Resources for Dealing with Monday’s Tragedy

by lkoenig

Mayor Thomas M. Menino has announced the City of Boston will staff a resource and counseling center today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the offices of City Year, 287 Columbus Avenue in Boston.

Staff from Boston Centers for Youth & Families and the Boston Public Health Commission will be on hand to provide information, assistance and counseling services to anyone still needing help as a result of the tragedies during Monday’s Marathon.

If anyone would like to seek assistance by phone, please call the Mayor’s 24 hour hotline at 617-635-4500. To speak to a counselor by phone, please call the Mayor’s Health Line at 617-534-5050. This counseling and resource center has been relocated from The Castle building on Columbus Avenue which served as the Center since Monday afternoon.

Updated information on these and other services provided by the city can be found at the City of Boston website.