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SMILES Recognizes Students on Absolutely Incredible Kid Day

The SMILES Mentoring Program is celebrating Absolutely Incredible Kid Day! SMILES serves incredible kids in Fall River and New Bedford schools. Our dedicated mentors took the time to write students letters to let them know just how awesome they truly are and to share some words of encouragement. Check out the letters below to [...]

By | 2020-03-19T15:00:27-04:00 March 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

People Incorporated Preschool Celebrates Read Across America Day

March 2 was an exciting day at the People Incorporated Preschool! Students and teachers celebrated Dr. Suess's birthday and Read Across America Day by dressing up as their favorite Dr. Suess characters. The Cat in the Hat even joined in on the fun by making a special appearance to read some of Dr.Suess's beloved [...]

By | 2020-03-19T15:01:57-04:00 March 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

David Bouchard Hosts Art Show at Family Support Center

David Bouchard, a local artist, hosted an art show on February 12 at our Family Support Center in Fall River. At the event, David displayed his photography and Nicole Pereira provided some delicious refreshments that she baked for the occassion. David and Nicole are both participants in the Agency with Choice program and were [...]

By | 2020-03-19T15:09:04-04:00 February 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

SMILES Program Holds Mentor Mingle for National Mentoring Month

On January 29, the SMILES Mentoring Program hosted a "Mentor Mingle" at Scottie's Pub to celebrate National Mentoring Month. Mentors who volunteer with students in schools in Fall River and New Bedford gathered to discuss their shared experiences working with their mentees. Each mentor received a certificate of participation - including some mentors who [...]

By | 2020-03-19T15:08:23-04:00 January 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

STEM Class Offered to Day Program Participants

Individuals in some of our day programs have been participating in a weekly STEM class. The class is led by Justin Scheffer from our Agency's IT department and gives students the chance to work at their own pace - sometimes on three different projects at once. The participants have enjoyed the class and have [...]

By | 2020-03-19T15:02:59-04:00 January 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

2020 Legislative Breakfast

SouthCoast Human Service Advocacy The SouthCoast Human Service Advocacy Legislative Breakfast was held on Friday, January 24 at White's of Westport. The agencies in the room represent more than 3,000 constituents who work and live in communities throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. This event brought together legislators, direct care staff, individuals and families, and the [...]

By | 2020-01-24T15:50:27-05:00 January 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

2019 Employee Recognition Dinner

On December 13, 2019 we celebrated our employees at our Agency’s annual Employee Recognition Dinner. Held at White’s of Westport, the evening began with a welcome from President & CEO Megan Scheffer, who thanked employees for their hard work and dedication throughout the year. Following the welcome, Chief Operating Officer Bill Perkins named [...]

By | 2020-01-16T09:05:35-05:00 December 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Joining the Festival of Trees

Participants in our Day Habilitation Program had a great time decorating a tree at Fall River’s Government Center in preparation for the City’s annual Festival of Trees event. This festive celebration brings together many community organizations, with each participant decorating their holiday tree with their own unique ornaments. This year, our Day Habilitation Program [...]

By | 2020-03-19T15:12:29-04:00 December 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Fall River Children’s Holiday Parade

Employees from a variety of People Incorporated programs joined together on Saturday, December 7, 2019 to participate in the 35th Annual Fall River Children’s Holiday Parade. We had more than a dozen volunteers dress up as elves to march down South Main Street alongside our “Santa’s Toy Factory” float, which was built by the [...]

By | 2020-03-19T15:07:49-04:00 December 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments