Meet Kyle Burns

Kyle Burns is a 30 year old gentleman with autism in our Supported Employment Program, Archways Enterprises. Kyle is unique in many ways but what is most inspiring is that he was a published author and illustrator at the age of 23. Kyle attended the League School of Greater Boston, a special needs school for students with autism spectrum disorders where he developed an interest…

ADULT FAMILY CARE MAKES A DIFFERENCE

    ADULT FAMILY CARE MAKES A DIFFERENCE The Massachusetts Council for Adult Foster Care (AFC) began a pilot program in the 1970’s to assist frail seniors in remaining in a home setting by matching them with a Caregiver. It operates on the fundamental belief that people have a right to remain at home in a community setting and has since expanded to include youth and adults…

Plymouth’s Life Skills Photography class

The Arc of Greater Plymouth’s Life Skills Photography class presented their Black & White Photographs at a Reception at the Plymouth Center for the Arts on August 17th. The photographs are a result of a 4 week photography class taught by Christine Belmonte, Project Growth Teacher from Plymouth North High school. The class visited nature settings including Worlds End in Hingham; North River Wildlife Sanctuary…

Ambassadors of Autism and The Environment Pilot Program at Archways

In May of this year, Archways Autism support specialist Marylou Motyka secured a $4000 Grant form Makepeace, Inc. to conduct a pilot project for their Ambassadors of Autism and The Environment Program. Our own Joshua Hawes accepted the award on 6/13/16. Way to go Josh!  The A.D. Makepeace grant was written with the intent of giving our project members access to three important areas of…

Who’s New at The Arc

We welcome Susan O’Shea to The Arc Staff at #52 Armstrong Road as  Director of Quality Assurance and Service Integrity. This is a new position for The Arc of Greater Plymouth. Sue comes to us with 40 years of experience in developing organizational systems to not only monitor service quality and integrity but to improve the overall quality of supports and services delivered. Additionally, Sue…

Heartfelt thanks to all

Heartfelt thanks to all who chose ornaments, donated and sponsored our Arc Giving Trees this year. We had a significant number of requests this year and your generosity helped make the holiday special for all. We were able to provide gifts for 82 families in the Greater Plymouth Area. Special thanks to our community partners, Toys for Tots, Cordage Commerce Center, Water Street Cafe, Vela…