Member & Affiliate Agencies

United Way Member Agencies

AMERICAN RED CROSS (421988)

Provides emergency services, blood services, disaster plan preparation, community classes (First Aid, workplace safety, automatic external defibrillation, babysitting, water safety, CPR), nurse assistant/ home health aide, international services.

182 North Main Street, Fall River, MA (508) 676-8276
http://www.redcross.org


THE ARC OF GREATER FALL RIVER (422088)

Provides adult foster care, community based day supports, a resource/drop-in recreational program, representative payee, guardianship and family, individual and special education advocacy services.

182 North Main Street, Fall River, MA (508) 679-0001
http://www.arcnbc.org/offices/fall-river/


BIG FRIENDS LITTLE FRIENDS (360607)

A mentoring program that provides children ages 7 to 14 with the friendship of a concerned adult to help them reach their potential. A program of Family Service Association.

101 Rock Street, Fall River, MA (508) 678-7542
http://www.frfsa.org/index.php?id=29


BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF FALL RIVER (422488)

To enable youth to reach their full potential as responsible, caring and productive citizens.

803 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA (508) 672-6340
http://fallriverbgc.org/


DIABETES ASSOCIATION (422588)

Serves people of all ages that have diabetes. Provides support, education, and advocacy. Offers Camp Jack for children with diabetes.

4 South Main Street, Fall River, MA (508) 679-5233
http://peopleinc-fr.org/programs/diabetes-association-inc/


FALL RIVER YMCA (426288)

A community based, volunteer led organization committed to building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body. Encompasses health, fitness, aquatics, teen, youth, and child-care programming.

199 North Main Street, Fall River, MA (508) 675-7841
www.ymcasouthcoast.org/


FAMILY SERVICE ASSOCIATION (422888)

Family Service Association is a private, non-profit multi-service agency that strengthens and supports individuals and families through clinical services and specialized programs for children, adults and elders.

101 Rock Street, Fall River, MA (508) 678-7542
http://www.frfsa.org/


GREATER FALL RIVER RE-CREATION (108939)

Greater Fall River RE-CREATION is a prevention-based program that recognizes a safe and nurturing environment is necessary for all residents, especially our youth.

PO Box 302 Fall River, MA (508) 679-0922
http://www.gfrrec.org/


KING PHILIP PRESCHOOL (423588)

Early childhood education and childcare for children ages 2.9 – 5 years, an ongoing food drive for veterans, and an intergenerational alliance with a local nursing home. A program of Family Service Association.

700 North Eastern Avenue, Fall River, MA (508) 672-6082

http://www.family-service.org/


NINTH STREET DAY NURSERY (424388)

Provides early childhood education and day care services to families in Fall River and the surrounding communities. Monday through Friday, 6:45 AM – 5:00 PM, 52 weeks per year.

533 Highland Avenue, Fall River, MA (508) 672-7723
http://ninthstreetdaynursery.com/


PEOPLE, INCORPORATED (424488)

A diverse organization that offers employment training and job development, day habilitation, children’s services including early intervention, parenting programs and child care, community and family support services, and residential services for people of all abilities.

4 South Main, Fall River, MA (508) 679-5233
http://peopleinc-fr.org/


SAMARITANS OF BRISTOL COUNTY (424988)

Suicide prevention hotline for persons in crisis who feel lonely, isolated, depressed and are in danger of taking their own lives. Available from 8 AM to 11 PM, seven days a week, including holidays. Confidential and anonymous.

P.O. Box 1333, Westport, MA (508) 673-3777
http://www.samaritans-bristolcounty.org/


SER-JOBS FOR PROGRESS, INC. (425088)

Provides employment training education services, including secretarial, computer, adult educational classes, G.E.D. preparation, English as a second language classes, citizenship classes, resume writing, job seeking skills and job placement.

164 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA (508) 676-1916
http://www.ser-jobs.org/


STANLEY STREET TREATMENT & RESOURCES (SSTAR) (425288)

Provides substance abuse, behavioral health and medical care services to those in the Greater Fall River area. SSTAR has become known locally, nationally, and internationally for integration of addiction, mental health, HIV/AIDS and primary care. Also serves survivors of domestic violence.

386 Stanley Street, Fall River, MA (508) 324-7768
http://www.sstar.org/


STEPPINGSTONE, INC. (425388)

Provides comprehensive residential treatment for persons with chemical dependency as well as outpatient behavioral health treatment and housing options for persons with disabilities experiencing homelessness.

