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February 1, 2018

Autism Alliance to Receive Community Service Award

FRAMINGHAM — The Autism Alliance, a program that supports families and individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders, will be honored later this year for its efforts.

January 29, 2018

Advocates Expands Jail Diversion Program to Hudson, Sudbury

Advocates, a provider of services to individuals facing life challenges, announced the expansion of its pre-arrest, co-responder Jail Diversion Program through a partnership with the Hudson and Sudbury police departments.

January 23, 2018

Advocates to Open “The Living Room” in Framingham

Advocates was selected from a number of providers to develop “The Living Room,” a peer-run drop-in program in Framingham.

December 4, 2017

Fun at Fenway to Benefit Advocates

More than 200 guests joined us last week for Fun at Fenway to Benefit Advocates. Thank you to the wonderful sponsors and friends

November 21, 2017
Community Advocate

Law enforcement, mental health care converge as jail diversion programs expand

Police and social workers have been working together to address the convergence of mental health care and law enforcement in Marlborough for nearly a decade. As the mental health crisis deepens, organizers hope to expand the Jail Diversion Program that facilitates that cooperation.