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Human Rights in Social Services

Here in the United States, people routinely speak about their rights. Fundamental rights of Americans are described in the Declaration of Independence and guaranteed by the Constitution. In a broad sense, our rights can be classified as human, legal and civil, and laws at all levels of government help to ensure that these rights apply […]


VFW Post 6714 and VVMA Donate to CHD’s Early Intervention

Members from West Springfield’s VFW Post 6714 came to CHD’s home office in Springfield just before Christmas to deliver toys and a generous donation to help families in CHD’s Early Intervention program. The money will be used to purchase strollers, toys, diapers, and other things families need for their children. Vietnam Veterans of MA, Inc. […]


State Representative Mark tour CHD Greenfield Center for Wellness

CHD President & CEO, Jim Goodwin hosted Representative Paul Mark for a tour of construction at the new CHD Greenfield Center for Wellness, 102 Main Street in Greenfield. The project is an integrated care partnership of CHD and Community Health Center of Franklin County (CHCFC). When it opens in 2018, the Center will leverage the […]


HAPPY FALL from CHD’s Diversion, Shelter and Housing!

Moms, kiddos and CHD Staff all enjoyed a wonderful time at Fletcher Farm in Southampton.  Farmer Fletcher drove his big tractor safely through the cornfields on our hayride, while we enjoyed the beautiful fall colors.  We got to meet all their animals, pet the goats, baby calves, and a mama pig with her babies. The […]


Downtown Greenfield: The Road Ahead, Day 2

Second of five parts   When Jessica Mullins first heard a health clinic was moving into the nearby Main Street storefront formerly occupied by Whitney Hill Antiques, she was disappointed by the loss of another downtown retail space. “My initial reaction was, ‘Ugh, it’s not retail and it’s not a restaurant,’” she said. But Mullins, […]