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Apply now to Council’s graduate Human Service Management certificate program

Apply now to Council’s graduate Human Service Management certificate program

Apply now to the Council’s Certificate in Nonprofit Human Service Management Program beginning this fall. This year-long, graduate-level program is designed for mid-career human service professionals who seek to strengthen their management skills and learn in specialized, sector-specific classes with peers from other human service agencies. The program is offered in partnership with  Clark University

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Council submits testimony on UI relief for Mass. nonprofits

Council submits testimony on UI relief for Mass. nonprofits

The Providers’ Council has submitted testimony in support of House Bill 4743, An Act assisting non-profits to provide for COVID-19 unemployment benefits. As the the state’s largest association of community-based health and human services organizations, many of which self-insure for unemployment, the Council supports this legislation that would create a Non-Profit Unemployment Benefit Fund. The

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Newly updated: Council members take action on racial justice initiatives

Newly updated: Council members take action on racial justice initiatives

In the wake of the brutal killing in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a number of Providers’ Council members have issued Black Lives Matter statements and launched initiatives to further racial justice and equity. We will continue to update this page with the actions of our members.  Please send statements and updates from your organization to

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U.S. Rep. Kennedy, Mass. Senate President Spilka, Speaker DeLeo & dozens more officials support human service workers

U.S. Rep. Kennedy, Mass. Senate President Spilka, Speaker DeLeo & dozens more officials support human service workers

Dozens of elected officials from across the Commonwealth took part in a digital rally on Thursday to thank community‐based human services workers for their tireless efforts serving state residents in the face of the COVID‐19 pandemic. Congressman Joe Kennedy III, Senate President Karen Spilka, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo and other legislators took to

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New guidance issued for residential and congregate care providers during COVID-19 crisis

New guidance issued for residential and congregate care providers during COVID-19 crisis

On Tuesday, April 14, the  Executive Office of Health and Human Services issued updated guidance for residential and congregate care programs during the COVID-19 crisis. The new guidelines cover protective measures/mitigating the risk of spreading COVID-19; restrictions on visitors; screening current residents; staff protocols; and precautionary steps to keep residents and staff healthy, among other

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