street site), Substance abuse evaluations (at Merrick Street site), Suboxone treatment for opiate Addiction (at Merrick street) and Driving under the Influence programs available.

Spanish speaking clinician for Outpatient Counseling. Spanish clinician for Methadone substance abuse treatment and Outpatient Counseling (at Lincoln Street Site only).

 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling, Intensive Outpatient, and Suboxone referrals (intake only) : Mondays 7:00 am Merrick Street, clinic only.

Opiate Treatment (Methadone): Mondays and Thursdays 6:00 am Lincoln St clinic only.

Walk-ins are welcomed.

Payments:Accepts Blue Cross–Blue shield, Fallon, MassHealth (all types), Commonwealth Care, Healthcare Value Mgt., Tufts & Harvard Pilgrim. Sliding Fee Scale and funding available for uninsured and self-pay.


South Bay Mental Health

340 Main Street, Suite 818, Worcester, MA  01608
(508) 791-4976 or 800-244-4691

Mental Health Providers

For intakes call (508) 427-5362

Services:
Outpatient counseling is available for children and adults. Substance abuse counseling is also provided.  This program will do home visits. Psychiatric evaluations evaluations available for adults and children.  They also provide In-Home Therapy (IHT) & therapeutic mentoring services as part of CBHI. Urgent Care Services available. Kincoaching (services for kinship foster parents) is provided. Additionally they provide behavioral health interventions for medical disorders.

They operate a Partial Hospital Program/ Intensive Outpatient Program that includes a Mental Health Track, Dual Diagnosis Track and Mindfulness Track.

The Day Treatment Program follows a Mental Health Track, Dual Diagnosis Track, Life Skills Track andVocational Rehabilitation Track.

Programs are available Monday through Friday 9:00 am–3 pm. There is no waiting list. You have the option to tour the facility prior to admission.

Payments:
Accept various insurance such as Mass Health, Fallon, Network Health. Does accept the Mass Behavioral Health Plan. The programs are free of charge.

 

 


Newton Square Counseling Center

Newton Square Counseling Center

338 Highland Street
Worcester, MA  01602

(508) 752-5880

http://www.nsccinfo.org

Services:

Individual, couples and family counseling available. Help with grief and loss issues, physical and sexual abuse, anxiety, depression & stress management.

Alcohol and Drug Counseling offered. EMDR Specialist available for individuals 15 years and older.

Payments:

Accepts most major insurance.


Channing House (Advocates)

21 Catherine Street
Worcester, MA 01605   

Telephone: (508) 755-8088

Office hours:
24 hours a day, every day of the year

 Transitional Housing Programs

Services: 
The Channing House is a half-way house that focuses on the rehabilitation of clients with substance abuse and mental health issues.  They offer long term and short term treatment.

Click here for more information (http://treatment-facilities.findthebest.com/l/16931/Channing-House)

Substance Abuse

Services:
Channing House is a treatment center in Worcester, Massachusetts that focuses on mental health and substance abuse services by providing substance abuse treatment and halfway house services. The programs offered are designed for men and DUI / DWI offenders.

Payment forms including self payment are accepted.


Jewish Family Service of Worcester, Inc.

Jewish Family Service of Worcester, Inc.

646 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

(508) 755-3101

Services:

Outpatient counseling available for adults, children, adolescents, seniors and families. Court approved family mediation is also offered.   They operate a “Children Cope with Divorce” Court mandated parent education program. Guardian and Litem custody evaluations appointed by the court.  They also provide Neuropsychological Assessment and education. Behavioral Medicine, biofeedback is available as well as help with adoption services.

Spanish speaking Clinician available. 

Payments:

Accepts most insurances including Fallon, Cigna,, MassHealth (only MBHP & Fallon), Medicare, UBH, Blue Cross / Blue Shield. Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts,  Aetna, and Employee Assistance Programs. Does take Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO. Accepts the Mass Behavioral Health Plan.

 


Island Counseling

Island Counseling

108 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605-2651

(508) 753-3220

For new intakes press x107

Services:

Services available include Group Therapy,  Individual Therapy, TMS Therapy,  Couples and Family Therapy, Medication Management and Evaluation, Crisis Intervention Services, Educational Groups, Specialized Groups, Couples and Family Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Therapy Groups: (offered sporadically) Continuing Care Group, Suboxone Treatment Group. They also do initial Psychiatric Evaluations.  Does not offer one-time parenting, psychological sexual abuse or sex offender assessments

Suboxone treatment is available  for opiate Additions.

