The Arc’s COVID-19 Updates | June 29, 2020: Make Your Voices Heard Today

By the time you read this update, over 22,000 emails or calls will have been made to Governor Baker, Speaker DeLeo, and Senate President Spilka about our safety net of supports for persons including DDS and MassHealth funded services. Our state’s leaders, legislators, and administration officials are facing scores of challenges and our combined voice can help them in the decision-making process. Continue reading

COVID-19: A Heartfelt Thank You To Staff Supporting People With Disabilities Across The State [Updated: May 14]

Across the state, families and agencies are showing their appreciation to our essential staff working at homes and apartments across the Commonwealth. We thank all of staff for being committed to our community. Here are recent demonstrations of our appreciation from across the state. Do you have something you want to share with us in thanks? Continue reading

“Make Your Stories Matter”: Advocates Gather For Annual Supporting Families Day

On Thursday, February 13, over 150 advocates including self-advocates, family members, direct support professionals, and more braved the rain and snow to join The Arc of Massachusetts and the Supporting Families Coalition for our annual Supporting Families Advocacy Day at the Massachusetts State House. Continue reading