Community Based Services Alternative House

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Contact Information

Alternative House
Community Based Services
Phone: 978-454-1436

PO Box 2100 Lowell, MA 01851
Area Served: Northeast

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Narrative

24-Hour/365 Crisis Hotline: Provides support, referrals, and information on services availabile to victims. We have both a toll free number (1-888-291-6228) and local line (978-454-1436)

 

Services include:

  • Communithy Based Support Group: A free and confidential group that meets weekly in the community and is open for anyone to join following a brief phone intake.
  • Legal Advocacy and Support: Legal Advocates are available to assist in the restraining order process and also to provide local resources for survivors. The advocates can asisst with immigration resources, relocation, safety planning, and finding shelter.
  • Short Term Safe Housing: Alternative House staff can work with victims in need of a safe place to go in the event there is no shelter space available. We have the ability to safely house someone for a short period of time. Advocates will then work the individual or family to find a more stable and safe place to transition to.
  • Community Education and Training: Advocates are available to provide education and training on Domestic Violence, Teen Dating Violence, and Bullying Prevention to local organizations, schools, community groups, faith based organizations, and more.

Service Types

  • Family Support
  • Shelters - Emergency

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Community Supports Program
  • Information/Referral
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service