Offers social and recreation activities, physical therapy, and athletic opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and their families.
Offers a variety of services for elders, their families, and caregivers, and persons with disabilities, so that they can remain in their homes such as Adult Foster Care and PCA services as well as offering a full range of information and referrals.
Trained professionals assist individuals with physical and mental limitations to achieve independence through a variety of therapeutic means.
Offers social skills, life skills and recreational programs after-school, weekend and during school vacation.
Provides financial support to local families and individuals with disabilities when private insurance or other institutions do not.
Provides physical, learning and recreational opportunities for children with special needs through horseback riding lessons.
Offers a Family Friend Program, Positive Parenting Resource Center (funded, in part, by DCF), DCF Transitional Program, and Coalition for Supporting Parents with Cognitive Challenges.
Offers assistance with general and educational advocacy, assistive technology, computer training, and a loaner program of durable medical equipment.
An organization of parents and professionals who advocate on behalf of children with mental, emotional or behavioral specials needs.
Provides support to grieving young people and their families. Discussion groups are geared toward helping young people identify and share their feelings and begin the healing process.
Programs for children and teens with cognitive and developmental delays, Down Syndrome and autism spectrum disorders.
ILCs are controlled and directed by persons with disabilities, with the purpose of empowering people with disabilities to advocate and take control of their lives.
Pediatric skilled nursing facility offers long-and short-term respite care for children with highly specialized medical needs.
Volunteers provide home repairs and renovations to low income families with children with special needs, as well as to elderly and physically challenged homeowners.
Rick’s Place compassionately supports grieving children, teens and their families through facilitated peer activities, school- based programs and community outreach.
One-Stop Family Center and Network for Springfield residents offers assistance to families in the community who have a family member with a developmental disability.
Offers a broad range of services tailored to people with intellec- tual disabilities, developmental disabilities, Autism, and their families including, but not limited to family support and educa- tion, residential programs, performing arts, sex and relationship education, recreation and enrichment activities, behavioral supports, etc.
Information specialists are linked to their own comprehensive database and are available to assist and direct families to appro- priate local services.
Assists migrant and seasonal farm workers and other low- in- come groups with employment and job skills training; childcare voucher program in Western Mass.
Dedicated to providing education, support, and advocacy for people with mental illness and their family member
Variety of family supports and services offered, including educa- tional advocacy.
Information and referral, multicultural services and advocacy for children and youth with disabilities. Runs inclusive after-school program for youth ages 6-22 that are DDS eligible.
Offers dances, summer camp, and therapeutic horseback riding for exceptional children and adults.
Provides children ages 6 and older with modified tricycles and information about adaptive sports programs in Western Mass.
Provides a wide range of services: case management, financial assistance, trained respite providers, family counseling, advocacy, social activities and job training.
Offers resources that support older adults and younger individuals with disabilities so that they can maintain their well-being and independence in the community. We connect older adults, caregivers and professionals with the resources and services needs to help address their issues and concerns.
Serves as a community connection for families and individuals new to Western Mass. and seeking assistance with community and social services and connections.
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.
Local supports and information shared by parents of children with Down syndrome. Organizes support group meetings at least three times a year and social activities for teen members.
Offers recreational, educational, and mentoring programs. After-school program includes tutoring, games and athletics. Summer day camp program and multicultural services.
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.
High-quality music training in a context that promotes multi-culturalism in the greater Springfield community. Offers instruc- tion to students of all ages, abilities, and financial means.
A compendium of online health information in a wide variety of languages and EthnoMed, which provides ethnic and medical information pertinent to immigrant and refugee groups.
CAPV has launched a new Look4Help Public Resource Directory for residents who live in Franklin and Hampshire counties and North Quabbin, western MA looking for housing, transportation, food resources and more.
Serving Franklin County and North Quabbin area, provides social and advocay services and child care referrals.
Community Action provides social and advocacy services to people in Franklin and Hampshire Counties and the North Quabbin region of Massachusetts.
An assistive technology training and evaluation center that provides consultation to schools and offers a weekly open lab time for parents and professionals.
Offers comprehensive audiological services. Hearing screening and assessment available at Assistive Devices Center in Northampton.
Offers family counseling, advocacy, parent mentors, legal consultation, family outings and groups. Services are free, confidential and voluntary.