Youth Community Crisis Stabilization (YCCS)

YCCS is an alternative to inpatient hospitalization for youth (18 & under) 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 staff 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 YCCS Services

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YCCS Program Information


What is the purpose of the YCCS program?

To provide short-term overnight with an average length of stay of 5 days, crisis stabilization, therapeutic intervention, and specialized programming in a staff-secure environment with a high degree of supervision and structure, with the goal of stabilizing the youth to ensure rapid and successful transition back into the community.


How does the YCCS program help?

YCCS 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 YCCS program?

A multidisciplinary team of clinicians, psychiatry, nurses, direct care mental health workers, case managers, family support staff and peer mentor staff.

YCCS Locations

The YCCS program is located at 965 church st New Bedford MA, however YCCS 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,