Resources

Things to ask when calling:

  • Is this service free? If not, how much does it cost?
  • Is it confidential or do I need a parent's permission?
  • If I need to come in, do I need an appointment?
  • The following phone numbers are local, area code (978), unless otherwise noted.

Information was provided by the "Teen Help" card that was created by the youth of the Lowell Community Health Center Teen Coalition (978) 322-8531.
Click here for .pdf file.

Emergency Numbers:
Lowell Fire Department - 970-4252
Lowell Police Department - 911 or 937-3200
Poison Control - (800) 222-1222

Afterschool Programs:
Big Brothers Big Sisters - 654-5080
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell - 458-4526
Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association - 454-6200
CTI-Youthbuild - 446-9803
Gear Up - 934-4667
Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell - 458-6529
Girl Scouts - 689-8015
Greater Lowell Family YMCA - 454-7825
Light of Cambodian Children - 275-1822
Lowell Mission Church - 458-6480
Lowell Parks Backyard Adventures - 934-0030
LCHC Teen Coalition - 337-4300
Lowell Housing Authority - 937-3500
Middlesex Community College Out of School Youth - 656-3104
Salvation Army - 458-3396
UMass River Ambassador Program - 934-4676
YWCA of Greater Lowell, Inc. - 454-5405

Arts & Culture:
119 Gallery - 452-8138
African Center of the Merrimack Valley - 866-4607
Angkor Dance Troupe - 275-1823
Cambodian Mutual Assistance Center - 454-6200
Cultural Organization of Lowell - 446-7162
LCHC Teen Coalition - 337-4300
Emphatic Force Hip Hop Dance Group - 323-401-2493
FreeVerse! - 390-8434
Lowell National Historical Park - 970-5000
MA Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) - 970-1250
Revolving Museum - YES-ARTS (937-2787)

Birth Control/Barrier Methods:
LCHC Teen Clinic/Family Planning - 446-0236
Planned Parenthood Clinic - (800) 258-4448

Colleges & Universities:
BBBS Destination College - 654-5080
Middlesex Community College - (800) 818-3434
Middlesex Community College TRIO - 656-3384
University of Massachusetts Lowell - 934-4000
University of Massachusetts Lowell Gear Up - 934-4667

Counseling & Support:
Arbour Counseling Center - 322-5160
Casey Family Services - 937-1877
Center for Family Development - 459-2306
Foster Care Program - 937-1877
LCHC Behavioral Health Services - 937-9448
LCHC Teen Coalition - 322-8535
LifeLinks, Inc. - 251-0610 x421
MA Rehabilitation Commision - 458-4544
MASS 2-1-1 - 211
Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell - 458-6282
Samaritan (suicide prevention) - (800) 252-8336
South Bay Mental Health Office - (800) 244-4691
Suicide and Runaway Hotline - (800) 621-4000

Dating Violence, Rape, Abuse:
Alternative House - 937-5777
Center for Hope & Healing (24hr.) - 800-542-5212
Center for Hope & Healing - 452-7721
Child at Risk (nights/weekends) - (800) 792-5200
Department of Children & Families - (800) 792-5200
Domestic Abuse Hotline (800) 799-SAFE
Domestic Violence Resources - 458-1465
Lowell Asian Project Against Domestic Violence - 458-3651
LCHC SAFVE Domestic Violence Program - 441-1700
Lowell District Court (restraining orders) - 459-4101 ext266
MSPCC Family Crisis Hotline - 682-9222
Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell - 458-6282
Safe Harbor Community Programs - 452-3151
St. Ann's Home - 682-5276

Drugs, Alcohol, Gambling:
Alateen/Alanon (24hr) - (888) 425-2666
Alcoholics Anonymous - 957-4690
Al-Anon Family Group - (508) 366-0556
Drugs/Alcohol Hotline (24hr) - (800) 327-5050
Lowell House (counseling/treatment) - 454-2997
MA Council on Compulsive Gambling - (800) 426-1234
MA Substance Abuse Helpline - (800) 327-5050
SAMHSA Facility Treatment Locator - (800) 662-HELP
Try-To-Stop Tobacco Resource Center - (800) TRY-TO-STOP

