Search for Help in Hampshire County

Welcome to our online database of human services available within Hampshire County. If you need a service and are unable to find it here, or would like assistance from our specially trained staff, please call our office. We’ll be glad to connect you to the resources you need.

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Friends of Children

Services include: training Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for abused and neglected children to identify their specific needs and ensure their ongoing well-being, connecting transition aged youth to resources and community members, as well as intervention and intensive support for parents of children in need. The program Foster Dignity provides backpacks & duffel bags, and donated items such as socks, gloves, and school supplies to foster children.

Address: 245 Russell St

Address 2: #14

Address 3: Hadley, MA, 01035


Main Phone: (413) 586-0011

Operating Agency: Friends of Children
Granby Housing Authority

Owns and maintains state subsidized housing for the edlerly, handicapped, and families. See website for application.

Address: 50 Phins Hill Manor

Address 3: Granby, MA, 01033


Main Phone: (413) 467-9300

Operating Agency: Town of Granby
Hadley Housing Authority

Provides safe, clean and affordable state aided housing to elders as well as low income households

Address: 42 Golden Court

Address 3: Hadley, MA, 01035


Main Phone: (413) 584-3868

Operating Agency: Town of Hadley
Hampshire County Bar Association Legal Resource Service

Provides legal and non-legal referrals, provides referrals to lawyers, referrals to agencies, and information, The Hampshire Elder Law Program (H.E.L.P.) provides representation for the civil legal needs of low income elders sixty years of age or older, free conciliation services. Runs the programs: For The Children, a supportive parent education program for never married parents, open to the public; Only One Childhood, a communication skills program for separated and divorced parents who have previously completed a court-mandated parent education program

Address: 15 Gothic St

Address 2: Suite 10

Address 3: Northampton, MA, 01060


Main Phone: (413) 586-8729

Operating Agency: Hampshire County Bar Association
Hampshire County Family Network

Offer licensure for teachers, workshops for educators to improve teaching/coaching/consulting, assistance in applying data and research, and cooperative purchasing bidding. Have public health programs to address health, nutrition and food insecurity, fitness, underage substance abuse prevention, school climate and bullying, and trauma-informed communities. Offer programs supporting students with disabilities, Early Literacy Intervention Program, early childhood programs, afterschool programs, and assistance in website development and technology.

Address: 97 Hawley St

Address 3: Northampton, MA, 01060

Main Phone: (413) 586-4900

Operating Agency: Collaborative for Educational Services
Hampshire County Regional Housing Authority

Provide safe, affordable housing to low income elders and veterans, disabled persons, and low income families.

Address: 37 Main St

Address 2: # 15

Address 3: Cummington, MA, 01026


Main Phone: (413) 634-5000

Operating Agency: Hampshire County Regional Housing Authority
Hatfield Housing Authority

Offer housing assistance for the elderly and handicapped

Address: 2 School St

Address 2: Capawonk Housing for the Elderly

Address 3: Hatfield, MA, 01038

Main Phone: (413) 247-9202

Operating Agency: Town of Hatfield
Health Care Resource Centers Northampton

An outpatient, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program. Provide MAT with methadone and buprenorphine to meet a wide range of care needs. Patients receive individual and group counseling to help them reach their recovery goals.

Address: 441 Pleasant Street

Address 3: Northampton, MA, 01060

Main Phone: (413) 584-2404

Operating Agency: Health Care Resource Centers (HCRC)
Hilltown Community Development Corporation

Offer affordable housing and housing rehab for income eligible people. For elders, programs include van service, Hilltown Elder Network, and Health Outreach Program. For small business there is a Small Business Training, Small Business Loans, and Community Planning. Community efforts include: Farming initiative program, Hilltown Open Studio Tour (Art Event), Hilltown Food Pantry, and child care subsidy program.

Address: 387 Main Rd

Address 2: P.O. Box 17

Address 3: Chesterfield, MA, 01012


Main Phone: (413) 296-4536

Operating Agency: Hilltown Community Development Corporation
Hitchcock Camp

Offer afterschool programs, family programs, homeschool and preschool programs, as well as, adult community programs, in school programs, professional development. Volunteer opportunities available

Address: 845 West St

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01002


Main Phone: (413) 256-6006

Operating Agency: Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Housing and Community Development

Provides affordable housing options, financial assistance, and other support to Massachusetts communities. They oversee different types of assistance and funding for consumers, businesses, and non-profit partners.

