755 South First Street
New Bedford, Ma 02744

We are Dennison.

We care about kids. We care about community.

Led by a committed Board of Directors, Dennison’s core staff has worked at the Center for decades. A life-long resident of New Bedford, Sean Hargraves has guided Dennison for 35 years.  Joe Neves, has dedicated 30 years as Dennison’s chief program administrator and technology specialist, and Joe Gill, a former high school teacher at NBHS, has enthusiastically overseen the physical education/athletic programs for 34 years.

President & CEO James H. Mathes joined Dennison in June 2014, eqipped with a lifetime of non-profit management experience, now focused on Dennison's sustainability.

In addition, we have a team of part-time, multi-lingual staff who assist in implementing programs. Many of these individuals attended Dennison as youth and are  familiar with our community. Staff are CPR and first aid certified.