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

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Holiday Cash $$$ & Chance Raffle Returns for 2022 - November 16, 2022

Again this year we are holding our Holiday Cash & Chance Item Raffle. Chance Auction winners will be drawn on Monday, December 14th. Our chance auction will include three cash prizes worth $500, $250 and $150 & Over 30 Non-Cash Continue reading

- August 12, 2022

Family Leadership Network Training Press Release PRESS RELEASE  Aug 12, 2022   Starfire, Riverside Community Care, the Nemasket Group, and Multicultural Community Services Collaborate on Family Leadership Network Training     Starfire Council of Greater Cincinnati and the Massachusetts Family Leadership Continue reading

August 29, 2022 – Golf Tournament - April 29, 2022

Check out a short video from the 2019 tournament created by ORCTV “Dice For Distance” is Back for 2022! Air Cannon Contest is Back for 2022! Click Here to view sponsorship opportunities for the 2022 Tournament and to Sponsor the Continue reading

2022 Nemasket Group Golf Tournament Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities! - April 12, 2022

TOURNAMENT SPONSOR  $6000     Foursome for the tournament Company name on marketing products Company name listed in primary position on all event publicity Company banner displayed at event Company logo linked to The Nemasket Group website under Corporate Partnerships Company Continue reading

Seeking Nominations for Nemasket Group’s 2022 Employee of the Year!! - April 1, 2022

Again this year The Nemasket Group, Inc. will be honoring a staff member of the organization who has shown exemplary service and who has excelled in one of the following areas: Assisted an individual or family reach a long term Continue reading

2022 5K Walk-Run - March 17, 2022

Saturday, May 7th 2022 Largest Fundraiser – Donna Lavalle Largest Team – Pink for Purpose 1st Male  17.21  Corey Herbert 2nd Male 20.12  Khile Franco 3rd Male  21.06  Goncalo Rego 1st Female  22.00  Julie Craig 2nd Female 22.08  Jennifer Haskell Continue reading

Winter Quarterly Newsletter - March 3, 2022

The Nemasket Group’s Winter Quarterly Newsletter has been released with an article written by Wendy Sheehan about the effects of the pandemic. Read the Fall 2022 Quarterly Newsletter by CLICKING HERE Some other highlights:   2021 Holiday Basket Winners 5K Walk/Run Continue reading

Holiday Baskets are Back!! AND Holiday Cash & Chance Item Raffle! - November 3, 2021

Both raffles will be drawn on Monday, December 13th. 5 Holiday Baskets & Holiday Cash Raffle 1st Prize $500 2nd Prize $250 3rd Prize: $150 + Over 30 Non Cash Prizes! You do not need to be present to win. Continue reading

2021 Employee of the Year Award – Susan Kallio - August 27, 2021

We are happy to announce Susan Kallio as our 2021 Employee of the Year. Susan is an extremely dedicated employee who always goes the extra mile to ensure that the individuals she works with get the support and opportunities they Continue reading

COVID-19 by and for people with disabilities - March 19, 2020

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