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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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Holiday Bazaar Polka Dot Raffle - November 11, 2014

Stop by the Nemasket Group’s Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, November 15th for our Polka Dot Raffle, crafts from local artisans, delicious food & our Chance Auction. Click Here to download the Polka Dot Raffle brochure

The Nemasket Group celebrates 30 years….. - October 27, 2014

FAIRHAVEN — The Nemasket Group is celebrating 30 years of empowering people with intellectual and developmen . . . southcoasttoday.com/article/20141027/NEWS/141029521#sthash.OSWU

Holiday Bazaar - October 23, 2014

Join Us….HOLIDAY BAZAAR, November 15th 9am-4pm    

30th Anniversary Celebration – October 10, 2014 - October 12, 2014

Thank you Cotali Mar, GQ & The Lady, and the 200+ people that attended our 30th Anniversary Celebration on October 10th.

The Nemasket Group is Seeking Vendors for our 23rd Annual Holiday Bazaar - September 15, 2014

The Nemasket Group’s 23rd Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held this year on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Rental fees for space and all proceeds from our Chance Auction support The Nemasket Group. The cost Continue reading

PASSING Workshop Announcement - August 28, 2014

SRV Study Unit Using PASSING: Understanding the Service Recipient’s Perspective will be held October 6th thru October 10th, 2014 in Fairhaven, MA Click here to download the PASSING Workshop Announcement Flyer

Southeast Region Training Calendar -

Click here to download the DDS Southeast Region Training Calendar for September & October 2014

Statewide Conference for Direct Support Professionals -

A Statewide Conference for Direct Support Professionals will be held November 17 & 18, 2014 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA. Keynote speakers include Beth Mount, Elin Howe & Amy Hewitt. This conference is designed to honor, Continue reading

A Full Life Ahead – Workshop Series - August 27, 2014

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC) in partnership with Building Futures and the Family Connections Center of The Nemasket Group is sponsoring “A Full Life Ahead” ~ a series of monthly workshops for parents and guardians of young adults with a Continue reading

Direct Support Professional Recognition Week 2014 - August 26, 2014

On July 31, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution designating the week beginning September 7th as “National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week.” This year’s resolution marks the seventh consecutive year of recognition by the U.S. Senate for this essential Continue reading