OUR COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
CSO provides a full range of behavioral health and substance abuse services through a network of five licensed outpatient sites. In addition, we provide services are in homes, schools and other community settings. Referrals for services may be made by any individual or service provider. As a community behavioral health agency, CSO believes deeply in providing services that empower those who receive services, and enrich the lives of those living in our community.
Community Support Programs (CSP)
The Community Support Program is designed to provide an array of services delivered by community-based, mobile case managers to youth or adult, to help maintain progress within their home and community setting, or to prevent potential hospitalization. Services are designed to be maximally flexible in supporting individuals to implement their goals and attain the skills and resources needed to maintain community tenure.
- Assisting with daily living skills
- Providing service coordination and linkage
- Providing temporary transportation assistance
- Safety planning
- Assistance obtaining benefits, health care
Center for Community Resilience after Trauma (CCRT)
1 Arch St., Greenfield
Therapy for child survivors of abuse
Traumatic stress debriefings
- Community meetings
- Alternative therapies
- Employee assistance
- Information and Referral
- Healing Arts therapies
The Center for Community Resilience after Trauma (CCRT) provides coordinated support to victims of crime or trauma. CCRT helps thousands of people affected by drunk driving crashes, robbery, industrial accidents, hate crimes, homicide, abuse, and more. CCRT’s services are always free of charge to crime victims and there’s no incident too small and no time limit on when people can receive services. CCRT is funded in part by two grants from the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance: the Victims of Drunk-Driving Trust Fund (DDTF) and the 1984 Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from OVC.
Healing art therapies are provided, at no charge, to the community on a monthly basis.
Green River House 37 Franklin St., Greenfield 413.772.2181
Quabbin House 25 West Main St., Orange 978.544.189
- Health/Wellness Education
- Affordable Meals
- Structured Work Ordered Day
- Mental Health Networking
Adpated from the clubhouse model created by New York's Fountain House, Green River House and Quabbin House provide rehabilitative vocational, social, and recreational programming to adults living with mental health challenges. Members participate in various work units within the clubhouse including food service, communication and education, employment, maintenance, and administrative services. Members also receive assistance with resume writing, job search and interviewing skills. Social and recreational programming includes evening and weekend "drop-in" social times as well as structured activities and outings scheduled in advance. Referrals for programs services may be made by any individual or service provider, and individuals with a mental health diagnosis are eligible for membership.
Clubhouse members also manage Club Cafe, a full service snack counter located at the John T. Olver Transportation Center in Greenfield. Easy to grab and go breakfast and lunch options are always available, as well as daily sandwich specials.
All Stars Afterschool Program
34 N. Maple St, Florence
250 S. Main St., Athol
6 Arch Place, Greenfield
- Provides age-appropriate activities
- Educational support
- Family resources to support youth at home
- Individual, family and group counseling to create individualized care
With sites in Florence, Greenfield, and Athol, The All Star Program is a DMH-funded after school program that provides therapeutic day services to youth between the ages of 6 and 18 who experience serious emotional disturbances that interfere with meaningful social connections. All Stars provides structured support and clinical interventions that strengthen youth resiliency and development of skills related to social engagement, leadership and independence. Call 413.774.1000 for information regarding eligibility.
The Bridge Family Resource Center
101 University Drive, Suite A3, Amherst 413.549.0297
- Evidence-Based Family Groups
- Support Groups
- Educational classes including financial literacy
- Arts, cultural, and recreational activities dance, yoga, and more!
- Specialized clinical supports for youth and their families.
The Bridge is a community-based, family driven program supporting families and their children ages 0-18 years old. The Bridge is one of a network of eighteen Family Resource Centers across the Commonwealth. All services are free and available to any child or family. Our monthly calendar outlines available programs.
Watch our overview video here.
STOPLIFT is one-day, educational shoplifting prevention program designed for individuals convicted of shoplifting of racing charges for shoplifting. Attendance at the program can either divert criminal charges or satisfy terms of probation. Classes are available for either adolescents or adults. Classes are offered in Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton, Worcester, and Auburn.