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Gavin Foundation Inc

Gavin Foundation Inc
CROWDRISE : Apr 14, 2014
Tax ID: 04-3220123
BASED: South Boston, MA, United States


Addiction Treatment

The Gavin Foundation is a Boston-based nonprofit providing comprehensive adult, youth and community substance abuse education, prevention and treatment programs. We offer a continuum of care to individuals, support services to their families, and programs to increase community awareness and acceptance regarding addiction and recovery. We serve over 5,000 individuals from the greater Boston area each year.

The Gavin Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals in recovery with the mission to provide the highest quality of substance abuse prevention, education, treatment and support to our clients and the community. 

The Gavin Foundation offers a continuum of care that has expanded as the need for services has grown. We operate a dozen nonprofit programs and collaborate on a half dozen more. We offer Prevention, Intervention, Treatment and Recovery programs. Clients are able to move across and within our programs as needed. We have standards and goals that the clients and the staff depend and build upon.

For all of our clients our programs will:

Follow the 12-step principles of the need to abstain from alcohol and other drug use

Provide stable transitions through structured programming and clear expectations

Create systems to improve and strengthen individual and family relationships 

Teach and model self-care, self-reliance, and community responsibility

Promote peer support and mentoring

Address criminal justice related issues in aid of resolution

Tax ID: 04-3220123 •


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