Programs for Teens

Alateen Meeting

Where:In the ESL Room at the Milford Town Library
When:Starting September 18th, 2013
Every Wednesday
From 4-6pm
Register Info:For more information, please call Jacque Gorman at 508-473-2145 ext 223 or email jgorman@cwmars.orgFee:Free for teens who have someone in their life with substance abuse issues

Milford has finally started the Alateen Meetings after so much discussion in the previous year.

Breaking the Chains of Addiction/Drop in Centers 1rst and 3rd Tuesday 6pm to 8pm

Where:Community Impact
211 Main St.
Milford, MA 01757
When:1rst and 3rd Tuesday
6:00pm-8:00 pm
Register Info:drop inFee:no fee

The SAFE/JAG initiated Substance Abuse Outreach and Intervention Program will strive to proactively provide a gateway to professional resources for persons with Substance Abuse Disorders (SUDs) and friends and/or family members of persons with SUDs.

Real Talk: Body Image 3/27-5/1

Where:Walden Behavioral Care
229 E. Main Street Ste 201
Milford, MA 01757
When:Mondays March 27-May 1
3:45-4:45 pm
Register Info:see flyerFee:$120

Walden is proud to introduce a special body image group for teen girls (ages 12-18) aimed at fostering a positive sense of self, in both body and mind.

Befriending Your Anxiety; An Anxiety 101 Management Workshop Series Ages 11-14

Where:17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro, MA 02035
When:Mondays from 4:30pm-5:30pm
Series of 8 classes
Register Info:Contact Stacey E. Pimentel, LMHC 978-430-6373Fee:$250

Camp Erin; A Bereavement Camp For Children And Teens Ages 6-17 In The Greater Boston Area

Where:Camp Bauercrest
Amesbury, MA
When:Session One: Friday 6/9-Sunday 6/11
Session Two: Friday 8/18-Sunday 8/20
Register Info:Contact Jennifer Wiles @ 508-358-3000 ext 244Fee:Call for details

College Transitions…Growing Up and Moving Out..YIKES! 6/14-8/16

Where:Integrated Psychotherapy
31 Hastings Street
Mendon, MA 01756
PH: 508-473-1200 x1
When:June 14th & 28th
July 12th & 26
August 9th & 16th
Register Info:see flyerFee:$120 for 6 sessions

Getting ready for college can be exciting and incredibly scary!! This 6 week/6 session workshop is to help young adults prepare for college and “growing up”. Each week/session will cover a different topic.

Girls On The Run

Where:See website for location near you
When:See website
Register Info:See websiteFee:See website

We believe that every girl
can embrace who she is,
can define who she wants to be,
can rise to any challenge,
can change the world.


We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

YMCA High Flight Program

Where:MetroWest YMCA Family Outdoor Center • 45 East Street • Hopkinton, MA 01748 • Phone: 508 435 9345
When:See website
Register Info:See websiteFee:See website

The High Flight program is an Adventure-Based Experiential Education and Leadership Development Program designed to support youth and teens in their development of self-confidence, self-worth and life skills. High Flight encourages teens to challenge themselves with positive risk-taking, pushing their personal limits in a safe, accepting and supportive environment.

Intensive Family Week Program for Eating Disorders

Where:Walden Behavioral Health
9 Hope Ave # 500
Waltham, MA 02453
When:M, W, F 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
T, TH 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Register Info:Contact Renee Nelson, Psy.D, Director of Adolescent Services ph: 781-647-0066Fee:Contact 781-647-0066

An intensive program for families that specializes in family-based treatment of eating disorders for adolescents. Our condensed one-week program provides a range of effective interventions including family therapy, skills training and meal coaching designed to provide families with the skills and education needed to take care of their child.

Adulting: 101 The Basics

Where:Family Continuity
76 Church St.
Whitinsville, MA 01588
When:Wednesdays starting 8/31 @ 5pm
Register Info:Call intake department @ 508-488-5093Fee:Most insurances accepted. Sliding-fee scale available for those who qualify

Life skills support group for ages 18-26. Goal of the group is to develop and enhance life skills that will promote growth and positive change.

