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Ongoing Monthly Groups

Universal Housing Application Workshop

Meetings held the first Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM at ILCNSCA. Staff will be available to assist you with completion of the Universal Housing application for subsidized housing across Massachusetts and other housing subsidy voucher applications. The need for housing that is affordable, accessible and available by persons with disabilities or families who have a member with disabilities is the most common request to ILCNSCA. For more information, contact Shawn McDuff at 978-741-0077 ext. 140 or Smcduff@ilcnsca.org with "UHA Workshop RSVP" in the subject line. We will remind you of items you must gather for attachment to the application when you RSVP for the workshop.

All People Accessible Business (APAB)

Project offers ILCNSCA consumers and supporters a chance to advocate for full access in the community. ILCNSCA will recruit persons with disabilities, and others: especially seniors and youth interested in becoming volunteer APAB Surveyors of ILCNSCA. These Surveyors will conduct accessibility surveys of selected North Shore and Cape Ann Businesses throughout the 25 municipalities of ILCNSCA service area. Meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month from 2-3:30 PM, though meeting dates and times are subject to change. For more information about APAB or to find out the meeting schedule, contact Shawn McDuff at 978-741-0077 ext. 140, or Smcduff@ilcnsca.org with APAB in the subject line.

Community Access Advocacy Team (CAAT)

Meetings held first Tuesday of each month from 2-3:30 PM at ILCNSCA. Volunteer project who's goal is to remove and/or mitigate cultural attitudinal barriers and increase access in the community. For more information about CAAT, contact Shawn McDuff at 978-741-0077 ext. 140 or Smcduff@ilcnsca.org with CAAT in the subject line.

Compass Group

Meetings held 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2-3:30 PM at ILCNSCA. Monthly peer support group for persons with disabilities to meet and share solutions and concerns with living independently. The monthly meeting will be held at ILCNSCA Main Office, 27 Congress Street, Suite 107, Salem, MA. For more information and/or RSVP, call Grant Murphy at 978-741-0077 or email to gmurphy@ilcnsca.org with Peer Support Group in subject line.

Board Meetings

Held 10 times per year on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM at ILCNSCA main office, 27 Congress Street, Suite 107, Salem. For more information, call Mary Margaret Moore at 978-741-0077 x 100 or email mmmoore@ilcnsca.org.

North East Transwomen's Alliance (NETA)

ILNCSCA is providing meeting space on the first Wednesday of every month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for NETA. NETA is a health & support organization founded by transgender women to increase the heath and well-being of transgender women living in northeastern Massachusetts and beyond. We provide a warm, friendly, safe space to meet, & receive support, information and community connection. Our mission is to support and empower transgender women wherever they are in their process of transition and identity. Our door is open to all transgender or gender variant individuals who feel they would benefit from NETA. For more information please contact LiLLi at 978-712-0144 or email lponticelli@netranswomensalliance.org.
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Towns We Serve

  • Beverly
  • Danvers
  • Essex
  • Gloucester
  • Hamilton
  • Ipswich
  • Lynn
  • Lynnfield
  • Manchester By-The-Sea
  • Marblehead
  • Melrose
  • Middleton
  • Nahant
  • North Reading
  • Peabody
  • Reading
  • Rockport
  • Rowley
  • Salem
  • Saugus
  • Stoneham
  • Swampscott
  • Topsfield
  • Wakefield
  • Wenham


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