March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month! March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month! We're proud to honor those we serve and to celebrate the work that we do. Take a look at some of our hopes and goals, and the events we have planned throughout the month! BCL HOPES AND GOALS FOR MARCH To highlight the … [Read more...]

Why our staff love their work…

Why our staff love their work... We have an outstanding staff here at Better Community Living... Hear from a few of them on why it is that they love what they do.   … [Read more...]

Supported Employment Network Provides Meaningful Work and Loyal Employees

Supported Employment Network Provides Meaningful Work and Loyal Employees The mission and purpose behind Better Community Living is to provide opportunities that support independence for adults with disabilities. In order to fully accomplish this mission, BCL emphasizes the importance of integrating skilled individuals into the … [Read more...]

Childrens Programs Provide Families the Tools to Succeed

Childrens Programs Provide Families the Tools to Succeed The mission of Better Community Living is to support and enhance the lives of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Though known for its quality services for adults, Better Community Living serves the unique needs of children with disabilities, and their families as … [Read more...]

Shared Living: Friendship, Family, and Enhanced Quality of Life

Shared Living: Friendship, Family, and Enhanced Quality of Life At Better Community Living, Inc. (BCL), great emphasis is placed on offering integration, independence, and relationship building to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All of these are central to helping these individuals lead fulfilling lives. While BCL is … [Read more...]

BCL’s Executive Director, Thomas C. Riley says “Thank You” to the Seaport Inn and Marina

  BCL’s Executive Director, Thomas C. Riley says “Thank You” to the Seaport Inn and Marina On behalf of Better Community Living, Inc. (BCL) and our Board of Directors, I would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank You” to Bob Contreras and his staff at the Seaport Inn and Marina located in Fairhaven, MA for their continued support and … [Read more...]

Better Community Living Hosts Monthly Access Dances Bringing in 100+ Adults with Disabilities

Better Community Living Hosts Monthly Access Dances Bringing in 100+ Adults with Disabilities The value of socialization and friendship is no surprise. Engaging with new people, creating friendships, interacting… it’s all part of how we learn, grow, and enrich our lives. This becomes especially true for our consumers, and other adults with … [Read more...]

Wine & Food

10th Anniversary Food Wine Beer Auctions Raffles Thursday, September 22, 2016 5-8PM Only $50 per person Join Douglas Wine & Spirits & Area Restaurants for this Wine & Food Pairing at The Seaport Inn, Fairhaven. Music provided by DJ Gene Daniels CALL 508-999-4300 for Tickets or click here to purchase … [Read more...]

Ashley Ford donates $1,000 to BCL

Executive Director Thomas Riley with Board of Directors President Dorothy Cox receive a check from Ashley Ford GM and owner Paul Neary Ashley Ford donation benefits individuals with developmental disabilities in the greater New Bedford area NEW BEDFORD – Ashley Ford and Better Community Living (BCL) have announced a $1,000 donation has been made … [Read more...]

Registration open for 17th Annual Golf Tourney!

Registration open for 17th annual Better Community Living charity golf tournament Annual golf tourney to be held at Allendale CC on June 20 2016 Two options to register: Click here to register and pay online Download the BCL 17th annual Golf Tournament 2016 Registration Form DARTMOUTH - Better Community Living is excited to … [Read more...]