Agency Events

  • The United Arc 2017 Award Nominations

    Due by April 21, 2017
    The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376

    • Marguerite Canedy Award
    • Dittfach Award
    • The Legacy Award
    • The United Arc's Employee(s) of the Year

  • MassHealth and Medicaid Options, Eligibility and Access

    April 12, 2017 6pm-8pm
    The United Arc/GAAAFSN, 361 Main Street, Athol, MA
    OR
    April 26, 2017 6pm-8pm
    The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376

    The following topics will be covered:

    • An overview of the relationship between Social Security, MassHealth and Medicare
    • Navigating and accessing all MassHealth programs
  • Adult Living Options

    May 18, 2017 6pm-8pm
    The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA

    A panel discussion will follow a brief overview of different housing models for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities:

    • Selecting various adult living options for their loved oned
    • Utilizing supports in the family home
    • Questions asked and information gathered
    • Accessing helpful resources in making these important decisions
  • Creative Movement and Dance

    Mondays from 6:30pm-8:00pm
    Turners Falls, MA.

    Kaia Jackson leads creative movement and dance for teens and adults at the Brick House, 24 3rd St. Turners Falls. Newcomers welcome! Contact Kaia at 413-387-8761 (direct cell) or let your Family Support Specialist know your interest. We’ll pass on the message to Kaia.

  • Pioneer Club -- Self Advocacy Group

    Thursdays, 6pm - 8pm
    Turners Falls, MA.

    The Pioneer Club offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities

  • Frontier Club -- Self Advocacy Group

    Tuesdays, 5:45pm-7:30pm
    Athol, MA.

    The Frontier Club offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

  • Friends in Common -- Ages 16-26

    Varying Dates and Times
    Franklin & North Quabbin locations

    Friends in Common offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for teens and young adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

  • Support for Grand Families

    1st Tuesday (5:15-6:45pm)
    3rd Wednesday (12:30-2pm)

    Greenfield, MA.

    2nd and 4th Tuesdays (11:30am-1pm)

    Turners Falls, MA.

    2nd Monday (1pm-2:30pm)
    Haydenville, MA.

    Support groups for grand family caregivers (caring for children of other family members). Caregivers are welcome to come on a regular basis or stop by when you can.

Valuing, respecting, including and recognizing the contributions of our citizens with disabilities.