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The North Quabbin Community Coalition (NQCC) holds an informative forum on the third Friday of each month, September through June, at the Athol-Orange Elks Club, 92 New Athol Road, Orange, from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Various topics concerning the North Quabbin area are presented by assorted organizations, businesses and individuals. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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The North Quabbin Community Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, exclusively supported by membership donations and grants. Your donation is tax deductible.

 


 

North Quabbin Community Coalition
251 Exchange Street
Athol, MA 01331
978-249-3703
Fax 978-575-0474

info@nqcc.org

Health Directory

If information about you or your agency is incorrect, please let us know at 978-249-3703 or admin@nqcc.org. If you or your agency are not listed as a service for the North Quabbin region, please feel free to submit your information for consideration.

Please click here for an alphabetical list of agencies: INDEX



AA/NA Meetings in the North Quabbin

Call Narconon 800-468-6933 ~ www.stopaddiction.com
All meetings are non-smoking, unless otherwise noted.

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Monday

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Discussion / Back to Basics
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Big Book
7:30 – 9:00 pm, 1st Universalist Church, 31 North Main Street, Orange


Tuesday

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Discussion / Back to Basics
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Open (Public Welcome) / Speaker / Original
8:00 – 9:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Open (Public Welcome) / Discussion / Women / Sober Sisters
6:30 – 8:00 pm, Central Congregational Church, 93 South Main Street, Orange


Wednesday

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Discussion / Back to Basics
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Discussion / Kitchenette
8:00 – 9:00 pm, Baptist Church Kitchen, Church Street, Athol

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Discussion
7:00 – 8:30 pm, St. Mary's Church, Recreation Center, 20 West Myrtle Street, Orange


Thursday

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Discussion / Back to Basics
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Open (Public Welcome) / Speaker / Keep it Simple
7:50 – 9:00 pm, United Methodist Church, South Main Street, Orange


Friday

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Discussion / Back to Basics
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / 12 Steps/Traditions Meeting
7:00 – 8:30 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Open (Public Welcome) / Discussion / Friday Night Men's Group
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Pinecrest Apartments Rental Office, 419 East River Street, Orange

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Big Book
7:30 – 9:00 pm, St. Peter's Church, 39 Main Street, Petersham


Saturday

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Saturday Afternoon Discussion
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Open (Public Welcome) / Discussion
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol


Sunday

AA Open (Public Welcome) / 24 Hours / Speaker
11:00 – 12:00 pm, YMCA, 545 Main Street, Athol

AA Open (Public Welcome) / Discussion / Sunday Night Beginner
7:00 – 8:30 pm, Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol

AA Closed (Alcoholics Only) / Sunday Night 12 Step
7:00 – 8:30 pm, 1st Universalist Church, 31 North Main Street, Orange


AdCare Hospital of Worcester, Inc.

107 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605
800-345-3552 ~ 508-799-9000 ~ Helpline 24 hours 800-252-6465
www.adcare.com

A comprehensive adult chemical dependency treatment center that provides: inpatient detox, rehabilitation, day treatment, evening treatment, intensive outpatient (IOP), individual and group counseling, aftercare, community education, family  programs and helpline services.

Eligibility: For treatment and referral, applicant must be 18 years or older and meet criteria for services.

Intake: For information and referral service, call for treatment and complete telephonic assessment.

Fees: For treatment services – variable. For helpline service – free.

Additional Info: Handicapped accessible. Limited ability for bilingual services (assessed). Transportation services (as needed). Most healthplans accepted including Medicare, Medicaid and CHAMPUS.

Outpatient Services

95 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605
508-799-9000
(IOP) Day & Evening Programs
14 Beacon Street
Suite 801
Boston, MA 02108
617-227-2622
(IOP) Day & Evening Programs
1419 Hancock Street
Suite 201
Quincy, MA 02169
617-328-0639
(IOP) Day & Evening Programs
88 Faunce Corner Road
N. Dartmouth, MA 02747
508-999-1102
(IOP) Day & Evening Programs
117 Park Avenue
W. Springfield, MA 01089
413-209-3124
(IOP) Day & Evening Programs
400 Bald Hill Road
Warwick, RI 02886
401-732-1500
(IOP) Day & Evening Programs

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Athol Hospital

A member of the Heywood Healthcare Family
2033 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331
978-249-3511 ~ Fax 978-249-8993
www.atholhospital.com

A Critical Access Hospital located in Massachusetts' North Quabbin region, serving the community since 1950. With high patient satisfaction, nearly 50 doctors cover a range of medical specialties that includes orthopedic surgery, cataract surgery, emergency surgeries and more. Athol Hospital operates a pain clinic, radiology services, an oncology clinic, and 25 inpatient beds.

