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.
NewsOur office is operating remotely until further notice - March 19, 2020
As of today our office at The Pines in Mattapoisett is closed to the public. Rest assured that much of our workforce is operating remotely as we continue to provide essential services to individuals/families, ensure our employees receive a paycheck, Continue reading
Green Mountain Self Advocates and the Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council developed a booklet that you may find useful to explain the Coronavirus in plain language. Plain-Language-Information-on-Coronavirus
2020 Sponsors: Prizes will be given for the following: 1st Male 1st Female 1st Male Child 1st Female Child 1st Dog Top Fundraising Team Largest Team Registration for 2020 5K Walk/Run 5K Walk/Run Registration Adult Registration $25.00 USDChild Under 12 Continue reading
The Winter Quarterly Newsletter is hot off the press: One of the most vivacious people in The Nemasket Group community is Ariel Costa-Medeiros. For nearly four years, Ariel has been supported by the Job Paths program as she pursues Continue reading
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
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
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