EIN 23-7451423


IRS 501(c) type
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We partner with individuals and families to shape creative solutions to even the greatest obstacles. Advocates' mission is to help people achieve their hopes and dreams within the fabric of their communities.
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Program areas at Advocates

Behavioral health - operated residential and outreach programs that helped people with psychiatric illness, substance abuse and other challenges in living. During the year the agency delivered services to approximately 28,769 individuals through 62 different program locations.
Adult family care - provided support and oversight for individuals providing care to family members with disabilities or who are elderly. The program provided support to approximately 3,340 individuals and families through 7 program locations.
Developmental disabilities - operated residential and day programs that helped people with developmental disabilities or other challenges in living. During the year the agency delivered services and support to approximately 966 individuals through 152 different program locations.

Who funds Advocates

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
MetroWest Health FoundationHealth and Social Service Hub$473,437
MetroWest Health FoundationBasic Health Needs - Behavioral Health$75,000
MetroWest Health FoundationIncreasing Access To Mental Health Support for Marlborough Students$49,889
...and 27 more grants received totalling $971,660

Personnel at Advocates

Diane GouldLicsw President and Chief Executive Officer$317,884
Licsw Diane GouldPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Regina MarshallExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$240,611
Keith NealChief Financial Officer$243,988
Janine TaylorChief Human Resources Officer$186,126
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for Advocates

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,786,832
Program services$127,214,676
Investment income and dividends$5,732
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-139,534
Net income from fundraising events$130,921
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,088,002
Total revenues$134,086,629

Form 990s for Advocates

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-15990View PDF
2021-062022-07-18990View PDF
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-07-23990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $25,400 from The Doug Flutie JR Foundation for Autism
December 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $19,600 from The Parmenter Foundation
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 6 new vendors, including , , , , , and
July 9, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 12 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , and
July 4, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
Nonprofit Types
Mental health organizationsDevelopmentally disabled centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthMental healthDevelopmentally disabled
LobbyingFundraising eventsReceives government fundingGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
1881 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA 01701
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Middlesex County, MA
Website URL
(508) 628-6300
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
F33: Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility-Mental Health Related
NAICS code, primary
623210: Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
Parent/child status
Central organization
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