Advocates – Behavioral Health Supports for Justice-Involved (BH-JI) Individuals

Advocates Behavioral Health Supports for Justice-Involved Individuals (BH-JI) program provides care management and reentry navigation services for individuals who are involved in the justice system. Individuals will work with our team on transitioning into living a safe and productive lifestyle suited to their needs.

Our trained and compassionate staff follow a reentry model, providing comprehensive supports including daily communication with individuals for the first month of enrollment, and then as needed.

Reentry Navigators provide assistance with…

  • Applying for or reactivating MassHealth benefits
  • Scheduling medical and behavioral health appointments and evaluations
  • Coordinating transportation to appointments
  • Obtaining basic necessities (food, shelter, clothing, toiletries)
  • Accessing SUD treatment services and sober housing options
  • Finding and securing housing, employment, and/or continuing education
  • Connecting with social and community supports
  • 24/7 on-call support

ElIgibility

Eligible adults must meet the following requirements:

  • MassHealth eligible or currently enrolled
  • Have been detained or incarcerated within the last 12 months
  • Diagnosis of mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorder
  • Living in or releasing to Middlesex or Essex Counties

Location

Contact Information

Address
1881, Worcester Road, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 01702, United States
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