Department of Mental Health and Forensic Services

Filed Under: Physical and Mental Health, Legal
25 Staniford Street
Boston, ma 02114
Phone: (617) 626-8000

Court-based forensic mental health assessments and consultations for people facing criminal or delinquency charges and civil commitment proceedings. Services provided:

Forensic Mental Health Services:

• Court based forensic mental health assessments and consultations who are facing criminal or delinquency charges and civil commitment proceedings.
• The Forensic Transition Team provides reentry services for DMH clients who are transitioning from prisons, jails, and other places of detention to the community.
• Jail diversion activities.

Check out DMH Forensic Mental Health Services at a Glance for more program information.

Adult Services:

• Adult Community Clinical Services

• Formerly Community Based Flexible Supports
• Respite Services
• Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)
• Clubhouses
• Recovery Learning Communities (RLCs)
• DMH Case Management
• Homelessness Services

Child, Youth, and Family Services:

• Child/Adolescent Case Management
• Individual and Family Support Services
• Day Services
• Caring Together Services
• Clinically Intensive Residential Treatment (CIRT)
• Intensive Residential Treatment Programs (IRTP)
• Parent and Family Support Services
• Transition Age Youth
• School and Community Therapeutic Support
• Information and Referral
• Consultation and Education
• Juvenile Forensic Court Services
• Continuing Care Inpatient Services
• Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program (MCPAP)

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 23, 2020


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