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 with the addition of three more programs to meet the growing needs of this population we now serve over 400 adults, children and families with disabilities. 

5K Walk/Run – Saturday, May 17, 2014


To register now Click Here

Join us for a great morning of fun as we Walk or Run to raise money and awareness for The Nemasket Group…….

As we wind through Fairhaven with views of the water and charming New England fishing town homes we will all be showing our support in helping individuals with disabilities reach their goals in life.  Bring a friend, bring the family as everyone will want to be part of what will be a yearly event in Fairhaven to benefit our many programs.

There will be prizes for the highest fundraiser and fundraising team so be sure to download a pledge sheet or go to our fundraising page on RaceWire.  The awards will be after the race and there will be refreshments.

Registration fee is $25 through May 14th and then $30 the day of the race.  Children under 10 are free but do not receive a t-shirt.

T shirts will be given out to the first 250 registered participants

Registration begins at 8:00AM

Facepainting available from 8:00 to 9:00AM

Runners Start 9:15AM

Walkers Start 9:20AM

5k Walk/Run Brochure: Click Here

To download a pledge sheet for getting donations, Click Here

We want to thank our Corporate Sponsors for supporting this great event.

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- March 20, 2014

In Memory of David W. Graves November 5, 1962 – March 15, 2014 Obituary DAVID W. GRAVES, age 51, of Fairhaven, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in New Bedford, son of Continue reading

The Food Drive was a Success!! - January 24, 2014

The Nemasket Group would like to thank all of those that helped us to collect food for our community over the holiday season. All non-perishable items were donated to the Hunger Commission of the United Way of Greater New Bedford

Thank you for supporting our 22nd Annual Holiday Bazaar - November 26, 2013

The Nemasket Group held the 22nd Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 16th.  Everyone enjoyed the variety of Chance Auction items as well as the Twelve Days of Christmas baskets, and our “Café” in the kitchen was quite popular with Continue reading

Louis Nisenbaum Memorial Scholarship Fund - July 10, 2013

The Louis Nisenbaum Memorial Scholarship Fund is available to family members of children/adults with disabilities. The goal of the Scholarship Fund is to grant family members the opportunity to attend conferences in which the central theme is inclusion/living in community.  Continue reading

Dustin Green Appointed Executive Director of TNG - July 8, 2013

Dear Friends of The Nemasket Group, The Nemasket Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dustin Green as the new Executive Director of The Nemasket Group effective March 11, 2012. He is succeeding Louis Nisenbaum who began Continue reading