Friendship Home is a bustling overnight respite and activity center in Norwell, MA, that provides day and evening programs for individuals with disabilities and those who care and advocate for them. Our members are given the opportunity to lead meaningful and productive lives by fulfilling their essential need for belonging and socialization. Our Home with a Heart is a fully handicapped-accessible and licensed two-floor, 14,000-square-foot facility located behind the United Church of Christ.
The second floor of the building is our Home Away from Home overnight respite center that offers 24-hour weekend care in two five-bedroom wings for 10 guests. Each wing has wonderful accommodations for overnight guests such as a comfortable living room, beautiful kitchen, laundry facility and handicap-accessible bathrooms. Additional weeklong stays are also occasionally offered based on demand. The first floor provides a state-of-the-art kitchen, classroom and activity room for the Bridges to Work vocational program and Friendship Club, as well as office space for administrative and program staff.