Adult Court Clinics provide court-ordered mental health and substance use evaluations, including competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, aid in sentencing, and civil commitments for mental illness (Section 12e) and substance abuse (Section 35).

Services to District and Superior Courts

  • Competency to stand trial evaluations
  • Criminal responsibility evaluations
  • Aid in sentencing evaluations
  • Probationers’ need for treatment
  • Evaluations for civil commitment of a mentally ill person
  • Consultation and training to courts and probation departments
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Liaison between the criminal justice system and the mental health system, including public and private hospitals and community agencies

Locations

Pittsfield District Court (Central Berkshire District Court)
24 Wendell Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201

North Adams District Court (Northern Berkshire District Court)
111 Holden Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Southern Berkshire District Court (Great Barrington District Court)
9 Gilmore Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Springfield District Court
50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01103

Westfield District Court
224 Elm Street
Westfield, MA 01185

Holyoke District Court
20 Court Plaza
Holyoke, MA 01040

Chicopee District Court
30 Church Street
Chicopee, MA 01020

Palmer District Court
235 Sykes Street
Palmer, MA 01069

Northampton District Court
15 Gothic Street
Northampton, MA 01060

Eastern Hampshire District Court (Belchertown District Court)
205 State Street
Belchertown, MA 01007

Greenfield District Court
101 Munson Street
Greenfield, MA 01301

Orange District Court
1 Court Square
Orange, MA 01364