Resource Directory

(Hotline numbers are in red)

Addiction/Substance Abuse

Phone

Website

Al-Anon/Alateen

508-366-0556www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org
Mothers Against Drunk Driving1-800-633-6233 
Adcare508-999-1102http://www.adcare.com/
A-A Hotline (local)508-992-7788 
MA Council on Compulsive Gambling1-800-252-6465http://www.masscompulsivegambling.org/
Overeaters Anonymous617-641-2323, 781-641-2303http://recovery.hiwaay.net/intergroups/oaigww.html
Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction (PAACA)508-997-9051 
McLean Hospital  (Eating Disorders Unit)800-333-0338http://www.mcleanhospital.org/Child/eating_disorders_center.htm
National Eating Disorders Association(206) 382-3587http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/p.asp?WebPage_ID=337
Child AbusePhoneWebsite
DSS (report abuse of child)508-910-1000http://www.state.ma.us/dss/
Child at Risk Hotline1-800-792-5200http://www.state.ma.us/dss/
CrisisPhoneWebsite
New Bedford Crisis Center

508-996-3154

http://www.cfservices.org/aboutus.html
Suicide (Local Samaritans)508-999-7276http://www.suicide-helplines.org/usa/massachusetts.htm
Samaritans (National) http://www.befrienders.org/bidir/usa.htm
Domestic ViolencePhoneWebsite
Greater New Bedford Woman's Center508-996-3343www.gnbwc.org/
Woman's Center Hotline (Sexual Assault/Rape)508-999-6636 
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network1-800-656-Hopehttp://www.rainn.org/
Elder ServicesPhoneWebsite
Elder Protection Hotline1-800-922-2275http://www.ago.state.ma.us/sp.cfm?pageid=1089
Dartmouth Council On Aging508-999-4717 
Dept of Elder Affairs Hotline1-800-882-2003 
Family ServicesPhoneWebsite
New Bedford Child and Family Services508-996-8572http://www.child-familyservices.org/
Dartmouth Youth Commission (Kevin Lee, Youth Advocate)508-910-1855www.DartmouthYouth.com
Greater NB Community Health Center508-992-6553http://www.gnbchc.org/
Center for Health and Human Services508-990-8345http://alcoholism.about.com/od/tx_ma/qt/ma067.htm
CHHS AIDS Advocacy/Project Care508-990-8280 
Catholic Social Services508-997-7337 
Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford508-993-6242http://www.inter-churchcouncil.org/
Jewish Family Services508-997-7471http://www.ajfca.org/cgi-bin/dir.pl?string=XXMA
Project Rachel (Support group for past abortions)508-997-3300 
Caring Tree Family Grief Group508-991-4404 
MA Child Support Enforcement1-800-332-2733http://www.cse.state.ma.us/
HealthPhoneWebsite
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center (GNBCHC)508-992-6553http://www.gnbchc.org/
Teen Clinic (GNBCHC)508-992-6553http://www.gnbchc.org/adolesc.htm
HIV Testing/Project Care508-996-3147 
Health, MentalPhoneWebsite
Adult Mental Health Clinic508-999-3317 
HospicePhoneWebsite
Community Nurse and Hospice Care508-999-3400http://www.communitynurse.com/
Southcoast Hospital Group Hospice508-984-0270http://www.southcoast.org/
Hospice Foundation of America http://www.hospicefoundation.org/

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