Health

Samaritans of the Merrimack Valley

Family Services’ Samaritans of Merrimack Valley strives to reduce the incidence of suicide in the Merrimack Valley and throughout Massachusetts by providing “befriending” to individuals who are lonely, depressed and contemplating suicide or self-injury. Suicide prevention is one of the primary goals of the Samaritans, although services also include postvention services, trainings and seminars, and support groups.

 
For more information, please contact:

Debbie Helms, Samaritans Director

[email protected]

978-327-6600

www.fsmv.org

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Family & Community Resource Center

We assist families and offer supportive services by providing educational programs, early childhood services, information, referrals, and advocacy for youth and parents. We also have cultural events and other opportunities for families and expecting moms. Serving children from 0-18 years of age. We offer free services for all families in Essex County and we welcome walk-ins.

 

For more information, please contact:

Maggie De Los Santos, Senior Family Partner

[email protected]

978-975-8800

www.fsmv.org/parenting/fcrc/

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The mission of the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center is to improve and maintain the health of individuals and families in the Merrimack Valley by providing a network of high quality, comprehensive health care services and by training healthcare professionals to respond to the needs of a culturally diverse population. To learn more about the Greater Lawrence Health Center, click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

34 Haverhill St. Clinic Main Number: (978) 686-0090

150 Park St. Clinic Main Number: (978) 685-1770

73D Winthrop Ave. Clinic Main Number: (978) 686-3017

700 Essex St. Clinic Main Number: (978) 689-2400

www.glfhc.org

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Lawrence General Hospital is a private, not-for-profit hospital providing quality medical care and related services to the people of the Greater Lawrence community. Our physicians and caregivers offer treatment to all patients, regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, veteran status, disability, and other characteristics that make our patients and employees unique. To learn more about Lawrence General Hospital, click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Lawrence General Hospital

978-683-4000

GH Financial Counselors

(978) 683-4000, ext. 2069, ext. 2820 or ext. 2833.

Child Care

1-800-345-0131

Children’s Medical Security Plan

1-800-909-2677

Commonwealth Care

1-877-623-6765 (1-877-MA-ENROLL)

Food Stamps

1-800-249-2007

Health Care for All

1-800-272-4232

Health Safety Net

1-877-910-2100

Healthy Start

1-888-488-9161

Insurance Partnership

1-800-399-8285

MassHealth

1-888-665-9993

Prescription Advantage

1-800-AGE-INFO

 

YMCA Membership

The Merrimack Valley YMCA identifies and responds to community needs in areas including recreation, aquatics-based programming, housing for the homeless population, child care, outdoor and camping opportunities, arts and humanities programming, teen development, community development, and community health and wellness. We are inclusive and accessible regardless of your ability to pay.

 

For more information, please contact:

James Kapelson, Vice President of Membership and Marketing

[email protected]

978-725-6681 ex. 158

www.mvymca.org

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Counseling Services

We offer free and confidential counseling services to survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence. We work with children, youth, adults and their loved ones by providing crisis intervention and psychoeducational sessions. We also offer a 24 hour hotline, support groups, accompaniment to the hospital, police stations and/or court. Additionally we impart educational trainings/workshops and make referrals.

 

For more information, please contact:

Mariel Batista, Director of Community Services

[email protected]

978-682-3039

www.ywcanema.org

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