A statewide network managed by UMasss Medical School of employers and collaborative partners that aims to increase employment among individuals with disabilities.
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.
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.
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
Maximizes professional development opportunities for sec- ondary transition, college, and career readiness of youth with disabilities.
Triangle partners with schools, community organizations, and businesses to promote integrated school-to-work career training and placement.
Saturday respite care, transitional program, school vacation program, summer day camps and Camp Paul overnight camp.
Offers resources on adaptive equipment and training to family members of individuals with special needs.
Residential school for students with mental health issues, au- tism, developmental disabilities, and emotional and behavioral challenges, ages 6 to 22 years.
Provides supports to people with developmental disabilities, assists individuals and families with housing, respite, and trans- portation concerns and recreation resources.
Supports adults with disabilities in a wide variety of settings. Of- fers residential services, employment, day habilitation and com- munity supports.
Provides paid summer part-time work experience for visually impaired students ages 16-20.
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.
Mentoring and skill building programs for youth ages 14-22 with disabilities.
Enhances the quality of life for people with disabilities by pro- moting a culture of dignity and respect and ensuring individual- ized services to maximize independence.
Youth Career Centers assist area youth looking for career assistance and job opportunities. Services are free. Assessment services, personalized career planning, job shadowing, referrals, apprenticeships, and training.
Services, information and referrals, consultation, training, materials, and research programs for families in which a parent, grandparent, or child has a disability.
Provides organizations opportunities to learn about best practic- es, connect with others doing similar work, and receive training and technical assistance.
Resources, technical assistance, and information on secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities. Funded by US DOE, Office of Special Education Programs.
Composed of partners with expertise in disability, education, employment, and workforce development policy and practice.
Provides support through supported employment, independent living, educational opportunities, and community connections.
Run by disabled artists to help them meet their financial needs. Members paint with brushes held in mouths or feet.
Foster care program for children with emotional and behavioral issues due to abuse and/or neglect. Also has Host Home program for children with developmental disabilities. Other services in- clude supported living, transitional programming and post-pro- gram care.
A statewide service hosted by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs; offers information and referrals for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Committed to helping people with mental illness find employment, housing, education, services and support in the community. Recovery/ rehabilitation centers called “Clubhouses.”
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A statewide self-advocacy organization to ensure that people with cognitive and developmental disabilities are treated equal- ly. Our mission is to empower self-advocates through education.
Provides services and supports in Southern NH and Northeast Massachusetts for people with developmental disabilities includ- ing residential care, non-vocational day programs, shared living, independent living, family support and education & recreation activities.
Provides education, training, advocacy, mediation, adoption ser- vices, 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.
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.
Free service of the US Department of Labor, providing technical assistance to individuals with disabilities and employers about the ADA and accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
This program at Triangle, Inc. empowers people with disabili- ties and organizations to prevent abuse and promote healthy relationships.
Offers training and technical assistance, develops innovative, ed- ucational employment, as well as recreation and living options for children and adults with disabilities.
A transitional residential program that supports up to eight young adults in their quests to live independently, despite learn- ing or physical challenges.
Provides a wide range of services: case management, financial assistance, trained respite providers, family counseling, advoca- cy, social activities and job training.
Provides vocational training for the developmentally disabled, school to work programs, substance abuse and transportation services.
The only program in Massachusetts focusing on parental mental health is a collaborative partnership with University of Massa- chusetts Medical School, and AstraZeneca.
EPIC prepares young people with disabilities to be actively engaged community leaders through education, leadership development and community service.
Supports adults with learning disabilities and other related disor- ders living in Cape Cod. Programming is designed for individuals with learning or developmental disorders.
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.
Offers resources for rehabilitation specialists, occupational therapists, and families who want to support individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities to learn to drive.
Camps; statewide information and referral. Assistive technology program, job training and employment program in Worcester and Boston. Summer camps are located in Poland, Maine and Hebron, Connecticut.
Offers disability benefits and educational services including ergonomic evaluations, education and training programs, vocational rehabilitation services, assistance with Social Services Disability Insurance SSDI-applications and appeals.
Advanced computer training for visually impaired high school and college students, ages 15-22.
Provides get-always for fun and relaxation in a safe, nurturing environment. Our home-like environment provides supervision and support; caring staff coordination activities and outings.
Provides supported housing, personal management skills, self- advocacy programs, family support counseling and mentoring, evening social events, community education/outreach, and volunteer opportunities.
Day center, employment, transition, supported living, life skills, transportation. Additional locations: Fall River, Plymouth, Mari- on, Somerset and Mashpee.
To prevent unnecessary institutionalization of the elderly and disabled, while providing worthwhile jobs for local people.
Serves blind/visually-impaired persons by providing rehabili- tation, skills training, education, and self-sufficiency. Summer programs for students ages 15-22.
Provides academic, vocational, and support services to children ages 3 to 22 who have autism and/or developmental disabilities.
Strives to meet the ongoing residential and community living needs of adults on the Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Supporting people with disabilities across Cape Cod; offers life skills training and employment, residential, and transportation services.
Provides academic, vocational, housing, recreational, and transi- tion services for individuals ages 6-22 with autism and develop- mental disabilities.
Post-secondary school for special learners with musical abilities. Two-year program. Summer program also available.
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.
Assists adults with ASD with employment, builds employers’ un- derstanding of ASD, and provides support and advice for adults with ASD and employers so they can work together and benefit each other.
Provides services for children, teens, and families experiencing serious emotional problems, behavioral issues, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse; wrap-around services, outpa- tient counseling, school, transition/employment services.
Pro- vides individuals with resources to build independence, confi- dence and self-motivation through continuing education. Also offers mentoring programs and one-on-one coaching.
Free phone consultation, comprehensive evaluation, advocacy, and driver training program for persons with special needs.