Building Connections: Social Group Ages 7-11

Where:Family Continuity
76 Church St.
Whitinsville, MA
When:Thursdays 4-5 pm
Starting October 6th
Register Info:Call intake department @ 508-234-4181Fee:Call for info

Social group focusing on managing anxiety, navigating friendships effectively, awareness of own feelings and the feelings of others, emotional regulation, impulse control and self-care.

Outpatient Groups at The Renfrew Center of Boston

Where:Renfrew Center of Boston
When:see website
Register Info:

Autism Navigation; Guidance, Planning, and Advocacy for Families of Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder; JFCS

Register Info:For more info contact Wendi Hutchinson, Program Director, Jewish Family and Children's Services @ 781-693-1216Fee:Contact program for information

Family Yoga; Yoga at the Ashram Sundays 1:15-3:00

Where:368 Village St
Millis, MA
ph: 508-376-4525
When:Sundays 1:15-3:00
Register Info:see flyerFee:Donation only!

Services for Children and Adolescents; JFCS

Register Info:Contact Jewish Family & Children's Service @ 781-647-5327Fee:Call for info

Services for Children and Adolescents serves families hoping to grow stronger through the promotion of healthy family functioning. Providing a unique suite of programs that focus on youth with autism spectrum disorder, mental illness, and related conditions with the goal of improving family life. Also offering support to help children succeed in school socially and academically as well as adoption services and child and family counseling.

In-Home Therapy; JFCS

Register Info:Contact the Intake Coordinator @ 978-741-7878Fee:Contact the Intake Coordinator

The focus of Jewish Family and Children’s Service In-Home Therapy is to improve the mental health of your child and strengthen your family.

Disabilities Resource Network; JFCS

Register Info:Contact Sandy Slavet at 781-693-5640Fee:NA

The Jewish Family and Children’s Service Disabilities Resource Network is a free information, referral, and consultation service funded by Combined Jewish Philanthropies.

In-Home Behavioral Services; JFCS

Register Info:Contact the Intake Coordinator @ 978-741-7878Fee:Contact the Intake Coordinator

Jewish Family & Children’s Service In-Home Behavioral Services provides comprehensive intervention with the goal of helping your child improve his/her behavior by enhancing communication skills and teaching strategies for self-regulation.

Therapeutic Mentoring; JFCS

Register Info:Contact the Intake Coordinator @ 978-741-7878Fee:Contact the Intake Coordinator

Jewish Family and Children’s Service Therapeutic Mentoring offers structured, one-to-one, positive support for your child 3-20 years of age. This relationship assists your child in addressing communication issues, day to day challenges, and social skills.

Inner Beauty Workshop 1/24, 3/28 and 5/23

Where:See flyer
When:January 24th 5-8 PM
March 28th 5-8PM
May 23rd 5-8 PM
Register Info:see flyerFee:$45


The Embody Love Workshop is a transformational journey that will lead you to finding radical self-acceptance. Through media literacy, experiential exercises, embodied expression, and processing with peers, you will leave behind the critic and instead embrace the compassion. This workshop is designed to shift us away from isolation and into interdependency as we work together to create a world where we all feel lovable without condition.


Where:Community Impact/Amy Leone,MS,MA,LMHC
211 Main St.
Milford, MA 01757
PH: 508-422-0242 ext 1
When:Ongoing 6 week group
Thursdays from 8:00-9:00 pm
Register Info:Register at communityimpactinc.netFee:contact Community Impact

Are you in recovery from a substance abuse addiction? If you said “Yes” This group is for you.

Adolescent Anger Management

Where:Family Continuity
79 Church st
Whitinsville, MA 01588
Register Info:Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Call for information

Ages 13-17

Identify internal and external triggers to one’s anger, learn coping skills and stress-reducing techniques, decision-making, good judgment, and more..

Building Connections (Social Skills Development)

Where:Family Continuity
79 Church st
Whitinsville, MA 01588
When:Thursday's 4-5 PM
Register Info:Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Call for information

Ages 12-15

Girls Acting Independently Now

Where:Family Continuity
79 Church st
Whitinsville, MA 01588
Register Info:508-234-4181 ext 5093Fee:Call 508-234-4181 ext 5093

For Teen Girls ages 13-17

Promoting self-esteem, creating a positive self-image, handling peer pressure, bettering health & wellness, becoming positive role models, developing leadership skills, & planning for the future, all in a judgment free environment!