In-home Therapy (IHT)

In-home help for families

Our in-home therapy (IHT)* services help families with a child or teen who is dealing with behavioral health (mental health and/or substance use) issues. Instead of standard outpatient therapy, IHT services are delivered by one or more members of a team and can take place in your home, your child’s school or another setting. IHT allows families to try out new skills where problems can occur (such as in the home or school).

The IHT team will work with you, your child and your family to develop a treatment plan focused on:

  • Setting limits
  • Improving family communication
  • Changing problem patterns
  • Preventing behavioral health crises

We will provide IHT for as long as it takes to stabilize your child's condition. We will also make sure your family gets any necessary support services you need.

How to get IHT services

You do not need prior authorization for IHT. For more information or to ask for IHT services, please call one of our behavioral health care managers at 888.257.1985 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To find an IHT service provider in your area, please see our In-home therapy (IHT) provider guide below.

*IHT services replace Family Stabilization Team (FST) services.

In-home therapy (IHT) providers

Massachusetts regions: Boston/Metro, Central, Northeast, Southeast and Western.

*Please contact provider for language capacity

Boston/Metro

Provider

City/Town

Phone
number

Specialty
populations

Advances
Learning
Center

Boston

617.923.7575

 

Advocates

Waltham

508.935.0769

 

Arbour
Counseling
Services

Allston

617.782.6460
Referral pager:
781.409.5774

 

Bay State
Community
Services

Weymouth

781.331.4015
Ext. 30

 

Brookline Center for
Community                    
Mental Health
Center

Brookline

617.227.8107

 

Children's
Charter,
Key Program

Waltham

781.894.4325
Ext. 19

- Trauma

Children's
Services
of Roxbury

Roxbury

617.445.6655

 

Edinburg Center

Lexington

781.862.3600

 

Italian
Home
for Children

Brighton,
Dorchester,
Jamaica Plain,
Needham

617.506.9859

- Male
  mentors
- GLBT 
  expertise
- Early
  intervention
  age support

Gandara Center

Boston

857.366.7040

 

The Guidance
Center

Cambridge,
Somerville

617.284.5131

 

Home for Little
Wanderers

Roslindale,
Jamaica Plain,
Brighton,
Roxbury,
Walpole,
Waltham,
Norwood,
Somerville

617.469.8652
Referral pager:
781.317.8081

- Gang-
  involved
  youth
- Trauma
  systems
  therapy
- Substance
  abuse
- BPS special
  education
  assistance

Institute for
Health and Recovery

Boston

617.661.3991

 

Justice
Resource
Institute (JRI)

Boston

617.457.8140

 

Lexington

781.274.6800

 

Concord

978.369.7611

 

Brookline

617.232.0687

 

MSPCC/Eliot

Jamaica Plain

617.983.5800

 

Massachusetts
MENTOR                          

Jamaica Plain,
Boston,
Arlington,
Dedham                 

781.407.0470

 

New Life
Counseling
and Wellness
Center

Randolph

781.986.4800

 

NFI-Massachusetts

Arlington

978.882.4831

 

Northeast Family
Services

Norwood

774.206.1125

 

North Suffolk
Mental Health
Association

Boston,
Chelsea,
Revere

617.912.7774

 

Osiris Family
Institute

Roxbury

617.442.2002

 

Priority
Professional
Care

Mattapan

857.598.4774

- DDS
  patients

Pyramid
Builders
Associates

Boston

617.516.0280

 

Riverside
Community
Care

Needham,
Newton,
Dedham,
Norwood,
Wakefield

781.433.0672
Ext. 400

 

Roxbury
Multi-Service
Center

Dorchester

617.560.8422

 

South Bay
Community
Services

Weymouth

800.244.4691
508.427.5362

 

South Shore
Behavioral
Health Center

Norwell

781.878.8340  

South Shore
Mental Health

Quincy

617.847.1937

 

