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Pay gap creating crisis in human services sector, agencies say

State House News Service |

After the signing of a law calling for equal pay across gender lines, human services agencies are asking legislators for help closing a different sort of pay gap.

Q&A with Janice McNeill, board-certified behavior analyst

Janice McNeill took time while raising her children to reflect on her next career move, and that led her to pursue working with people on the autism spectrum.

As industry burgeons, home care leaders call for oversight that protects patients, workers

Susan Shalhoub |

Home health care providers are more in demand than ever, but some say regulation of home care agencies is lacking.

Dell EMC latest to embrace autism hiring in Central Massachusetts

Livia Gershon |

Central Massachusetts companies and advocates are working together to boost employment among a group that has historically faced a lack of job opportunities.

Be a social business


Social problems, across the street and around the globe, become more pressing and widespread as our world grows.

Heywood to provide veteran care

Emily Micucci |

Gardner-based Heywood Healthcare has signed a provider agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide healthcare services to veterans.

40 Under Forty: Patrick J. DiGregorio

DiGregorio started serving area veterans and their families nine years ago, first as residential advisor at the nonprofit's headquarters on Grove Street, helping the men who live there with...

40 Under Forty: Maryann C. Johnson

Johnson oversees fundraising, marketing and strategic planning at Oak Hill and developed a diversified fundraising plan using Community Investment Tax Credits – a gift-matching program raising...

GWCF awards $342K in mental health grants

Emily Micucci |

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation last week announced that $342,000 has been awarded through its Fairlawn Foundation Fund.

Former Fallon executive joins The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Emily Micucci |

Liz Olivera-Mustard is now vice president of quality management at The Bridge of Central Massachusetts.

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