Get Involved

getinvolved1getinvolved2There are many ways you can become involved with the Center, whether you’re a member or someone interested in supporting our mission and our families.

We welcome businesses interested in fulfilling their Corporate Social Responsibility goals, students interested in earning community volunteer credit for graduation, family members who would like to show their support to their loved ones, and anyone with a skill who would like to give back to their community.

Families who wish to support and participate in research studies will find studies seeking participants here.

Recognize someone who has made a significant contribution to your child’s life, or to supporting your family at our Annual Guiding Stars Awards Night

Find out how you can join our growing community of volunteers and supporters by clicking on the menu items below:

get-involved-become-a-memberBecome a Member

To become a member of the Center, you must live within our DDS service area or in a town bordering the area and have a child with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

get-involved-serve-on-committeeServe on a Committee

Volunteers are a vital part of our community and our success. Family members who wish to support the center by volunteering are the strong foundation upon which we build our volunteer base. Their efforts are augmented by friends, businesses and students.

Volunteer or Intern

Individuals of all ages donate time working on a regular weekly schedule or just intermittently for specific projects. Volunteer time could be at the Resource Center or with families or in the community.

Havvago AwardRecognize an Outstanding Person at our Awards Night

Is there someone in your life or your child’s life that has gone above and beyond and made difference? Why not nominate them for a Guiding Start Award.

get-involved-donate-goods-services-12-7-14Donate Goods or Services

The Center provides all of its programs at minimum or no cost; most of the costs are covered by fundraising. However, not all donations have to be monetary!

get-involved-research-studies-3-16-15Research Studies

Join forces with researchers to help put the pieces together in the puzzle of autism.

get-involved-partners-programsPartner Programs

Programs offered by The Center’s affiliates.