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The Nemasket Group Story…

Our story began in 1984 when a group of families came together and made a decision. They wanted their sons and daughters to have a future — a future that included working and participating in everyday community life. The Nemasket Group was born from that idea and a lot of effort from families, friends, local officials and other state agencies. There were 19 individuals when we first opened our doors and today, we support nearly 125 men and women from the Greater New Bedford and Wareham areas to develop career goals and gain employment in our Job Paths Program. Most are working in local businesses and companies in a variety of jobs including landscaping, medical support services, banking, industrial manufacturing, materials handling and food services. People are earning wages, paying taxes and leading typical lives.

We have grown and evolved through the years and have added programs to meet the needs of families and individuals living with disabilities throughout Greater New Bedford.  We now serve over 400 adults, children and families.

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Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference 3/9/16 - February 12, 2016

The 11th Annual “Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference will be held on March 9, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Click here for more info…

A Full Life Ahead 3/23/16: Widening The Circle -

Building and keeping relationships is an important part of a REAL LIFE. Happiness can come from knowing we have friends – people who care for us. Building relationships between individuals with or without disabilities should be encouraged wherever you live, Continue reading

A Full Life Ahead 2/24/16: The Alphabet Soup of Resources -

Kim Thacker, Benefits Specialist – Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC), will explain the Social Security (SSI/SSDI) programs, MassHealth and other benefits including the Section 8 program; who is eligible, how and when to apply. Information on other services that can benefit Continue reading

American Sign Language Classes – Intermediate Level -

Enjoy a journey into the world of manual language and learn the next steps of American Sign Language and Deaf culture. This is a secondary level program to encourage registration by participants who have had some training in Basic A.S.L. Continue reading

The History of Human Services - February 3, 2016

The Massachusetts Alliance for Personal Action & The SRV Implementation Project are pleased to announce a two-day workshop entitled: The History of Human Services:   Tracing the Origins of Some of Our Major Contemporary Service Patterns, & Some Universal Lessons for Service That Continue reading

Workshop Announcement -

SRV Study Visit Using PASSING:  Understanding the Service Recipient’s Perspective TO BE HELD FROM: Monday May 16 (starting at noon) through Friday May 20 (ending at 1 pm), 2016 AT THE Unitarian Memorial Church, 102 Green Street, Fairhaven, Massachusetts SPONSORED BY: • Continue reading

The Massachusetts Alliance for Personal Action is pleased to announce a four-day workshop on…. -

A REVISED CONCEPTUALIZATION OF SOCIAL ROLE VALORIZATION, INCLUDING 10 RELATED THEMES: A HIGH-ORDER CONCEPT FOR ADDRESSING THE PLIGHT OF SOCIALLY DEVALUED PEOPLE, & FOR STRUCTURING HUMAN SERVICES (PART I) from Tuesday April 19 through Friday April 22, 2016 (8:30 am to Continue reading

5K Walk/Run April, 30, 2016 - February 1, 2016

Join us for a great morning of fun as make our way through Fairhaven with family, friends and neighbors while raising awareness and support for The Nemasket Group. Registration Fee $25.00 until 4/28/2016 $30.00 on 4/29/16 and day of race   Continue reading

Holiday Basket Raffle Thank You - December 28, 2015

We would like to thank everyone who bought tickets for our Holiday Baskets this year.  Congratulations to our basket winners: Hot Cider Basket – Katie Aresta Stowaway – Linda Johanson Paw Prints – Mary Eagan Winter’s Night – Jackie Boucher Continue reading

Fall 2015 Quarterly Newletter - October 27, 2015

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