Family Support Center Thrive Support & Advocacy

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Contact Information

Thrive Support & Advocacy
Contact: Michael Diggins, Family Support Coordinator
Email Address:
Phone: 508-485-4227 x1004
Fax: 508-485-6274

65 Boston Post Road West Marlborough, MA 01752-4425
Area Served: Central

Map Location Family Support Center


Thrive provides information, assistance, and a broad array of resources to families of children or adults with developmental disabilities. Whether your loved one is living at home or in the community, we are here to support your entire family. We help families find answers, advocate, access respite, share in disappointments, and celebrate accomplishments.

Our family support offerings are individualized, flexible, and respectful of cultural, economic and social identities and preferences. Whether you're a family who has been collaborating with us for years, or you’re simply looking for assistance finding resources, we will work with you to help your loved one reach his or her unique potential with support every step of the way.

Our services and resources don’t stop at what our clients need, but what they and their families hope for and believe. We work to break through perceived barriers and surpass expectations so that our clients can live the lives they, and those who love them, only imagine. Our offerings include (but are not limited to)…

  • Much-needed respite
  • Informational family workshops
  • Guidance on available resources
  • Dynamic social experiences

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Family Rights And Guardianship
  • Family Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Relationship/Friendship Trainings
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Advocacy - Life Skills
  • Self-Advocacy - Recreation and Leisure
  • Self-Advocacy - Workshop
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Education
  • Financial Planning
  • Home Modification
  • Information/Referral
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Respite

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59

Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Licensed By: DDS