We at the William James College INTERFACE Referral Service are keenly aware of the shortage of mental health providers of color and how racial inequities exist in medical and mental health care. The College’s Black Mental Health Academy, Center for Multicultural and Global Mental Health, and other programs and academic offerings are playing a critical role in reversing this trend. We invite you to read a statement from our Black Mental Health Graduate Academy Scholars, and to stand with us as allies to drive change and address systemic racism.


Melrose is located seven miles outside of Boston and is home to to numerous schools, town supports, community organizations, non-profit agencies, and a local hospital.  These entities all work to help individuals and families, across the lifespan, to learn and grow.  More information on these various resources may be found below.

Community Resources