• Creative Living Merger

    Creative Living Merger

    The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Creative Living Inc. is merging with American Training Inc. at the end of 2020. Read More
  • Our Mission

    Our Mission

    Creative Living Andover supports individuals with developmental disabilities and their families so that they can live fulfilling lives in their communities. Read More
  • $100K for 100 Grant

    $100K for 100 Grant

    Creative Living is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. Read More
  • Annual Friends Appeal

    Annual Friends Appeal

    Our Annual Friends Appeal for Creative Living is underway for 2020! Please help support Creative Living's current and future programs through a donation. Read More
  • Getaway Weekends

    Getaway Weekends

    Getaway Weekends and the Escapadas program for Spanish-speaking individuals provide wonderful experiences of fun, friendship, and outings in the community. Read More
  • Friday Nights Out at Creative Living

    Friday Nights Out!

    Come see all the fun we are having! Our social club for teens and young adults (16+) serves up dinner, arts & crafts, baking projects, music, games, Wii and lots of FUN! Read More
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Creative Living Schedule Updates Due to COVID-19More Info



Our Programs

  • During GetAway Weekends and the Escapadas program for Spanish-speaking individuals, guests (ages 18+) gather at our Creative Living home for fun, friendship, and outings while giving their caregivers precious moments of rest.
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  • Come and see all the fun we are having! Our social club for teens and young adults (16+) serves up dinner, munchies, arts & crafts, baking projects, dancing, music, games, Wii and lots of FUN!
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  • New for the 2019-20 school year, Creative Living welcomes all transition students to come and experience an overnight at the Creative Living home, where we will help develop independent daily living skills and foster lifelong friendships.
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  • Fun and friendship after school!  Arts & crafts, cooking projects, games and outdoor fun abound with our caring staff of special needs teachers and assistant.
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  • Since 1995, Creative Living has hosted a Social Club once a month. Friends, old and new, come together to socialize, share a meal, and have fun for an evening.
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  • Vacation week and summer break camps offer activities, adventure and friendship with two options: day camp or overnight. Campers learn life skills in a fun, natural setting with nutritional meals and comfortable accommodations.
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Information about Massachusetts events and happenings that you may be interested in!

Sensory-Friendly Breakfast Showing at Chunky's in Haverhill

The SpongeBOB Movie

Event Dates:
Saturday, February 7 at 9am and Wednesday, February 11 at 4pm
Chunky's Haverhill, MA

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Chunky's offers monthly screenings for children with autism or other special needs. Theater lights are kept on, the sound of the film turned down, and no 3D. Audience members are allowed to walk around, dance, shout or sing! These showings are proudly sponsored by Recreational Education Center!

February LoooooveFest Sponsored by Northeast Arc

Saturday, February 7th 12PM to 2PM
February is the month of LOVE so Kim and the Arc Recreation Family would like to pay it forward! A delicious, Valentine lunch will be served and then participants will work on a Valentine gift making project to pay it forward and give a gift to someone you love...

Drop-off and pick-up at The Arc office, 57 Wingate St. Haverhill, MA, 01835. $20 fee. For more information, contact Kim Bachman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  978.373.0552 ext 208

Check out this great Facebook page for area events for children and teens with disabilities. Click here to go directly to the Facebook page of "SPECIAL NEEDS EVENTS IN MASSACHUSETTS."