466 North Main Street, Fall River, MA (508) 674-2788
http://www.steppingstoneinc.org/


WORD Inc. Child Development Center (426188)

Offers high-quality infant, toddler, preschool childcare services with developmentally appropriate curricula, nutritious meals, and opportunities for children and their families to learn through the arts.

951 Slade Street, Fall River, MA (508) 673-4421
http://www.wordkids.net/


United Way Affiliate Agencies

A WISH COME TRUE, INC. (851688)

A local organization that has been granting wishes to children ages 3 through 18 who have life threatening illnesses since 1982 in RI and areas of Southeastern MA. “Dreams are only A WISH away.”

1010 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, RI (401) 781-9199
http://www.awish.org/


CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES, INC. (100002)

A private, non-profit agency providing mental health counseling, psychiatry, adoption services, and specialized family support programs to people of all ages.

66 Troy Street, Fall River, MA (508) 676-5708
http://child-familyservices.org/


FALL RIVER DEACONESS HOME (100001)

Comprehensive, clinical, educational, residential, independent living and family support services to strengthen and nurture young women ages 11-22 and their families.

603 Rock Street, Fall River, MA (508) 674-4847
http://deaconesshome.org/


GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND (422988)

Provides year-round leadership programming and summer camp programs for girls, grades K-12, from Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

500 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI (800) 331-0149
http://gssne.org/


GR. FALL RIVER COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY (108103)

Provides emergency food assistance to those in need, Supports area residents in need of food without creating dependency.

228 North Main Street, Fall River, MA (744) 365-4292
http://www.fall-river-mass.com/assistance/foodpantries/


HEALTHFIRST FAMILY CARE CENTER (106689)

A federally funded, non-profit community health center that provides quality, affordable, medical and dental services to all residents of Greater Fall River, regardless of their ability to pay.

387 Quarry Street, Fall River, MA (508) 679-8111
http://www.healthfirstfr.org/


HOSPICE CARE (423088)

Provides medical care and support to terminally ill patients and their families in Greater Fall River who wish to remain at home. A program of Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association.

1822 North Main Street Fall River, MA (508) 973-3200 / (800) 698-6877

http://www.vnasm.org/


KATIE BROWN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (330013)

KBEP teaches students in grades 5 through 12 to avoid becoming victims or perpetrators of relationship violence by building empathy, self-esteem and personal accountability.

10 Purchase Street/5th Fl., Fall River, MA (508) 678-4466
http://www.kbep.org/


OUR SISTERS’ PLACE (102945)

Provides confidentially located emergency shelter, meals, case management, education, advocacy, and follow-up services to battered women and their children.

P.O. Box 4236, Fall River, MA (508) 677-0224


S.H.A.R.E. FOUNDATION (851588)

Empowers physically-challenged, non-speaking individuals to express basic needs and achieve self -support using specially adapted electronic and computer equipment to maximize their quality of life.

285 Old Westport Rd., N. Dartmouth, MA (508) 999-8482
http:// www.share.umassd.edu/


SOUTH COASTAL COUNTIES LEGAL SERVICES, INC. (697488)

Provides legal assistance, advocacy, and representation in civil matters (such as housing, utilities, public benefits, domestic violence, education, and discrimination) to eligible low income residents

22 Bedford St., Fall River, MA (508) 676-6265
http://www.sccls.org/


SOUTHCOAST MENTORING INITIATIVE FOR LEARNING, EDUCATION AND SERVICE, INC. (SMILES) (330015)

SMILES is a school based one-to-one mentoring program that matches adult mentors with students considered at risk of dropping out of school.

4 South Main Street, Fall River, MA (508) 679-5233
http://peopleinc-fr.org/programs/smiles/


SOUTHCOAST VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (425988)

Home health care services including nursing, therapy, hospice and palliative care, behavioral health, home health aides and health promotion/education. Available 24 hours, every day.

1822 North Main Street, Fall River, MA (508) 973-3200 / (800) 698-6877
http://www.vnasm.org


SOUTHEAST FAMILY SERVICES (360608)

The Fall River Family Center provides homeless families with emergency shelter, including case management and assistance in obtaining sustainable permanent housing, with 18 months of supportive follow-up services.

257 Cherry Street, Fall River, MA (508) 679-2109
http://www.familycenters.org/


VETERANS’ ASSOCIATION OF BRISTOL COUNTY, INC. (697588)

Counseling organization that provides outreach services and a food pantry to U.S. Military Veterans and their families. Serves as an advocate for veterans’ rights and benefits.

755 Pine Street, Fall River, MA (508) 679-9277
http://fallriverveteranscenter.com/


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