Ruby Rogers Advocacy Drop-in Center Bay Cove Human Services Inc.

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Contact Information

Bay Cove Human Services Inc.
Contact: Nanci Baren, Program Director
Email Address: nbaren@baycove.org
Phone: 617 625-9933
Fax: 617 625-8374

64 Union Square Somerville, MA 02143
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Ruby Rogers Advocacy Drop-in Center

Narrative

Self-help mental health alternative founded upon the principal of self determination. A collective of primarily present or former clients of the mental health system who collectively shape and have voice in determinig the center's policies. Rely on volunteers from within the membership as well as several stipend workers. We have one full time paid staff [Program Director]. Have optional groups, advocacy, educational activities, karaoke, social activities and outings, peer support and counseling. Computer classes are also available. We provide meals for members a well as a food pantry. All services and resources at the as well as activities and outings are free of charge for members.

Other website  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arubyrogers/

Service Types

  • Community Based Day Program
  • Day Activity
  • Disability Awareness
  • Food - Meals
  • Food - Pantry
  • Job Counseling
  • Mental Health
  • Options Counseling
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Relationship/Friendship Trainings
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Advocacy - Health and Safety
  • Self-Advocacy - Leadership
  • Self-Advocacy - Life Skills
  • Self-Advocacy - Recreation and Leisure
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Counseling
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Jobs
  • Legal
  • Mental Health
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Relationships/Friendships
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Haitian
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Korean
  • Other
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Latex Free Environment
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service