Breaking Grounds Café
Breaking Grounds Café offers training to people with disabilities who want to work in the food service, hospitality or customer service industry. The café offers fresh sandwiches, snacks and exceptional coffee. Seasonal favorites and gift certificates are available!
The Caning Company of Northeast Arc
For more than fifty years, The Caning Company of Northeast Arc has provided chair-weaving services to the general public, antique dealers and commercial businesses all over New England. The staff and workers are experts in all types of weaving, including hand cane, pressed cane, fiber rush and porch weave. Individuals interested in caning are offered work exploration opportunities to learn a variety of caning skills and potentially move to paid employment.
The Caning Company of Northeast Arc is located in the ArcWorks Community Art Center at 22 Foster Street, Peabody, MA 01960. Call 978-924-5413 for more information or click here to learn more about the services offered.
Northeast Arc Heritage Shredding
Northeast Arc Heritage Shredding is the best solution for the safe destruction of your own personal or your company’s confidential documents. Services include the free delivery and pick-up of locked bins, Proof-of-Tracking, and Certificate of Destruction for FACTA and HIPAA compliance. Shredding is done by trained employees in a secure area, and shredded paper is mixed with thousands of pounds before being processed into pulp for recycling.
Northeast Arc Heritage Shredding is located at 27 Garden Street, Unit 4, Danvers, MA 01923. Call 978-531-0666 for more information.
Shine Jewelry is a bold line of one-of-a-kind jewelry handcrafted by artists with disabilities. It is available for sale online and at a number of retailers on the North Shore:
- Annie’s, 11 Pleasant Street, Newburyport
- ArcWorks Community Art Center, 22 Foster Street, Peabody
- Breaking Grounds Café, 67 Main Street, Peabody
- Eighteen Friend Street, 18 Friend Street, Amesbury
- Moody Interiors, 131 Essex Street, Store Front #1, Salem
- Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem
- Quiet Pleasures, 24 Chestnut Street, Andover
- Refind, 72 Washington Street, Salem
parcels exclusively sells curated items made by, or through, businesses owned by people with disabilities or autism. The store celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of people who are launching innovative endeavors to create new employment pathways. Your purchase from parcels supports paid employment for people with disabilities from around the world.