Kiva Centers

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Contact Information

Kiva Centers
Contact: Kristina Walters, Administrator
Email Address: kwalters@kivacenters.org
Phone: 508-751-9600

206 Southbridge Street Auburn, MA 01501
Area Served: Central

Map Location Kiva Centers

Narrative

The Kiva Centers is a peer-operated organization that spun off from a disability justice advocacy group called M-POWER. Kiva Centers is a Massachusetts-based statewide peer-operated training, technical assistance, and peer support nonprofit. Kiva Centers works to transform policy and practice in communities and systems by integrating peer support among people in all stages of their life. Our focus is the development and promotion of healing communities for people experiencing different social class impacts like trauma, mental health, and substance use. We are a nationally recognized leader in trauma-informed community work, Kiva Centers is contracted by The Department of Mental Health to provide Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) training and certification.

Service Types

  • Mental Health
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Information/Referral
  • Mental Health
  • Respite
  • Self-Advocacy Training
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Mental Illness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Substance Abuse

Ages Served

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

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service