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Register for the 2015 Caring Force Rally!

Register for the 2015 Caring Force Rally!

Join us at the State House on Tuesday, April 7 at 10 a.m. as we let the new administration, new legislators and – of course – our longtime supporters know how they can support the human services sector and workforce in 2015. Read More

Administration Announces 9C Cuts to Human Services

Administration Announces 9C Cuts to Human Services

Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders announced Wednesday the impact the Administration’s efforts to close a $768 million gap in the FY '15 budget would have on the health and human services sector Read More

February Caring Force Member Spotlight - Sorabel Harrigan

February Caring Force Member Spotlight - Sorabel Harrigan

While many employees worked remotely or stayed home, human services staff across the Commonwealth - including Sorabel Harrigan of Vinfen - braved the cold, wet and dangerous conditions to provide vital services to those in need. Read More

Final Decision Issued on Chapter 257

Final Decision Issued on Chapter 257

On Tuesday, January 13, human service providers, workers and clients across Massachusetts earned a victory for fair wages and rates. Read More

Winners Announced for 2014 Video Contest

Winners Announced for 2014 Video Contest

After three months and nearly 1,000 votes, the winners of the 2014 Broadcast Your Love of Human Services video contest are revealed! Read More

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Stay Connected: Follow @TheCaringForce on Twitter!

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Whole Children’s Friendship Band Win 2014 Video Contest

Whole Children's Friendship Band came in first place in the 2014 Broadcast Your Love of Human Services video contest for the second straight year! Check out all the great entries to this years contest at http://thecaringforce.org/blog/entry/winners-announced-for-2014-video-contest.

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2015 Senior Lobby Day Mar 02 2015
2015 Teen Parent Lobby Day Mar 26 2015
2015 Annual State House Rally Apr 07 2015

Featured Comment

Human service workers walked miles to get to work through snow when transportation was shut down; they stayed and worked much longer shifts when the scheduled staff was delayed or could not make it in; they made critically important decisions to respond to health emergencies; they helped individuals through a psychiatric or behavioral crisis by calmly using skills with which they were trained; and so much more.

Dr. Bruce Bird, Vinfen