Brockton Area Arc

""Contact Information

1250 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301

(508) 583-8030
Fax: (508) 583-1739

View the Brockton Area Arc website

Information Specialist: Kathy Kerwin

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM

Additional Locations: None.

Organization Narrative

Brockton Area Arc, founded in 1952, is a nonprofit local affiliate of The Arc and Arc Massachusetts. Our mission is to work in partnership with the community to provide advocacy, information and direct services that offer new opportunities and choice for individuals with disabilities and their families.

Population(s) Served

Developmental Disabilities. Serves Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, East Bridgewater, Brockton, Easton, Holbrook, Rockland, Stoughton, West Bridgewater and Whitman.


Cantonese, Cape Verdean, Creole, French, Haitian Creole, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese


  • Information & Referral
  • Cape Verdean Family Outreach
  • Haitian Family Outreach
  • Employment Services Program (Vocational Evaluation, Work Services, Job Placement & Support)
  • Family Support Center Services
  • Sunday Recreation Program
  • Sibshops – Support for children with siblings with special needs.
  • Day Habilitation Program
  • Recreation for Children & Adults


Employment services accepts referrals through Fees Individual referrals for employment services without third party sponsorship may be billed for services at a private tuition rate.

Other Information: Information Specialists are Kathy Kerwin,, John Lynch is Exercutive Director,