History, Mission, Vision and Values of HMEA, Inc, a human services organization supporting people with intellectual disabilities.

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About HMEA

(Horace Mann Educational Associates, renamed in 1982 after the renowned educator who was born in Franklin.  See our history for more)

HMEA's Administrative Office is located in Franklin, MA, but our service area extends to over 110 communities in the Commonwealth's Central, Southeastern and Eastern regions. We have a long history of providing innovative services in school, at work, at home and in the community and HMEA now serves nearly 3,800 children and adults with developmental disabilities.

The following service offerings are individually designed to meet the unique needs of each person served and their family:

Children's Services

Family Supports

Residential Services

Day Services

Services are comprehensive, timely, cost effective and of high quality. We are proud of our competent, committed and caring staff and how we celebrate its diversity. Staff receive the training that they need to do their jobs well and experience an on-going opportunity for professional growth and advancement.