Since 1951, The Arc of the South Shore has helped 100,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, live their best lives and achieve high-quality outcomes.
Our programs and services include:
- Adult Foster Care
- Autism Resource Center
- Day Habilitation
- First Early Intervention
- Community-Based Day Services/ Pathways to Possibilities
- Personal Care Management Services
- Positive Behavior Supports
- Residential Group Homes
Our primary service area includes Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate, and Weymouth; however, we also have a presence throughout Greater Southeastern Massachusetts. We ensure that people with disabilities live healthy, safe, independent, and empowered lives.
For more information, please contact us at [email protected]. We're here for you.
08:00 am to 04:00 pm
Meet the Director of Development & Communication
Abigail (Abby) Parrilla is The Arc of the South Shore's Chief Executive Officer.
Abby has been an executive member of The Arc team since 2017 as chief operations officer, coming to the agency with a strong background that included in-patient social services at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, business development and management for PepsiCo, as well as executive leadership for the ... more assachusetts Aging Services Access Points and management consulting and operations for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She is also a trained mediator and has served as a motivational speaker. Abby earned her undergraduate degree in English and has a master’s in both business administration and human resources management. She is bi-lingual (English and Spanish) and since 2019 has been a proud member of the Leadership South Shore Steering Committee. Abby has tremendous passion and energy that infuses all she does. Most importantly, she has a passion for advocacy and human rights. Abby is honored to represent The Arc as CEO and is committed to elevating the agency’s culture and mission, as a vocal advocate for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism and their families. less