There are Spanish and  Arabic Speaking Doctors on site.

Payments:

They accept most forms of private and public insurance  like Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna,Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim, United Health Care, Fallon, Network Health, Neighborhood Health, Aetna, Magellan, Medicare, MBHP, Mass Health, Tri Care.

Sliding Fee payment schedule is also offered.

Support Groups

Type of Groups:
Continuing Care Group, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT),Suboxone Group:

 

Services:
Childcare and transportation not provided. Services provided in English only.Support groups to help those dealing with depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder or drug addiction.

Continuing Care Group: Open forum to discuss depression, anxiety and other issues in your life. Do not need to call. Walk-ins welcome.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: The group focuses on treating people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) as well as chronically suicidal individuals.  It combines standard cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotion regulation and reality-testing

Suboxone Group: Narcotic addiction support group

Eligibility and Scheduling:

Continuing Care Group:  Insurance based program that is available to anyone who wishes to participate. Program meets on Monday,Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 am–11:30 am.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Insurance based program that focuses on treating people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) as well as chronically suicidal individuals. Group meets on Tuesdays from 1:15 pm–2:15pm

Suboxone Group: Open to anyone with a narcotic addiction. Meets on Thursdays, 11:15 am–12:00 pm.

 


Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center

Behavioral Health Services
19 Tacoma Street
Worcester, MA  01605

(508) 852-1805

Services:

The Community Health Center provides outpatient multilingual psychotherapy and psychiatry services for children, adolescents and adults. There is a pharmacy on site.  These services are only available for health center patient only.

Payments:

MassHealth all plans are accepted along with Medicare and Medicaid, HSNO, CMSP, Commercial Insurances.


Comprehensive Assessment Rehab & Education Center

Comprehensive Assessment Rehab & Education Center

26 Cedar Street
Worcester, MA  01609

(508) 754-8780

Services:

This program provides assessments, individual, group & family counseling  for persons ages 10 and older.

They provide hep with anger management. Specialized assessments, male groups and individual counseling.  They also help sexual abuse survivors , providing groups of adolescent and adult male survivors.  Help is also available to sexual addicts with  specialized assessments, group and individual treatment.  Lie detector services as needed.

Services are also available for substance abuse with Specialized evaluations, supervised collections and individual treatment.  Client must be active in AA/NA recovery groups.

 Dangerous assessments are specialized assessments for youth involved with school incidents or youth and adults before the Court.

Services are also available for divorce mediation meetings which will result in a fair and equitable dissolution of a marital union.

Payments:

Major insurance are accepted including PPO and Century. Fees are on a sliding schedule.

 


Center for Human Development

Center for Human Development
(Formerly Child and Family Service)

55 Cedar Street
Worcester, MA 01609

(508) 753-1260

Call 1-800-232-0510  or 413-737-1426  for new intakes between 9:00 am – 4pm
Intake = x135 or 151

Services:

The Center for Human Development provides patients with counseling for adults, children and families, children must be 3 or older.   Home visits are available.  They will help clients with substance abuse evaluations and counseling.  In addition they run a domestic violence group.  An Early Intervention Program for developmentally delayed children under 3 years old is also available.

There is a vietnamese speaking clinician available. In addition to Russian and Spanish interpreters.

Payments:

There is no sliding fee schedule at this clinic. Mass Health is accepted along with Mass Behavioral Health Plan and the Children’s Medical Security Plan


Cedar Street Family Clinic

Cedar Street Family Clinic

340 Main Street, Suite 775
Worcester, MA  01608

(508) 752-1331

Services:

They provide counseling to individuals, couples and families, the children must be older than give years old.  They also provide home-based counseling and medication management. This program also offers psychological testing, medication evaluations. There is a psychiatrist that can prescribe medication monthly. Group counseling is also available.

The Cesar Street Family Clinic also provides a Men’s Group, which should be starting in April. Please call them for more information. 

