Franklin County Cooperative Public Health Service - CPHS Public Health Nurse Lisa White hosts drop in service the first Tuesday of each month at the Erving Senior Center: 9:30 AM – 11:30 PM. She provides the following services:
• State-mandated infectious disease surveillance, reporting and case monitoring, including assistance to residents and local agencies regarding the prevention and spread of disease and to assure appropriate treatment.
• Blood pressure, blood glucose and other preventative and diagnostic health screenings.
• Community vaccination clinics providing Seasonal Flu, pneumonia and tetanus/diphtheria. Home vaccination to residents in need.
• Emergency Dispensing Site and Flu Clinic coordination assistance planning, purchasing and medical inventory
• Mercury thermometer and sharps disposal and container exchange (through a collaboration with the Franklin County Solid Waste Mgmt. District).
• Skin testing for residents and town employees at risk for Tuberculosis.
New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT) - the sexual and domestic violence crisis center of Franklin County and the North Quabbin.
Center for Community Resilience after Trauma (CCRT) - 1 Arch Place, Greenfield 413-773-5090 Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:30 pm
The Center for Community Resilience after Trauma (CCRT) provides coordinated support to victims of crime or trauma. CCRT helps thousands of people affected by drunk driving crashes, robbery, industrial accidents, hate crimes, homicide, abuse, and other crimes. CCRT’s services are always free of charge to crime victims. There’s no incident too small and no time limit on when people can receive services. Crimes need not have been reported or prosecuted.
ServiceNet - ServiceNet works with people who are living with mental illness, developmental disability or autism, brain injury, substance use or addiction issues, or the hardship of homelessness.
Opiod Task Force - Our Mission: To ensure that our rural region works collectively to help reduce opioid and heroin addiction, prevent overdose deaths, and improve the quality of life in our community.
Healthy Families - Healthy Families is a free home visiting support program for first time parents, age 20 and under. Home Visitors provide parenting support and child development education at participant homes as well as in groups with other first time pregnant and parenting teens. Home Visitors also model healthy parent-child interaction, facilitate age-appropriate activities with children and parents together, make referrals, and provide information about a range of topics in a non-threatening and supportive way. But most important of all, they listen. All services are voluntary and confidential. Spanish speaking home visitors are available.
- Individualized Support
- Information & Referral/Connect to Resources
- Play & Learn Groups (Parents & Children 0-5)
- Support Groups: Grandparents Raising Grand Children, We Need A Break, New Babies New Feelings.
- Parenting Education Classes: Parenting Journey, Nurturing Fathers
- Life Skills Workshops
- Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) Services
- Donation Area for Free clothing, books, toys and other items
- Welcome Baby! bags
- Specialized 1:1 & clinical services for families & youth
- Fun family events