Local Groups


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 AdvocatesWest Region Self Advocacy logo" black image of Massachusetts with white cutout of raised hand. Text reads: West Region Self Advocacy.
Advisor: Anne Benoit
Phone: (413) 562-5678 x 101
754 Russell Road
Westfield, MA 01085

Self Advocacy Network
Advisor: Ness Bellini, Amber Pettell
Phone: (413) 887-4205
11 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109

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

Open Door Club
Advisor: Ashley Derosier
Phone: (413) 582-7961 x 125
Florence, MA

Leadership Through Advocacy
Advisor: Ness Bellini, Amber Pettell
Phone: (413) 887-4205
303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040

Pioneer Club
Advisor: Loreen Flockerzie

Frontier Club
Advisor: Linda Daneault