Address: 100 Cambridge St

Address 2: Suite 300

Address 3: Boston, MA, 02114

Main Phone: (617) 573-1100

Operating Agency: Housing and Community Development
Housing Authority in Amherst

Owns and operates 6 subsidized housing projects for families, handicapped and elderly people, Section 8 (Federal Assistance), and the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program

Address: 33 Kellog Ave

Address 2: Suite 81

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01002


Main Phone: (413) 256-0206

Operating Agency: Housing Authority in Amherst
Housing Code Violations - Easthampton

Responsible for making health policy for the City of Easthampton, which includes creating new policies and regulations, holding public hearings on existing policies and regulations, issuing permits. Responsible for the enforcement of policy, including inspections and fines. You may apply for permitting for food trucks and temporary food events.

Address: 50 Payson Ave

Address 2: #145

Address 3: Easthampton, MA, 01027


Main Phone: (413) 529-1400 ext. 430

Operating Agency: Easthampton Department of Health
Huntington Food Pantry

Provide emergency food assistance to income eligible clients that are residents of Montgomery, Huntington, Russell, Chester, Becket, Middlefield, Blandford and Worthington

Address: 63 Old Chester Rd

Address 2: Pioneer Valley Church of God

Address 3: Huntington, MA, 01050


Main Phone: (413) 667-3196

Operating Agency: Huntington Food Pantry
International Language Institute of Massachusetts

Services include free ESOL classes for immigrants and refugees, Volunteer Tutor Program, and other fee based services. Volunteer opportunities available.

Address: 25 New South St

Address 3: Northampton, MA 01060


Main Phone: (413) 586-7569

Operating Agency: International Language Institute of Massachusetts
Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts

Offers individual and family counseling to birth parents considering adoption. Provides counseling services to older women coping with poor health, life transitions, and loss. In-home counseling services for the elderly are available. Particularly able to respond to the needs of: battered women, low-income women, older women, and young mothers. Language translation available (Bosnian, Russian, Vietnamese). Offers emergency clinician with no appointment for clients. Children's play space available (with adult supervision).

Address: 253 Prospect St

Address 3: Northampton, MA 01060


Main Phone: (413) 737-2601

Operating Agency: Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts
Jones Library, Career Center, ESL Center

Offers an updated listing of available jobs in the Pioneer Valley. Has directories with information on financial aid, college costs, and job postings. In addition, it has books for women entering the workforce, entrepreneurs, books to help with career readiness, and test prep. It also provides a Homework Help Mentor Program for both kids and teens.

Address: 43 Amity St

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01002


Main Phone: (413) 259-3090

Operating Agency: Jones Library
La Leche League of Amherst - Northampton

Offer help and guidance on breastfeeding newborns. Local leaders are experienced mothers who are available for mother to mother help. Hold meetings for mothers to discuss breastfeeding including difficulties and concerns.

Operating Agency: La Leche League International
League of Women Voters

Provide voter information on local, state, and national legislation. Sponsors debates for local candidates, work on a broad spectrum of issues, do legislative lobbying, voter service, publish a local voter's guide, and distribute the Boston Globe.

Address: P.O. Box 2372

Address 3: Amherst, MA, 01004

Main Phone: (413) 800-5897

Operating Agency: League of Women Voters
Lifecourse Counseling Center

Provide psychotherapy, education, and consultation. Counseling for: Individual and couples therapy; recovery from trauma, abuse, addiction, depression, anxiety and loss; and issues pertaining to HIV. Also offer therapy and support groups. Offer internships for graduate students learning psychotherapy and undergraduate students who wish to learn about business and administration.

Address: 123 Hawley St

Address 2: PO Box 845

Address 3: Northampton, MA, 01060


Main Phone: (413) 585-1655

Operating Agency: Lifecourse Counseling Center