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August 12, 2022

Early Intervention Program Supervisor Cindy Napoli Attends National Breastfeeding Month Celebration

CHD Early Intervention Program Supervisor Cindy Napoli attended the City of Springfield’s Flag Raising Ceremony for the National Breastfeeding Month Kickoff on August 1. Napoli,...
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July 21, 2022

Team Effort: CHD's Early Intervention Program Partners with Parents to Improve Their Children's Development

Pictured: CHD Early Intervention Program Supervisor Cindy Napoli and Linkyn When Jessica McClintock’s baby was born prematurely, he required a feeding tube and breathing tube,...
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July 12, 2022

Alton Jones Named CHD’s VP of Children and Families

Alton Jones has joined CHD as the VP of Children and Families, bringing to the agency more than 25 years of experience in the human...
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July 11, 2022

State Designates CHD a Community Behavioral Health Center

On July 7, the state Executive Office of Health and Human Services announced that CHD is one 25 behavioral health and substance use providers in Massachusetts...
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July 7, 2022

CASA Program to Hold Virtual Info Sessions for New Volunteers in August

Since 1977, the Center for Human Development’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Hampden County have been speaking up for kids who can’t. CASA gives...
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July 1, 2022

Going Places: Two Teens in CHD’s Family Shelter System Honored by Holyoke Public Schools

A pair of youths served by CHD’s family shelter system have recently earned Rising Stars awards from the Holyoke Public Schools. This is the most...
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June 27, 2022

CHD’s All In: Barrier-Free Recreation Program—Making Sports More Inclusive One Athlete at a Time

Giovanni Durocher (pictured), an 18-year-old athlete in CHD’s All In Barrier-Free Recreation Adaptive Dance Program, has no problem cutting loose on the dance floor, and...
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June 6, 2022

CHD Launches New Brand, Including Logo, Color Palette, Tagline and Anthem Video

The Center for Human Development (CHD) is proud to launch its new brand today, presenting a fresh look and statement of its mission and values...
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June 1, 2022

Western Mass Mom Prom Donates $20,000 to CHD’s Cancer House of Hope

(L-R) Cancer House of Hope (CHH) volunteer Jill Shinners, Western Mass Mom Prom (WMMP) Committee member Eva Dion, CHH volunteer April Lassard, CHH Program Director...
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May 24, 2022

CHD's Not Bread Alone: Serving Delicious Meals with a Side of Community

Program Supervisor and Volunteer Coordinator Bob Stover receives produce from an Amherst Farmer. It’s a Wednesday afternoon at CHD’s Not Bread Alone (NBA) community meals...
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