Resource Directory

(Hotline numbers are in red)

Addiction/Substance Abuse



Mothers Against Drunk Driving1-800-633-6233 
A-A Hotline (local)508-992-7788 
MA Council on Compulsive Gambling1-800-252-6465
Overeaters Anonymous617-641-2323, 781-641-2303
Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction (PAACA)508-997-9051 
McLean Hospital  (Eating Disorders Unit)800-333-0338
National Eating Disorders Association(206) 382-3587
Child AbusePhoneWebsite
DSS (report abuse of child)508-910-1000
Child at Risk Hotline1-800-792-5200
New Bedford Crisis Center

Suicide (Local Samaritans)508-999-7276
Samaritans (National)
Domestic ViolencePhoneWebsite
Greater New Bedford Woman's
Woman's Center Hotline (Sexual Assault/Rape)508-999-6636 
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network1-800-656-Hope
Elder ServicesPhoneWebsite
Elder Protection Hotline1-800-922-2275
Dartmouth Council On Aging508-999-4717 
Dept of Elder Affairs Hotline1-800-882-2003 
Family ServicesPhoneWebsite
New Bedford Child and Family Services508-996-8572
Dartmouth Youth Commission (Kevin Lee, Youth Advocate)
Greater NB Community Health Center508-992-6553
Center for Health and Human Services508-990-8345
CHHS AIDS Advocacy/Project Care508-990-8280 
Catholic Social Services508-997-7337 
Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford508-993-6242
Jewish Family Services508-997-7471
Project Rachel (Support group for past abortions)508-997-3300 
Caring Tree Family Grief Group508-991-4404 
MA Child Support Enforcement1-800-332-2733
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center (GNBCHC)508-992-6553
Teen Clinic (GNBCHC)508-992-6553
HIV Testing/Project Care508-996-3147 
Health, MentalPhoneWebsite
Adult Mental Health Clinic508-999-3317 
Community Nurse and Hospice Care508-999-3400
Southcoast Hospital Group Hospice508-984-0270
Hospice Foundation of America

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