Payment:

Accepts, Mass Health (all types), Fallon, Blue Cross /Blue Shield, United, Harvard/Pilgrim, Tufts, Beacon Health Strategies, Nhbd. Health Plan.

 


Behavioral Healthcare Services

Behavioral Healthcare Services

198 Russell Street
Worcester, MA  01609

(508) 756-8003 (x2 for new clients) or
(508) 753-5554 (for Psychiatric care)

Services:

Behavioral Healthcare Services provides individuals and families with counseling. Children must be ages 4 and up.  They als provide physical and sexual abuse evaluations, in addition to medication management and group work.  There is a Psychiatrist on staff.  This psychiatrist is bilingual and also speaks Arabic.

Payments:

Almost all major insurances accepted based on therapist. Mass Health is accepted.


Akwaaba Free Health Clinic at New England Ghanaian SDA Church

67 Vernon Street, Worcester, MA
(508) 425-4142
http://www.worcesterfreeclinics.org/akwaaba.html

Free Health Clinic

Services: The Akwwaba Free Health Clinic provides physical exams, well visits, sick visits, blood sugar and cholesterol testing, women’s health visits, and anonymous HIV testing, among other services. The clinic offers health insurance assistance.

Hours: Thursdays 6:00 pm–8:00 p

Accepts: Uninsured only

Fees: Free/ no fee

Languages Spoken: English


Epworth United Methodist Church

64 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 752-2376
http://www.epworthworcester.org/medicalservice

Free Health Clinic

The Free Medical Service at Epworth is a clinic open to all uninsured or underinsured adults and children and no appointment or documentation is required.

Services: Physical exams, lab tests, treatment of illnesses, medications, referrals to specialists, physical therapy, nutritional counseling, social services information and other referrals.

Hours: Mondays, 6:00 pm–8:00 p

Accepts: Uninsured, underinsured

Fees: Free/ no fee

Languages: English


Worcester Pastoral Counseling Center

128 Providence Street,Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 757-0376
7 Church Street, Westborough, MA 01581
(508) 366-4000
34 Felton Street, Hudson, MA 01749
(508) 366-4000

 

Mental Health Providers

Services:
Outpatient counseling for adults, youth & children, outpatient counseling for Individuals, Couples, Marriage and Family, Grief & Loss, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Anxiety, Depression & Stress Management. Group therapy–offered sporadically for divorce support, caregivers, grief & loss, meditation, midlife, women’s spirituality. Also offers EMDR (eye movement desensitization).

Payment:Accepts most insurance agencies, but does NOT accept MassHealth, MBHP or Children’s Medical Security Plan.

Sliding fee scale.


LUK Inc.

Four Locations:

1. 545 Westminster St. Fitchburg, MA 01420

2. 40 Southbridge Street, 4th floor Worcester, MA. 01608

3. 99 Day St. Fitchburg, MA 01420

4. 251 Main St. Webster, MA. 01570

1-800-579-0000:  contact number for all sites

 

LUK Mentoring Program

Services:
Free mentoring for youth between the ages of 6 and 17 in Central MA. Services available in English. Spanish translation is available.

LUK’s one-to-one community-based and site-based programs serve youth ages 6 to 17 living in the 65 cities and towns of Central MA. Adult volunteer mentors meet with mentees for at least one hour per week for at least one year, provide support through friendship, and focus on improving mentees’ social competencies, academic engagement and performance and preventing and decreasing offenses.

Mentors, youth, parent/guardians are all interviewed and information gathered helps determine who the mentor and youth will be paired with.

All volunteer mentors agree to a background check and attend training before they are matched with a youth

Eligibility and additional information:
Eligible youth are boys and girls ages 6 – 17.

The majority of youth involved in the LUK Mentoring Program are youth with a learning, emotional or behavioral disability. We also serve youth living in the foster care system.

Any youth who would benefit by having additional adult support may be a part of the program.

The program is provided free of cost.

Support Groups

Types of Groups: Therapeutic support group and support group for parents/guardians of adolescents who are using or in recovery.

Services:
Childcare and transportation is available for both programs. Stipends may be provided when applicable.

Therapeutic support group helps those who have been impacted by an under the influence incident including, but not limited to, the loss of a loved one while the other support group is for those in recovery.

The other support group is for parents and guardians of adolescents who are using or in recovery.

