Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP) - Social/Recreation Programs

The Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP) funds social / recreation programs across the state. If you are an adult who lives in Massachusetts and have sustained a brain injury, you may be able to participate in one of these programs regardless of your status with SHIP.

Each program has an activities coordinator, but it is the participants who determine the types of activities being planned.

SAMPLE ACTIVITIES PARTICIPANTS HAVE ENJOYED:
  • Amusement Parks
  • Apple Picking
  • Billiards
  • Boston Computer Museum
  • Brockton Rox baseball
  • Bowling
  • Cape Cod Canal Cruise
  • Comedy Club
  • Craft Nights
  • Cycling in Hadley
  • Dining Out
  • Faneuil Hall
  • Freedom Trail
  • Game Nights
  • Holiday Parties
  • Miniature Golf
  • Movie Nights
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Outdoor concerts
  • Peabody Essex Museum
  • Sturbridge Village
  • Seekonk Speedway
  • The Big E!
TRANSPORTATION:
Transportation is not provided.
TO APPLY:
Please call the social/recreation programs listed below for a brochure / application. You may contact and attend any of these programs.

AdLib
215 North St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-7047

All Out Adventures
184 Northampton St., Suite H
Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 527-8980

Berkshire Family & Individuals 
Resources (BFAIR)
Programs in Pittsfield & N. Adams
(413) 664-9382

Carson Center for TBI Services
505 E. Columbus Ave..
Springfield, MA 01105
(413) 747-3700

ServiceNet
129 King St.
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 585-1300

 

Central MA:

Community Enterprises
65 James St., suite 219
Worcester, MA 01063
(508) 755-5387

 

Southeast MA and Cape Cod:

Cape Cod Connections
for survivors of Brain Injury over 40 years old
Harwich Community Center
contact Barbara Kaplan
(508) 622-0008

Community Support Assoc.
P.O. Box 918
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 790-7818  x5

CMHS Head Injury Services
Raynham Market Place
1510 Route 44, unit 17
Raynham, MA 02767
(508) 822-0551

Living Independently for Equality
54 Haverhill St., P.O. Box 2356
Brockton, MA 02305
(508) 587-4651

Sinai Survivors   Stoughton Area
Contact Barbara Kaplan
(508) 622-0008

 

Greater Boston:

Boston Area Recreation Center
1454 Hancock St.
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 847-4987

Community Rehab Care
Northeast Rec. Group
84 High St.
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 391-0303

Community Rehab Care
Survivors of Brain Injury ages15-22 years old only
305 Center St.
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 244-8480

Community Rehab Care
South Shore Adventure & Rec.
70 Quincy Ave.
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 786-8811

 

Northeast MA:

Community Enterprises
150 Eastern Ave.
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 745-7117 

Community Enterprises
201 Washington St., suite 1
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 745-7117

  

Special Programs:

Statewide:  Brain Injury Assoc. of MA
various Support Groups offer activities
Contact BIA MA
(508) 475-0032

South Coastal Couples Club
New Bedford, MA 02740
Contact Barbara Kaplan
(508) 622-0008

for Chinese speaking consumers:
ACCES
244 Harrison Ave.
Boston MA  02111

for Spanish-speaking consumers
Latino Health Institute
95 Berkeley St., 6th floor
Boston, MA  02116
(617) 350-6900   x148

Latino Health Institute
142 Crescent St., @d floor
Brockton, MA  02302
(508) 941-0005

 

revised 1/2012

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