Catholic Charities Worcester County
Serving people of all faiths, Catholic
Charities provides services throughout Worcester County for elders,
families and children and people with developmental disabilities.
Catholic Charities also provides outreach to communities and parishes.
With offices located throughout Worcester County,
specifically Athol, Leominster, Milford, Southbridge, Whitinsville, and
Worcester, Catholic Charities programs are available to all persons
regardless of race, color, creed, gender, age, religion
or ability to pay.
Friends of Mercy Centre, Inc.
The purpose and objective of the Friends of Mercy
Centre is to educate the parents of special needs children and adults,
to educate the community on the programs that Mercy Centre has to offer
and to assist Mercy Centre financially.
The Emerald Club of Worcester County's principal
purpose and objective is to assist materially and financially the
children and adults of Mercy Centre.
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE)
The Department of Education is charged with the
responsibility of ensuring improved teaching and learning in all of the
Commonwealth's public schools.
Massachusetts Department Of Mental Retardation
The Department of Mental Retardation (DMR) is the
state agency that provides support to citizens with mental retardation
and their families. It is part of the Executive Office of Health and
Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools
The Massachusetts Association of Approved Private
Schools is a non-profit association of Chapter 766 approved private
schools dedicated to providing educational programs and services to
students with special needs throughout Massachusetts.
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
The National Association of Private Special
Education Centers (NAPSEC) is a non-profit association whose mission is
to represent private special education programs and affiliated state
associations and to ensure access for individuals to appropriate private
special education programs and services as vital components of the
special education continuum.
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress is a
non-profit organization made up of parents, professionals and anyone
interested in gaining a better understanding of Down Syndrome.