C.O.R.S.E Foundation
Scituate Community Of Resources for Special Education - C. O. R. S. E.
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Award Winning Foundation!

  • 2016 South Shore Conservatory Community Partnership Award
  • 2016 Scituate Recreation Community Spirit Award
  • 2016 FOX25 Hometown Team Award
  • 2015 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award
  • 2014 primary speaker at the first Flutie Foundation Partner Summit
  • 2011 Massachusetts Recreation and Park Association Program Outreach Award
  • Co-Founders named 2009 Scituate Citizens of the Year
  • 2008 Massachusetts Community Partnership Award from the Federation for Children with Special Needs




The CORSE Foundation (Community of Resources for Special Education) was established by a group of dedicated parents and educators to raise funds to provide high quality and affordable programming,training and resources that will benefit children with special needs (ages 3-22), their families and educators throughout South Shore Massachusetts.  CORSE has designed an innovative model within a blended framework of integrated and specialized social, educational and recreational programs so children with special needs can reach their full potential.  Our variety of programs are staffed appropriately through customized staffing ratios and special education expertise so ALL children, those with and without special needs, can successfully participate together within their community.  

To Make a Donation:

Please click here for information about making a monetary or stock donation to help CORSE provide needed support to children with special needs.


GuideStar has designated CORSE a gold-level
organization, demonstrating its commitment
to transparency. Click GuideStar seal for
more information.

Links to Photos/Videos/Presentations:

CORSE Photos/Videos(Shutterfly website) SEE YOUR KIDS IN ACTION!  Pictures of CORSE Programming

CORSE Overview Presentation (Revised May 2017)

Parent, Guardian, Peer Mentor and Volunteer Testimonials


To Make an Online Payment:

To make an online payment to CORSE, please enter your invoice or statement number below and click the 'pay now' button below.  Please put the amount you are paying in the 'Item Price' box (which reads $0) and click update.  That updated amount will be charged to your credit/debit card or PayPal account. 

Invoice/Statement #s



Since the scope of CORSE programming serves children ages 6-22, we would like to refer interested older teens and adults to explore a valuable neighbor in our community, Friendship Home. They provide a variety of respite programs and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families including their Home Away from Home overnight respite center, Bridges to Work vocational program and social recreational programs for ages 14 and older. Please click here to view their website.


       12th Annual CORSE Golf Tournament & PAR-TEE!!

Friday May 18

     9 HOLE GOLF EVENT (to accommodate SHS Prom and NDA Graduation)

1 pm Registration & Lunch, 2 pm Shotgun

    Start: $175pp, $700 p4some

5:30 Dinner:  $35pp

7:30 Par-Tee:  $20 pp

Featuring the Doc Ellis Band

REGISTER HERE: http://conta.cc/2Galx3y



  • Event Sponsor: Deb & Joe Annese
  • Dinner Sponsor: Steve LeVangie, LeVangie Electric
  • Lunch Sponsor: Jeff & Gerry Lynch
  • Registration Sponsor: Harbor Mooring, Keith & Colleen Walo
  • Golfer's Gift Sponsor:Donald & Laura O'Keefe in memory of          Kay O'Keefe 
  • 19th Hole ParTee Sponsor: Old Colony Financial/Jim Fratello         and Kristen & John Welch
  • Closest to Pin Sponsor: Harvey & Susan Gates
  • Longest Drive Sponsor: Bob & Eileen Hamel; Hamel, Marcin, Dunn, Reardon & Shea, P.C.

We still have major sponsor opportunities and are in need of Auction Items, HOLE and CART sponsors.  Click here for details!



Spring Recreation Programs

OPEN to ALL Children, those with and without special needs, and OPEN to ALL Towns.

Registration for the following programs begins March 19, 6:30 pm for Scituate residents, March 26, 9:00 am for non-residents:

     All-Stars Nautical Mile Grades 1-8

     All-Stars Jiu Jitsu Grades 1-8

Click here for more information.


Summer Recreation Programs

Open to all towns. All programs except iCan Bike are open to all children, those with and without special needs. 

Registration for the programs listed below begins March 19 at 6:30 pm for Scituate residents, April 23 at 9:00 am for non-residents.  Please click here for more information.

All-Stars Summer Youth Camp  (Grades 1-4):

All-Stars Summer Extreme  (Grades 5-8)

All-Stars Maritime Adventures through AccesSport America   (Ages 6-22):

 iCan Bike, Formerly Lose the Training Wheels (Ages 8-22)

All Stars Tennis with ACEing Autism (Ages 6-22)


Summer Social and Academic Programs

Programs are open to ALL Scituate students, unless designated.

Registration is underway for the programs listed below.  Please click here for more information.


Sunshine Adventurers (Pre-School-Kindergarten)  
Grades K-2 Best Buddies Field Trip Fridays  
Grades 3-5 Best Buddies Field Trip Fridays  

Reading and Writing Enrichment Plus Summer ELA Packet (Grades 3-5)

Math Investigators Plus Summer Math Packet
 (Grades 3-5) 

Gates/High School Summer Enrichment Packet Support

Gates/High School Traveling Tuesdays 


Financial assistance is available for all programs.

For 2018, these programs have been generously supported by grant funding received from the Harold Brooks Trust, John W. Alden Trust, Edwin Phillips Foundation, Scituate Rotary Club, South Shore Playhouse Associates as well as our community fundraising supporters.  



New, EASY way to help raise money for CORSE!


Already shopping at Amazon?  It's just a click away!
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.

Signing up is so easy!
To support CORSE, open the regular Amazon.com site:
     - Log in to your amazon account
     - Copy and paste http://smile.amazon.com/ into the browser bar
       (Bookmark this page for future use!)
     - Click on "Your Account"
     - Select Change your Charity.  Type CORSE in the box labeled "Or
       pick your own charitable organization". 
      - You will see Scituate CORSE Foundation North Scituate
      - Click on the Select button and you are done!


CORSE Apparel



         Reversible Vests - $29  (very high quality material) 


         Shipping $5, FREE delivery within Scituate

         Click here to order: CORSE Apparel Orders


To Make a Donation:

Help provide needed support to children with special needs in our community through a contribution to our Foundation.  For more information, please click here.

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