Help in connecting to community services; parent educational workshops, support groups, advocacy and parent leadership.
Persons with disabilities unable to use regular public transport are eligible to receive unrestricted curb-to-curb van/cab service.
A private, non-profit child welfare and behavioral health organization serving troubled and at-risk children, adolescents and families in Worcester county.
Year-round therapeutic riding, hippotherapy, equinefacilitated psychotherapy for children, adults and military veterans with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social challenges.
Instructive horseback riding programs for people with disabilities.
Offers unique programs for those with special challenges.
A farm and nature-focused program for children, specializing in children with emotional/behavioral difficulties.
The mission of The Guild for Human Services is to educate encourage and empower individuals with intellectual disabilities so they may achieve their full potential to lead high-quality lives and participate meaningfully in society.
Supports, promotes and advocates for the success of Southeast Asians in Central Massachusetts; social, emotional, cultural, and economic supports, including job training programs.
Support group for families with children with complex medical/ developmental challenges. Meets monthly in Worcester.
is committed to working hand in hand with individuals with disabilities, and their families, and caregivers, by providing a wide array of options to enable them to live in a nurturing environment, maintin relationships with families and loved ones and choose how to live, learn, and grow.
Pediatric skilled nursing facility offers long-and short-term respite care for children with highly specialized medical needs.
Provides home modification financing to disabled persons and their families. Funding through the MA Rehabilitation Commission and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corp.
A center for therapeutic horsemanship specializing in mental, emotional, and behavioral issues for children ages 4-22. Hands-on activities and riding.
A hippotherapy program geared for children with special needs. REINBOW is located Churchill Stables at Huckins Farm in Bedford.
Dedicated to providing education, support, and advocacy for people with mental illness and their family member
Programs for children including daycare, after-school care, Monday overnights, Weekend Respite. The Center also provides Elementary School Disability Awareness programs.
An all volunteer, non-profit organization that gives children with disabilities a chance to play baseball as part of a team in an organized league at no cost to their family.
Provides therapeutic horseback riding services.
Dedicated to working with the blind and visually impaired, offer- ing social activities for children, teens, and adults.
10 program centers offer a wide range of assistance through education, advocacy, flexible services, and respite options Emergency Respite Care, Specialized Foster Care-for children and adults.
Provides children’s services, family support programs, residential services, and adult day and foster care program to children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
Information specialists are available to direct families to appropriate local services.
Comprehensive information and referral help line providing information on community, health, and human services.
Provides vocational training for the developmentally disabled, school to work programs, substance abuse and transportation services.
Empowers individuals and families in mental health recovery to thrive in their communities. Through employment, education and advocacy programs, we inspire people living with mental illness to reclaim their lives by discovering their own potential, skills and gifts.
Using an arts-based curriculum, mentors help kids who have learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder understand their way of learning and building self-esteem.
Provides affordable resources and social opportunities to people of all ages with special needs as well as their families, educators, and greater communities in the state of Massachusetts.
Therapeutic horseback riding programs for people with disabilities of all ages.
Civil legal service covering social security benefits, SSI, employ-ment and housing issues. Offices in Fitchburg, Northampton, Pittsfield, Worcester, Greenfield, Holyoke, Milford, North Adams and Southbridge.
Supports parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or death of a newborn.
Provides Central Massachusetts with an internet gateway to local and worldwide disability resources and events. Community gateway also includes a statewide email support group.
Offers mental health services, parent-to-parent support, men- tors, and intensive family services. Local offices in Lynn, Lawrence, and Gloucester.
Offers childcare, adoption and foster management, individual and family counseling and bereavement and grief supports.
Offers comprehensive audiological services.
Promotes the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and the development of Independent Living Centers.
Provides listing of local shelters, subsidized apartments, and single room occupancies for single individuals. Tenant’s rights information and access to Housing Assistance Program also.
Multi-service, multi-cultural community center for family and individual empowerment and advocacy services; coordinates community activities and support, offers counseling and mental health services, and serves as a DDS Family Support Center.
FSP serves at-risk students and their families who do not meet the criteria for state agency services. All FSP services are volun- tary, and students are referred by the school.
Provides information and referral, family support groups, resource library, software preview and equipment loans and a newsletter.
Provides community employment services, support employment, Day Habilitation Program, and other clinical support to young adults and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Community school offering developmentally appropriate music, theater, and instrumental and vocal programs for all ages.
Helps refugees and other immigrants with basic needs, legal advice, Counseling and training to become self-sufficient; also provides resettlement services.
The nation’s foremost advocate of individual rights litigating, legislating, and educating the public on a broad array of issues affecting individual freedom in the United States.
An educational program for African refugee and immigrant children offering a Saturday program, one-on-one tutoring, mentoring, life skills, and extracurricular activities.