Athol Hospital has been the major healthcare provider in the North Quabbin region. Services have included:

  • Emergency Services
  • Hospice
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • West River Health Center
  • Occupational Health
  • Sleep Study Center
  • Support Groups
  • Surgery
  • Auxiliary
  • Cardiopulmonary Services
  • Lifeline
  • Nursing Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiology
  • Short Stay Unit
  • Speech Therapy

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Athol Lions Club

www.athollionsclub.org

The Lion’s Club can help people to get eye exams and their eyeglasses and sometimes have portable medical equipment available such as walkers and wheelchairs.

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Center for Human Development
North Quabbin Office

(Formerly Child and Family Service)
131 West Main Street, Orange, MA 01364
978-544-2148 ~ For Referrals 800-232-0510 ~ Fax 978-544-2196
www.chd.org

The mission of CHD is to strengthen & promote the quality of life for children, adults & families through education, counseling and support. Services include: individual counseling for children, adolescents and adults; couples/family therapy; psychological evaluations; psychiatric services.

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Central Massachusetts Area Narcotics Anonymous

Central Massachusetts Area Service Committee
PO Box 492 Greendale Station, Worcester, MA 01606
New England Regional Helpline: 866-624-3578 or 866-NA-HELP-U
info@centralmassna.org
www.centralmassna.org/

Our message is that an addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use, and find a new way to live. That no addict need ever die from active addiction. We know that the therapeutic value of one addict helping another is without parallel, and it is our wish to be of help to you. If you are an addict and have chanced across these pages, give yourself a break and come to one of our meetings! You will always be welcome. Local meeting directory:

Monday: 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Twelve & Twelve, Salvation Army Community Center, 107 Ridge Road, Athol
(H, 12Tr, C, 12St)

Tuesday: 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Serenity, King James Community Center, Airport Road/383 River Street, Orange
(Bt, Ns, H, A, O)

Wednesday: 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Nothing to Fear, Our Lady of Immaculate Church, 192 School Street, Athol
(O, L, Ns)

Saturday: 5:15 - 6:45 pm, All Are Welcome, Baptist Church, 147 Ridge Street, Athol
(O, S, D, Ns)

CODES:

11St - 11th Step
12St - 12th Step
12Tr - 12th Tradition
1, 2, 3 Sts - 1st, 2nd, 3rd Steps
A - Assorted Format
B - Beginners
Bt - Basic Text
C - Closed (Addicts Only)
D - Discussion

H - Handicapped Access
J - Just for Today
L - Literature
Ns - Nonsmoking
O - Open (All Welcome)
R - Recovery Text
S - Speaker
Sp - Spanish
T - Topic

You can find up to date regional meeting lists on the New England Regional website.


Central Massachusetts Tobacco-Free Community Partnership

Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
365 Plantation Street, Biotech 1, Ste. 100, Worcester, MA 01605
Contact: Tina Grosowsky, Project Coordinator  Tina.Grosowsky@umassmed.edu or 508- 856-5067
Smoking cessation resources: www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry/CentralMATobaccoFreeCommunityPartnership.aspx
www.makesmokinghistory.org

Tobacco use is the #1 cause of preventable death and disability in Massachusetts.  More than 9,000 residents die every year from the effects of tobacco – one person every hour of every day.  Thousands more are disabled by tobacco use, suffering with chronic illness and pain.

The Central Massachusetts Tobacco-Free Community Partnership, a program of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School / UMass Memorial Health Care, supports communities’ efforts to lower smoking prevalence and exposure to secondhand smoke.  The Partnership enhances state and local tobacco control efforts by exposing tobacco industry tactics, mobilizing the community to support and adopt evidence-based policies, and changing social norms that prevent youth from starting to smoke and help current smokers to quit.  These comprehensive efforts reduce death and disability from tobacco use.  Funded by the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program, the Community Partnership serves as a resource for local coalitions, health and human service agencies, municipalities, and workplaces on tobacco intervention efforts. 

