Reports & Research

The Providers' Council often publishes reports on the human services sector and its workforce, and these are available for download below. We have also included reports on the human services sector by other authors.

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Leading the Way: Social Innovation in Massachusetts

Social innovation offers the promise of addressing social problems more effectively and more efficiently. For some agencies, it also creates possibilities for increased financial stabilities associated with diversified revenue streams.

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Trends in the Human Service Landscape

The objectives of this report are to provide a concise overview of the major growth areas for human service provision and procurement at
the state level and a review of ground-breaking strategies and significant trends elsewhere in the country to address the emerging issues in this area.

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Profiles of Caring

Massachusetts’ social and economic strength is supported by strong families and communities, a prepared workforce, and an innovative spirit that addresses our economic and social needs.

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