Adult Community Crisis Stabilization (ACCS)

ACCS provides an alternative to inpatient hospitalization for adults (18+) in need of short-term, overnight crisis care with home-like, friendly, and comfortable environments offering a feeling of community while maintaining a safe and secure setting.


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Program Information

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CFS has locations all over Massachusetts, find out more where these services are offered

How to Receive ACCS Services

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ACCS Program Information


What is the purpose of the ACCS program?

To provide short-term, 5-day overnight length of stay crisis care to adults 18+ who are experiencing behavioral health symptoms requiring crisis stabilization in a 24-hour unlocked community treatment setting. Specializing in the treatment of dual diagnosis and mental health. Admissions from the community are a priority for this level of care.


How does the ACCS program help?

ACCS provides individual, group, and family therapy; medication management; crisis intervention; and future crisis prevention planning. Family or significant other meetings are often facilitated to assist clients with a smooth transition back to the community.

Our work on the unit is short-term problem focused designed to relieve the acute symptomatology present and return the client to the community as soon as possible.


Who makes up the ACCS program?

A multidisciplinary team of clinicians, psychiatry, nurses, direct care mental health workers, and peer and recovery staff. A multidisciplinary team of clinicians, psychiatry, nurses, direct care mental health workers, and peer and recovery staff.

ACCS Locations

The ACCS program is located at 965 church st New Bedford MA, however ACCS can be accesed through any of the below locations

New Bedford

965 Church St, New Bedford MA 02745

MCI: (508) 996-3154
ACCS: (508) 992-0444
YCCS: (508) 984-4175
ASPIRE: (508) 996-8572
Outpatient: (508)996-8572

Fax:(508) 991-8618

Hours: M-F 8a-8p, S/S 9a-5p, Same Day Access: Monday 8am-3pm Tuesday 11am-6pm Wednesday 8am-3pm Thursday 11am-6pm Friday 8am-3pm AMCI/YMCI: 24/7


61 Industrial Park, Plymouth MA 02360

Phone:(508) 996-3154

Fax:(508) 991-8082

Hours: 24/7

Fall River

1052 Pleasant Street, Fall River MA 02723

MCI: (508) 996-3154
Outpatient: (508) 676-5708

Fax:(508) 991-8618

Hours: Crisis: 24/7
Core Services: Sat & Sun 9am - 5pm,