Ages 22 – Lifespan

  • Transition from school to adult services should be complete.
  • Adult services are not an entitlement. Adult services are based on availability and are subject to funding by the legislature.
  • Continue to attend family meetings, training’s, list serves to learn more about new and existing services.

Transition Timeline (Arc Mass)

Department of Developmental Services (DDS) – DDS Transition Information Fact Sheets

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)

Department of Mental Health (DMH)

MassOptions – Free resource that links you to services that help you or a loved one live independently

Health Insurance Tool – Exceptional Lives

Supported Decision Making,  Alternatives & Guardianship

Guardianship Tool – Exceptional Lives


Social Security

Social Security Tool – Exceptional Lives



Connect with us:

To schedule a one hour, consult please fill out the Intake Form below:

The Arc of Greater Haverhill-Newburyport Family Support Center Referral

For additional support contact Andrea Morris, Director of Family Supports, at or at 978-373-0552 ext. 211.

Para apoyo bilingüe contacte a Rowan DeAza at or 978-373-0552 ext. 216.

Current Hours:
Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm, appointments preferred.
Extended hours are offered by appointment only.

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