Local Groups

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People with disabilities and allies can choose to join a local group. Each self-advocacy group is a voluntary group and membership is defined by the group. To learn more about joining a self-advocacy group please contact the group advisor.

Westfield Area Self Advocates
Advisor: Anne Benoit
Phone: (413) 562-5678 
Meeting Location: 754 Russell Road
Westfield, MA 01085

Self Advocacy Network
Advisor: Dana Lund & Amber Pettell
Phone: (413) 887-4205 or (413) 535-6999
Meeting Location: 11 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109

Southern Berkshire / Berkshire Self Advocacy Group
Advisor: Chris Ferrari
Phone: (413) 464-7262 x 11
Meeting Location: Pittsfield / North Adams, MA

Open Door Club
Advisor: Kristin Mcdevitt
Phone: (413) 562-5678 
Meeting Location: Florence, MA

Leadership Through Advocacy
Advisor: Dana Lund & Amber Pettell
Phone: (413) 887-4205 or (413) 535-6999
Meeting Location: 303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040

OTHER GROUPS

Pioneer Club 

Frontier Club

Meeting Schedule

OPEN ZOOM SELF ADVOCACY MEETINGS
-2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of every month
-Open to new members

REGIONAL SELF ADVOCACY
-Meets via zoom the first Tuesday of every month
-Only open to elected members

LEADERSHIP THROUGH ADVOCACY (Holyoke group)
-Currently on hiatus

SELF ADVOCACY NETWORK (Springfield group)
-Currently on hiatus

RAINBOW SUPPORT GROUP
-Currently on hiatus