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State/CountryArea ServedHoarding Task ForcesOther Resources
CaliforniaOverall California Resources
CaliforniaMarin County ResourceResource Guide
CaliforniaLos Angeles County ResourceGenesis Hoarding Task Force
CaliforniaSan Berdino County ResourceSupport Groups/Local mental health professionals
CaliforniaSan Francisco Task ForceWebsite
CaliforniaSan Mateo County ResourceCrisis Intervention Hot line for troubled people or families experiencing stress and seeking help in dealing with a crisis.
Belmont thru Palo Alto 650 368-6655
San Mateo thru Daly City 650-692-6655
Coastside 650-726-6655
ColoradoNorthern Colorado Clutter Task ForceWebsite
ConneticutGreenwich Connecticut Hoarding Task Force
Phone number: (203) 622-3800
Address: 101 Field Point Rd.
Greenwich, CT 06830
FloridaPasco County Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
GeorgiaHoarding Resources for Atlanta Georgia
GeorgiaLivingston County HoardingTask ForceWebsite
IllinoisChicagoland Hoarding Task forceWebsite
IllinoisKane County haording Task ForceWebsite
IndiannaIndiannapolis Hoarding ResourceWebsite
KansasSegwick County Hoarding CoalitionWebsite
MainePortland Maine Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
MarylandGaithersburg Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
301-258-6395 Wells/Robertson House
1 Wells Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
MassachussettsArlington Hoarding Response TeamContact:
MassachussettsBerkshire County Hoarding Task ForceCoordinator/Contact (C/C): Will Turner,
Behavioral Health Clinician C/C
Agency Name: Elder Services of Berkshire County, MA
Address: 877 South Street 4E,
Pittsfield MA 01201
Phone: 781-361-3170 Email:
MassachussettsBoston Hoarding Task ForceRuth Harel Garvey, LICSW
Tenancy Preservation Program
Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.
66 Canal Street
Boston MA 02114
(617) 788-6212
MassachussettsBrookline Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
MassachussettsCambridge Haording CoalitionCambridge Hoarding Coalition
Geographic Area: Cambridge and Somerville
Coordinator/Contact (C/C): C/C
Agency Name: Cambridge Council on Aging
Address: 806 Massachusetts Ave,
Cambridge, MA 02139
Mission Statement: The Cambridge Hoarding Coalition provides community education, training for service providers, and a resource list for clients, providers, and the community. We also work to establish and maintain a hoarding response mechanism. Our primary focus is the senior population of Cambridge (60+). We can however act as a community resource for those under 60. Meeting Times: Currently have suspended meetings but maintain an active membership with updates and activities.
MassachussettsCape Ann Hoarding Task ForceCoordinator/Contact (C/C): Deborah Schwendiman; Tiffany Machado
C/C Agency Name/Address: Senior Care Inc., 49 Blackburn Center, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone/Email: 978-281-1750
Related Group Meetings: Clutter Bug Support Group, Weds 1:30-3:00p, thru April Also be sure to contact Liz Auwerda at
MassachussettsGloucester Hoarding Task ForceSame as Cape Ann Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
MassachussettsGreater Brockton Area Hoarding Task ForceGeographic Area: 23 communities of Old Colony Elder Services Ð Abington, Avon, Bridgewater,
Brockton, Carver, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston,
Lakeville, Marshfield, Middleboro, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rockland, Stoughton,
Wareham, West Bridgewater & Whitman.
Coordinator/Contact (C/C): Terri Kourtz, Chairperson
C/C Agency Name: Old Colony Elder Services
Address: 144 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-584-1561 x255
MassachussettsGreater Lyn Hoarding Outreach Partnership Effort (HOPE)Coordinator/Contact (C/C): Christina Murphy,
Hoarding Outreach Specialist C/C
Agency Name: Greater Lynn Senior Services
Address: 8 Silsbee St.
Lynn, MA 01901
Phone: 781-586-8621
Brief Description: GLSS hosts the collaborative effort/task force HOPE. The Hoarding Outreach Program is also an effort of GLSS, please call the phone number listed above for more information. Meeting Times: The collaboration meets monthly for case consultation, information sharing, and planning; the larger group meets twice a year for larger community education events Related Group Meetings: Declutter support group, on-going peer support group(s)
MassachussettsHampden Resource NetworkGeographic Area: Hampshire, Hampden, Berkshire, and Franklin County
Coordinator/Contact (C/C): Lee Shuer
C/C Organization Name: Mutual Support Consulting
Phone: 413-961-9264
MassachussettsHampshire Hoarding Resource NetworkGeographic Area: Hampshire, Hampden, Berkshire, and Franklin County
Coordinator/Contact (C/C): Lee Shuer
C/C Organization Name: Mutual Support Consulting
Phone: 413-961-9264
MassachussettsDanvers Massachussetts ResourceNorth Shore Elder Services
MassachussettsMassachussetts Steering Committee ResourceWebsite
MassachussettsNeedham Hoarding Task ForceCoordinator/Contact (C/C): Timothy Muir McDonald, Director of Public Health,
Tiffany Zike RN, Public Health Nurse
C/C Agency Name: Needham Health Department
Address: 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
Phone: 781-455-7500
Brief Description: This is an existing task force that discusses cases, does education for the
committee and talks about appropriate referrals as needed.
Meeting Times: Every other month
Related Group Meetings: We do not have a support group at this time but involve Riverside
Community Care, Springwell and others as needed.
MassachussettsSharon Hoarding ResourceGeographic Area: Sharon
Coordinator/Contact (C/C): Sheila Miller, Nurse
C/C Agency Name: Town of Sharon
Address: Sharon Health Dept, 90 South Main Street, Sharon MA 02067
Phone: 781-784-1500 x1206
Brief Description: Sharon does not have a formal task force, but depending on the case, Sheila
Miller works with the MSW, fire, police, animal control officer and building inspector and other
MichiganSaginaw County Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
500 Hancock Street
Saginaw, Michigan
MichiganWashtenaw County Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
MichiganLivingston County Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
MontanaMissoula Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
New JerseyPrinceton Senior Resource CenterWebsite
New YorkErie County Hoarding ResourceHome Care Services Hoarders and clutteres Support Group., Independent Living Center in Western NY.
Address: 3108 Main St Buffallo NY, 14214
Number: 716-836-08-22 ext. 170
New YorkRochester New York HD Suppport GroupWebsite
New YorkTomkins County ResourceContact Protective Services for Adults
Main line: 607-274-6200 or (607) 274-5323
OhioClark County Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
OhioCuyahoga Haording ConnectionEtta Smith-Wells, LISW-S
Clinical Supervisor, Behavioral Health Services
Eldercare Services Institute
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Leshia Yarbrough-Franklin
ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County
OhioSummit Ohio Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
Rhode IslandWebsite
TexasGreater Dallas ResourcesWebsite
VirginiaAlexandria Virginia Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
VirginiaArlington County Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
WashingtonTacoma Hoarding ProjectWebsite
WisconsinDane County Hoarding Task ForceWebsite
WisconsinMilwakee Hoarding Task forceWebsiteSupport Groups, logic model w/ hoarders
AustraliaBlue Mountain Domestic Squalor Working PartyWebsiteWebsite
CanadaAlberta ResourceBehind The Hoard Consulting: Clean up, and counseling
CanadaVancouver ResourceWebsite
United KingdomHoarding UK