VISIONS

Location:
  • 20 Shattuck Road, Andover, MA 01810

Visions 2021-2022 Calendar

Visions 2020-2021 Calendar

The VISIONS Program (Vocational, Instructional, and Supported Industrial Opportunities with Natural Supports) provides Supported Employment services to DDS individuals ages 22 and older.  It supports and assists individuals with community work placement. It also provides individuals with vocational counseling, vocational interest surveys, vocational training and additional social experiences through a recreation program.

Participants are provided with the opportunity for real-life transitional plans, paid vocational opportunities and skill development/ enhancement that otherwise may fade away due to lack of practice or training.

VISIONS Services

VISIONS provides both Individual and Group Supported Work Training within local industry and businesses. Vocational Counseling and Job Development are integral program services.  VISIONS is staffed by on-site Job Trainers, Training Assistants and a credentialed Counselor.

Current business partners include:

  • The Wyndham Boston Andover Hotel, Andover, MA
  • Vicor Corporation, Andover, MA
  • Skyworks, Woburn, MA
  • Whole Foods, Andover, MA

Contact Information~

Meghan E. McLaughlin, MS/MP

Program Lead – VISIONS

Office Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Phone: 978-685-3000
Fax: 978-689-9324 ~ x1301

Founded:

  • 1974

Students Served:

  • Age 22 – retirement

Student Profile:

  • Individuals who are given community- based employment opportunities and support through a contract
    with the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS)

Location:

  • 20 Shattuck Road, Andover, MA 01810