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July 14, 2020

Hardee joins CHD’s leadership team

CHD recently welcomed Felicity Hardee to its leadership team as general counsel and chief compliance officer (CCO). As CCO, Hardee will provide leadership to help...
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June 5, 2020

Community Foundation of Western Mass. Awards CHD an Additional $75,000 in COVID-19 Support

Recognizing the agency’s role on the front lines of response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) has pledged an...
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June 1, 2020

A Message from CHD President and CEO Jim Goodwin and COO Nicole Gagne:

Dear CHD Colleagues and Friends, The Center for Human Development came into existence in 1972, primarily as a reaction—and, we hoped, a remedy—to deep injustices...
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May 29, 2020

Helping Stabilize Children and Families from Afar

Staff of CHD’s Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) services have been keeping in close contact with one another despite physical distancing, and it’s helped them...
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April 27, 2020

BBBS Hosts Livestream of Virtual Daffodil Run

Now in its 10th year, the Daffodil Run was scheduled to take place in Amherst, MA, live on the 26th, but BBBS transitioned to a...
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Limited Services Resume at Waterbury’s Hospitality Center

Due to an overwhelming need to continue services to those experiencing homelessness and housing instability, CHD’s Hospitality Center in Waterbury, CT, has re-opened to provide...
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CHD’s Not Bread Alone Community Meal Program Adapts to Continue Service

As COVID-19 continues to affect the financial capacities for many in Massachusetts it both creates barriers for those who rely on community-based services like NBA...
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Gagne Joins CHD Leadership as Chief Operating Officer

Nicole Gagne recently joined CHD as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) in January 2020, bringing forth a wealth of compliance knowledge and a strong...
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Family Outreach of Amherst Celebrate 30th Anniversary with Kickoff Event

CHD’s Family Outreach of Amherst (FOA) program held a celebratory event to kick off their 30th year of working to support families in need in...
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FIRST Steps Together Easthampton Begins Service

CHD’s FIRST Steps Together program held an open house at their location in Easthampton, MA, on Tuesday, February 11, for those interested in learning more...
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