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 Southeastern Massachusetts, including the Greater Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton areas.

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.  As a partnership of specialized, integrated programs, we provide unique opportunities to people with life challenges.  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 870 dedicated employees, we believe this is accomplished through creating positive partnerships between our agency and the community.

Programs and Services


People Incorporated continues to take significant steps forward while maintaining a solid foundation. As the synergy of our programs builds, the opportunities we create are boundless. We believe strongly in our mission, enormously respect the efforts of the people we employ and will continue to work for the betterment of our community. We are and will remain the path of opportunity for many.

A Message from Robert Canuel

Bob Canuel

Thank you for visiting People Incorporated’s website.  Since 1968, People Incorporated has been dedicated to providing high-quality, community-based services to the people of ALL abilities throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. The organization’s Board of Directors and staff are proud of the diverse array of premier services that we offer to children, adults, and families.

News from People Incorporated:

People Incorporated provides 215 turkey baskets for families

FALL RIVER – Families in need within the Greater Fall River area will have much less to worry about at the [...]

CARES Award Recipient Jessica Rodrigues

November 2017 Jessica Rodrigues Congratulations to Jessica Rodrigues for receiving the PI CARES award! Many consumers who attend Riggenbach Road [...]

People Incorporated begins 50th Anniversary planning at the State House

FALL RIVER, MA   –  In advance of its 50th anniversary next year, People Incorporated is planning a number of [...]

Kids-A-Palooza draws more than 500 people!

With perfect weather and record crowds, Kids-A-Palooza 2017 is officially a success!  Children and families thoroughly enjoyed a petting [...]