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The Arc of Opportunity

Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts

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Family Support

The Arc of Opportunity's Family Support services respond to the needs of families by creating a holistic and confidential setting just for them. Within the program family members of an individual with disabilities can be equipped to face the unique aspects of supporting adults with disabilities in a safe, judgment-free environment.

If you are interested in scheduling a tour to learn more about The Arc of Opportunity's Family Supports, please contact:

Maddy Merchant

Program Director of Family Supports and Recreation

978-343-6662 x1011  


  • When you join The Arc of Opportunity for our scheduled informational seminars and training sessions for families, caregiver, and friends our desire is that you...
  • Often, we think we are struggling alone, but support groups help us see that there are others who may deal with similar situations. The Arc’s Family Support...
  • For individuals with disabilities, the narrative of being incapable of speaking up for themselves in a world created without them in mind is a common one. They...