Ware

This is where you can find all of your town's resources

 

Children & Youth Resources

Camp Wonderland sleep-away camp

The Salvation Army
Service Unit Extension Program

Emily Mew
339-502-5868

Summer: 781-784-5934
Winter: 339-502-5957

Summer: 186 Massapoag Ave.
Sharon, MA 02067
Winter: 25 Shawmut Rd.
Canton, MA 02021

School-to-Career Programs

River East
School-to-Career, Inc.

Loretta Dansereau

413-283-5051

1455 North Main St.
Palmer, MA 01069

Ware Head Start

Community Action Pioneer Valley

Diana Soler

413-387-1250

49 Church St.
Ware, MA 01082

Summer Jobs & Beyond

Community Action Pioneer Valley

Lee Fournier Lewis

56 Vernon St.
Northampton, MA 01060

Career Center Services

Pathfinder High School

Edda Johnson

413-755-1326

40 Sykes St.
Palmer, MA 01069

School-to-Career Programs

MassHire
Franklin Hampshire

Shannon Doran

413-774-4361 x305

1 Arch Place
Greenfield, MA 01301

Emergency Resources & Assistance

Marie Hasting Trust Fund for Seniors

The Ware Senior Center

Marie Brighid Bresnahan

413-967-9600

1 Robbins Road, Ware MA 01082

Emergency Shelter Assistance

Holyoke Transitional Assistance Office (TAO)

Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance

413-552-5400

72-100 Front St.
Holyoke, MA 01041

Free Health Clinic

Amherst Survival Center

Richard Nadolski

138 Sunderland Rd.
North Amherst, MA 01059

Emergency Financial Assistance,
Emergency Disaster Relief
(mobile feeding response units),
Good Neighbor Energy Fund
(non-LIHEAP fuel assistance),
Massachusetts Veteran's Fund

The Salvation Army
Service Unit Extension Program

Maureen

413-277-5432

service units are mobile and do not have a physical address

Fuel Assistance

Salvation Army Good Neighbor Fund

Maire Brighid Bresnahan, Ware Senior Center

413-967-9600

1 Robbins Rd, Ware, MA 01082

Community Meals &
Fresh Food Distribution

Amherst Survival Center

Becky Lockwood

413-549-3968 x103
becky@amherstsurvival.org

138 Sunderland Rd.
North Amherst, MA 01059

Community Resources & Advocacy

Community Action Pioneer Valley
Worcester Community Action Council

Oonagh Doherty

393 Main St.
Greenfield, MA 01301

PATCH (Planned Approach to Community Health)

Valley Human Services Behavioral Health Network, Inc.

Paula Kularski

413-262-7103

96 South Street, Ware, MA

Jubilee Ministries Diaper Drive

Trinity Episcopal Church

Edie Kirk

413-967-6100

17 Park St.
Ware, MA 01082

Fuel Assistance

Community Action Pioneer Valley

413-774-2310

17 New South St., Suite 116
Northampton, MA 01060

The Community (Free) Store

Amherst Survival Center

Susan Cox

413-549-3968 x101
susan@amherstsurvival.org

138 Sunderland Rd.
North Amherst, MA 01059

Food Pantry & Diaper Drive

Amherst Survival Center

Hayley Bolton

138 Sunderland Rd.
North Amherst, MA 01059

 

Housing

Emergency Financial Assistance,
Massachusetts Veteran's Fund

The Salvation Army
Service Unit Extension Program

Maureen

413-277-5432

service units are mobile and do not have a physical address

Tenancy Preservation Program

Community Healthlink

Amy Garner

508-438-5656

162 Chandler St.
Worcester, MA 01609

DHCD Regional Administrative Agency
(Section 8 vouchers, MVRP, Rental Assistance for Families in Transition, Housing Consumer Education Center)

Wayfinders

Department of Housing & Community Development

413-233-1600

322 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01105

Emergency Shelter Assistance

Holyoke Transitional Assistance Office (TAO)

Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance

413-552-5400

72-100 Front St.
Holyoke, MA 01041

Tenancy Preservation Program

Mental Health Association

Jenni Pothier

413-734-5327

995 Worthington St.
Springfield, MA 01109

Supportive Services
for Veteran Families

Veterans, Inc.

n/a

508-791-1213

69 Grove St.
Worcester, MA 01605

Local Housing Authorities
(public housing, including
Section 8, Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program, AHVP)

Ware Housing Authority

Department of Housing &
Community Development

413-967-4477

20 Valley View
Ware, MA 01082

 

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Employment

Career Center Services

MassHire
Franklin Hampshire

Edie Smith

413-774-4361

1 Arch Place
Greenfield, MA 01301

School-to-Career Programs

River East School-to-Career, Inc.

Loretta Dansereau

413-283-5051

1455 North Main St.
Palmer, MA 01069

School-to-Career Programs

MassHire Franklin Hampshire

Shannon Doran

413-774-4361 x305

1 Arch Place
Greenfield, MA 01301

WIOA Youth Program/Bridging the Opportunity Gap

Community Action Pioneer Valley

Lev Ben-Ezra

56 Vernon St.
Northampton, MA 01060

Career Center Services

Pathfinder High School

Edda Johnson

413-755-1326

40 Sykes St.
Palmer, MA 01069

MRC Springfield

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

413-736-7296

243 Cottage St.
Springfield, MA 01104

Safety & Support

Proteus Intimate Partner Abuse Education Program

BHN

Shannon Eldredge

413-579-7570

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St., Ware MA 01082

Healing Alliance Support Groups (domestic violence)

BHN

JAC Patrissi

413-316-0718

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St., Ware MA 01082

Quaboag Valley domestic violence advocate

BHN
Valley Human Services

advocate's cell phone

413-579-2924

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St.
Ware MA 01082

Ware River Valley Domestic Violence Task Force

BHN

Monica Moran

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St.
Ware, MA 01082

 
 

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Food

SNAP, Brown Bag Program for Seniors, Amherst Survival Center Grocery Delivery Program for Seniors

Ware Senior Center

Marie Brighid Bresnahan

413-967-9600

1 Robbins Rd, Ware, MA 01082

Food Pantry & Diaper Drive

Amherst Survival Center

Hayley Bolton

138 Sunderland Rd.
North Amherst, MA 01059

Community Meals &
Fresh Food Distribution

Amherst Survival Center

Becky Lockwood

413-549-3968 x103
becky@amherstsurvival.org

138 Sunderland Rd.
North Amherst, MA 01059

Jubilee Cupboard

Trinity Episcopal Church

Sheryl

774-823-0551

17 Park St.
Ware, MA 01082

Parish Food Pantry

St. Joseph's Parish

Rev. Richard Jakubauskas

508-867-6811

296 Main St.
North Brookfield, MA 01535

Emergency Financial Assistance,
Emergency Disaster Relief
(mobile feeding response units),
Massachusetts Veteran's Fund

The Salvation Army
Service Unit Extension Program

Maureen

413-277-5432

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Transportation

 

Transportation

"Van Go" Program

The Ware Senior Center

Marie Brighid Bresnahan

413-967-9600

1 Robbins Rd. Ware, MA 01082

The Quaboag Connector

QVCDC

413-544-3401

Rts. 30 & 35, Ware/Palmer Circulator

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority

Customer Service

413-781-7882

55 Frank B. Murray St.
Springfield, MA 01103

Substance Abuse

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Substance Use & QHSUA

Cornerstone Residential Recovery Program

Gandara Center

Cindy Carley

413-729-4250

59 South St.
Ware, MA 01082

CleanSlate

Outpatient Addiction Center

n/a

413-725-4214

85 South St., #3
Ware, MA 01082

Northern Hope Center & Franklin Recovery Center

BHN

Central Intake

413-733-1423

298 Federal St.
Greenfield, MA 01301

Griswold Behavioral Health Center

Baystate Wing
Hospital

Central Intake

413-370-5285

40 Wright St.
Palmer, MA 01095

"The Nest"
Peer Recovery Center

Honest Beginnings

n/a

413-324-8285

29 Federal St.
Belchertown, MA 01007

Social Groups & Gatherings

Healing Alliance Support Groups (domestic violence)

