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 Southeastern Massachusetts.  We now serve over 400 adults, children and families.


Jan-Feb 2020 Family Connections Center Newsletter - January 17, 2020

Read the most recent Family Connections Center Newsletter NOW!!! Some Highlights: Family Connections Center Satisfaction Survey Burnout that Special Needs Parents Experience Internet Essentials Bill to Promote Children’s Health and Wellness Drums Alive Parent Support Group Onset Drum Circle Vision Continue reading

Fall 2019 Quarterly Newsletter - November 6, 2019

The Fall Quarterly Newsletter is hot off the press: Read More Now! A STAR IS BORN Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week 2019 Golf Tournament AmazonSmile Winter Festival – December 7th

Winter Festival - October 30, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of our Holiday Basket Raffle: Cocoa Street (Gift cards) – Sue Hutson Tinsel Street (Brahmin/Alex &Ani) – William Besse Fireside Road (Camping) – Tracie Williams Birch Avenue (Ryobi Tools) – Niko Tarini Snowday Court ( Switch Continue reading

2019 Golf Tournament - August 28, 2019

We are grateful to all that helped to ensure the 2019 Golf Tournament held in Memory of Louis Nisenbaum was a smashing success! Check out a short video created by ORCTV Click here to view public service announcement VIMEO Air Continue reading