Fall River is a great place to call home, with diverse neighborhoods, unique recreation areas, and a supportive community. Get connected with resources, events, and programs for residents and find ways to help build a resilient, inclusive community.

Fall River is a great place to call home, with diverse neighborhoods, unique recreation areas, and a supportive community. Get connected with resources, events, and programs for residents and find ways to help build a resilient, inclusive community.

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February Workshops & Special Events at the Viva Fall River Pop-Up Shop

February Workshops & Special Events at the Viva Fall River Pop-Up Shop

You'll LOVE what's going on at the Viva Fall River Pop Up Shop in Downtown ...
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From fighting fires to saving kittens, these Fall River folks made a difference in 2022

From fighting fires to saving kittens, these Fall River folks made a difference in 2022

by Kristina Fontes - The Herald News What makes a city work is not so much the ...
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Pink Bean owners have branched out into a tasty new business. Here’s what’s next.

Pink Bean owners have branched out into a tasty new business. Here’s what’s next.

by Ashley Schuler - The Herald News SOMERSET — The owners of a favorite local ...
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January 2023 Downloadable Events List

January 2023 Downloadable Events List

New year, new events! Check out our downloadable (and printable) events round-up of all the ...
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Ready for a food fight? Pastel de Nata Throwdown coming to New Bedford, Fall River

Ready for a food fight? Pastel de Nata Throwdown coming to New Bedford, Fall River

Ashley Schuler - The Herald News Chances are good that if you live in the ...
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Big changes are coming to Route 79 in Fall River. Here’s what to expect.

Big changes are coming to Route 79 in Fall River. Here’s what to expect.

Jo C. Goode - The Herald News FALL RIVER — The much-anticipated $135 million Route 79 ...
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Winter Wonderland Festival of Lights Volunteer Form

Winter Wonderland Festival of Lights Volunteer Form

Volunteer to help Creative Community Vision withthe Winter Wonderland events this December! ...
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Fall River’s Kennedy Park transforms into Winter Wonderland Dec. 4

Fall River’s Kennedy Park transforms into Winter Wonderland Dec. 4

FALL RIVER — One local nonprofit is cranking up the Christmas cheer with a series ...
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Community Resources

Guides & Pamphlets

Important Numbers

  • Fall River Government Center: 508-324-2000
  • Fall River Mayor’s Office: 508-324-2600
  • Fall River 24-Hour Access Number: 877-425-0048
  • Child and Family Services: 508-676-5708
  • Police Department – Non Emergency – 508-676-8511
  • Fire Department Headquarters: 508-324-2743
  • MASS RIDES: 888-4-COMMUTE
  • Poison Control Information: 800-222-1222
  • Samaritans Suicide Hotline: 508-673-3777
  • Mass 211 – connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Confidential and free.

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