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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

People, Incorporated works with Diman Regional, CDA, and the City of Fall River to build a home for an income-eligible buyer.

FALL RIVER, MA (March 20, 2017) – People Improving Communities and Neighborhoods (PICAN), an affiliate of People, Incorporated, is working [...]

People, Incorporated Recognizes Employees

Nominated for excelling in the core principles of Commitment, Achievement, Respect, Excellence and Service, People, Incorporated Recognizes Employees. At the [...]

People, Incorporated‘s Robin Jones Receives the Child Protection Council Award

FALL RIVER, MA - Each year the Child Protection Council awards an individual for their work and commitment to children [...]

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 [...]