The association offers its members high-quality public policy research, advocacy, communication and information, education and training, research and cost-saving programs to add value for our members and to help them reach their objectives.
Founded in 1975 to influence public policy to support community-based services throughout Massachusetts, the Council is the state’s largest human services membership association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the community-based human services sector. As a membership association, the Council receives its primary support from its members and business partners.
The Council is governed by a diverse board of directors who are committed to the values of the corporation. The board supports the Council’s mission: to promote a healthy, productive and diverse human services industry.