Counseling Services Italian Home for Children

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Contact Information

Italian Home for Children
Contact: Samantha Martinez, Associate Vice President of Community Based Programs
Email Address:
Phone: 617-524-3116

1125 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Counseling Services


Staff members of the Italian Home's clinical department are masters-level therapists trained in working with traumatized and emotionally disturbed children and their families. Clinical interventions with residential children focus on assisting the child and his/her family to make measurable progress toward family reunification, using specific task-centered goals. Clinical interventions with day students focus on supporting and strengthening family living. Therapists at the Home provide a number of services including: Individual therapy, Therapeutic group work, Family treatment, Case management, Collaboration with outside agencies, Aftercare planning and support The following therapeutic services are offered to children and families at the Home: Community Reintegration + support services, Abuse Reactive Behavior, After Care Services, Parent Empowerment Group, Fire setters, Peer Socialization, Preparation for Adoption, Art and Activity Groups, Afterschool Vacation & Summer School Services, Clinical assessment, psychological testing and medication evaluations are available as needed through the Home's relationship with the Family + Community Solutions Mental Health Clinic. CBHI Services, In Home Therapy and Therapeutic Mentoring are offered.

Service Types

  • After School Programs
  • Case Management
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Family Support
  • Group Homes
  • Mental Health
  • Outpatient
  • Schools - Day
  • Shelters - Emergency
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Respite

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Greek
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Portuguese-Creole
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: COA
  • Fees: Private Insurance
  • Licensed By: OFC,DOE