Eligibility and Scheduling:

Therapeutic support group is for anyone affected by someone operating under the influence incident. All ages encouraged to attend. Program is free. Meets on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm (at Southbridge location).

The other support group is for parents & guardians of adolescents who are using or are in recovery from substance abuse. Participation is based on a rolling admission. Program is at no cost to you. Date and times are based on location. Every Thursday from 6-7:00 pm (LUK Worcester office), every Wednesday from 6-7:00 pm (LUK Fitchburg office), every Wednesday from 6-7:00 pm (Lowell General Hospital)

 

Behavioral Health Clinic

Services:
LUK Behavioral Health Clinic – Mental Health Services serves youth and families. With Family Counseling, Individual Therap, Couples Counseling, Expressive Art Therapy, Group Counseling, Psychoeducation Groups, Psychological Evaluations, Medication Management, Psychiatric Consultation, Individual and Family Assessment and Parenting Assessment.

LUK Behavioral Health Clinic  also helps with Substance Abuse. The Moving On Program – Uses the evidence-based Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an effective treatment of youth. CLYR (Continuous Learning for Youth in Recovery) – Using the evidence-based Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach/Assertive Continuing Care, an effective home-based recovery support and treatment service for youth. CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training)–an evidence-based support group for parents of youth in recovery. In addition they provide Substance Abuse Evaluations and Outpatient substance abuse treatment.

Spanish & Portuguese capacity for some programs.

Central Massachusetts Child Trauma Center provides evidence-based trauma-focused treatments for youth ages 0-18 including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Trauma in Schools. They also do training in trauma-focused evidence-based treatment for youth ages 0-18 and training in trauma-informed services.

Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative Services division provides In Home Therapy.  An intensive therapy for a youth and family to treat the youth’s behavioral health needs and assist the family as they support the youth in the home.Therapeutic Mentoring  is also available and consists of 1:1 coaching and support for youth to learn social skills, and better ways to interact with other youth and adults. Finally In Home Behavioral Services assist youth and family with specific problem behaviors that get in the way of everyday life.

Victim Services operates the STEP Program,  which provides therapeutic services, advocacy, and outreach for individuals (and their friends/families) who have been impacted by an under-the-influence accident.

Languages:

Spanish, Cantonese, Twi, French, French Creole, and Polish capacity .

Payments:

Accepts various insurances, including the following MassHealth products: MBHP, Neighborhood Health Plan, Beacon, Network Health, Fallon, Medicaid, Limited Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Tufts, Children’s Medical Security Plan. There is limited funding available  for uninsured/underinsured for substance abuse treatment. Private pay with sliding fee scale available. CLYR Program is grant funded through DPH and SAMHSA.

The Victims Services is free for individuals who have been impacted by an under-the-influence accident.


Ivy Child International

P.O Box 63, Worcester, MA 01613
(508) 299-7905

info@ivychild.org

Mental Health Provider

Services:
Multicultural mindfulness-based programs offered through yoga, meditation and music. Offers health education and therapeutic care to children, youth, caregivers and health/medical providers. Individual and group assessments available. All programs are offered in various community centers.

Multilingual services available

Payment:
Accepts MassHealth and Harvard Pilgrim

Visit the website or email info@ivychild.org for more information

 


Family Health Center of Worcester

26 Queen Street, Worcester, MA 01610 (First floor)
(508) 860-7700
http://www.fhcw.org/en/HealthServices/WalkInCenter

Free Health Clinic

Services:
Sick visits, health insurance assistance, urgent care, social services, dental services

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8a-7:30p, Saturdays 9a-4:30p

Accepts:
Insured, underinsured, uninsured

Languages spoken:
English, Spanish, others by translation service

Mental Health Services

Services:
The Family Health Center has one psychiatric doctors to prescribe medication.  There is a pharmacy on site.  This is a Virtual Gateway for persons waiting for insurance.

Spanish & English speaking therapists for children, adolescents & adults.

Payments:
MassHealth  is accepted in addition to Medicare A&B, Blue Cross / Blue Shield – Preferred provider organ, (PPO) with co-pay, Health Safety Net (HSN). There is a sliding fee scale according to income.

Nutrition Support/ Breastfeeding Peer Counseling

Services:
WIC is a free nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children

Contact:
Edward M. Kennedy Health Center
(508) 853-2904.

