Meet JRI's Service Navigator

Our Navigator personally answers questions and talks with you about resources that may be available in the community to meet your individualized needs. If you have any questions about our programs or services, or aren't sure what you need, contact our Service Navigator, Rachel Arruda, and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Rachel has been a part of the JRI team since January, 2000. For over 20 years, Rachel has been working in the field of human services assisting families with accessing and navigating services. Rachel received her Bachelors degree in psychology and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University. She was promoted in July 2005 to Family Networks Program Director where she closely worked with the Department of Children Families for 10 years ensuring that children and families received the highest quality of individualized services ranging from community based through residential care. Rachel is very dedicated to helping the individuals she works with and is committed to improving the lives of children and families. Rachel’s passion for creative service programming inspires her in her role as JRI Service Navigator.

Services

Full Circle ARTS

Our flagship social enterprise has artists' studios and retail shops in Natick and Westboro and an online Etsy store. Our artists and crafters create and sell marketable art work, jewelry, cards, accessories, and gifts, along with goods consigned by people with disabilities from throughout New England.

Full Cirlcle Arts Store
At a Glance
This service is for
Focus: We use arts and crafts to expand the expectations of what people with learning and developmental needs can contribute to their communities and to engage people in creative careers.
Age: 22+
Gender: male, female, transgender, non-conforming
Capacity: Up to 125 people may enroll in our studio programs. Goods are consigned for sale based on juried submissions.
Let's Connect
Lisa Richmond
Director of Employment Supports
1671 Worcester Road, Suite 100
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 872-0669
Visit Us

Visit our shops Tuesday through Saturday. We're in the vibrant Natick arts center at 9 Middlesex Avenue, Natick, Mass., and on Rte 9 eastbound, at 276 Turnpike Road, Westboro, Mass. Our webstore is at https://www.etsy.com/shop/fullcircleartsstudio. You can find us on Facebook at fullcirclearts@jri.org.

Jewelry

 

Artwork

 

Request More Information

For assistance determining which programs or services will meet your individualized need, please fill out the form below. If you have a question regarding a particular program, please contact the Program Director listed in the “Let’s Connect” box above.

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