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March 20, 2021

Katherine Cook Is Named CHD’s Chief Program Officer

Katherine M. Cook, who has served in the role of Vice President of Behavioral Health since 2016, has been named the Center for Human Development’s...
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March 8, 2021

CHD honors community partners, donors and frontline staff with annual awards

CHD recently announced the honorees for the organization’s annual awards, which celebrate members of the community and partners to the organization for their major contributions...
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February 8, 2021

CASA book club covers ‘Punching the Air’ YA novel, features guest speaker

Staff and volunteers of CHD’s Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) recently read and discussed instant New York Times bestseller Punching the Air during their monthly book...
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December 18, 2020

CHD partners with local middle school to offer behavioral health services to youth and families

Part of a $3.4 million grant to provide behavioral health and substance use intervention services in Central and Western Massachusetts schools, CHD has partnered with...
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November 27, 2020

CHD expands youth homelessness services through internal and community partnerships

As part of a $2.4 million federal grant awarded to the City of Springfield with the goal of preventing and ending homelessness among youth and...
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November 10, 2020

Myers presents to CASA book club on gender identity and more

As part of their book club, CHD’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Hampden County recently held a virtual event to discuss their latest read, Continental...
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October 28, 2020

CHD partnership with Hampden DA, area hospitals provides 1,120 Naloxone doses to first responders

Two years ago, CHD embarked on a lifesaving initiative led by Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni with local partners Baystate Health and Trinity Health...
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Sigma Gamma Rho Wig Drive supports services at Cancer House of Hope

Cancer House of Hope Program Director Margaret Toomey stands with donated wigs. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month CHD’s Cancer House of Hope partnered...
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September 8, 2020

Hospitality Center awarded more than $400,000 in COVID-19 relief funding

Awarded by the Waterbury Board of Aldermen, the Hospitality Center will receive a grant of $400,900 to support their services as they continue amid the...
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August 24, 2020

CHD cancels ‘Through Her Eyes’ conference due to COVID-19 concerns

From left to right: CHD President and CEO Jim Goodwin, 2019 keynote speaker and Founder of LIFT Nikki Bell, and CHD VP of Children and...
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