About Alternatives

Working to Build Stronger, More Inclusive Communities

Alternatives is a leading provider of services for adults with developmental or psychiatric disabilities in Central Massachusetts. Currently, Alternatives serves more than 2,000 individuals through 60 residential, employment, and day programs across the region.

Our 40-year-old organization’s staff and volunteers strive to help the people we serve begin each day with a personalized plan to improve their lives. To that end, we offer a wide range of quality residential, employment and day services. These programs are designed to provide the skills and support each person needs to lead a satisfying and successful life in the setting of his or choice with maximum use of community networks. Learn more about our services.

Thanks to staff and community support, the people we serve are enjoying not just superior services, but opportunities to become valued members of their communities.