Be an advocate and ally for people with disabilities.

Community Connections encourages you to use your voice to ensure sustained support for the people we serve.

Want to advocate with us?

Let us know how you would like to help.

Community Connections is proud to be
an Arc Affiliate of the The Arc of Massachusetts

The mission of The Arc of Massachusetts is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, and their families.

The Arc fulfills this mission through advocacy for community supports and services that foster social inclusion, self-determination, and equity across all aspects of society.


The Arc of Massachusetts - Government Relations Specialist

Charles Fiske
217 South St
Waltham, MA 02453

The Arc of Massachusetts Legislative Platform 2023-2024
Bills range from addressing issues of safety for people with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities to healthcare, housing, education, family support, and policy change.  

Advocacy Letters July-October 2021 (see 5 different advocacy letters)

Advocacy Training Presentation (October 8, 2021) 


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US Senator

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US Representative

Community Connections is a proud member of the following organizations which promote advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

David Caron's artwork – expressing what “change” means – won first prize in a statewide contest to appear on ADDP's calendar cover. David is a Community Connections client.


Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers (ADDP)

ADDP's mission is to promote and ensure strength of community-based providers, so provider members can be successful in improving quality, access and value of services in the community.

ADDP is committed to enhancing the political, financial, and educational health of member organizations that serve people with disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries.

Support Us and Our Efforts

Through a person-centered approach, we design individualized programs that build on the strengths of the whole person, enabling them to live as independently as possible in their community.

We count on donors like you, so our clients can continue to reach their goals through therapies and activities.