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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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Spring Quarterly Newsletter – “A Sense of Belonging” - April 6, 2021

The Nemasket Group’s Spring Quarterly Newsletter was recently released with a lovely article written by Patricia Charyk …. A Sense of Belonging. “I think that is our deepest longing – to belong to each other and to belong to this Continue reading

August 30, 2021 Golf Tournament - April 5, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Golf Tournament is now OPEN! Click Here to Register as a Golfer for the 2021 Golf Tournament Check out a short video from the 2019 tournament created by ORCTV We have added “Dice For Distance” as Continue reading

5K Your Way – May 2021 - February 11, 2021

Due to the ongoing pandemic The Nemasket Group will once again be modifying the way we hold the annual 5K friend/fundraiser this year.  The 2021 5K Your Way will be held from May 1st through May 31st. We are encouraging our Continue reading

2020 Employee of the Year Award - June 4, 2020

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 goal 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