The Arc of Greater Plymouth
To empower children and adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities; provide individualized and innovative services through creative partnerships; strengthen families; promote independence, integration and commitment to community.

52Armstrong Rd

Plymouth, MA 02360

508-732-9292 Phone

Pilgrim Area Collaborative

Connecting Home - School - Community

781-293-9258 Phone

Southeast Collaborative Regional Organization (SCRO)

The Southeast Collaborative Regional Organization (S.C.R.O.) is a consortium of nine Educational Collaboratives in Southeastern Massachusetts. Pilgrim Area Collaborative is one of the nine members.

Guide to Public Special Education Programs in SE MA


Federation for Children with Special Needs

The Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. We are committed to listening to and learning from families, and encouraging full participation in community life by all people, especially those with disabilities.

Suite 1M3, 129 Main Street

Boston, MA

800-331-0688 Pho617-241-0330 Fax


MA Family TIES

Family TIES of Massachusetts provides information and referral services, emotional support, and trainings to parents of children and youth with special needs

800-905-8437 Phone

MA Division for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs

The Division for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health works with families, providers, and others to support children and youth with special health needs ages birth to 22 and their families.

800-882-1435 Phone

Helpful Websites


Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

MA Advocates for Children

Massachusetts Advocates for Children is a private non-profit organization dedicated to being an independent and effective voice for children who face significant barriers to equal educational and life opportunities. MAC works to overcome these barriers by changing conditions for many children, while also helping one child at a time.

Parenting Special Needs Magazine 

Help parents navigate the uncharted waters of raising a special needs child. Providing practical tips, sharing life's lessons, tackling the challenges and celebrating the success.