Welcome to People, Incorporated

A human service agency

Our mission is to strengthen our community for each of its members by providing premier services for children and adults of all abilities in a
collaborative and creative environment.

We Are Here To Serve You


People, Incorporated is a human service agency serving the Southcoast community, including the Greater Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton areas. As a partnership of specialized, integrated programs, we provide unique opportunities to people with life challenges. Since our inception in 1968, we have been one of the largest providers of supports and services to people of all abilities in the community. At the core of our agency is the belief that people benefit from the services we provide and deserve the highest level of quality support. With over 700 dedicated employees, we believe this is accomplished through creating positive partnerships between our agency and the community.

Our Message and Mission.

People, Incorporated continues to take significant steps forward while maintaining a solid foundation. The synergy of our programs continue to build and the opportunities we continue to create are boundless.

We believe strongly in our mission, enormously respect the efforts of those people who we employ, and will continue to work for the betterment of our community. We are and will remain the path of opportunity to many.

A Message from Bill Perkins


Thank you for visiting People Incorporated’s website. Since 1968, People Incorporated has been dedicated to providing quality, community- based services to the people of the Southcoast. The organization’s Board of Directors and staff are proud of the diverse array of services that are offered to children, adults, and families in our region.

Latest People, Incorporated News

Kids-A-Palooza was an Overwhelming Success!

Following up on the widely successful Block-A-Palooza, People Incorporated and the Narrows Center for the Arts partnered to present Kids-A-Palooza [...]

The 2016 Jack Rua Invitational was a Great Success!

The Diabetes Association, Inc., (DAI) a program of People, Incorporated, hosted The Jack Rua Invitational on August 15, 2016 at [...]

Welcome Liz Machado, our new AMT member!

Liz joined People Incorporated in May 2016 as the Vice President of Finance and Human Resources. In this newly created [...]

Big Wins for People, Incorporated’s Greater Fall River Healthy Families Program!

Since its inception, the Agency’s Healthy Families program has been recognized as one of the premier programs in the state [...]