Community Support Line for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs Bureau of Family and Community Health Division

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Contact Information

Bureau of Family and Community Health Division
Contact: Sandra Broughton, Director/ Community Support
Email Address: sandra.broughton@state.ma.us
Phone: 800-882-1435 xMass Only
Alternate Phone: 617-994-9819
Fax: 617-994-9819

250 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Community Support Line for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs

Narrative

This toll-free statewide Community Support Line offers information, technical assistance and referral for families with children and youth with special health care needs. Experienced Community Resource Specialists are available to assist families Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Families and providers are welcome to call the Community Support Line. Resource Specialists provide information about and referral to a broad range of programs including: Public benefits information and eligibility; the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund; Care Coordination services; family-to-family supports; and other programs within DPH, other state agencies, and community-based programs that may be able to provide additional assistance.

Service Types

  • Cars/vans
  • Equipment Loan
  • Lifts

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Information/Referral
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Developmental Disability

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Additional Information