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Registration Open for the 2017-2018 Ben Rose Intramurals Sports Programs’ Night Basketball Games at Gomes School Gym

Tuesdays-Thursdays 6pm to 8pm and Wednesdays-Fridays 6pm to 9pm Old Bedford Village/Community Foundation of SEM, partnering with the Ben Rose Recreation & Education Center, All Scholastic Athletic Program, Tonka’s Tumblers, Minority Action Committee, Neighborhood United, AJ Gomes Neighborhood Association, Verdean Gardens, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, New Bedford Office Community Services, Police …

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WANTED: Bay Sox Is Looking For Host Families

Did you know that New Bedford is host to a nationally ranked summer collegiate baseball team? The New Bedford Bay Sox continues a New England tradition that started 130 years ago. The Bay Sox are members of the New England Collegiate Baseball League. The League has thirteen teams across the …

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Monthly Access Dances Bring in 100+ Adults with Disabilities

The value of socialization and friendship is no surprise. Engaging with new people, creating friendships, interacting… it’s all part of how we learn, grow, and enrich our lives. This becomes especially true for our consumers, and other adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These individuals often do not have the …

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Children’s Programs Provide Families the Tools to Succeed

The mission of Better Community Living is to support and enhance the lives of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Though known for its quality services for adults, Better Community Living serves the unique needs of children with disabilities, and their families as well. The Children’s Program at BCL provides …

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Shared Living: Friendship, Family, and Enhanced Quality of Life

At Better Community Living, Inc. (BCL), great emphasis is placed on offering integration, independence, and relationship building to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All of these are central to helping these individuals lead fulfilling lives. While BCL is known for providing homes to its consumers, the agency also offers …

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