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May 17th

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 Concert with Sons of Serendip, America's Got Talent Finalist, and the Plymouth Phil Orchestra with Maestro Steven Karidoyanes at Memorial Hall in Plymouth. Stay tuned for more details!  

"The Arc of Greater Plymouth provides support to those in our community with intellectual disabilities. The Arc's wide range of services include shared living in family settings, respite care for families and providers when circumstances require, family support when loved ones situations can be overwhelming and even a food pantry for those in need. We support The Arc of Greater Plymouth for their hard work providing Care, Direction and Support to those in need in our community."

John Duggan

Duggan Builders



"This program (The Arc Employment Services) has had positive impact for our stores, our customers, our communities and our entire staff" "The employees that we bring in under programs such as the Arc are excellent; they are productive, do great work and add to the workplace culture."

Leo Vercollone


VERC Enterprises


"Webster Bank is committed to living up to the communities we serve," said Ann Meade, SVP, Commercial Banking, Webster Bank. We do this, in part, by supporting the ARC of Greater Plymouth, an organization that provides critical support for our developmentally challenged neighbors and their families. The people of ARC are true heroes in our community, and we are honored to be partnered with them."

Ann Meade

Senior Vice President

Webster Bank

February 2015 
Eight Inspired Teacher Grants Awarded for Spreading Inclusion 

Since school year 2008-2009, The Arc of Greater Plymouth in partnership with The United Way of Greater Plymouth has awarded six Inspired Teacher grants of $500.00 to teachers who promote inclusion in their classrooms in creative ways. The enthusiastic response and depth of creativity of the projects proposed in previous years, has empowered our agency to continue this program and expand it each year to include more school systems.  Because of the increased number of applicants and the quality of the projects they proposed, The Arc is pleased to announce eight grant winners for 2015. In 2015, grants were offered in Plymouth, Kingston/Silver Lake, Pembroke, Marshfield, Hanover, Carver, Duxbury and Rising Tide Charter School. Grants may be used for classroom supplies, classroom programs which promote inclusion- in school or the local community, or professional development to improve inclusive education practices. Read full article here...  

Self Advocacy Awards for Two at The Arc of Greater Plymouth

Leigh Ann Barry, self advocate and Victoria Pattinson, Advocacy Facilitator were honored at the 2014  Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong Conference "in recognition of leadership and dedication to self advocacy in the Southeast region."   Leigh Ann received the Nancy Maynard Leadership award for her involvement in many different aspects of advocacy.  In 2014, Leigh-Ann was hired as trainer for Explore-Prepare-Act, a training series to teach individuals with disabilities about job skills.  She also recently joined the Awareness and Action Team, which provides training for peers and staff about how to recognize, report, and respond to abuse.  In addition, Leigh-Ann attends monthly visits to the State House to educate the legislators about important issues.


Victoria, who facilitates both transition-age and adult self advocacy groups for the Arc as well as for the Plymouth Area DDS, was given the Gunner Dybward Support Award for her outstanding mentoring of self advocates and facilitating their advocacy efforts both at the community and at the state level.  Victoria has been able to arrange monthly trips for the self advocates  to the State House to meet with legislators  or their aides to advocate for key issues affecting the lives of people with disabilities in Massachusetts. Congratulations Leigh Ann and Victoria!

The Arc of Greater Plymouths' One Warm Coat Drive collected and distributed over 300 new and gently used coats with new hats, mittens and scarves to the Coalition for the Homeless; local Churches and South Shore Womens Center. Thank you to our community for donating!


Thank you to our Sponsors and Community Business Partners .

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