Providing Community-Based Day Supports, Work Training, and Employment Services
Provides chair-caning services to the general public, antique dealers, and commercial businesses throughout New England. This business offers training and employment opportunities in all types of caning, including hand cane, pressed cane, fiber rush,
and porch weave.
Provides training and paid employment in all aspects of secured of document
destruction, material handling, and
warehouse training to over 1,000 customers.
Steps to Independence
A community-based day support program designed to support participants to build work and life skills so they can become productive members of their local communities.
Steps to Create
A program for those with an interest in pursuing a career in the arts. Classes/ trainings are offered daily: painting, craft and artisan product design, some jewelry design/production, pottery, improvisation, and dance. Artists in this program have been featured in a number of galleries, exhibits, and local stores. Participants regularly engage in community art focused opportunities.
A community-based day support program designed to help develop the skills necessary to access the community safely, become a productive member of the community, and enhance employment skills. These supports are provided through volunteering, work tours, and employment classes
Northeast Arc provides career planning, job development, and job coaching for individualized employment services.
Northeast Arc offers two hands-on individual employment training programs:
Breaking Grounds Café is a coffee shop located in the heart of downtown Peabody that offers an extensive employment training and education through the Project Perk program to people with disabilities who want to work in the food service, hospitality, or customer service industry.
parcels is a unique boutique selling exclusively items made by people with disabilities or by companies owned by people with disabilities. Participants in the parcels training program learn every aspect of working in a retail store.