Helpful Resources

Apply for MassHealth

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline

Recovery Tools:

Link to AUDIT

Link to DAST



Tapestry Health: services include family planning, reproductive health exams, STI screenings, HIV counseling and testing, insurance enrollment, needle exchange, community education and outreach, medical case management, a family nutrition program, legislative advocacy, and much more

Planned Parenthood – Western Mass Health Center

A Positive Place: Services for people living with HIV/AIDS in Western Massachusetts

Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Baystate Medical Center

Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Suicide Prevention

Quit smoking

On Call Urgent Care: Walk In Urgent Care as well as Suboxone Program

Mass Health Child Benefits

Health Services for Children and Youths

Informational Links:

Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery

Join Together

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

AIDS Info Net

LGBT Community Center

Community Supports:

Support Groups

Western Mass Peer Support Line: 888-407-4515  Open Friday thru Monday 8pm to Midnight

Alcoholics Anonymous

Western Mass A.A. Intergroup

Western Mass A.A. Meeting List

A.A. Online

Narcotics Anonymous

N.A. Meeting Search

Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling

The Recover Project

In The Rooms

Women for Sobriety

Life Supports:

Clubhouses and resources, including area Dual Recovery Meetings

Center for Women and Community

Whitehouse Office of National Drug Control Policy

Simple self-screening tool for Substance Abuse

Vocational Resources: Mass Rehabilitation Commission

Housing & Rental Assistance

Emergency housing/Shelters (Scroll down to bottom for Western Mass)

Energy Assistance

Department of Transitional Assistance (food stamps, cash assistance, etc.)

Obtaining your G.E.D.

Food Bank of Western Mass


Franklin Hampshire County Career Center

Mass Legal Services

Collaborative for Educational Services

Community Action


PVTA Bus Schedule

FRTA Bus Schedule