Community Support Program
The Community Support Program provides outreach and individual support to adults and children experiencing stress in the areas of family, finance or work and school.
CSP is mobile and flexible, and can support individuals in bringing stability and wellness into their daily lives.
Services are provided in:
How do I make a referral?
See the list of CSOâ€™s locations at the bottom of this page.
What is the criteria to receive services?
1. Insurance through MassHealth is required. Medicare and Private insurers do not cover CSP services.
2. The individual must need a service such as those described here.
3. The individual must authorize the insurer to talk with providers.
When will services begin?
Referrals are responded to within 24 hours. Services will begin immediately following coordination and authorization from the insurer.
Community Support Program Goals
- Manage stress and critical events.
- Improve quality of life.
- Focus and build on strengths.
- Find strategies for coping with stress.
- Attend to health/medical needs.
- Crisis prevention and planning.
- Time-Limited interventions with planning for transition to ongoing supports and services.
CSP accepts Mass Health Insurance for CSP outreach services.
- Emotional Support
- Working together to manage stress and life demands.
- Symptom Management
- Coping with illness or addiction.
- Obtaining good medical care.
- Accessing Services
Getting to necessary appointments, transportation when needed.
- Conflict Resolution
- Helping individuals and families negotiate for a positive outcome.
- Assist clients to make ends meet.
- Access needed services; assist with applications; learning about available supports and services.
- Service Coordination
- Bring providers together to collaborate to accomplish goals.
- Crisis Intervention
- Establishing plans and supports for those times when things become unmanageable.
For referral please call:
877 South Street, Suite 200
Pittsfield, MA 01201
8 Atwood Drive, Suite 201
Northampton, MA 01060
130 Maple St., Suite 325
Springfield, MA 01103
1 Arch Place
Greenfield, MA 01301
491 Main St.
Athol, MA 01331