A transitional program that provides daily structure for young adults with psychiatric disabilities. Daily structured groups to help build pre-vocational, vocational, educational and life skills.
Provides an accessible residence for adults with complex medical needs, including Multiple Sclerosis, as well as durable equipment and customized adaptive equipment services for the general public.
Children will be instructed on arena riding, games, interaction with horses, grooming, touching and tacking. Also offer Hip- potherapy with a professional OT.
Instructive horseback riding programs for people with disabilities.
Empowers adults with developmental disabilities to make meaningful life choices. Offers a variety of services that provide opportunities to live, work and socialize in the community.
Information specialists housed in offices throughout the state are linked to their own comprehensive database and are avail- able to assist and direct families to local services. Statewide Hotline: 211.
Provides Residential, Individual and In Home Supports, Employ- ment, Community Based Day Supports & Life Skills
Agency ser- vices to families with special needs, including information and referral, financial assistance, PCAs,support groups, residential and day supports for adults.
Supported living options for young adults with special needs. Services include respite/family support, PCA, children’s intensive supports and information and referral. TILL Autism Support Center, Phone: 781-302-4835
This program at Triangle, Inc. empowers people with disabili- ties and organizations to prevent abuse and promote healthy relationships.
Triangle partners with schools, community organizations, and businesses to promote integrated school-to-work career training and placement.
Services include counseling, play therapy, cognitive- behavioral therapy; parent and school consultations, and summer pro- grams.
Recreational and skill building activities for children and youth with disabilities summer camp, horseback riding, after school and weekend activities.
Promotes advocacy skills for individuals and families, provides training and consultation to Autism professionals and parents in China and those planning to work in China.
Variety of programs to support all children, of all ages. Coun- seling, after-school programs, parenting supports available. Also hosts a respite program to offer hourly or overnight care for children who are HIV infected or affected.
Services include residential, day, habilitation, and vocational training, including the ASCENT Advocacy, Social Skills, Career Exploration, Networking and Transitions-after-school program for individuals ages 14-22.
Pediatric skilled nursing facility offers long- and short-term respite care for children with highly specialized medical needs.
Information specialists housed in offices throughout the state are linked to their own comprehensive database and are avail- able to assist and direct families to appropriate local services.
Provides people with disabilities opportunities that cultivate cre- ative expression, build peer relationships, and foster self- esteem through life-enhancing activities in the arts.
Provides supports to people with developmental disabilities, assists individuals and families with housing, respite, and trans- portation concerns and recreation resources.
Committed to strengthening families through community connection, social support, parent services, and child care assis- tance.
A parent-led sensory gym giving children with special needs a safe, fun, indoor area where they can play and accommodate their sensory needs.
A hippotherapy program geared for children with special needs. Reinbow is located at two sites, Windrush and Liberty TreeFarms.
Information and referrals to licensed child care programs.
Community sailing center in Boston’s Inner Harbor, provides year-round recreational and personal growth opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.
Focus is to give young people a venue to learn to work in a group, and improve their music skills while learning about the value and importance of social activism.
A nonprofit, fully accredited member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, offering private music and act- ing lessons, music classes, dance and movement classes.
Provides a variety of services for a network of parents, profes- sionals, and friends. Services include: social and recreation opportunities, workshops, public education, parent and sibling support groups, advocacy support, and respite.
Provides driver evaluations, upon request.
Provides supported housing, personal management skills, self- advocacy programs, family support counseling and mentoring, evening social events, community education/outreach, and volunteer opportunities.
Year-round recreation, sports, camps, social, and leisure pro- grams for children and adults with disabilities. Camp Echo Bridge offers six weeks of summer fun in Newton Center.
Offers education, resources, and in-person activities and events for young people coping with serious illness, including cancer, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell disease, and metabolic and mitochondrial disorders.
Inclusive recreation programs include Arrowhead Club for Camp (Arrowhead campers a monthly activity program), year round teen and adult programs, Parents Night Out programs, and more.
ILCs are controlled and directed by persons with disabilities for the purpose of empowering people with disabilities to take con- trol of their lives. Advocacy services, information and referrals, peer counseling, and independent living skills training.
Free legal services for those that are income-eligible. Represents disabled children and adults who are denied social security ben- efits and special education services.
Supports families of young children and expands access to affordable, quality early childhood education. Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. MECA is administered by its Lead Agent, Discovery Schoolhouse, Inc.
Supports people with disabilities throughout their lives. Pro- grams include Early Intervention, after-school/after-work, recre- ation, camps, and adult day services.
Assists families to affordable housing; regional provider of rental voucher assistance to disabled, and low/moderate income resi- dents of Boston and 29 surrounding communities.
MBTA’s paratransit service; provides door-to-door transportation to those who are unable to use public transportation because of physical, cognitive, psychiatric, or sensory disability.
Provides therapeutic horseback riding services.
Dedicated to working with the blind and visually impaired, offer- ing social activities for children, teens, and adults.
Baseball league for girls and boys with special needs ages 5 to high school graduation.
A therapeutic riding center for individuals of all abilities. Offering hippotherapy and R.E.I.N.B.O.W. therapy for children with special needs.
Provides a wide variety of support services to individuals with disabilities of all ages, including Information and Referral Ser- vices, social connections, adult planning and day services.
Center for Family Assistance provides programs for vulnerable children and young families, focusing on adoption, parent and youth education, and community support.
Provides education, training, advocacy, mediation, adoption services, counseling, housing, transportation and residential ser- vices.
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.
Art classes for children with special needs.
Services individual’s emotional and/or behavioral challenges, providing outpatient, residential, and academic services Ther- apeutic Mentoring and In-Home Therapy services through the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI).
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.
Programs for children including daycare, after-school care, Monday overnights, Weekend Respite. The Center also provides Elementary School Disability Awareness programs.
Horse SenseAbility offers Therapeutic Riding and Horseman- ship, as well as other programs to participants with emotional, neurological, and cognitive challenges, and those in difficult life circumstances.
A non-profit therapeutic riding program offering equine thera- pies and utilizing a ramp and mounting block to enable individ- uals with a variety of disabilities to mount a horse easily.
Offers housing in family, individual shelter units, and transitional housing in Boston, Cambridge, and Medford. Also maintains Community Legal Assistance Service Project.
Provides and promotes speech communication training for chil- dren and adults with hearing loss.
Mission is to provide year round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and youth with intellectual disabilities in the Boston/Metrowest area.
Agency dedicated to improving the lives of people with develop- mental disabilities and their families.