At the Cardinal Cushing Centers, we are in the business of changing lives. We support students and adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities through a variety of programs, led by seasoned experts in the fields of education, employment training, residential care, ancillary, therapeutic and recreational services.
Our organization operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year in three different locations - one in Hanover and two in Braintree. We support over 140 students in our day and residential school programs up to age 22. We also provide programs for adults with developmental disabilities, age 22 and over. We offer an Adult Family Care program for families and guardians as well as a residential program that includes 11 community homes. South Shore Industries (SSI) is our employment training program for adults. We also offer Life Opportunities Unlimited (LOU) North & South, therapeutic day programs designed to provide meaningful, goal oriented, productive experiences, with an emphasis on a healthy lifestyle by increasing independence and self reliance, community engagement, and personal choice. In total, we support about 500 individuals each year.