Diocese of Fall River
District of Greater Attleboro

Serving the Attleboro, Massachusetts Area  

 

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General Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Hotline
District of Greater Attleboro
508-409-1452

 

United Way Information & Referral System
2-1-1

 

Mass 2-1-1 Online Assistance Guide

Abuse

New Hope
140 Park Street
Attleboro, MA
508-226-4015
800-323-4673

Children

Attleboro Area Council For Children, Inc.
4 Hodges Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-226-2336
Email Kelly@councilforchildren.org
Runs the Christmas Is for Kids program.

 

Children at Risk Hotline
800-792-5200
24 hours/7 days

 

Home Health & Child Care Services - Greater Attleboro Area
508-588-6070

 

P.A.C.E. Child Care Works
105 William Street – 4th Floor
New Bedford MA 02740
800-338-1717

WIC

Mass State Program
WIC Attleboro
(Women, Infant, Children Food Supplemental Program)
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA
508-226-4543

Clothing

Clothes To Go
Faith Fellowship United Methodist Church
9 North Main Street
Mansfield, MA
508-339-6040
Open Saturdays 9-11am
Drop-offs daily before 3pm on front porch

 

Pennies from Heaven SVDP Thrift Store
141 Washington Street
Taunton, MA 02780
508-823-6546

 

Salvation Army Store
21 Union Street
Attleboro, MA
508-226-5360

 

SVDP St. John's Clothing Center
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA
508-222-8400

 

SVDP Fall River Thrift Store
1799 Pleasant Street
Fall River, MA 02723
508-672-9129

 

SVDP Plainville Thrift Store
173 Washington Street, Route 1
Plainville, MA 02762
508-695-5150

Community

Community Care Services
70 Main Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Attleboro area 508-226-1660
Taunton area 508-821-7777
See website for additional locations & program listings.

 

Council of Churches
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA
508-222-2933

 

Salvation Army - Bridges of Hope
5 Mechanic Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-226-8624

 

Self Help
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA
508-226-4192

 

Westside Benevolent Circle
PO Box 506
Mansfield, MA 02048
508-339-3397

Elder Care

Assisted Living Directory

 

Bristol Elder Services
1 Father DeValles Boulevard
B-8 Suite 101
Fall River, MA 02723
800-427-2101

 

Councils on Aging:

Attleboro COA
Rev. Larson Senior Center
25 So. Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-223-2235

Mansfield COA
255 Hope Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
508-261-7368

North Attleboro COA
204 Elm Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760
508-699-0131

Norton COA
Norton Senior Center
55 W. Main Street
Norton, MA 02766
508-285-0235

Seekonk COA
320 Pleasant Street
Seekonk, MA 02771
508-336-8772

 

MySeniorCare
Online community providing information on:
    Home health care
    Assisted living
    Hospice
    Other senior care topics

Family

Community Care Services
Family Resource Center
11 Peck Street
Attleboro, MA
508-226-5722

 

Families Forward
A program of New Hope, Inc.
37 Carlon St.
Attleboro, MA
508-222-1410 (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays)

Food

Cupboard of Kindness Food Pantry
P.O. Box 874
Norton, MA 02766
4:30-6:30pm first and third Monday
located at 70 East Main St. in the garage of the Municipal Offices building

 

Doorways, Inc.
1015 Newman Ave
Seekonk, MA
508-761-5491

 

Food 'n Friends Soup Kitchens
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA
508-222-2933

 

Food Stamps
866-950-FOOD

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
866-950-3663

Project Bread Food Source Hotline
800-645-8333

 

Hebron Food Pantry
11 Sanford Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-223-4257

 

Lenore's Pantry
North Attleborough Town Hall
43 South Washington Street
North Attleborough, MA 02760
508-699-0104

 

Living Bread Food Pantry
United Methodist Church
16 East Bacon Street
Plainville, MA 02762
508-695-9587

 

Murray UU Church Food Pantry
505 North Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-222-0505

 

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry
15 West Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
508-339-1343

 

Rehoboth Helping Hands
American Form Corp
513 Winthrop Street (Rt 44)
Rehoboth, MA 02703
508-252-3263

 

Salvation Army Food Pantry
Bridges of Hope
5 Mechanic Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-226-8624

 

Second Congregational Church Food Pantry
50 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-222-4677

 

