Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP) – Regional Service Centers

Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP) operates four community-based service centers in the state to serve eligible consumers.   These Centers provide support and opportunities for people with brain injury to enrich their lives, develop personal skills and competencies, and participate in their communities. 

Areas that Regional Service Centers address include independent living; cognitive strategies, , computer skills, money management, household management,  employment-related skills, socialization, health and wellness, and recreation and leisure planning. The centers also provide service coordination, advocacy and family support services.   Centers are located  in Western Mass., the greater Boston area, Southeastern Mass., and Cape Cod.  In addition, the Southeast Center also has an affiliated day program which offers rehabilitation and group activities.If you would like more information about Regional Service Centers, please call SHIP and ask to speak to the Service Coordinator for your region of the state.

Obtain information by calling (617) 204-3852 or toll-free (in Massachusetts only) 1-800-223-2559. TTY: (617) 204-3817. Or send an e-mail to SHIPU@MRC.state.ma.us.


This information is provided by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.