Mission Moments

CHD in Our Communities: A Bed for Every Child

In addition to the critical direct services we provide for thousands of families and children in the Bay State and Connecticut, CHD often partners with other agencies across the state to offer enhanced benefits when we can. In December,these included nine beds for children previously without them. It’s hard to imagine children with homes may […]


Meet Dylan

Dylan Montes-Peralta, 17 months, and a client of CHD’s Early Intervention program, is shown here with his mom Christina. Passing objects between his tiny hands. Sitting up on his own. Rolling on his belly. Greeting his parents with a smile. These are the little miracles members of CHD’s Early Intervention team have helped bring to […]


Meet Melissa

Melissa felt she had turned a corner in her recovery from drug abuse as she cut through a side street to take a city bus to her therapist’s office. Only months clean and fairly fresh off a month-long stint in jail, she spotted some tiny, familiar glassine baggies on the ground, and kept walking. “Once […]


Meet Corinne

Eight years ago, Corinne stepped off a Greyhound bus in Springfield, by way of Tennessee, where she had pursued a new start and a new life that never materialized. With two young children in tow and another on the way, she was looking for an escape from an abusive relationship that had festered for years. […]


Recovery Mission Goodwin House Helps Addicted Young Men Change Course

Article originally appeared in HealthCare News in October 2018: https://healthcarenews.com/recovery-mission-goodwin-house-helps-addicted-young-men-change-course/     Michael (policy allows use of his first name only) remembers that not long after his family moved while he was in middle school, he started “looking up to the wrong people.”   This was a development that would have consequences he says he couldn’t […]