STARR (Short Term Assessment Rapid Reunification)

The short-term (14–45 days), co-ed program provides shelter and assess youth who are moved from one housing unit to another. Services include: comprehensive assessment; medication management; individual and family therapy; anger management and life skills group; education support; sensory therapy; transportation; recreation; and comprehensive case management using a trauma-informed approach. Each STARR facility has a mix of respite and assessment beds.

Chicopee STARR (age 12–18)
Contact: (413) 654-1564

Holyoke STARR (age 12–18)
Contact: (413) 539-5874

Maple STARR Springfield (age 12–18)
Contact: (413) 452-4183

Mooreland STARR Springfield (birth–11 years-old)
Contact: (413) 785-5851

Referral: Closed. Referral through DCF only.