Family Service Association

101 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: (508) 678-7542 | Fax: (508) 677-3714

About this Location

Family Service Association provides a wide array of social service supports and programming for people of all ages and backgrounds. Services are designed to support and strengthen individuals and families who may be facing various life challenges.

Specialties and Services


  • Administrative Office
  • Adult Day Health Program
  • Adult Family Care
  • After School Day Care
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Designated Community Service Agency (CSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Guardianship Program
  • In-Home Therapy
  • Mentoring/Role Modeling
  • Parents Forever
  • Preschool Program
  • Representative Payee Program
  • Therapeutic Mentor Program

Service Settings

  • Day Treatment Center
  • Family Support Services
  • Foster Care & Adoption
  • Home / Community-Based Services
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Residential Program


  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Services
  • Community Resources and Supportive Services
  • Mental Health Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Adult Day Health: Medically-based day programs for elders and disabled adults. Various sites across Fall River and Raynham

Adult Family Care Program: Community-based living for elders and disabled adults who can no longer live safely alone. Additional sites in New Bedford, Taunton and Plymouth

After School Day Care: Licensed after school child care program promoting academic enrichment and personal growth. Various sites across Fall River

Behavioral Health Center: Outpatient mental health and substance abuse/addiction services

Big Friends Little Friends: One-to-one mentor program for children age 7 to 14 years

Community Service Agency: "Wrap-around" services and supports for children with serious emotional disturbances and their families

Employee Assistance Program: Services that assist workers who are having personal or family issues that negatively affect work performance

Guardianship Program: Specialized services for individuals needing assistance with personal, medical or legal decisions

Home Assistance Programs: Group adult foster care and private home care services for elders and disabled adults. Additional sites in New Bedford.

In-Home Therapy: Clinical services for young people and their families to meet behavioral health needs

King Phillip Preschool: Preschool program serving children from 2.9 years to age 5

Parents Forever: Court-ordered educational program for parents to help children adjust to divorce or separation. Additional sites in Attleboro, N.Dartmouth and Taunton.

Representative Payee Program: Assistance managing funds to meet basic needs for social security beneficiaries and others

Therapeutic Mentoring: One-to-one support services for youths


  • ASL
  • Creole
  • Khmer
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Limited Transportation Services
  • Offers Home/Community-Based Services

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

To make a referral or request a service, call:

  • Adult Day Health Program: 508-677-3822
  • Adult Family Care: 508-677-3822
  • Behavioral Health Center: 508-677-3822
  • Big Friends Little Friends: 508-678-7542
  • Community Service Agency: 774-627-1149
  • Employee Assistance Program: 508-678-7542
  • Guardianship Program: 508-646-9335
  • Home Assistance Programs: 508-677-3822
  • In-Home Therapy: 508-678-7542 ext.3208
  • King Philip Preschool Program: 508-672-6082
  • Parents Forever Program: 508-677-3822
  • Representative Payee Program: 774-627-1003
  • Therapeutic Mentoring: 508-677-3822

Intake Process

Process will vary according to program.

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Other Elgibility Criteria:

Please note; eligibility criteria, transportation services, hours of operation, insurance benefits, etc. varies by program or service. Detailed information can be found online or by calling the service or program directly.


  • Cash/Self-Pay
  • MassHealth/Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Sliding Fee Scale
  • Subsidies available