Community Support Line for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH )

Community Support Line for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH )

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH )
Contact: Sandra Broughton, Director/ Community Support
Email Address: sandra.broughton@state.ma.us
Phone: 800-882-1435
Alternate Phone: 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.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH ) Birth to 3, 3 - 4, 5 - 8, 9 - 13, 14 - 18, 19 – 22 Boston Sandra Broughton sandra.broughton@state.ma.us 800-882-1435 617-994-9819 6597 Community Support Line for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs Assistive Technology and Equipment, Information/Referral, Support Groups 1) Boston Cars/vans, Equipment Loan, Lifts 250 Washington Street Director/ Community Support https://www.mass.gov/service-details/contact-a-resource-specialist-for-information-on-state-and-community-based 02108 Free Service All Disabilities, Developmental Disability Massachusetts Director/ Community Support Arabic, Spanish ABINGTON, ACTON, ACUSHNET, ADAMS, AGAWAM, ALFORD, ALLSTON, AMESBURY, AMHERST, ANDOVER, AQUINNAH, ARLINGTON, ASHBURNHAM, ASHBY, ASHFIELD, ASHLAND, ASSONET, ATHOL, ATTLEBORO, AUBURN, AUBURNDALE, AVON, AYER, BACK BAY, BALDWINSVILLE, BARNSTABLE, BARRE, BEACON HILL/WEST END, BECKET, BEDFORD, BELCHERTOWN, BELLINGHAM, BELMONT, BERKLEY, BERLIN, BERNARDSTON, BEVERLY, BILLERICA, BLACKSTONE, BLANDFORD, BOLTON, BOSTON, BOURNE, BOXBOROUGH, BOXFORD, BOYLSTON, BRADFORD, BRAINTREE, BREWSTER, BRIDGEWATER, BRIGHTON, BRIMFIELD, BROCKTON, BROOKFIELD, BROOKLINE, BUCKLAND, BURLINGTON, BUZZARDS BAY, BYFIELD, BYRANTVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, CANTON, CARLISLE, CARVER, CENTERVILLE, CHARLEMONT, CHARLESTOWN, CHARLTON, CHATHAM, CHELMSFORD, CHELSEA, CHESHIRE, CHESTER, CHESTERFIELD, CHESTNUT HILL, CHICOPEE, CHILMARK, CHINATOWN, CLARKSBURG, CLINTON, COCHITUATE, COHASSET, COLRAIN, COLUMBIA POINT, CONCORD, CONWAY, COTUIT, CUMMINGTON, DALTON, DANVERS, DARTMOUTH, DEDHAM, DEERFIELD, DENNIS, DENNISPORT, DEVENS, DIGHTON, DORCHESTER, DOUGLAS, DOVER, DRACUT, DUDLEY, DUNSTABLE, DUXBURY, EAST BOSTON, EAST BRIDGEWATER, EAST BRIMFIELD, EAST BROOKFIELD, EAST FREETOWN, EAST LONGMEADOW, EAST MATTAPAN, EAST SANDWICH, EASTHAM, EASTHAMPTON, EASTON, EDGARTOWN, EGREMONT, ERVING, ESSEX, EVERETT, FAIRHAVEN, FALL RIVER, FALMOUTH, FEEDING HILLS, FITCHBURG, FLORENCE, FLORIDA, FORESTDALE, FOXBOROUGH, FRAMINGHAM, FRANKLIN, FREETOWN, GARDNER, GEORGETOWN, GILL, GLOUCESTER, GOSHEN, GOSNOLD, GRAFTON, GRANBY, GRANVILLE, GREAT BARRINGTON, GREENFIELD, GROTON, GROVELAND, HADLEY, HALIFAX, HAMILTON, HAMPDEN, HANCOCK, HANOVER, HANSON, HARDWICK, HARVARD, HARWICH, HATCHVILLE, HATFIELD, HATHORNE, HAVERHILL, HAWLEY, HEATH, HINGHAM, HINSDALE, HOLBROOK, HOLDEN, HOLLAND, HOLLISTON, HOLYOKE, HOPEDALE, HOPKINTON, HOUSATONIC, HUBBARDSTON, HUDSON, HULL, HUNTINGTON, HYANNIS, HYDE PARK, IPSWICH, JAMAICA PLAIN, JEFFERSON, KINGSTON, LAKEVILLE, LANCASTER, LANESBOROUGH, LAWRENCE, LEE, LEICESTER, LENOX, LEOMINSTER, LEVERETT, LEXINGTON, LEYDEN, LINCOLN, LINWOOD, LITTLETON, LONGMEADOW, LOWELL, LUDLOW, LUNENBURG, LYNN, LYNNFIELD, MALDEN, MANCHESTER, MANOMET, MANSFIELD, MARBLEHEAD, MARION, MARLBOROUGH, MARSHFIELD, MARSTONS MILLS, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MASHPEE, MATTAPAN, MATTAPOISETT, MAYNARD, MEDFIELD, MEDFORD, MEDWAY, MELROSE, MENDON, MERRIMAC, METHUEN, MIDDLEBORO, MIDDLEBOROUGH, MIDDLEFIELD, MIDDLETON, MILFORD, MILLBURY, MILLIS, MILLVILLE, MILTON, MONROE, MONSON, MONTAGUE, MONTEREY, MONTGOMERY, MT. 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Service Types

  • Equipment Loan
  • Lifts

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • 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

  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service