Children, Youth, and Family ServicesServices
Brockton After School Enrichment (BASE) is a therapeutic after-school program that promotes social skills development of children ages 6-12 with complex emotional and behavioral needs. BASE services are specifically designed for students who have been unable to succeed in non-therapeutic community programs.
The Community Service Agency (CSA) of the Brockton Area is a community-based program that facilitates access to, and ensures coordination of, care for youth with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and their families. The goal of the CSA is to support a family in gaining a sense of competency in parenting their child with SED, in order to benefit fully from community and home life.
The Brockton Early Childhood Intervention Program is a public health program that provides therapeutic support to infants and toddlers who have developmental delays or are at risk for such delays. Services are available for children from birth to age three and are provided in the family home or other locations where the child feels comfortable.
Family FIRST is a program to assist children and youth diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and their families. Individual and group services are available. The team, including your family, will develop a plan based on the unique strengths, values, and preferences of you, your child, your family, and your community.
Family Support Services provides a Regional Family Support Center, Intensive Family Support Services, and Medically Complex programs to support children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Family Support programs utilize BAMSI’s strong local affiliations and partnerships with state agencies and community-based organizations, as well as faith-based and culturally based organizations, to ensure comprehensive, culturally responsive services for all families.
Home Based Team (HBT) provides an intervention strategy in which children, youth, and families are supported and encouraged towards obtaining their goals. The mission of HBT is to provide individual supports and services to strengthen families, reduce child protective concerns, and encourage resiliency, empowerment, and self-sufficiency.
The Parent Information Network is a parent information, support, and advocacy program designed by parents and professionals to help families who have children with serious emotional, behavioral, and/or mental health challenges. Services are confidential and free of charge.
The Plymouth County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) is a program in partnership with the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office that is dedicated to minimizing trauma to children and families when concerns of abuse arise. The Center coordinates investigations and assessments with clinical and legal competence in an atmosphere that is safe and respectful of each family’s culture.
Therapeutic Mentoring is provided in the home and/or community setting as a structured support to address life management, social, and communication skills building for youth. Mentors work with youth, their parents, and service team to identify and accomplish specified goals.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a public health program that benefits low- and moderate-income families. WIC promotes the health and well-being of women, infants, children, and their families by offering assistance with nutrition, opportunities to meet and interact with other families, and referrals to other resources.