The Central Massachusetts Tobacco-Free Community Partnership serves the following towns: 

Ashburnham, Ashby, Athol, Auburn, Ayer, Barre, Bellingham, Berlin, Blackstone, Bolton, Boylston, Brimfield, Brookfield, Charlton, Clinton, Douglas, Dudley, East Brookfield, Fitchburg, Franklin, Gardner, Grafton, Groton, Hardwick, Harvard, Holden, Holland, Hopedale, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Leicester, Leominster, Lunenburg, Medway, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, New Braintree, North Brookfield, Northborough, Northbridge, Oakham, Oxford, Paxton, Pepperell, Princeton, Rutland, Shirley, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Southbridge, Spencer, Sterling, Sturbridge, Sutton, Templeton, Townsend, Upton, Uxbridge, Wales, Warren, Webster, West Boylston, West Brookfield, Westborough, Westminster, Winchendon, Worcester. 

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Clinical & Support Options (CSO)

491 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331
978-249-9490
www.csoinc.org

CSO provides a full range of comprehensive mental health and counseling service to children, families, adults and seniors throughout Franklin County and the Northampton areas.

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The Community Health Center of Franklin County

489 Bernardston Rd. Ste.108, Greenfield, MA 01301 413-325-8500 or
450 West River Street, Orange, MA 01364 978-544-7800
338 Montague City Road, Turners Falls, MA 01376 413-772-2940
www.chcfc.org

The Community Health Center of Franklin County is a Federally Qualified Health Center and accepts most private and public insurance plans. People with no insurance may be eligible to have services billed with sliding fee scale. Insurances include:  Medicare & Mass Health, Children’s Medical Security Plan, Workman’s’ Comp, Center Care, and Free Care/Uncompensated Care Pool among several private insurance plans.

Services available for babies, children, adults and elders include:

  • Primary Care
  • 24 Hour Hospital & Emergency Coverage
  • Pediatric Behavioral Evaluations
  • General Dentistry
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Immediate food assistance
  • Certified Diabetes Education
  • Spanish Interpreting
  • Outreach
  • Transportation assistance
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Enrollment for Public Insurance Programs
  • Service Referrals

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Community Health Connections ~ Family Health Center

275 Nichols Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-878-8100
www.chcfc.org

Community Health Connections Family Health Center is a federally qualified community health center serving all residents of North Central Massachusetts. Services include:

CHCFHC accepts most insurances including:  Medicare, MassHealth, Network Health, HMO Blue, Cigna, Aetna, Tufts, HPHC & Fallon Affiliates. If you are uninsured/underinsured there is free care or sliding scale fees based on income and family size. There are staff onsite to help you with financial assistance services.

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Counseling & Psychotherapy Centers of Massachusetts (CPC)
R.U.L.E  Victim Prevention Through Sex Offender Management & Treatment
A Program for Adult and Juvenile Offenders

Central Business Office, PO Box 920621,  Needham, MA. 02492
800-455-8726 ~ Fax 866-455-8839 ~ info@cpcamerica.com
www.cpamerica.com

The Counseling & Psychotherapy Center, Inc. (CPC) is an agency comprised of clinicians and criminal justice professionals who operate specialized sex offender management and treatment programs in many locations throughout the United States. We specialize in setting up these services in communities who express a need to reduce risk.

Our mission is to bring professional sex offender treatment and management to any community with a commitment to risk reduction from identified sex offenders through our outreach model of program development. We make an effort to work with any offender to identify the triggers for his behavior and to guide him to develop a relapse prevention plan to prevent further victimization.

We treat and manage the sex offenders with whom the criminal justice system must work. We make our best effort to reduce the risk of any offender who is in or who will be re-entering the community. This includes offenders in denial whose risk can also be reduced even while they do not take full responsibility for their actions.

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Elder Protective Services

(A program of LifePath)
330 Montague City Road, Suite 1, Turners Falls, MA 01376
978-544-2259 ~ 413-773-5555 ~ Fax 413-772-1084
Elder Abuse Hotline 24/7: 800-922-2275 V/TDD
Contact: Linda Puzan ~ lpuzan@lifepathma.org ~ www.lifepathma.org ~ www.800ageinfo.com

The Elder Protective Service Program investigates reports of elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation & self neglect.  Protective service case work also includes counseling, safety planning & family intervention, homemaker/health aide services, transportation, housing, legal assistance and advocacy. Service area includes Franklin County & North Quabbin (includes 4 Worcester County towns:  Athol, Phillipston, Royalston & Petersham.)

