In the News

Avidia Charitable Foundation donates $1,000 to Advocates, Inc.
Avidia Bank Press Release, September 2014

Direct Care Work is Steele’s Passion
Providers' Council Newsletter, Summer 2014

CEO One-on-One: Diane Gould of Advocates Inc.
Telegram & Gazette, 4/27/14

Remembering Barbara Gray, a Founder of Advocates
A Message from Daniel M. Weir, Board Chair, Advocates, Inc.

Substance abuse services still need support
Nashoba Publishing 2/28/14

Framingham announces new in-school behavioral health intervention program
The MetroWest Daily News, 2/13/14

Worcester program to help ex-prisoners get fresh start gets funding to expand
Telegram & Gazette 2/3/14

Developmental Disabilities Providers Fete Legislative Leaders
The Framingham Patch, 1/31/14

Letter: Gratitude for a stranger’s gift
The MetroWest Daily News, 1/11/14

Allston woman receives advocacy award
Allston-Brighton Tab, 10/25/13

Activists urge more support for the developmentally disabled
The MetroWest Daily News, 10/5/13

Advocates Board appoints Diane Gould as next CEO
September 30, 2013

Advocates' Taylor remembered as a man of vision
The MetroWest Daily News, 8/23/13

Effort launched to help Worcester inmates get out of jail for good
Telegram & Gazette, 8/17/13

Worcester, Mass. program to help male offenders released from jail
NECN, 8/16/13

Our Journey of Hopes looks close to home
The Boston Globe, 8/15/13

A new perspective, for teachers and students
The Boston Globe, 8/15/13

Framingham school donates supplies to students in Africa
The MetroWest Daily News, 7/3/13

Framingham-based Advocates opens Ashland center 6/27/13

Advocates, Inc. opens new learning center in Ashland
The MetroWest Daily News 6/27/13

Advocates 2012 Annual Report is here!

Shared Decision Making in the Treatment of Psychosis
Should We Include Whether and When, as Well as Which Antipsychotic?

Psychiatric Times, 4/15/13

Lawmakers back human services needs
The MetroWest Daily News 4/6/13

'Love Anthony' author to speak at Framingham benefit
MetroWest Daily News 4/1/13

Town looks at adding jail diversion program
Wicked Local Natick 3/22/13

2013 Prader-Willi Conference Survey
Seeking input from parents and professionals

Invitation to a Dialogue: Forcing Treatment
The New York Times 1/29/13

Mental health a thorny issue in gun control debate
The MetroWest Daily News 1/18/13

Globe West 1/17/13

Natick dentist restores smile of patient in need
The MetroWest Daily News 1/4/13

The Many Unknowns of Schizophrenia
The New York Times 1/1/13

Cuddy, Masi and Taylor: Mental health and young adults
The MetroWest Daily News 12/25/12

Watch for holiday pitfalls
The MetroWest Daily News 12/17/12

Advocates 2013 Calendar Is Here! Get Your Copy Today.

Advocates, Inc., gets state help to finance renovations, group homes
MetroWest Daily News 11/21/12

Davis: Help, not jail, for 'frequent flyers'
MetroWest Daily News 10/28/12

Waltham ceremony celebrates mental health's unsung heroes
Waltham News Tribune 10/9/12

Spirituality in Mental Health Care: It's Past Time to Make Room
Huffington Post 7/25/12

The Group Home Surveillance Camera Debate
WGBH 7/23/12

Check Out 2012 Essay Contest Winners

Drug Court helps addicts
Sentinel & Enterprise 5/29/12

Calling for backup
CommonWealth, 4/10/12

Taylor: 'Caring Force' to rally for human services
MetroWest Daily News, 3/29/12

Speaking out about autism in Framingham
MetroWest Daily News, 3/18/12

Ayer Drug Court Team honored for dedication
Lowell Sun, 2/21/12

Some with seasonal depression are seeing the light
MetroWest Daily News, 12/4/11

Thank you to the staff from the Office of the State Auditor for their generous gift.
November 2011

Discovery Museums in Acton hosts event for children with autism
The Beacon 8/10/11

Community grows at Ashland gardens
MetroWest Daily News 7/24/11

Malloy: Inspired by Advocates
MetroWest Daily News 7/12/11

Outreach for elders is short-lived success story
The Boston Globe 6/5/11

Local firms honored for hiring disabled
MetroWest Daily News 5/24/11

Activists seek more from Americans with Disabilities Act
MetroWest Daily News 5/23/11

IMAGE GALLERY: Art Advocates
Framingham Patch 5/19/11

Advocates Inc. in Natick gathering community votes for new van
MetroWest Daily News 5/19/11

Small grants can reap big rewards
MetroWest Daily News 4/12/11

Brain injury survivors struggle to find long-term care
Lexington Minuteman

Mass. drug court program to test app for addicts
by Associated Press in Boston Herald

Local self-advocates earn leadership certificates
Now poised to help others with disabilities

Advocates offers family supports in south shore

Framingham Library hosts annual Advocates Art Exhibit
MetroWest Daily News

Why Mental Health Patients Are Dying Younger
MetroWest Daily News

Packet helps nurses communicate with autistic students
MetroWest Daily News

Gaspari Fund for MetroWest Families: Big Bonuses come from Small Grants
MetroWest Daily News

Downtimes spur rise in calls for help
Boston Globe West

Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Services Expands to 31 Towns

Advocates Produces new Training Videos
Going to the Doctor and The Advocates Way

Advocates Artists Exhibit at Framingham Public Library
Metrowest Daily News

Advocates Starts Marlborough Jail Diversion Program
Metrowest Daily News

Brain Injury Survivors Find A Home of Their Own with Advocates & Supportive Living
Lexington Minuteman

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Fast Facts

Did you know…?
  • Advocates has over 1000 employees.
  • We have 137 locations in 31 cities and towns across the state.
  • Our outpatient, emergency, and community justice programs serve over 12,000 individuals each year.
  • Advocates is the largest provider in New England for adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome and the 4th largest in the country.
  • We are the largest provider in the state for Deaf adults with disabilities.
  • Advocates Framingham Jail Diversion Program has received several recognition awards and is the model replicated by the state.
  • Our staff and programs have been acknowledged in recent years for excellence more than 15 times by funders, trade organizations and community groups


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