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Caring Force Rally speakers deliver powerful message

All four human service workers say they are passionate about their work, but burdened by student debt.

Caring Force honors champions at Fifth Annual State House Rally

Sen. Flanagan, Rep. Roy and Rep. Fox were recognized for their ongoing support of human services.

Walker, Osborne see potential for collaboration to fill jobs

Rising need for human service employees could help shape job-training programs.

Forum looks at ‘The Changing Face of Human Services’

Research shows that human services job growth will continue its surge through the next eight to 10 years, but filling those positions will be one of the sector's greatest challenges.

Council forum looks at ways to ease burden of student debt

Student loan lawyer Adam Minsky discusses repayment and forgiveness options available.

Here’s the 4.11 on the 2016 Caring Force Rally

The Caring Force will put human service workforce issues front and center at the State House on April 11th.

Limited space remains for Annual Business Meeting & forum

The Providers' Council will host its Annual Business Meeting and The Changing Face of Human Services forum on Wednesday, April 6 at The Verve Hotel in Natick.

Providers’ Council honors job creation champions

Clients, providers, the DTA commissioner and legislative champions came together to mark the success of CIES and job training programs.

Loan repayment, social enterprise bills get favorable reports

The Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities advanced the Council's student loan repayment legislation.

Council attending upcoming Chapter 257 information sessions

The Providers' Council is attending all Chapter 257 information sessions that are being held across the Commonwealth.

Voters turn out in droves to have say on Super Tuesday

In addition to the presidential primary, three state House of Representative seats were also decided.

Committee removes right-of-first-refusal provision

The Joint Committee on Revenue Tuesday reported out a bill "in part" but removed a potentially damaging provision that would give cities and towns a right-of-first-refusal provision when a nonprofit seeks to sell property or change its use.

Council sends letter in opposition to Right of First Refusal provision

The Providers' Council joined other human services membership associations on Thursday, February 18 in sending a letter to the Joint Committee on Revenue in opposition to Section 27 of House Bill 3908, An act modernizing municipal finance and government.

Joint Committee on Ways & Means to hold Feb. 22 hearing

The Joint Committee on Ways & Means has scheduled an FY '17 budget hearing on Feb. 22 for EOHHS agencies.

Save the date for great Council events in April!

The Providers' Council will host its Annual Business Meeting, Forum on Workforce Projections 2020 and 5th Annual Caring Force Rally for Human Services in early April!

Council, coalition opposing right-of-first-refusal plan

A section of the Governor's Municipal Reform Bill would give first-refusal to cities and towns when a nonprofit wants to sell or convert property.

Register to vote by Wednesday, February 10!

The Massachusetts presidential primary is right around the corner on Wednesday, February 10, but you need to register to vote before you head to the polls on March 1!

Rate hearings next week for Family Stabilization, three others

The state will hear comments on proposed rate adjustments made in accordance with Chapter 257.

Start voter engagement now to ensure nonprofit votes count

NonprofitVOTE has compiled a trove of resources to assist organizations.

‘Health care costs are killing us’

The Council and members testify in support of a bill that would allow human service organizations to join the Group Insurance Commission.

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