Cancer Society Waltham/Watertown Unit -
255 Bear Hill Road, Waltham - 781-890-2266
The American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org)
raises funds for research, education and patient services, sponsors
programs for cancer patients and on tobacco and breast health, and
provides rides to medical appointments for cancer patients. Volunteer
opportunities: Fundraising, driving patients, office help.
Mental Health & Retardation -
157 Prospect Street, Waltham -
617-926-5806 (24-hour crisis line), 781-894-4973 (TTY)
The Center provides outpatient and residential treatment, day activity
services, and drug and alcohol counseling for adolescents and adults.
Joseph P. Smith Community Health
Center - 287
Western Avenue, Allston -
564 Main Street, Waltham
The Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center is a non-profit
organization that provides comprehensive, culturally competent and
affordable primary health care services and selected specialties to
families and individuals in the Allston/Brighton area and surrounding
communities regardless of circumstance.
Visiting Nurse Association of
Eastern MA -
764A Main Street - 800-696-6666
The VNA provides nurses and home health aides for home care and offers a
variety of clinics on children, nutrition, blood pressure, diabetes, and
flu shots. Physical and occupational therapists, speech therapists and a
medical social worker are also available for home visits through the VNA.
For a complete listing of Social
Services and Health Resources in Waltham, visit