BHN

JAC Patrissi

413-316-0718

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St., Ware MA 01082

ArtWorks/ClayWorks

Workshop 13

n/a

413-277-6909

69 Main St.
Ware, MA 01082

Workshop 13 Art Studio

Workshop 13

n/a

413-277-6072

13 Church St.
Ware, MA 01082

"The Nest"
Peer Recovery Center

Honest Beginnings

n/a

413-324-8285

29 Federal St.
Belchertown, MA 01007

Life Engagement Services

Sunshine Village

n/a

413-289-2023

4 Springfield St.
Three Rivers, MA 01080

Day Rehabilitation Programs

Center of Hope

Kristine Bauce

508-909-7969

100 Foster St.
Southbridge, MA 01550

Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley

Zonta International

Mary Knight

PO Box 1034
Belchertown, MA 01007

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Medical Resources

Free Health Clinic

Amherst Survival Center

Richard Nadolski

138 Sunderland Rd.
North Amherst, MA 01059

Emergency Financial Assistance,
Massachusetts Veteran's Fund
(may provide funds for medication, unexpected medical bills, etc.)

The Salvation Army
Service Unit Extension Program

Janelle

413-262-2141

service units are mobile and do not have a physical address

CleanSlate

Outpatient Addiction Center

413-725-4214

85 South St., #3
Ware, MA 01082

Mental Health & Counseling

Intensive Care Coordination

BHN

Alaina Lyon

413-887-8072

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St., Ware MA 01082

Griswold Behavioral Health Center

Baystate Wing Hospital

Central Intake

413-370-5285

40 Wright St.
Palmer, MA 01095

In-Home Therapy & Therapeutic Mentoring

BHN

Gwen Rahilly, Alyssa

413-427-0808

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St., Ware MA 01082

Tenancy Preservation Program

Mental Health Association

Jenni Pothier

413-734-5327

995 Worthington St.
Springfield, MA 01109

Outpatient Services

Behavioral Health Network (BHN)

Alice Lesak,
Program Manager

413-967-6241 (ask for Alice)

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St., Ware MA 01082

Youth Recreation Department

BHN

Paul Kuc

413-967-4772

BHN Valley Human Services
96 South St., Ware MA 01082

Children's Behavioral Health Initiative

Center for Human Development (CHD)

Sue Sullivan

413-348-3676

2 South Street
Ware, MA 01082

Education

Summer Jobs & Beyond

Community Action Pioneer Valley

Lee Fournier Lewis

56 Vernon St.
Northampton, MA 01060

Ware Head Start

Community Action Pioneer Valley

Diana Soler

413-387-1250

49 Church St.
Ware, MA 01082

Career Center Services

Pathfinder High School

Edda Johnson

413-755-1326

40 Sykes St.
Palmer, MA 01069

School-to-Career Programs

MassHire
Franklin Hampshire

Shannon Doran

413-774-4361 x305

1 Arch Place
Greenfield, MA 01301

School-to-Career Programs

River East
School-to-Career, Inc.

Loretta Dansereau

413-283-5051

1455 North Main St.
Palmer, MA 01069

Financial Fitness Club

Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation (QVCDC)

Gail Farnsworth-French

413-967-3001

23 West Main St.
Ware, MA 01082

Ware Adult Learning Center

The Literacy Project

Arielle Lask

23 West Main St., Suite 3
Ware, MA 01082