Boston

617.877.5952

 

The Door is
Open Counseling
Center

Hull

781.925.3500

 

Walker

Needham

781.449.4500

 

Wayside Youth
& Family
Support
Network

Arlington,
Waltham

781.891.0556
Ext. 17

 

Central

Provider

City/Town

Phone
number

Specialty
populations

Advocates

Ayer,
Framingham,
Marlborough

508.485.9300

 

Arbour Counseling        
Clincal & Support
Options

Worcester,
Gardner             

508.799.0688
978.632.9400

 

Community
Healthlink

Worcester,
Gardner,
Leominster

508.421.4527

 

Counseling and
Assessment
Clinic
of Worcester, LLC

Fitchburg,
Worcester

508.756.5400

 

FCP - Family
Continuity
Program

Worcester,
Whitinsville

508.234.4181

 

Gandara Center

Fitchburg,
Framingham

413.322.7380

 

Justice Resource
Institute

Waltham

508.872.0669

 

LUK Crisis
Center

Fitchburg,
Webster,
Worcester

800.579.0000

- Evidence-
  based
  substance
  abuse
  treatment
- Evidence-
  based
  trauma
  treatment
- Autism
  spectrum
  disorder

Massachusetts
MENTOR

Worcester

508.368.2700

 

MSPCC

Worcester

508.753.2967

 

New Beginnings
Wellness Center

Worcester

508.754.1141

 

Northeast Family
Services

Auburn

508.832.7677

 

Regency Family
Health

Worcester

508.799.5900

 

Riverside
Community
Care

Bellingham,
Upton

508.529.7000

 

SMOC
Behavioral
Health Services                

Framingham,
Marlborough           

508.879.2250

 

South Bay
Mental Health

Worcester,
Leominster,
Whitinsville

800.244.4691

 

Wayside Youth
& Family
Support Network

Milford,
Framingham

508.620.0010
Ext. 324

 

Y.O.U., Inc.

Worcester,
Southbridge

508.770.0511
Ext. 122

 
 

Gardner

978.632.2321
Ext. 16

- Male and
  female
  mentors

Northeast

Provider

City/Town

Phone
number

Specialty
populations

Arbour
Counseling

Lawrence

617.782.6460

 

JRI/Children's Friend
& Family Services

Salem

978.744.7905
Ext. 250

 

Eliot Community
Human Services

Lynn

781.581.4493

 

Family Services of the
Merrimack Valley               

Lawrence

978.327.6600

 

FCP - Family
Continuity
Programs

Lawrence

978.687.1617

 

Peabody

978.927.9410

 

Greater Malden
Behavioral Health
Center

Malden

781.480.3946

 

Justice Resource
Institute

Lowell

978.952.6809

 

Lahey Health
and
Behavioral Services

Lawrence,
Salem,
Beverly,
Ipswich,
Gloucester,
Haverhill

978.620.1700

 

Eliot/MSPCC

Lawrence,
Lowell

978.681.9532

 

Massachusetts
MENTOR

Lawrence

978.794.7966

 

North American
Family Institute
(NAFI)

Peabody

978.882.4831

 

Northeast Family
Services

Lawrence

774.206.1125

 

Priority Professional
Care

Lawrence

857.598.4774

 

Pyramid Builders
Associates

Lynn

781.780.3566

 

Riverside Community
Care

Lynnfield

781.246.2010

 

South Bay
Mental Health

Lawrence,
Lowell

800.244.4691

 

Wayside Youth &
Family Support
Network

Malden

781.891.0556
Ext. 17

 

Southeast

Provider

City/Town

Phone
number

Specialty
populations

Arbour
Counseling

Fall River,
Yarmouth

617.782.6460

 

Abelard
Psychotherapy

Stoughton

781.344.0057

 

Arbour Fuller
Hospital

Attleboro

508.838.2302

- Higher level
of care
(HLOC)
stepdowns

BAMSI

Brockton,
East
Bridgewater

508.584.0079
Ext. 101

 

