Offering Opportunities for Personal Growth
for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities


In partnership with

Vision Statement:

The Brockton Area Arc will be recognized as the premier agency for services, advocacy, and information pertaining to the needs and interests of individuals with disabilities and their families.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to work in partnership with, and for, the community to provide advocacy, information, and direct services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. Our services provide choice and empowerment while supporting individuals as they strive to realize their personal goals. We promote independence, respect and dignity.

Our service area includes:  Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Holbrook, Rockland, Stoughton, West Bridgewater, and Stoughton, but we welcome inquiries from anyone who needs help.

Brockton Area Arc's
         Notice of Privacy Practices

What are our goals?
Read our
Strategic Plan 2013-2016

Detailed Strategic Plan


The chapters of The Arc in Massachusetts hugely successful fundraising
and awareness event for 2014


"Rally for Inclusion"
We are ALL meant to SHINE!

Join us to focus public attention on the abilities and needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Boston Common, MA
near the Brewer Fountain in the proximity of the
Park Street MBTA station and the State House

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Brockton Area Arc will use its location at 1250 West Chestnut Street as the gathering point the morning of May 7th, starting at 8:30 a.m., for our “All Aboard The Arc!” participants.  Light breakfast refreshments will be available prior to our 9:30 a.m. departure.  Buses will be available to take us to the central event on the Boston Common.  On board our buses will be advocates who support our fundraiser and "rally for inclusion".  This event is inclusive, as anyone and everyone, has the ability to get on board!Justin Hines will be the featured entertainer.

Please consider participating in this year's All Aboard The Arc! and REGISTER NOW.


The Brockton Area Arc raised
$62,000.00+ in 2013 thanks to ALL
our team members and their supporters.
We would like to meet or exceed this goal again this year! 

"All Aboard The Arc!" riders arriving in Boston on May 18, 2013.

What we do:

Read "The Messenger" for our Winter quarterly news.

You will need Adobe Reader to view our newsletters and must have it installed on your computer. You can download the free software from the Adobe site by clicking on the "Get Adobe Reader" icon below. 

Fund Raising:

Each year the Brockton Area Arc has only two major fundraisers: "All Aboard The Arc!" and our famous and fabulous golf tournament.  The revenue earned during these events is vital to the continued success of our programs.

Employment Services

BAArc operates an Employment Services Program, offering both placement assistance in local businesses and job opportunities at our own Shoe City Contract Company.

Day Habilitation Services:

BAArc's Day Habilitation Program provides therapeutic programming for adults with developmental disabilities.  The day habilitation service model is ideal for tailoring a program specific to each individual program member’s needs. 

Family Support Services:

BAArc's Family Support Center provides an active information, education and referral service to all members of the community.

Brockton Area Arc, Inc.

1250 West Chestnut Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301   
(508) 583-8030        Fax (508) 583-1739