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The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative

The Boston Opportunity Youth Connection Center assists young adults (ages 18-24) who have a high school degree or GED. reconnect with their educational, personal, and vocational goals.

The Bridge Center

The Bridge Center specializes in affordable, year-round therapeutic recreation and equine-assisted therapy programs for individuals with disabilities.


The SPOT is a community clinic serving young adults ages (18-25) who are eligible for services through the Department of Mental Health by providing opportunities to develop independent life skills, identify and access educational, job, and housing resources, and improve communication and coping skills.


Transition Resources and Community Supports is a South Shore Mental Health program serving young adults (ages 16 -25) who live with a mental health condition or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorder through opportunities to develop life skills and interpersonal skills and relationships.



The Services Division at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation is an inspiring educational environment where persons who have had behavioral health experiences find hope, become empowered by actualizing their dreams through setting goals to live, learn, work and live well in their chosen communities. Participants are “students” who work with faculty and “Coaches” who help them achieve their goals successfully and with satisfaction. Students gain knowledge, skills and supports to live their lives fully. The Center does not provide medical treatment: We do not prescribe or deliver medications or therapy.