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Emergency and Crisis Stabilization Services

A behavioral health Emergency Services Program (ESP) providing:

Services are provided in:

Franklin County
Hampshire County
North Quabbin

Overview

CSO Crisis Programs provide behavioral health assessment, intervention and stabilization to youth, families and adults 24hrs/day, 365 days/year. Individuals may request crisis services on their own or they can be referred by family members, medical providers, schools, state agencies, law enforcement, etc. Crisis services are available to all individuals regardless of insurance or ability to pay.

Community-Based

Crisis interventions, whenever possible, are provided at locations that support consumer and family preferences. In most circumstances, individuals can be seen in natural and familiar settings such as home or school or a physician’s office. Assessments are strength based and engage both natural and professional supports. Interventions with youth are family focused. Services are provided by professional clinicians who may work with a trained paraprofessional who provides additional support and advocacy. Adults can also have the support of a professional peer staff when the peer is on duty.

Crisis Services are a preferred alternative to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for individuals seeking behavioral health services when there is no urgent medical condition or immediate safety concern.

Mobile Crisis Intervention (MCI)

MCI is a service of the Massachusetts Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) to improve children’s behavioral services. Mobile Crisis Intervention is a service for MassHealth eligible youth aged 20 and under.

MCI is a short-term (up to 7 days) community-based, on-site, therapeutic response to a youth experiencing a behavioral health crisis for the purpose of identifying, assessing, treating, and stabilizing the situation and reducing immediate risk of danger to the youth or others. Commercially insured youth are eligible for a 24-hour mobile intervention.

MCI Services:

Community Crisis Stabilization (CCS)

CSO has two adult Community Crisis Stabilization residences (“respites”) located at the Crisis Office sites in Greenfield and Northampton. CCS residences provide 24-hour support and stabilization for voluntary adults age 18 and over. CCS is a safe alternative to

inpatient care for individuals who can manage their welfare with the guidance and support of our professional staff. CCS goals of stabilizing and returning home usually take 3-5 days.

CCS Services:

To Contact Crisis Services, call your nearest Crisis Services office:

Greenfield/Franklin County
Staff on-site 24-hours
MCI Youth – 24-hours
413-774-5411

Athol/N. Quabbin
Staff on-site weekdays, 8AM-8PM
MCI Youth – 24-hours
978-249-3141

Northampton/Hampshire County
Staff on-site 24-hours
MCI Youth – 24-hours
413-586-5555

Peer Support Services

The Crisis Adult Mobile and the CCS Residence are both staffed with Peer Support staff for adults who are receptive to peer support and advocacy. Peers are professionally trained staff with experience receiving mental health services and willingness to share knowledge and experience of recovery. All peer services are voluntary.

QUICK RESPONSE

Families and individuals can experience the quickest response to a psychiatric crisis without medical symptoms by first calling the local Crisis Services team. Individuals will be seen sooner than in the hospital emergency room, and in most cases at the location of their choice.

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Franklin/North Quabbin Women Infants and Children (WIC)

(a program of CommunityAction!)
423 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331
978-249-2373

WIC is a lifeline for millions of families across the country. Specifically geared to pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women and children up to age 5, WIC provides checks to buy nutritious foods like milk, eggs, cheese, cereal, juice, peanut butter, and beans at local authorized grocery stores. In addition, it offers nutrition assessment and counseling, breastfeeding support and referrals to services that help keep families healthy and safe.

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GVNA HealthCare, Inc.

34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440
978-632-1230 ~ Toll Free 800-382-7305 ~ Fax 978-632-4513
www.gvnahealthcare.org

GVNA HealthCare is dedicated to building health communities by delivering high quality health and social services in a fiscally responsible manner in the homes and neighborhoods of Massachusetts. GVNA is a non-profit home health agency, serving 39 cities and towns in Massachusetts.  We offer Skilled Nursing and Therapy home visits, Hospice, Private Duty Services, Home Assisted Living – Adult Group Foster Care, Healthy Families, Lifeline and Medication Management Systems, Corporate Flu Clinics, Adult Day Care Centers in Athol, Fitchburg, Greenfield and Gardner.  We accept referrals from physicians, healthcare agencies and those in the community that are in need of our services. Please take a moment to browse our website at www.gvnahealthcare.org to see how we can partner with you in your caregiving role. Peace of mind and quality home healthcare is just a phone call away!

