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Providers' Council President and CEO Michael Weekes was quoted in a Boston Globe editorial on Monday, November 17 about Governor-Elect Charlie Baker and the early test his administration will have with the human services sector.
The Providers' Council on Friday, November 14 filed testimony on Community-Based Flexible Supports rates.
The Providers' Council on Monday, November 10, submitted testimony to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education regarding proposed amendments to restraint regulations.
On October 30, 2014 Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino passed away at the age of 71.
This week, the Providers' Council joins the Children's League of Massachusetts in recognizing the dedicated caregivers who provide services to children and strengthen families and communities throughout our state. Governor Deval Patrick has officially proclaimed October 14 through October 17 as Children's Services Appreciation Week in the Commonwealth.
The Providers' Council on Wednesday sent a letter to DESE Commissioner Mitchell D. Chester and DEEC Commissioner Thomas L. Weber regarding concerns to the proposed draft regulations amending 603 CMR 46.00 and 102 CMR 3.00.
Did you miss last week's Human Services Gubernatorial Forum? Did you attend, but you'd like to watch again and see what the candidates have to say?
The Providers' Council on Tuesday, September 24, hosted the second ever Human Services Gubernatorial Forum at Faneuil Hall with the four major candidates for Governor. Nearly 700 people attended the 90-minute session to hear from the candidates on human services topics.
The Providers' Council expo has sold out for the tenth straight year.
Attorney General candidate Warren Tolman met with the Providers' Council Board of Directors on Wednesday, September 3 to discuss his reasons for running for Attorney General and his views on the human services and nonprofit sectors.
The Caring Force has launched its third annual Broadcast Your Love of Human Services video contest!
On Tuesday, August 12, EOHHS announced the schedule for the FY '15 Salary Reserve application period and distribution period online at its Salary Reserve webpage. As you recall, an $8 million annualized Salary Reserve was included in the final FY '15 budget. We are please that it appears payments will be distributed before the holidays this year.
With the voter registration deadline for the primary election in Massachusetts right around the corner, it's important that you're registered to vote and that your voter registration is up to date!
The Providers' Council welcomes Sam Geller as its new public policy and communications associate.
The Providers' Council this week submitted testimony to EOHHS on rates for adult housing, community support services and certain elder care services.
Late last week, the Providers' Council submitted testimony to the Executive Office of Health and Human Services on the proposed Payments for Youth Short-Term Stabilization and Emergency Placement Services.
Late Monday, the Providers' Council submitted testimony on 101 CMR 414.00, Rates for Family Stabilization Services.
There are many individuals and organizations who deserve to be honored for their creativity, contributions and accomplishments within the private provider industry. These individuals and organizations set standards of excellence. We invite you to nominate individuals within your agency, community organizations that you work with, legislators, and business partners for this important honor. Help us recognize outstanding contributions within our sector with an Award of Excellence nomination.
The Providers' Council on Wednesday, July 2 announced that Josephine Pang of The Home for Little Wanderers has been named the recipient of the 2014 Providers' Council Graduate Scholarship.
The Conference Committee budget proposal, released late Sunday night, includes an $8 million annualized Salary Reserve (line item 1599-6901), ensuring a modest salary adjustment for many low-paid direct care workers.