MAB Community Services is an umbrella organization that operates the following human services programs:
The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) provides vision rehabilitation and support services to more than 1,400 adults and elders each year. Programs include low vision centers, peer support groups, 1:1 volunteer assistance, in-home rehabilitation training, and assistive technology training.
MAB Adult Disability Services provides residential supports, individual supports, transitional assistance, and vocational/day habilitation programming for individuals with developmental disabilities or brain injuries in Greater Boston and Central Massachusetts. The department operates more than 25 group homes and serves over 300 people each year.
The Ivy Street School is a residential and day school serving adolescents and young adults (ages 13-22) with brain injuries, autism spectrum disorder, or behavioral health challenges. Our Transition Program helps students who have met their graduation requirements but need additional help with life skills and executive functioning. Ivy Street helps students learn the skills they need to transition to successful adult life in the community.