Plumley Village,
(508) 799-9392.

Mill Swan Head Start
(508) 755-4750

Hours:
Call for an appointment or walk In Monday- Friday 8:30 to 3:00 pm.  Open Monday & Wednesday from 8:30 am until 7:30 pm and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from  8:30 to  5:0 pm.

Eligibility:
WIC is for all kinds of families: married and single parents, working or not working. If you are a father, mother, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5 or a pregnant woman. Mass health standard & DTA recipients automatically qualify.

 


Guild of Our Lady of Providence Free Medical Program at St. Bernard’s Church

282 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA
(508) 798-6818

Free Health Clinic

Services: Adult and pediatric medical care, immunizations, pharmacy assistance, referrals

Hours: Thursdays 6:00 pm–8:00 p

Accepts: Uninsured, underinsured

Languages spoken: English


UMASS Memorial

55 N. Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 334-1000

http://www.umassmemorial.org/

 

Health Insurance

Services:
The UMass Memorial Patient Financial Services Department helps people enroll in free and low-cost Massachusetts health insurance plans, and helps them choose healthcare providers. Language services provided.

Contact:
(508) 334-9300

Hours:
M–F, 8a-4:30p

 

Emergency Mental Health

Services:
UMass Memorial operates a 24/7 emergency mental health hotline that is available to individuals regardless of their insurance or ability to pay.

Contact:
866-549-2142 (24/7 hotline)

 

Free Health Clinic

Services:
The UMass Memorial Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides preventive medical and dental services to people without health or dental insurance on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 different community sites. Medical services include physical exams for children, adolescents and adults, sports physicals, immunizations, lab tests, blood pressure tests, health education, vision referrals, hearing tests and care for serious or ongoing illnesses. Dental services include dental health care, sealants, and dental cleaning.

Contact:
(508) 334-6073

Hours:
Call for hours and locations

Accepts:
Uninsured, underinsured, insured, Medicare, Medicaid

Fees:
Financial assistance available

Languages: English

 

Substance Abuse

Services:
Located at 55 Lake Avenue North, The Mental Health 8 Eat unit helps with Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services.

Mental Health Treatment

Services:
24 hour psychiatric emergency service.

This is an emergency service open to those in the area who believe they have a psychiatric emergency.

Contact:
(508) 334-1000 or(508) 334-3562

Payments:
UMMMC accepts payment from most insurers, Medicare and Mass Health whether unmanaged or managed. However, please check with the clinic before accepting a scheduled appointment.  Those without coverage may meet with our Financial Counselors toward enrollment in Mass Health or Commonhealth Plans.

 

 

 


Jeremiah’s Inn

1059 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 755-6403

Food Pantry:

Services:

Food distribution on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9:00 am–2pm

Emergency Services: Housing

Services:

Jeremiah’s Inn is a community residential recovery program for men.  They work to alleviate issues of homelessness, addiction and hunger. They have a capacity to host 29 men at a time. You must be sober for at least 30 days prior to admission.  Guests are asked to make a contribution of $10 per day for program fees.  This contribution will provide you with shelter, meals, clothing and the support to reach your goals.  Assistance is available for those who cannot afford to pay this fee.

Additional services:
Jeremiah’s Inn operates an emergency food pantry. The pantry provides household with an emergency supply of food once a month for residents in the following zip codes: 01610, 01602 and 01603.  In order to receive food you must bring with you a form of ID, proof of residency, which can be a utility bill, rent receipt or other piece of mail and your Jeremiah’s Inn card, which new members can sign up for the first time you go. The panty is opened from 9:00 am–2:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Closed on Wednesday.  All other services are they are conveniently open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Substance abuse treatment:

Residents in this program work with their case manager to develop individual service plans that give focus to their efforts.

Website: Jeremiah’s Inn (http://www.jeremiahsinn.org/)

Map and directions

(https://maps.google.com/maps?daddr=%7B1059+Main+Street,+Worcester,+MA+01603%7D&t=m&z=16)


Free Medical Clinics

MetroWest Free Medical Program
First Parish Church, 110 Edgell Road, Framingham, MA 01701 General:
(508) 656-0834
Vision Appointments: (508) 656-0885
Women’s Health Appointments: (508) 656-0834
By Appointment only; check the schedule here:
Website: http://metrowestfreemedicalprogram.org/

St. Anne’s Free Medical Program
130 Boston Turnpike (Rt. 9), Shrewsbury, MA 01609
(508) 757-5254
Services: Women’s health services, pediatric services, medical services.

UMass Memorial Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
(508) 334-6073
Services: Medical services, dental services.

Epworth United Methodist Church
64 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 752-2376
Services: Medical services.

Wesley United Methodist Church
114 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-4191
Services: Vision screening, hearing screening.

Akwaaba Free Health Clinic at New England Ghanaian SDA Church
67 Vernon Street, Worcester, MA 01610
(508) 425-4142
Services: Vision services, substance abuse, primary care, pharmacy services, medical services.

India Society of Worcester Free Health Stop
152 W. Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
(508) 753-3120
Services: Medical services, health education services, urgent care.

Guild of Our Lady of Providence Free Medical Program at St. Bernard’s Church
228 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 798-6818
Services: Medical services, health education services, pharmacy services, immunizations.

Family Health Center of Worcester
26 Queen Street, Worcester, MA 01610 (First floor)
(508) 860-7700
Services: Women’s health services, pediatric services, mental health services, medical services, dental services, urgent care.

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
19 Tacoma Street, Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 852-1805
Services: Dental services.

GVNA HealthCare, Inc.
34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-1230
1-800-382-7305

Gardner Community Action Committee
Medical Transportation Program
294 Pleasant Street, Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-8700
Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:30 am – 4:30, Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Fitchburg Community Health Center
326 Nichols Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Medical: (978) 878-8300
Dental: (978) 878-8420
Monday and Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ; Tuesday–Thursday, 8:00 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Greater Gardner Community Health Center
175 Connors Street, Gardner, MA 01440
Medical: (978) 410-6100
Dental Service: (978) 410-6100

Leominster Community Health Center
14 Manning Avenue, Leominster, MA 01453
Medical: (978) 847-0110
Dental Service: (978) 847-0110

Urgent Care Center Fitchburg (Umass Memorial)
275 Nicols Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 343-5072

Urgent Care Leominster (UMass Memorial)
510 North Main Street, Leominster, MA 01453
(978) 466-8820

Heywood Hospital
242 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-3420

Heywood Family Medicine
266 Main Street, Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 630-5030

Quinsigamond Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic
670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, MA 01607
(508) 854-4306
Services: Dental services.
*For more information, please visit: http://www.worcesterfreeclinics.org and http://www.worcesterresources.org
**Individual clinic information from http://www.needymeds.org/free_clinics.taf

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center

Call (978) 686 – 0090

Services: This community clinic provides primary medical and health care and community medicine for residents regardless of insurance coverage or ability to pay for their medical bills or current programs.

Greater New Bedford Community Health Center

874 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 992-6553

The Greater New Bedford Community Health Center is a private, non-profit health care organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, representative of the economic, educational, and cultural diversity of our community.

St. Luke’s Hospital

101 Page Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 997-1515

saintvincentstore@gmail.com

Tobey Hospital

43 High St, Wareham, MA 02571

508-295-0880


Health Insurance

If you are in need of free or low-cost medical insurance, apply at one of the following sites:

UMass Memorial – University Campus
55 N. Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 334-1000

Family Health Center of Worcester
26 Queen Street, Worcester, MA 01610
(508) 860-7700

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
19 Tacoma Street, Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 852-1805

MassHealth Enrollment Center
1-888-665-9993 / TTY: 1-888-665-9997

Medicare (for those age 65 and older)
1-800-MEDICARE / TTY: 1-877-486-2048


South Bay Day Services

340 Main St Suite 819 Worcester Ma 01608

(508) 752-3969
Randy Dupell, Intake Liaison (x 1211)
Tara Carloni, Intake Liaison (x 1208)
Julie DiLeo, Program Director (x1203)

Support Groups

Group Types:
Partial Hospitalization and Day Treatment programs such as the Partial Hospitalization Program, the Intensive Outpatient Addiction Program, Structured Outpatient Addiction Program and Day Treatment.

Services:
Care for adults (18+ who have a mental illness). Transportation may be provided depending on their insurance.

