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Who We Are

Mission & Values

The Arc has carried out our mission and vision of helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their parents and siblings, for more than 70 years.

Our Mission and Values

Mission Statement 

The Arc of the South Shore is committed to empowering families and individuals of all ages with disabilities to reach their fullest potential. We achieve this by providing high-quality individualized services and opportunities that foster independence, community inclusion, and advocacy.

Vision Statement

We will continue to be a provider of choice for supports to individuals and families in need of our services by building on seven decades of leadership, experience, and advocacy.

Core Values

People First  |  Community  |  Transparency  |  Self-Determination  |  Diversity  |  Respect

The Arc's Leadership Team:

We're here for you.

In 72 Years we have...

  • People Helped


  • Volunteers Engaged


  • Local and National Partnerships


  • Communities Served


Our Partners

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  • CARF
  • Pilgrim Bank Foundation
  • South Shore Bank
    South Shore Bank
  • PLAN of MA and RI
    PLAN of MA and RI
  • Eastern Bank Foundation
    Eastern Bank Foundation
  • Alexion
  • Bailey's Team
    Bailey's Team
  • Doug Flutie
    Doug Flutie
  • Evan Henry
    Evan Henry