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Child & Family Services, Inc.'s mission is to heal and

strengthen the lives of children and families.  

Programs Offered: 


Caring Network (CN)
Helps children between the ages of 4-14 heal from the

trauma of witnessing violence in their home, school,

neighborhood, and community.

Community Service Agency (CSA)
Designed to help families coordinate the care for children and adolescents (up to 21 years of age) who are at risk of hospitalization.


Empowering Families for Success (EFS)
EFS is a closed Department of Mental Health (DMH) referred program that services children ages 3-19. This program is designed to meet the needs of families who have children with mental health problems.


In-Home Therapy (IHT)
Provides a structured, strength-based therapeutic relationship with a team approach to work in the home with children/youth (up to 21 years of age) and their family members to promote healthier functioning within the family.


Therapeutic Mentoring (TM)
Offers structured one-to-one, strength-based support

services to youth (under the age of 21) for the purpose

of addressing daily living, social, and communication needs.

Youth Community Crisis Stabilization (YCCS)
A short term (7-10 days) residential treatment program for

children ages 4-18 in need of acute crisis stabilization.

This 9-bed unit offers psychiatry, clinical work, case

management, and residential and educational services.

School Based Counseling Services
Services are provided in school, a setting that is both familiar

and comfortable for students, as part of their regular school day.

Emergency Services (ES)
Operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week providing care for people of all ages in need of emergency mental health


Community Crisis Stabilization (CCS)
A 9-bed unit that receives patients from our Emergency

Services or other Emergency Services programs in the area.

CCS is for patients who need support, monitoring, and/or

medication stabilization. Child & Family’s CCS services

adults ages 18 and up.

Mobile Crisis Intervention (MCI)
Services are offered in the homes, schools, and other

community based settings for children and adults. 

Evaluations conducted with MassHealth youth (up to 20

years of age) involve clinical intervention and support

which can last up to seven days based on the needs of

the youth and family. MCI works collaboratively with existing

Children's Behavioral Health Initiative.

Young Adult Access Center (YAAC) 

Provides a youth driven safe space for transitional aged youth from 16-21yrs of age up until their 22nd birthday. Provides opportunities for social connectedness, peer support, referrals for clinical services, with training opportunities in life skills, employment/educational supports, housing, & engagement in creative arts.

ASPIRE (Achieve Success Promote Individual Resilience and Excellence)

This is a free, supportive resource available to any student enrolled at Keith, Normandin, or Roosevelt Middle School with a focus on high-risk youth . The goal of our program is to help students build skills that enable them to be successful in school and the community.

Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC)  

Entry point for timely, high-quality and evidence-based treatment for mental health conditions and substance use disorders, including routine appointments, urgent visits, and 24/7 community-based crisis intervention as an alternative to hospital emergency departments

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Executive Director: Anne Sampaio

Address: 3057 Acushnet Ave.

Phone Number: (508) 742-1040

Email Address:

Hours of Operation: Varies from site to site and programs. Office hours at 3057 Acushnet Ave. Administration are 7:30am-5pm.

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