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Santa Visits Fidelity House

On Friday, December 7th, Santa visited the Fidelity House Children and Family Services department for crafts, cookies, cocoa and a showing of The Polar Express. His visit  was a big success and is a highlight of our year. Fidelity House Program Director, John Chakar took on the role of Santa and did an amazing job!

2018 Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, December 5th, the 47th Fidelity House Annual Meeting took place at the Andover Country Club. More than 140 staff and supporters gathered to celebrate another successful year of supporting individuals with disabilities to lead a rich and meaningful life. We have a large number of employees who have been with the organization for

National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month This month we take time to celebrate the immense contributions of friends and family who support a loved one by volunteering their time to help them manage their health and wellness. There are more than 44 million Americans who care for a family member, friend, or neighbor. According to

Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month “Every day, people with disabilities can and do make important contributions to America’s businesses. They have the drive to succeed in employment, and the skills and talent they need to deliver value and results for their employers.” – National Disability Employment Awareness Month – October, is a time to learn about disability

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month Down Syndrome Awareness Month (#DSAM) is an opportunity to spread awareness and learn new information. During the month of October, we celebrate individuals with Down syndrome near and far! With so much information out there, learning about Down syndrome can be overwhelming. But don’t worry! We put together this

Community Conversation

Growing Older: How to Best Support Older Caregivers of Adults with Disabilities Thursday, October 18, 10:00am to 12:00pm 9:30am: Registration, Refreshments, and Networking Where: Northern Essex Community College, Technology Center, Room 103B 100 Elliot Street, Haverhill, MA Registration Options: 1. Online at 2. Contact Kerry Mahoney, The Arc of Massachusetts at 781.891.6270 (x109) 3.

To The Encouraging Teacher

“I remember going home that day having more self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-love than I’ve had in awhile, if not ever.” – Elizabeth Mintz Today we recognize every educator who has dedicated their career to making the lives of every student, with or without a disability. Your patience, empathy, and passion are exactly what this world needs. You

Thank You, Lanes & Games

On this #ThankfulThursday we are extremely grateful for all who were involved in the 2018 Lanes & Games FUN-Raiser. The efforts of 24 sponsors, 56 raffle and auction item donors, 12 volunteers, 95 registered bowlers and HD gamers, and over 40 online donors raised $25,000 for people with disabilities!   Thanks to you, over 200 children, teens and adults with

Brain Awareness Week

#ThankfulThursday is here and today we highlight Brain Awareness Week and show our appreciation to all brain advocates worldwide! Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Founded in 1996 by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations