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Qualified personnel deliver comprehensive Residential Treatment, Group Living and Community Support and Stabilization services  in a manner that empowers youth and families and emphasizes permanency.

Education services are uniquely designed to meet the individual needs of youth throughout all levels of care.

The Deaconess Home promotes the optimal physical, nutritional, behavioral and developmental health of youth and families.

Services include specialized clinical services, comprehensive healthcare, crisis stabilization, psychiatric consultation, academic instruction, vocational preparation and an engaging and therapeutic program activity schedule.

Caring Since 1893

Now an always, the Deaconess Home prioritizes the health, well-being and safety of our employees and the youth and families which whom we serve. Safety protocols are in places throughout the agency, residential sites and within all levels of care. Our employees have shown dedication and our residents have shown strength and resilience. The Deaconess Home continues to provide uninterrupted essential services to youth and families.

The Deaconess home was honored to accept a very generous donation members of the National Honor Society at Bristol County Agricultural High School. The generous donation included activity and school supplies, electronics, footwear, hygiene products and a plethora of household cleaning supplies and sanitizing products and will be distributed throughout our residential program and reach countless families in the community.

Happy Feet!
Thank you to the Fall River Rotary Club’s Happy Feet Program for generously supporting the youth and families of the Deaconess Home with Socks, Shoes, Boots and Sneakers on three occasions throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Many thanks to Nailz Etc, Westport, MA, for the wonderful donation of nail polish for the residents in care to enjoy. 

The Deaconess Home welcomes executive director, Maureen K. Philbin


  • I guarantee you will leave Deaconess with at least two life skills. Deaconess staff are the most persistent people I have ever met when it comes to advocating for their residents. Overall, Deaconess is benevolent!

    Luci M.
    Resident, 2021
  • I have gone on many outings and activities that I have never done before and I am thankful for that. Deaconess has helped me have a fresh start and a better version of myself.

    Liana R.
    Resident, 2021