By DYS Commissioner Edward Dolan The dedication and efforts of DYS staff are critically important to the mission of impacting the lives of youth in our care. We recently recognized our employee’s work by honoring more than 100 DYS clinicians, caseworkers, district managers and resource …Continue Reading DYS state-wide training event celebrates staff and client achievement
By MRC Commissioner Charles Carr As we approach 22nd Anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this Thursday, now is an ideal opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made. The ADA, a broad civil rights law for people with …Continue Reading On the 22nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a resolve to continue championing all rights of all individuals with disabilities
By DCF Commissioner Angelo McClain On July 19 the Department of Children and Families (DCF) hosted the agency’s annual Foster Youth Summit for youth in our care. We were honored to be joined by Governor Patrick and Secretary Bigby to kick off this event. More …Continue Reading Fostering youth development at DCF’s Annual Youth Summit
By DTA Commissioner Dan Curley Recently, the Department was privileged to host distinguished members of Congress and the state Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. JudyAnn Bigby, for events at three of our local Transitional Assistance Offices (TAOs). The purpose was to highlight how …Continue Reading True stories of transitions to independence highlighted in Holyoke, Lowell and Worcester
By DVS Secretary Coleman Nee Independence Day gives all of us an opportunity to remember, serve, and honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice by serving this nation. On July 4, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray will launch the Patrick-Murray …Continue Reading Recognizing veterans and their service this Independence Day: 4th Annual MASS Veterans tour kicks off
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