Our programis unique in that we also offer supportive social programs for service dog recipients by involving them in training from the very beginning. Recipients take part in organized training sessions and puppy socialization outings that provide life skills training and supportive social groups.

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We are located at:

323 High Street

Walpole MA 02081 US

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978 - 847 - 7870


   Our mission:

 At GOFI, we work to empower our clients to live independently, unencumbered by the challenges of daily living associated with medical disabilities. We match each client with a service dog that meets their individual needs.

Golden Opportunities for Independence In Walpole is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization

EIN 472354183

The GOFI team out in the community, helping foster children find their forever home.  

GOFI has provided service dogs to individuals with the following conditions:

- Seizure Disorders

- ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

- Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Connective Tissues 
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Mobility Impairments 
- Autism
*GOFI is eager to work with other populations as needed

With a GOFI dog at your side, independence isn't far behind! Our Service Dog Training Program provides you with the confidence you need to become independent again...

GOFI will be speaking at Mass General in October 2017 regarding seizure detection and response service dogs. If you would like GOFI dogs to appear at an event for your school or organization, please contact us!

We are truly lucky to have the opportunity to work with so many fantastic recipients.  Our recipients are hardworking and committed to the program, and they have all become part of the GOFI family.

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