Greater Merrimack Valley Employment Collaborative

About Us



The Greater Merrimack Valley Employment Collaborative (GMVEC) is a vibrant partnership between service providers, government agencies, workforce development entities, and employers working towards one common goal - to increase employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

GMVEC works with employers across the Greater Merrimack Valley to connect them with a largely untapped market of qualified job candidates. Our pool of candidates includes individuals from 23 towns from Newburyport to Westford, who experience either a mental illness, a developmental disability, or in some cases, a physical disability. Job candidates have a range of interests, skills, and level of education, but all share one common trait – the commitment and desire to enter the workforce and contribute positively to a local employer.

GMVEC is an initiative of Riverside Community Care funded by the Department of Developmental Services  (DDS).

Areas Served

Amesbury, Andover, Billerica, Boxford, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Merrimac, Methuen, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, Rowley, Salisbury, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro, West Newbury, Westford