Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956
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GWArc's Annual Appeal is Underway!


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GWArc Turned 60!

Our 60th Anniversary Gala was a Great Success! Thank you for supporting GWArc!

Mary_very_small20170109170838Congratulations to Mary Leo (above, center), GWArc staff member of 30 years, recipient of the John L. Battaglino Award of Excellence! Congratulations also to Peter J. Koutoujian, Middlesex Sheriff, recipient of the"Rags" LaCava Community Service Award!

Thank you to everyone who came to our Community Dance Party!
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Our Mission

GWArc's mission is to serve children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the community, utilizing a person-centered planning approach. We provide quality, flexible programs, services and supports which maximize independence, foster inclusion, promote self-advocacy and build community connections. GWArc programs are based upon self-determination, sound teaching practices and the latest technology. GWArc is committed to advocacy and legislation to influence attitudes and perceptions so individuals may choose and achieve life goals.

A private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, GWArc is uniquely sensitive to the level of personal support required for individuals to thrive. We have proven experience with the inclusion of all people into the community.

GWArc, Inc. | 56 Chestnut Street | Waltham, Massachusetts 02453 | 781-899-1344 |

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