Welcome to The Association For Community Living


The Association For Community Living has been Creating Opportunities, Building Relationships and Improving Lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities since 1952. Founded by the dedicated commitment of five young mothers of children with developmental disabilities who held a strong belief that their children had the same right as all other children - the right to live and grow with dignity in their own communities - The Association continues their vision today. This year we will reach a milestone of 61 years of service.


The Association Loses a Long-time Friend Mrs. Therese Fafard (links to Masslive)


For all of us, meaningful work gives us a sense of purpose and achievement as long as we are able to and want to work.

Barbara T. Pilarcik, R.N
Executive Director

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We Top The Charts!

The Association For Community Living was named in the Top 10 of the Affiliated Chamber of Commerce of Springfield's Super 60

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Executive Director of The Association For Community Living, Barbara Pilarcik
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