Resources and Helpful Links

Mental Health Resources

Community Health Link                  800-977-5555 (Adult Mental Health Emergency Services)

Youth Mobile Crisis                          800-977-5555 (North Central County Team)        

LUK Crisis Center Fitchburg, MA                 800-579-0000

YOU Inc.                               855-496-8462 (Central Referral)

South Bay Community Services (Leominster Mental Health Clinic)               978-870-1840

Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership                      800-495-0086 (Mass Health)

Youth Mobil Crisis Intervention                  877-382-1609.

McLean LEADER First Responders 617-855-3141 (Police, fire, EMS and military)


Suicide Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                          800-273-8255 (Call or Text)

Samaritans Statewide Hotline                     877-870-4673 (Call or Text)

Veterans Suicide Hotline                                                800-985-5990

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Suicide Hotline               800-799-4889

The Trevor Helpline         866-488-7386 (Specifically for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth and young adults)

Runaway Safeline (Youth and Teens)                      800-786-2929


Mental Illness Support Groups

National Alliance on Mental Illness of North Central Mass

Every Thursday of the month, 7:00-8:30 PM

Contact: Maryann LeBlanc

Every Tuesday of the month, 7:00-8:30 PM
Heywood Hospital Dining Room Conference Room B (inside the cafeteria)
242 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440
​Contact: Courtney 508-331-2921

Mental Illness Support Groups for Family Members

1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 PM
Leominster Hospital Conf. Rm 2
60 Hospital Rd., Leominster, MA 01453 
Contact: Paul (facilitator) or Cathy Gaudet

Domestic Abuse Resources

Battered Woman's Resources Fitchburg/Leominster         877-342-9355 / 978-345-8699

YWCA    24-Hour Helpline 508-755-9030 Online Chat

National Sex assault Hotline                         800-656-4673

Pathways for Change                      800-870-5905

Domestic Violence Hotline           800-799-7233

Voices of Truth - Gardner            978-230-6446

Drug / Alcohol Assistance Resources

Recovery Centers of America                         978-571-6050 (Westminster)

Alcoholics Anonyms        Worcester HALTline 508-752-9000  (Meetings in Gardner )

AdCare Hospital                508-799-9000   Worcester

Spectrum Health Systems             800-464-9555   Leominster

Narcotics Anonyms         855-602-6100 & 866-624-3578  (Meetings in Gardner)

McLean Naukeag at Prescott       877-361-2024 (Residential in Petersham)

The Dana Day Treatment Program            978-724-0012   (Outpatient)


Homeless Resources

Our Father’s House          978-345-3050   (Fitchburg)

MIHN (Montachusett Interfaith Hospitability Network) Shelter                     978-466-1704

DayBreak  YWCA               508-755-9030   (Woman and Children at Devens)

Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center Gardner 978-632-9601


Local Food Banks

Westminster Community Food   978-874-7970

United Neighbors of Fitchburg    978-342-2069

Highland Baptist Church                978-342-9646

St Vincent de Paul                            978-342-4608

Christ Church Food Pantry            978-342-0007

Worcester County Food Bank      508-842-3663   (Fitchburg)

Veteran's Assistance

Veteran's Agent Town of Westminster, Sara Wyman 978-874-7461

Fitchburg VA Outpatient Clinic    800-893-1522

Worcester Vet Center                     508-753-7902