PLAN of MA & RI and The Arc of the South Shore Announce PartnershipDate posted: July 7, 2023
Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Inc. (PLAN of MA & RI; www.planofma-ri.org/), announced a new partnership with The Arc of the South Shore to bring together the collective resources, knowledge and expertise to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. In support of this partnership, PLAN of MA & RI recently committed $25,000 toward The Arc of the South Shore. This gift was formalized at a check presentation ceremony held last month.
PLAN of MA & RI is a nonprofit organization proudly serving people with disabilities and assisting them with preserving assets, protecting access to public benefits, and living well. The Arc of the South Shore is a nonprofit organization that helps people with intellectual & developmental disabilities, including autism, live their best lives and achieve high quality.
Special Needs Trusts are important financial vehicles for people with disabilities as they can preserve assets and protect eligibility for public benefits. This partnership will help educate individuals and families affiliated with The Arc of the South Shore about the critical need for financial security.
About Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (PLAN of MA & RI):
PLAN of MA & RI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with origins dating back to the 1960s, when a group of parents of children with various physical, mental and behavioral challenges assembled to plan for the future. Incorporated in 1971, PLAN of MA & RI is recognized today as an expert in operating Special Needs Pooled Trusts.
PLAN of MA & RI proudly serves people with disabilities – lifelong or related to illness, injury, or age – helping them preserve assets, protect access to public benefits, and live well. PLAN of MA & RI is a professional trustee providing quality trustee/fiduciary services to individuals and their families through sound and thoughtful trust administration and compassionate, caring social service support. Licensed social workers assess the beneficiary’s living situation, needs and current benefits and make recommendations and referrals to services that improve the person’s quality of life.
PLAN of MA & RI has offices at Two Adams Place Suite 110 Quincy, MA 02169 and at One Richmond Square Suite 225W Providence, RI 02906. For more information, please call (888) 890-7526 or visit www.planofma-ri.org.
About The Arc of the South Shore:
The Arc of the South Shore is committed to empowering families and individuals of all ages with disabilities to reach their fullest potential. They achieve this by providing high-quality individualized services and opportunities that foster independence, community inclusion, and advocacy.