Best Buddies, International

""Contact Information

45 Bromfield Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02108

(617) 778-0522
Fax: (617) 778-0526

View the Best Buddies website

Information Specialist: Jake Laverriere

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 6 PM

Additional Locations: Amherst, MA

Organization Narrative

Best Buddies, International

mission is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Population(s) Served

people with intellectual disabilities


  • Middle School: Best Buddies Middle Schools is our newest program. It is designed to improve the school environment by promoting friendships between students with developmental disabilities (Buddies) and students without disabilities (Peer Buddies)
  • High School:  One-to-one matches are made in the fall.  Both individuals in the “buddy pair” commit to the program for an academic year.
  • College
  • Best Buddies Jobs:  Assists individuals to locate and to maintain jobs of their own choosing by providing ongoing support and training.
  • e-Buddies
  • Events


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Other Information: Jake Laverriere for job programs, K. Small for Friendship Programs and Craig Walton for Development / Events.