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Heywood Healthcare

242 Green Street
Gardner MA 01440
978-632-3420 ~ www.heywood.org

Heywood Healthcare is an independent, community-owned healthcare system dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to the residents of North Central Massachusetts. It is comprised of Athol Hospital; Heywood Hospital, a non-profit, 153-bed acute-care hospital in Gardner, MA; and Heywood Medical Group with primary care physicians and specialists located throughout the region; Heywood Rehabilitation Center in Gardner, MA; West River Health Center in Orange; and Winchendon Health Center and Murdock School-based Health Center in Winchendon, MA. To find out more about the comprehensive healthcare services offered by Heywood Healthcare, visit www.heywood.org

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HIV/AIDS Services for North Quabbin

Case Management: People with HIV/AIDS may receive case management services from any agency receiving DPH dollars. There is no funded provider in the North Quabbin area, but the following are agencies and resources offering case management in surrounding areas.

Tapestry Health
80 Sanderson Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
413-773-5403
www.tapestryhealth.org

Montachusett Opportunity Council
133 Prichard Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-345-7040
www.mocinc.org

AIDS Project
85 Green Street, Worcester, MA 01604
508-755-3773
www.aidsproject.org

If you run into difficulty connecting to the above services, contact:

HIV/AIDS Project Bureau
Consumers Office
250 Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02108
617-624-5300 ~ 800-443-2437
www.mass.gov/dph/aids

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Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services

Statewide HELPLINE: 1-800-327-5050 ~ www.helpline-online.com
23 Service Center, Northampton, MA 01060
413-586-7525 ~ Fax 413-784-1037
www.mass.gov/dph/bsas/bsas.htm

The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services oversees the substance abuse prevention and treatment services in Western Mass and helps to provide access to treatment services for indigent and uninsured people.

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Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)
Western Regional Office

23 Service Center, Northampton, MA 01060
413-586-7525 ~ Fax 413-784-1037
www.mass.gov/dph

DPH promotes and insures conditions that improve and protect the health of all Massachusetts residents and communities. Our programs address:

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National Alliance on Mental Illness of Western Mass., Inc. (NAMI-WM)

324A Springfield Street, Agawam, MA 01001
413-786-9193 ~ 800-295-2121
information@namiwm.org ~ www.namiwm.org

NAMI is dedicated improving the lives of all those affected by mental illness by providing free support, education, and advocacy. NAMI of Western Mass serves all of Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden Counties. We provide at no cost to our members or the public:
  • Support
  • Education
  • Advocacy
  • Membership
  • Information & Referral
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Fundraising Events
  • Conferences/Conventions
  • Mental Illness Education for Families
  • Local Support Groups
  • Speaker's Bureau
  • Consumer Speaker's Bureau
  • Volunteer Options

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Network Health

101 Station Landing, 4th Floor, Medford, MA 02155
888-257-1985
www.network-health.org

Network Health is a Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth) health plan available to MassHealth members from the North Quabbin community. Network Health provides all the benefits and services of MassHealth, plus additional free and discounted benefits. Network Health members can: Upgrade their MassHealth membership, find a doctor on our website, get discounts on eyeglasses, Weight Watchers, and medications, get free bike helmets and home child-proofing kits.

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North Quabbin Adult Day Health

(A program of Gardner Visiting Nurses Association, Inc.)
1471 Main Street, Rear, Athol, MA 01331
978-248-9470 ~ Fax 978-248-9530
www.gardnervna.org/adult_day.htm

Services include:  The North Quabbin Adult Day Service is designed to meet the physical, functional, and social needs of elders and disabled adults who are unable to live totally independently.

Benefits of the program include the following:

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Orange Lions Club

PO Box 173, Orange, MA 01364
978-544-6139

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Quabbin House/Clubhouse

(A program of Clinical & Support Options)
21-25 West Main Street, Orange, MA 01364
978-544-1859
www.csoinc.org

Quabbin House is a small community based Clubhouse modeled on the widely respected Fountain House Club in New York City. We are a member of a division of Clinical Support Options (CSO) in Greenfield. The Clubhouse creates a positive environment in which people who have experienced a mental illness can achieve productive and satisfying lives.