Education & Jobs:
Bridge Program - 453-1115
Career Center of Lowell - 458-2503
Coalition for a Better Acre - 452-7523
Comprehensive Refugee Employment - 459-9031 x14
Family Resource Center - 937-7674
Greater Lowell Technical High School - 454-5411
Lowell Adult Education Program - 937-8989
Lowell High School - 937-8900
Lowell Housing Authority (GED) - 937-3500
Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School - 656-6156
Lowell Parks & Recreation - 970-4175
Lowell Public Schools - 937-7604
Lowell Telecommunications (computer ed) - 458-5400
Middlesex Community College Out of School Youth - 656-3104
MA Rehabilitation Commision - 458-5400
Pollard Library (info, literacy, tutoring) - 970-4120
Spindle City Corps (summer jobs) - 821-2234
YouthBuild of Lowell - 446-9803
YWCA (GED/ESL) - 454-5405

Food & Housing Assistance:
Catholic Charities, Food Pantry - 454-9946
Community Teamwork, Inc. - 459-0551
Food Stamps - (800) 645-8333
House of Hope (shelter) - 458-2870
Lowell Housing Authority - 937-3500
Open Pantry of Greater Lowell - 453-6693
Transitional Assistance Department - 446-2400
The GRIP Project - 458-3622
WIC Program (Woman, Infants, & Children) - 454-6397

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Youth:
LCHC Teen Coalition GLBT Youth Group - 322-8535
LGBT Helpline - (888) 340-4528
Outhealth - (800) 530-2770
Peer Listening Line - (800) 399-PEER
PFLAG (parents & friends) - (866) 427-3524
SEAQUEL (SE Asian GLBT) - (401) 383-7450

HIV/AIDS & STDs:
LCHC HIV Services - 937-9700
Lowell House - 459-8656
AIDS Action Committee - (800) 235-2331

Health/Hospitals:
American Red Cross - 372-6871
City of Lowell Health Department - 970-4010
Children's Medical Security Plan - (800) 909-2677
Latin American Health Institute - 459-3366
Lowell General Hospital - 937-6000
Saints Medial Center - 934-8458

Lowell Community Health Center:
585-597 Merrimack St., Lowell - 937-9700
Adult Medicine
CARINO HIV Services
Pediatric Medicine
17 Warren St., Lowell - 937-9700
Behavioral Health Services
Family Medicine
OB/GYN
Family Planning & Teen Clinic
LCHC Teen Coalition - 337-4300
(Youth Space at 144 Merrimack St. 2nd Floor)
135 Jackson St., Lowell - 441-1700
Metta Health Center
Lowell High School-Based Health Center - 458-6642
Stoklosa School-Based Health Center - 970-3346

Legal Services:
International Institute Lowell - 459-9031
Merrimack Valley Legal Services - 458-1465

Teen Parents:
Anne Sullivan Center - 453-8331
Brigid's Crossing (Catholic Charities) - 454-0081
CMAA Young Parent Program - 596-1018
Child Care Circuit - (877) 823-2273
Community Teamwork, Inc. - 459-0551
LCHC Prenatal Clinic - 937-9700
LCHC School Based Center - 458-6642
One Tough Job (hotline) - (888) 775-4543
LGH School Based Health Center - 458-6642
MSPCC of Lowell - 937-3087
Parental Stress Hotline - (800) 632-8188
SouthBay Early Intervention Program - (800) 244-4691
St. Anne's Home - 682-5276
Young Parent Program - 459-2387
YWCA Young Parents Support Program - 454-5405 x121

Transportation:
LRTA - 459-0164

Violence Prevention:
Department of Children & Families - 275-6800
LCHC Youth Development - 332-8529
Reporting Hate Crimes - (800) 347-HATE

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