Mental Health Resources

Referral Helpline

The Town of Wakefield has contracted with the INTERFACE Referral Program, a unique helpline service that connects children, teens, and adults in Wakefield to mental health care for free. You can call to obtain the names of providers that meet your specific needs, accept your insurance, and have available appointments.

  • Call 1-888-244-6843, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Crisis Support

Eliot Community Services provides mobile psychiatric evaluation, crisis intervention, stabilization, and follow up for those in acute psychiatric distress. This program serves children, adults, and elders in in Wakefield, MA. Adult consent is required for services.

  • Call 1-800-988-1111

Crisis Intervention Team

The Wakefield Police Department has used the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) model since 2011. The officers are trained on symptoms of mental illnesses, mental health treatment, co-occurring disorders, de-escalation techniques as well as content related to developmental disabilities, older adult issues, and trauma. The Department also employs a Licensed Mental Health Clinitian and Substance Use Recovery Coach.

Additional Mental Health Resources