Community Resources :
What they do
Contact information
NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill);
Central Middlesex NAMI
Mental health advocacy organization that offers many services including Family-to-Family training and support groups for caregivers of loved ones living with mental illness.
Help Line for Central Middlesex NAMI:
(781) 982-3318
Advocates Crisis Team
Offers emergency psychiatric evaluation and support for the towns that we serve and also includes Waltham, Watertown and Belmont.
(800) 540-5806
(781) 893-2003
675 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Mass. Department of Mental Health (DMH) Arlington Case Management Office

State mental health agency responsible for serving and assisting mental health consumers in the Commonwealth directly and through referral to private non-profit service providers.
Northeast Area / Acton Site Office
35 Nagog Park, 2nd Floor
Acton, MA 01720
Clubhouse Family Legal Support Project Provides free legal assistance to parents living with a mental illness to insure continued contact with their children and increased custodial rights
(800) 342-9092      
(617) 338-2345

Disability Law Center, Inc.

Provides free legal assistance regarding issues concerning Access to community services, special education, healthcare, disability benefits and rights and conditions in facilities.
(800) 872-9992 voice  
(800) 381-0577
TTY11 Beacon Street, Suite 925
Boston, MA 02108
Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition

Service quality enhancement and Advocacy organization made up of ICCD certified clubhouses in Massachusetts.

(781) 788-8803
Use their website to find a
clubhouse program near you.
Consumer Warm Line This consumer-run service is for people who are not in crisis, but just need a supportive person to talk to when feeling anxious, lonely or needing support.
(800) 243-5836
Operators are available from 5 10pm daily and 1 10pm on week-ends.
You may also call anytime and leave a message and they will call you back.
Metro Suburban Recovery Learning Community Peer operated organization that provides information on resources, recovery education, health and wellness, rights and law, as well as Peer Specialist Certification.
John Piselli, Director
460 Quincy Avenue
Quincy, MA 02169
Telephone: 617-472-3237
or 888-752-5510