Self Help
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA
508-226-4192

 

St. Joseph's Food Pantry
St. Vincent de Paul Parish
71 Linden Street
Attleboro, MA
508-226-1115

 

St. Theresa's SVDP Food Pantry
18 Baltic St.
So. Attleboro, MA
508-243-4386

Furniture

Pennies from Heaven SVDP Thrift Store
141 Washington Street
Tauton, MA 02780
508-823-6546

 

SVDP Fall River Thrift Store
1799 Pleasant Street
Fall River, MA 02723
508-672-9129

 

SVDP Plainville Thrift Store
173 Washington Street, Route 1
Plainville MA 02762
508-695-5150

 

My Brother's Keeper
P.O. Box 338
Easton, Massachusetts 02356
508-238-7512 (donor line)
508-238-4416 (help line for clients)

Health

Mass Health Enrollment Center
888-665-9993

 

Mass Health Customer Service Center
800-841-2900

 

Mass Dept of Public Health
617-624-6000

Housing

Department of Transitional Assistance
Homeless assistance
800-529-1599

 

Boston Community Capital
56 Warren Street Boston, MA 02119 617-427-8600 855-604-4663

 

Homes with Heart
Attleboro Area Council of Churches
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA
508-222-2933

 

Housing Authorities:

Attleboro Housing Authority 508-222-0151
Mansfield Housing Authority 508-339-6890
North Attleboro Housing Authority 508-695-5142
Norton Housing Authority 508-285-3929
Seekonk Housing Authority 508-336-6067

 

Massachesetts Coalition for the Homeless
15 Bubier Street
Lynn, MA 01901
781-595-7570
Shelter locations and contacts at these links:
Greater Boston family shelters
Greater Boston individual shelters
Southeastern Massachusetts family shelters
Southeastern Massachusetts individual shelters

 

Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless
160 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-421-6458

 

Samaritan House
Homeless shelter - singles
59 Ingell St
Taunton, MA
508-824-6497

Legal

Legal Services
South Coastal Counties Legal Services
Justice Center of Southeast Massachusetts LLC
231 Main St.
Suite 201
Brockton, MA 02301
508-586-2110
800-244-8393

Medical

Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Park St
Attleboro, MA
508-236-8500

Mental Health

Community Counseling of Bristol County
Attleboro area 508-222-8812
Taunton area 508-828-9116

 

South Bay Mental Health
800-244-4691

 

Taunton/Attleboro Emergency Service
108 West Main St., Bldg. #2
Norton, MA 02766
800-660-4300
508-823-5700
Open 24 hours/7days

Mentoring

On Common Ground Inc.
7 Park Street, Suite 210
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-226-0801

Pregnancy

Abundant Hope
104 County Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
855-299-4218 (Toll Free)

 

Visitation House
119 Endicott Street
Worcester, MA 01610
508-798-8002

Prescriptions

CVS Caremark Prescription Assistance

 

MassMedLine
866-633-1617

 

Shine Program
Council on Aging Office
25 So. Main Street
Attleboro, MA
800-987-2510

Special Needs

The Arc of Bristol County
141 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-226-1445 x 3121

Substance Abuse

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information Helpline
c/o The Medical Foundation
95 Berkeley Street, Suite 208
Boston, MA 02116
800-327-5050

 

NORCAP Lodge
Inpatient and Evening Treatment Programs
71 Walnut Street
Foxboro, MA
800-331-2900 Extension 2

 

North Cottage Program, Inc.
69 East Main Street
Norton, MA 02766
508-285-2701

 

Massachusetts Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline
Rhode Island Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline
800-943-0566

Telephone

SafeLink Wireless
800-977-3768

Transportation

Community Care-A-Vans
50 Walton Street
Attleboro, MA
508-223-1672

 

Gatra Ride Match
GATRA’s Mobility Management Department
10 Oak Street
Taunton, MA 02780
800-483-2500

Utility Assistance

Attleboro Energy Fund
Attleboro Residents Only
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA 02713
508-222-2933
Email svdpaacc@verizon.net

 

Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Program
MassSave Information: 800-632-8300

 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors
North Attleboro Residents Only
95 Pine Street
Attleboro, MA 02713
508-222-2933
Email svdpaacc@verizon.net

Veteran Assistance

National Veterans Foundation
888-777-4443
9am-9pm daily

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