Welcome to Center for Living & Working

Center for Living & Working services are available to anyone with a disability.
We can help you determine how CLW can be of assistance, or refer you to someone who can.
If you have any questions, just give us a call. 508-798-0350

NEW!

Just a reminder for the One Care listening session on December 8, 2017
1:00 – 3:00 at The Worcester Public Library at 3 Salem Square Worcester MA

Please click here to see the flyer.

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WSIP is a project of MassMATCH, the Assistive Technology Act program for Massachusetts, to provide wheelchair-accessible scales and digital pressure mapping technology (PMT) for use in Central and Western Massachusetts. This project is funded by a grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.
 
A wheelchair-accessible scale has been made available for personal use at the:
 
Center for Living & Working, Inc.
484 Main Street Suite 345
Worcester MA 01608
 
WEIGHT SCALE SCHEDULE:
 
The weight scale is available on the first and third Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM. Please sign in at the front desk and wait for a CLW team member to bring you to the weight scale room.

Please click here to see the flyer and upcoming dates!

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Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

Center for Living & Working, Inc. (CLW) is hosting a 1-hour support group (with refreshments!) the last Tuesday of every month for persons with a SCI. CLW provides support and resources to persons with a SCI. The support group is designed to share resources, network, and increase independence and community inclusion.

Come get involved!

The next support group is scheduled for Tuesday August 29th, 2017. This month there will be a guest speaker Tom Ouimette from National Seating and Mobility. 

Center for Living and Working 
484 Main Street Suite 345
Worcester MA 01608
This location is barrier free!


RSVP:
Jose Vasquez 508-755-1689 or jvasquez@centerlw.org or Monica Polanco at 508-755-1896 mpolanco@centerlw.org

Please click here to see the flyer.

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Housing Workshop

Center for Living & Working holds a workshop twice a month to educate consumers about their housing options. This two hour workshop will provide a brief overview of eligibility for subsidized/accessible housing, private housing, review housing search, application process, and services offered by CLW.

Join us at:  Center for Living & Working,  484 Main Street, Suite 470, Worcester, MA, from 1 pm to 3 pm – the first and last Wednesday of every month

Space is limited. Please call Monica Polanco at 508-755-1896 to reserve a seat, if you need an accommodation such as an ASL interpreter or an electronic format presentation please email opsearch@centerlw.org

 

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Independent Living Services

Center for Living & Working, Inc. helps people with disabilities learn to live more independently. Independent Living Specialists provide one-to-one services to individuals in their homes throughout Central Massachusetts

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Deaf & Hard of Hearing Independent Living Services

CLW’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Independent Living Services (DHILS) include a variety of services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers. We accept referrals from other agencies or individuals may self-refer by visiting or calling our offices.

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Personal Care Management

Every year CLW serves over 1,000 people in Central Massachusetts who have Medicaid insuarance and need the help of a Personal Care Attendant (PCA). As an Independent Living Center, we are committed to assuring that those we serve have complete control in managing their own personal care.

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Other Services


Center for Living & Working services are available to anyone with a disability. If you have any questions, just give us a call – we can help you determine how CLW can be of assistance, or refer you to someone who can.

  • ADRC
  • ADA Consulting
  • Specialized Technical Equipment
ADRC is part of a statewide initiative dedicated to giving people information to make informed decisions about where they want to live and receive services.
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Individuals with disabilities are guaranteed equal opportunity through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which mandates accessibility of programs and facilities in every city and town, big and small.
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Are you, a family member or friend a person who is Deaf or hard of Hearing? Does your business or organization need to purchase technology for employees or residents with hearing loss?

CLW can help!
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