Advocacy & Family Support


Advocacy and Family Support Programs are designed to support individuals served by BCArc and their families. The Advocacy department identifies areas of need and advocates on behalf of individuals and their families in those areas.

Services include: Intake, Information and Referral, Respite, Citizen Advocacy, Self-Advocacy, Family Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Public Benefit Assistance, Autism Family Group, Down Syndrome Family Group, Adult Family Care Program, Family Support Center, and Special Needs Trusts.

For more information about any of these services please contact:
Amy Robandt, 413-464-7262, ext. 22 or

John & Don Citzen Advocacy
Citizen Advocacy
Self Advocates 2011
Self-Advocacy


The Howard Sisters, Respite House
Respite House