Child & Family Services, Inc.

Mental Health Clinic, 1061 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508) 996-8572 | Fax: (508) 991-8618

About this Location

Child & Family Services Mental Health Clinic on Pleasant Street offers outpatient behavioral health services for adults and children as well as school-based services and community-based programs for elderly or disabled residents in select housing complexes.

Specialties and Services


  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Care Coordination
  • Community Education & Outreach
  • Family Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Recovery Groups
  • Resource and Referral Services

Service Settings

  • Advocacy Services
  • Family Support Services
  • Home / Community-Based Services
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Self Help, Peer Support, Community Support Groups


  • Community Resources and Supportive Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Adult Behavioral Health Services
  • Individual, families and couples therapy
  • Medication Management

Child Behavioral Health Services

  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services

School-Based Counseling Services

  • Clinical Services provided on-site at over 30 New Bedford schools

Mixed Population

  • Home-based for elderly or disabled housing complex residents
  • Service coordinators help with advocacy, health care and wellness, isolation issues, safety, accessing resources, insurance concerns, budgeting
  • Monthly Coffee Socials featuring information related to various topics of interest


  • Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Assistance Locating Alternative Transportation Options
  • Offers Home/Community-Based Services
  • Public Transportation Accessible

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Anyone can make a referral
  • Call to provide basic demographic information and to schedule Intake appointment
  • Referrals made for children who can be seen in school are accepted immediately

Intake Process

  • Collection of information regarding family  history, demographics, medical issues, need for treatment, past or present substance abuse history, sign releases of information
  • Upon completion of Intake, case will be distributed to a clinician and followed up with a phone call to schedule appointment

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Minimum Age:
Other Elgibility Criteria:

  • Mixed Population program is open to elderly and disabled residents of select housing complexes. Please call, 508-996-8572 for more information.


  • Cash/Self-Pay
  • MassHealth/Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private Health Insurance