News Nominate your unsung heroes for Awards of Excellence

The Providers’ Council is seeking nominations for our annual Awards of Excellence to honor outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts human services sector.

There are many organizations and individuals — including direct care staff, volunteers and CEOs — that deserve special recognition for their dedication and work in — and support of — human services. The Providers’ Council offers awards in many different categories. There are awards for direct support professionals, supervisors, managers, executive directors, chief executive officers, volunteers, advocates, innovative businesses, state employees, municipal officials, legislators, business partners and members of the media. See a full list of available awards here.

Please submit your nominations online here. The deadline to submit a nomination form is Friday, May 31.

Awardees will be recognized at our 44th Annual Convention & Expo: Everyone Counts. on Monday, October 7 at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston. Our Awards of Excellence program is one of the highlights of the day and recipients will be honored in front of more than 1,100 attendees from all areas in the sector and the state.

All award nominees must be nominated by a Council member organization and we can only accept two nominations per agency. Please visit our website and nominate a deserving individual or organization today!

For more information on the Awards of Excellence program, please contact Terry Wells at 617.428.3637 x110 or email him at

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