Open Access Center, 386 Stanley Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: (508) 679-5222 | Fax: (508) 673-3182

About this Location

SSTAR's Open Access Center operates as a first come, first served, walk-in service to those with Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse needs. Open Access provides on the spot assessments and treatment plans and serves a wide variety of needs including inpatient, outpatient, various support groups, methadone and medication management. The center operates Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Groups are available throughout the day and evening. Please visit website for complete schedule.

Specialties and Services


  • Care/Treatment Plan
  • Family Support Groups
  • Individual Counseling
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Resource and Referral Services
  • Substance Abuse Assessment
  • Support Groups (Client Only)

Service Settings

  • Inpatient Treatment
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Self Help, Peer Support, Community Support Groups


  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Services
  • Mental Health Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety & Stress Management
  • Yoga & Meditation
  • Managing Depression
  • Parenting Group
  • Suboxone Group
  • Recovery Groups
  • Staying Sober
  • Managing Triggers
  • Relapse Preventation
  • Music Expression
  • Music & Aromatherapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Improving Self Esteem
  • Bipolar Support
  • Changing Problem Behaviors
  • Tools for Recovery
  • And more....visit for complete list and weekly schedule.


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  • Public Transportation Accessible

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Anyone can refer or request services
  • Walk-in service

Intake Process

  • Client will fill out necessary paperwork and participate in initial assessment
  • Once needs are determined an individualized treatment plan is developed

Eligibility and Insurance


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Minimum Age:
Other Elgibility Criteria:


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