Community-based human services organizations and businesses and institutions supportive of the sector are able to join the Providers' Council for a variety of benefits.

“From the certificate programs to Providers’ eAcademy to the effective legislative and budgetary advocacy, our membership in the Providers’ Council is an enormous value.”

Bay Cove Human Services

“The Providers’ Council forges vital connections between our work and that of other human service providers. It bridges what sometimes seems like an enormous distance between Boston and Western Mass., allowing our voices to be heard on the issues that affect the people we serve.”

Amherst Survival Center

Membership Categories:

The Provider Membership category is open to any private human service agency providing direct services in Massachusetts.


The Associate Membership category is open to any business or institution that provides goods and/or services to the provider industry. 


Membership lasts for the calendar year, January through December

Questions? Contact Bill Yelenak at 508.598.9800 or


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The Providers’ Council provides email updates on various items through our Academy for Learning & Exchange (ALEX) e-newsletter and our Providers’ Council eDigest. Sign up here to receive ALEX, and if you’re a Council member, contact to make sure you get our members only communication, like eDigest.