Vision Statement

Our vision is to be a dynamic and innovative organization that honors the following practices:

  • Creating a comfortable atmosphere for the people we serve and their families to access information, advocacy, and supports;
  • Providing person-centered supports that focus on the person’s gifts, voice, and dreams;
  • Collaborating to create more opportunities for people to contribute to their community;
  • Continuing to challenge anything that disrupts the dignity of the people we serve.

Candlelight Ball Announcement

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We are sad to share we have decided to cancel our annual Candlelight Ball due to the ongoing pandemic. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you all at the next Ball! Thank you and stay safe! 😊

Explore our Services!

Supports and services provided by the Arc of GHN are individually designed. The concepts of Self Advocacy and Self Determination are essential to this process of customizing services. With the individual at the center of the planning process, we focus on self development, making choices, taking leadership and achieving dreams.

Services include:

  • Adult Family Care (AFC)
    A MassHealth program that pays family members or non-family members to care for people with disabilities or frail elderly adults in a home setting.
  • Agency with Choice
    Self-directed individual and day home supports.
  • AFTER Program
    Providing opportunities for fun, friendships and relaxation.
  • In Home Supports (IHS)
    Supporting people living individually in their own apartments within the community.
  • Peer Support and Self-Advocacy
    Leadership and self advocacy training.
  • Representative Payee
    Assisting individuals with management of their Social Security income.
  • Shared Living
    People sharing their lives by living together under the same roof.
  • Education & Transition Supports
    Resource and outreach consultation for transition-aged youth and their families.