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Disability Services

Boston Center for Independent Living

Empowering a person means to assist an individual to take control of his or her life in all areas, regardless of what his or her disability may be. Through BCIL’s Direct Services department, we work with individuals to help them develop, set, and achieve their personal goals. By developing an Independent Living Plan with consumers, BCIL staff support consumers to identify and set goals such as accessing benefits, asking for reasonable accommodations, finding affordable housing, or entering employment.

Brain Injury and Statewide Specialized Community Services Massachusetts Rehabilitation

Services for Massachusetts residents who have sustained an external caused traumatic brain injury. Supports include: service coordination, service centers, residential supports, substance abuse treatment.

27 Wormwood Street, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02210

Phone: 800-223-2559 x 2


Welcome to Center Club Boston. Center Club is the oldest and largest Clubhouse in New England for people with psychiatric disabilities. The five-day-a-week program combines employment, housing and education services with social activities, wellness initiatives, and advocacy using a holistic approach that is highly empowering.

Disability Law Center – Massachusetts Protection and Advocacy

We provide legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities in Massachusetts.

Information for People with Disabilities in Massachusetts provides free, disability-specific information for people with disabilities residing in Massachusetts.

Ivy Street School

A therapeutic day and residential school designed to meet the educational, clinical, and behavioral needs of adolescents (12-22 years old) who have acquired brain injuries. Offers specialized education programs, rehabilitation, vocational services, psychotherapy, and neurobehavioral management. A program of MAB Community Services.

200 Ivy Street
Brookline, MA 02446

Phone: 617-738-5110
Fax: 617-738-1247

JAN - Job Accommodation Network

This is an increasable resource and tool around coming up with effective reasonable accommodations in the work place. Providers can access free live person consultation around particularly difficult cases.

Massachusetts Brain Injury Association

Leading advocate for assuring that persons who experience brain injuries in the Commonwealth have adequate services. Offers information and resource referrals. for: Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, physicians, therapists, facilities, special education, housing, legal, schools, support groups.

30 Lyman Street, Suite 10
Westborough, MA 01581

Brain Injury Info Line: 800-242-0030
Fax: 508-475-0040

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind links include: Meet the Commissioner, Mission Statement and Agency Overview, Central Register, History, Locations

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