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Community Care

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Community Resources in the Boston Area

Organizations we trust are providing care for additional needs that are beyond our scope of care.

  • Mental Health and Well-Being
    The Town of Arlington has compiled a list of resources for mental health care and substance abuse support.

    Local non-profits like Foodlink and Arlington Eats provide free, healthy food and support for low-income households.

    General Support
    Not sure what kind of help you need? The Lexington Community Coalition has compiled this comprehensive resource map to help you find resources relevant to your particular situation.

    Mental Health and Well-Being
    Lexington’s Mental Health Task Force is an respected source of support and information for children or adults who need mental health intervention

  • Youth
    The East End House runs exceptional youth programs aimed at strengthening the Cambridge community, and has done so for over 140 years.


    The following organizations provide local services for physical and spiritual needs, including food scarcity:

  • Housing
    Taking a holistic view of family and community, Family Promise MetroWest seeks to transition families with children who are homeless into stable and affordable living situations.

    General Support
    Needham Youth & Family Services offers a range of excellent resources for residents, from clinical counseling to employment matters.

    Mental Health and Well-Being
    Struggling with substance abuse? You don’t have to go through it alone. Needham Youth and Family Services has compiled this extensive list of local services where you can find support.

Highrock Resources

Along with community organizations, Highrock wants to help support the spiritual, emotional, social, financial, and physical needs in and outside of our worshiping community. No single organization can meet all the needs that will come up during this time, but by letting us know your needs or how you would like to help, we can connect you either with an internal effort within Highrock, or get you connected with a local and trusted organization.

  • Are you willing to volunteer or provide support? Sign up to help in your region, and as needs arise, we will connect volunteers with those who need support.

  • Sign up for support or assistance with practical needs like food, grocery pick-up, and/or housing in your area:

    • Arlington, Cambridge, and Lexington
    • MetroWest
  • If you would like us to be praying for you this week, send your prayer request to

    If you would like to talk with someone about what you are going through, reach out to our team of volunteers.

    Looking for Support

Mental Health Resource List

Whether you are looking for a new therapist, demographic-specific resources, or a new app, these resources can help support your next step towards improved mental health.

General Mental Health Services

  • National and Beyond

    • Psychology Today’s international database of therapists, support groups, treatment centers, etc. is extensive and user-friendly. Search by specialty, location, insurance coverage and more.
    • If applicable, research your employer’s EAP (Employee Assistance Program) for free short-term counseling referral services. Some EAP programs include a few free counseling sessions per referral.


    • Residents of participating Massachusetts communities can access the free referral service INTERFACE to get connected with a mental health provider.
    • Therapy Matcher is a free referral service for all Massachusetts residents looking for a clincal social worker who does therapy.
    • This Guide for Finding Mental Health Support created by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) includes a wealth of tips and additional resources on finding mental health support in the state.
    • Interfaith Social Services* meets many needs in their South Shore community, including providing counseling on a sliding-fee pay scale.
    • For residents of Somerville, Cambridge, Medford, or Arlington, MA, Looking Glass Counseling is offering free 45-minute counseling sessions specifically for mental health issues related to COVID-19.

    *Organization supported by proceeds from 2020’s Jog for Joy.

  • *Organization supported by proceeds from 2020’s Jog for Joy.

  • A PCP/doctor or school counselor can be a great resource for guidance when looking to support your child or teen. Several school districts in the Boston area are also posting area-specific resources and can help students connect to mental health support.

    *Organization supported by proceeds from 2020’s Jog for Joy.

    • Calm is a popular app for mindfulness, relaxation and sleep.
    • Headspace offers guided mindfulness and relaxation techniques rooted in ancient history and modern science, aimed at helping individuals or whole workplaces.
    • Find mindfulness activities geared towards reducing stress and increasing calm at Stop, Breathe and Think, with special sections for students and teachers.