Resources/Referrals

Department of Children and Families
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-department-of-children-families

North Central Area Office                               978-353-3600

South Central Area Office                               508-929-1000

Worcester West Area Office                           508-929-2000

Worcester East Area Office                            508-793-8000

Child Protection Program at the UMass Memorial Medical Center
https://www.umassmemorialhealthcare.org/umass-memorial-medical-center/services-treatments/childrens-medical-center/services-we-provide/child-protection

The Child Protection Program (CPP) is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers and advocates, all specially trained and experienced in the care of children and families dealing with abuse or neglect.

774-442-6629

Child Trauma Training Center Centralized Referral System
https://umassmed.edu/cttc/

The Child Trauma Training Center (CTTC) has established a Centralized Referral System  for families and the community to streamline the link between children who need evidence-based trauma treatment and mental health providers who have been trained in these treatments.

1-855-LINK-KID

Judge Baker Hotline
https://jbcc.harvard.edu/child-risk-hotline

The Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with DCF Area offices fielding calls weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Judge Baker covering evenings and weekends

1-800-792-5200

Victim Compensation

https://www.mass.gov/massachusetts-victims-of-violent-crime-compensation

Through Victim Compensation, the Attorney General’s Office is often able to provide financial assistance to eligible victims of violent crime for medical and mental health counseling.