Current Offerings

All group programs are held at the Cole Resource Center, 115 Mill Street, de Marneffe Building, Belmont MA 02178 unless otherwise indicated.

barkin/whitman workforce development program

Meet with a coach who will help you identify your unique contributions and talents to guide you on a clear path into today's workforce. Work together with your coach to:

  • Assess your skills and clarify your goals

  • Develop your 'market ready' resume

  • Identify and apply for positions that align with your skills and goals

  • Collaborative interview preparation to develop confidence and shape your personal narrative

  • Ongoing coaching for job retention and skill development

To apply, contact Joanne Grady Savard at 617-855-3298 or 

Men's Peer-To-Peer Support Group

Every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 pm at the Cole Resource Center. To sign up, contact Brian Scott at 617-855-3298 or

Cole-To-Teen Mentoring

For teens aged 13-18 who are inpatient participants of the Adolescent Psychiatry Program at McLean Hospital needing support for building relationships during and after their hospital experience.  Activities include:  Bi-weekly mentor lunches (pizza gatherings with creative projects, monthly evening activities with themed dinners, seasonal holiday celebration s, field trips, games, plays, movies, art, and more

the positive life circle support group

Find the positive person within you. The Positive Life Circle is a simple concept--after experiencing trauma, mental illness or other life challenges, we need to work together to heal and integrate positivity back into our lives. All are welcome! Come, have fun, learn, and dig deep to explore positivity in a fun, insightful, and highly effective group setting.

Moms' Compassionate CARE Support GroupS

Tuesday mornings from 11 am-12:30 pm and Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 pm at CRC. To join the conversation, contact Joanne Grady Savard at 617-855-3298 or 


Fathers-only support group now forming. For Dads who have children with mental health conditions. Facilitated by Jack Ross, family member and NAMI Central Mass Board president. Location and schedule to be determined. For more information, please contact Joanne Grady-Savard at 617-855-3298 or