Bay Coast
Behavioral

Braintree,
Fall River

774.294.5722

 

Bay State
Community
Services

Plymouth

508.830.3444
Ext. 306

 

Brockton

781.331.4015
Ext. 30

 

Child &
Family
Services

New Bedford

508.990.0894

- Substance
abuse
- DDS
- Early
childhood
- Grief/loss
- Reactive
attachment
disorder
(RAD)

Fall River

508.676.5708

Cape Cod

508.778.1839

Community
Counseling of
Bristol County,
Inc.

Taunton,
Attleboro

508.977.8124

 

FCP - Family
Continuity
Programs

Hyannis,
Plymouth

508.862.0273

 

Family Service
Association

Fall River

508.730.1138

 

Fairwinds
Nantucket
Counseling
Center

Nantucket

508.228.2689

 

Justice
Resource
Institute

Taunton,
Brockton,
Centerville

508.828.1304

- Dialectical
behavior
therapy (DBT)
- Trauma
- DYS

High Point
Treatment
Center

Brockton,
New Bedford,
Taunton,
Plymouth

774.213.8535

 

Justice Resource
Institute                     

Taunton,
Cape Cod,
Attleboro             

508.771.2402

 

Martha's
Vineyard
Community
Services

Martha's
Vineyard

508.693.7900

 

Northeast
Family
Services

North
Dartmouth

774.206.1125

 

Pyramid
Builders
Associates

Brockton

617.516.0280

- African
American
population
- Gang-involved

South Bay
Mental Health

South
Yarmouth,
Plymouth,
Attleboro,
Brockton,
Fall River

508.427.5362

 

South Shore
Behavioral
Health Center

Norwell

781.878.8340

 

South Shore
Mental Health

Plymouth,
Brockton

617.847.1914

 

St. Vincent's
Home

Fall River

508.235.3291

- DCF/DMH
involved
- Transitioning
back into
the home
- Special
education
services

Western

Provider

City/Town

Phone
number

Specialty
populations

Behavioral Health
Network (BHN)

Springfield,
Holyoke

413.736.0127
413.427.0808

 

Brien Center
for Mental Health
and Substance
Abuse Services

Pittsfield,
Berkshire
County

413.499.0412

 

North Adams

413.664.4541

Great
Barrington

413.528.9156

Brightside for
Families
and Children

West
Springfield

413.788.7366

 

BHN/Carson Center
for Human
Services, Inc.

Westfield

413.568.1421

 

Ware

413.967.6241

 

Center for
Human Development         

West
Springfield

413.781.6556

 

Clinical & Support
Options

Springfield

413.737.9544

 

Northampton

413.582.0471

 

Greenfield

413.774.1000

 

Athol

978.249.9490

 

Pittsfield

413.236.5656

 

Gandara Center

Springfield,
Holyoke

413.846.0445
413.846.0446

 

Justice Resource
Center

Housatonic

617.528.2523

 

The Key Program

Pittsfield,
Berkshire
County

413.443.7218

 

Greenfield,
Northampton

413.772.6422

 

Easthampton

413.733.3113

 

Springfield

413.781.6485
413.733.3113
Ext. 1

 

Eliot/MSPCC

Springfield

413.734.4978
Ext. 343

 

Holyoke

413.532.9446

 

Northeast Family
Services

Springfield

774.206.1125

 

Northeast Center
for Youth
and Families

Easthampton

413.529.7777

 

ServiceNet, Inc.

Greenfield,
Northampton

413.585.1328
877.984.6855

- Trauma-
focused
cognitive
behavioral
therapy
(CF-CBT)
and DBT
informed
treatment
for trauma/
PTSD
- Attachment-
based
family therapy
for reactive
attachment
disorder (RAD)

South Bay
Community
Services

Pittsfield,
Springfield

413.495.1500