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By Brian Foster
The site of our newest group home in in Spencer, MA to be opening in the fall of 2017! Check back often for new pictures as the house building moves along! Be sure to Like and Follow our Facebook page for short video updates and progress details as well!
Hands off my medicaid
By Allison Moscinski
There is still one ACA repeal bill being discussed by some Republicans in Congress called the Graham-Cassidy bill. This bill would block grants and make huge cuts to the Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies. It will also turn control of the healthcare market over to the state. Instead of funding Medicaid...
Bahamas Cruise Canceled
By Madeline Merchant
Due to the overwhelming damage of hurricane Irma and the possibility of upcoming hurricanes The Arc will be cancelling the November Bahamas Cruise. I am hoping that a couple of people could sit down with me and Linda from Whitcomb Travel Agency to talk about the idea of a May trip. We hope we can keep the cruise as...
Protect Medicaid
By The Arc of the United States
This summer, advocates like you worked hard to defeat a dangerous health care bill that would have included massive cuts to Medicaid. We need your help to reinforce this message once again, as new proposals are being introduced that include similar threats. Key Senators and the White House are working together to...
By Margaret Rooney
Transitioning from school services to adult services can be a difficult time for young adults and their providers. The Arc is committed to making that time of transition less stressful for student and parents/care providers. The Arc offers a transition age-specific program that facilitates individuals ages 16 to 22 to...
By Alexi Koroskenyi
In the spirit of our Fundamental #31 to keep things fun, a group from our Community Based Day and Employment Supports (...
Moe and Josiah
By Josiah Richards
Josiah Richards accepted a new position at The Arc of Opportunity, Adult Family Care (AFC) Community Health Worker (CHW). Josiah has been with The Arc for four years. First hired as an Operations Assistant, he transitioned to a Case Manager and now Josiah accepted the newest role at The Arc as CHW. There are many...
The Arc of Opportunity group with Senator Warren.
By Kathleen Kopitsky
Three self-advocates and two staff from The Arc of Opportunity attended Senator Elizabeth Warren’s town hall meeting in Concord, MA. When we arrived, the line to get into the building snaked around to the back of the building. Knowing that walking was difficult for part of our group, we enlisted the assistance of...
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