Important! This office has moved as of March 7, 2014
The new location is
110 Mulberry Street
Brockton, MA 02302
Telephone: (508) 583-1530
Fax: (508) 427-5788
Relay (800) 439-0183

We assist individuals of all disabilities to go to work. If you are unemployed or underemployed, you may be able to benefit from vocational services. All VR consumers must reside in Massachusetts and be eligible to work in the United States. The Brockton Area Office serves the following communities: Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, Canton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Holbrook, Rockland, Sharon, Stoughton, West Bridgewater and Whitman.

To Make a Referral

Any individual with a disability can inquire about obtaining services. Friends, relatives, and health care providers can also refer an individual to MRC. Our services are designed to assist individuals with disabilities to make informed choices about work. We have two easy ways you can start this process:

  • Call (508) 583-1530 and mention that you would like to arrange a referral. A member of our staff will help you complete a short telephone inquiry. You will be invited to attend an orientation session and the process of assigning counselors will be explained.
  • Walk into our office between the hours 8:45am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, and a member of our staff will assist you.

Special Services

For dates and times for the following Information Sessions and Workshops
Call us at (508) 583-1530

M.R.C. Informational Seminar

  • Weekly Orientation Sessions at Brockton M.R.C.
  • Learn about M.R.C., the eligibility process and our services.
  • Decide if you would like to proceed with our assistance.

Social Security Workshop

  • A one session group information meeting with a Social Security Representative.
  • An opportunity to ask questions about Social Security - SSI and SSDI.
  • Get clarification about benefits and working while disabled.

Readiness Group

  • A two session group to acquaint individuals with MRC and Informed Choice.
  • Reduce stress you might have about working with MRC or stress about going to work.
  • Learn how to communicate your needs in the rehabilitation process.

Career Exploration

  • A six session group to learns skills to help determine a career.
  • Find your interests, abilities, transferable skills and work values.
  • Learn how to develop a career choice.

Job Seeking Skills

  • Develop the skills needed for a successful job search.
  • Learn how to present yourself on paper, in person and on the phone to employers.

Job Club
The Job Club is for MRC consumers actively seeking employment.
For information call (508) 583-1530.

Aptitude Testing

  • For MRC consumers to learn more about themselves.
  • Assessments designed to show a variety of jobs at which you might be successful
  • GATB (General Aptitude Test Battery) or COPS (Career Occupational Preference System)

These test batteries measure your interests and abilities to help with career planning. For test dates and times e-mail or call your counselor at (508) 583-1530

Our Staff
Management
Counseling Staff
Support Staff

 

Directions to our Office: 110 Mulberry Street, Brockton, MA 02302

From Route 24 (Exit 17-East) Route 123:
Follow Route 123 North (Belmont St) for approximately 2.5 miles. Belmont Street ends at Main Street. Turn left onto Main Street and get into the far right lane. Turn right onto Crescent Street. At 1st set of lights turn left onto Montello Street (Route 28). At 5th set of lights turn right onto East Ashland Street. Go under the bridge and take 1st left onto Mulberry Street. Our building is on the corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street. Parking lot is in the back of the building.

From Route 24 (Exit 18-East) Route 27:
Follow the road to the 3rd set of lights staying in the far left lane. Turn left onto Pleasant Street. At the 4th set of lights (not counting the lights at the fire station) turn left onto Montello Street. Turn right at the 3rd set of lights onto East Ashland. Go under the bridge and take 1st left onto Mulberry Street. Our building is on the corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street. Parking lot is in the back of the building.

From Route 24 (Exit 19-East) Harrison Boulevard: 
Follow road to end. Turn right onto N. Montello Street (Route 28). At 3rd set of lights turn left onto East Ashland. Go under the bridge and take 1st left onto Mulberry Street. Our building is on the corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street. Parking lot is in the back of the building.

From Whitman Route 27 (West): 
Follow Route 27 past Christo's Restaurant towards downtown Brockton. Once you go past Christo's go through 6 sets of lights (not counting the lights at the fire station). Before you reach the 7th set of lights you will go under a stone bridge. At the 7th set of lights turn right onto Montello Street (Route 28). At the 4th set of lights turn right onto East Ashland Street. Go under the bridge and take 1st  left onto Mulberry Street. Our building is on the corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street. Parking lot is in the back of the building.

From Abington Route 123 West: Follow Route 123 past Brockton Hospital toward downtown Brockton. Once you pass Brockton Hospital follow Centre Street past East Junior High School and through 2 sets of lights. Before you reach the 3rd set of lights you will go under a stone bridge. At the 3rd set of lights turn right onto Montello Street (Route 28). At 3rd set of lights turn right onto East Ashland Street. Go under the bridge and take 1st left onto Mulberry Street. Our building is on the corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street. Parking lot is in the back of the building.

Via BAT Bus Outbound from Bus Terminal: 
Take Bus Route Number 11 to the corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street. We are located on the North Corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street.

MBTA Commuter Rail-South Station/Middleborough Line-Brockton Station (the 2nd Brockton Stop) 
Once off the train walk towards the stairs keeping the police station on your right. Walk down the stairs (or if necessary follow the ramp around to the front of the police station) to Court Street. Turn right onto Montello Street (Route 28). At 2nd set of lights turn right onto East Ashland Street. Go under the bridge and take 1st left onto Mulberry Street. Our building is on the corner of East Ashland and Mulberry Street.

 

 



This information is provided by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.