Fast Facts About Alternatives
Alternatives’ mission is to provide the necessary skills and supports so each individual can be successful and satisfied in the settings of his or her choice with maximum use of community networks.
SKILLS + SUPPORTS = SUCCESS
Real Jobs + Real Homes + Real Relationships = Satisfaction
Human Resilience + Opportunities for Meaningful Roles = A New Life Purpose
Alternatives provides services through a network of 60 different programs across Central MA, covering all of Worcester County as well as communities in Norfolk County.
On any given day, Alternatives serves an estimated 1,500 adults with developmental or psychiatric disabilities through our residential, employment and day programs.
Alternatives is a closed referral provider, meaning that the first step in receiving services in being referred either through the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health or Massachusetts Department of Developmental Disability Services.