Bay Cove Human Services

Filed Under: Families, Older Adults, Physical and Mental Health, Substance Use
66 Canal Street
Boston, ma 02114
Phone: 617-371-3000
Fax: 617-371-3100

Bay Cove Human Services is a private, not-for-profit corporation that provides services to individuals and families who face the challenges of developmental and intellectual disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorder, homelessness and/or aging. Call the main office number to be directed to the appropriate program.

Substance Use Services: Bay Cove provides a continuum of services which offer effective treatments individually tailored to each person, including acute detoxification treatment; inpatient transitional support services; recovery homes for men and women; a shelter for homeless adults struggling with active addiction; and outpatient medication-assisted treatment.

Adult Day Health Services: Adult Day Health programs provide supports that enable participants to receive individualized health, wellness, and social services designed to help them remain in their home and community and live as independently as possible.

Child and Family Services: Bay Cove’s Child & Family Services promote the physical, mental and emotional development of children. The Early Intervention (EI) program serves children under three years of age who are developmentally delayed, have a known disabling condition, or who are at risk of developmental delays due to biological or environmental factors. Their Small Wonders Nursery School serves children from 16-36 months of age and provides exceptional early childhood education for children with and without disabilities.

Healthcare Integration Services: Bay Cove’s Healthcare Integration Services offer two specialized, integrated care coordination programs (One Care Health Home and Community Partner Program) with the overarching objective of helping individuals with complex behavioral health and long-term support needs navigate complex healthcare and social services systems

Housing and Homeless Services: Resources include proactive intervention programs for individuals with behavioral health issues, in an attempt to prevent homelessness before it starts; a homeless street outreach team; daytime and overnight shelters for specialized sections of the homeless populations, including one of the area’s only shelters for individuals dealing with active substance use disorders; and transitional housing programs.

Long Term Support Services: These services range from family supports, which help identify and address the unique challenges faced in keeping a disabled family member in the family home; to individual supports for people with disabilities living independently in their community; to supervised residences and day programs that promote the development of skills geared toward helping individuals achieve greater autonomy.

Mental Health Services: Services include emergency psychiatric evaluations and diversionary services, specialized residential services, clubhouse, and peer-led recovery supports and care management that promotes improved integration of psychiatric and primary care.

Service hours

M - F: 8:30am - 6pm. There are scheduled dosing hours on weekends.

Requirements & Restrictions

Certain programs may have restrictions. Call 617-371-3000 for more information.

Bay Cove will accept most insurance plans or MassHealth. Uninsured patients are accepted for some services.

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated November 16, 2020


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