Eligibility and Scheduling:
Must call between the office hour times (Monday-Friday from 8:30 am–4:30 pm) to inquire about programs and their scheduling times.

All these programs are insurance based and are for adult males and females who are 18+ and have with mental illness.


Wesley United Methodist Church

114 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-4191

Free Health Clinic
Services:
Vision and hearing services. Low cost glasses (all Mondays), vision tests with low cost glasses (2nd and 4th Mondays), hearing test and low-cost hearing aids (3rd Monday).

Hours:
Mondays 6:00 pm–8:00 p

Accepts:
Uninsured, underinsured

Fees:
Free/ no fee

Carty Cupboard
114 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-4191

 

Food Pantry–Carty Cupboard

Services:

Food distribution on the 2nd and last Mondays of the month, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Wednesdays 1:00 to 3:00 pm and Fridays, 10:00 am–Noon.


St. Anne’s Free Medical Program

130 Boston Turnpike Road (Rt. 9), Shrewsbury, MA 01545
http://www.worcesterfreeclinics.org/st-annes.html

Free Health Clinic

The Street, Anne’s Free Medical Program provides health care services to the uninsured and underinsured in Worcester.

Services: School physicals, sick visits, immunizations, tuberculosis testing, medications for the uninsured, seasonal flu shot clinics, dermatological services (1st Tuesday of the month only), pediatrician available (1st Tuesday of the month only), podiatric services (last Tuesday of the month only), psychiatric services, health insurance help and assistance

Hours: Tuesdays, 6:00 pm–8:00 p

Accepts: Uninsured, underinsured

Fees: Free/ no fee

Languages: English


South Bay Early Childhood,

548 Park Avenue, Suite B, Worcester, MA01603

Parent Step Curriculum Group:

Services:
Focuses on practical skills you need to help your children from the start.  Also provides effective discipline strategies that promote both self-esteem and mutual respect

Contact:
Merrie Mackenzie, M.Ed.
774-823-1500

Hours: 
Starting June 19th Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

Eligibility:
Open to any parents looking for support.

Toddler Play Group

Services:
Playgroups offer children a safe, leader-led time where they can explore their world and develop new friendships.  They are a wonderful opportunity to play and interact with your child and meet new friends.

Contact:
Merrie Mackenzie
M.Ed.
774-823-1500

Hours:
Please call for days and times.

Eligibility:
This service is available for children 18mo-3yrs and it is free of charge.

Partial Hospitalization and Day Treatment program 

340 Main St Suite 819 Worcester Ma 01608

Services:
Include the Partial Hospitalization Program, Intensive Outpatient Addiction Program and the Structured Outpatient Addiction Program. Day treatment is also available.

Contact: 

Randy Dupell
Intake Liaison
(508) 752-3969 ext 1211

Tara Carloni,
Intake Liaison
(508) 752-3969 ext 1208

Or Julie DiLeo
Program Director
(508) 752-3969 x1203

Hours:
The office is open  Monday through Friday from 8:30 am–4:30 pm.

Eligibility/Payment:
This program is for adults male and females age 18+ with mental illness. Insurance based payment.

 

 


Multicultural Wellness Center

Multicultural Wellness Center

250 Commercial Street
Worcester, MA  01608

(508) 752-4665

http://www.multiculturalwellness.org

Services:

Individual,Family and Group Therapy are available. They provide help with Adolescent Issues.  They provide psychological, parenting and other assessments.  In-home services (CBHI) are available.  Therapeutic Mentoring available.  They also run a Community Support Program and psychiatry and mediation management.

There is am emphasis on Culturally Centered Counseling:  African American, Caribbean, Latino & Biracial.

Spanish, Creole, French, Japanese, Russian and African (multiple languages) speaking clinician.

Payments:

Accepts Mass Health, Self pay and some private insurance. Accepts Mass Behavioral Health Plan, Network health, Fallon, Neighborhood health plan, BMC & Blue Cross/ Blue Shield as well as Harvard Pilgrim.

Support Groups

Services:

Services are provided in English and transportation/childcare are not provided.

Balancing Life and Recovery support group is an insurance based support group for those in recovery.

Scheduling:

Program meets on Tuesdays from 2:00 to 3:30 pm.

 


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