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Adult Autism Support Center

Adult Autism Support Center

 

The Adult Autism Support Center provides Information and Referral; Workshops and Training; Social and Recreational Opportunities; Networking; Support; Mentoring Opportunities; and, Flexible Funding Administration for Adults with ASD (no-ID). Click here for more Adult Support Center Information and Service Area.

•Information & Referral: We help individuals & families navigate services that may be available to them (ex. DDS, Soc Sec, MassHealth, DMH, etc). We offer assistance filling out applications, as well as, printing, copying and mailing documents.

• Workshops & Trainings: Workshops and trainings are offered for individuals and caregivers at various times throughout the year. We strive to partner with experts in a variety of fields to present topics, such as Financial Literacy & Planning, Housing, Relationships & Sexuality, Social Media, Guardianship, etc.

• Social & Recreation Opportunities: We offer a variety of recreation and social programs throughout the year, both in-person and online. We strive to offer as many community-based programs as possible, including sports, outdoor & nature-based activities, arts and social skills. Most of our activities come directly from ideas presented by the individuals we serve.

• Community Connections and Partnerships: Our agency has many community partners, including local Police Departments (through our ALEC law enforcement training program), businesses, employers, mental health providers and advocacy organizations. These partners are invaluable to our mission.

• Networking, Support and Mentor Opportunities: Our agency offers a variety of support groups or partners with other agencies to do so. Mentor or volunteer opportunities are available at various times, as well. We have staff who are PEERS Certified in Social Skills Training.

• Flexible Funding Administration: For those individuals who are eligible to receive Flexible Funding from the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS), we help manage and process necessary paperwork & payments.

For more information, please contact: Brian J Clark, Director of Autism Services 781-762-4001 x 310

Christine Baker, Asst. Director of Adult ASD Services  781-762-4001 x365

Email us at:  autismsupportcenter@lifeworksarc.org

Lifeworks’ Adult Autism Support Center

April Press Release on Expansion of Autism Support Center

Metro Region Map

For more on DDS Regional and Area offices, click here for a map.

 

• Community Connections and Partnerships: Our agency has many community partners, including local Police Departments (through our ALEC law enforcement training program), businesses, employers, mental health providers and advocacy organizations. These partners are invaluable to our mission.

• Networking, Support and Mentor Opportunities: Our agency offers a variety of support groups or partners with other agencies to do so. Mentor or volunteer opportunities are available at various times, as well. We have staff who are PEERS Certified in Social Skills Training.

 

Lifeworks' Services for Adults with ASD (no-ID)

The Adult Autism Support Center

Serving Adults (without an ID) in the DDS Metro Region

DDS Metro Region Area Offices

-Greater Boston   -Charles River West

-Middlesex West   -Newton/South Norfolk

Metro Region Map

For more information, please contact: Brian J Clark, Director of Autism Services 781-762-4001 x 310

Christine Baker, Asst. Director of Adult ASD Services  781-762-4001 x365

Email us at:  autismsupportcenter@lifeworksarc.org

For more on the Adult Autism Support Center and our service area, please click here.

 

 

Call us 781-762-4001 or fill Out the form below for More Information


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