Quabbin House is simply a place which relies upon its member’s talents, skills, and dreams in order to succeed. We are a response to every person’s need to be involved in respectful, gratifying relationships and meaningful work. Each and every member is a highly valued contributor to our overall success. We use member skills in developing a “people helping people” atmosphere. At Quabbin House a high level of member participation is vital to the successful operation of the Club. In order to utilize the abilities of each member we are organized in the following ways.

Transitional Employment is a program unique to clubhouses around the world. The goal is to help people who have had a break in their employment history, or who do not yet have a work history, to fully rejoin society through paid work. The unique supports of Transitional Employment help to develop a successful partnership between the employer, employee, and the Quabbin House. There is more to life than work so Quabbin House is also open on Saturday, Sunday and holidays for “socials”. Schedules offer a variety of events such as going out to eat, shopping, movies, game days, brunches at the club and more.

A support group is also offered the second Wednesday of each month from 5-7 pm at the club. This is for friends and family of those with mental illness. This group is facilitated by staff trained by NAMI. (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.) There is also a Dual Recovery Meeting held at the club 2 times a week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. These meetings are for those who have both a mental illness and an addiction. You do not have to be a member of the Quabbin House to attend these meetings. For more info on this please contact, Jennifer Mannino at 978-544-1859 at or after 4:00 pm on Tuesday or Thursday.

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The RECOVER Project

68 Federal Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-5489 ~ lsarage@wmtcinfo.org
www.recoverproject.org

The RECOVER Project is a community-driven program that aims to enhance the lives of people in recover from substance abuse and alcoholism, family members and concerned others. We provide peer-to-peer services, based on the guiding principal that competence and wisdom reside in those with lived experience. We aim to create and nurture a recovery-informed community that understands the strengths and value of its citizens. Supports and services include:

  • Recovering Families Network
  • Childcare Network
  • Support group for recovering parents
  • Family recreational activities
  • Support group for parents of children who abuse alcohol and/or drugs
  • Community and Professional education and information
  • Meditation practice/discussion groups
  • Sustaining Recovery Program
  • Relapse prevention groups
  • Project newsletter
  • Resource Library
  • Website
  • Leadership training for volunteers and community members
  • Recovery month celebration
  • Wellness for the Mind, Body & Spirit
  • ATRIUM Groups (Addictions and Trauma Recovery Integration Model)
  • Peer mentoring program
  • HIV/HepC Support groups

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ServiceNet

129 King Street, Northampton, MA 01060
413-585-1300 ~ Fax 413-582-4252

ServiceNet provides customized, integrated mental health and human services to individuals, families, organizations and community of the Pioneer Valley. Programs include: Acute mental health services; Outpatient clinical and counseling services; Adolescent support groups; Early intervention services; Mental health residential rehab programs; Shelter and housing services.

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Stavros Center for Independent Living

55 Federal Street, Suite 210, Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-3001 ~ Fax 413-772-2556
www.stavros.org

Their mission is to promote independence and access in the community for persons with disabilities and deaf people. For 30 years Stavros has been actively advocating for the civil rights of people with disabilities and provide services to residents in Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties. Following are descriptions of many of the services provided:

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Tapestry Health Systems

80 Sanderson Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
413-773-5403
www.tapestryhealth.org

Family Planning provides reproductive health care, birth control counseling, STD and HIV screening and HIV/Substance abuse counseling for Franklin/Hampshire County & North Quabbin residents. The Athol office is open on Wednesdays from 12 – 5 p.m. and has a clinician and a counselor onsite. When the office is closed the Athol phone number rings through to the Greenfield office.

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UMass Commonwealth Medicine
Office of Community Programs

333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
508-856-3255 ~ Fax 508-856-4850
OCP@umassmed.edu ~ www.umassmed.edu/ocp/index.aspx

The Office of Community Programs (OCP) works to improve health care for Massachusetts’ most vulnerable citizens, such as those covered only by MassHealth and those without health insurance. OCP builds bridges between the community commonwealth medicine and UMass – bringing the results of health care policy, research and educational innovation to the community. OCP leverages its academic and community ties to develop implement and manage a range of complex health projects involving multiple constituents.

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WomanCare Health ~ OB/GYN Services

14 Grove Street, Suite 3, Athol, MA 01331
978-249-8100 ~ 978-249-8178

A nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has advanced education and clinical training in a health care specialty area. Shali collaborates with local Gynecologists and surgeons for consultations and referrals as needed.  

Nurse Practitioners can provide services such as the following:

WomanCare Health can provide the following services:

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