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Recovery Learning Community holding open house at new location today

June 22nd, 2018|

By JOSHUA SOLOMON 
Recorder Staff
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

GREENFIELD — The days of getting mixed up with its neighbors on Federal Street are now past them and instead the Recovery Learning Community at 20 Chapman St. is now finally feeling at home.

To celebrate its new center, the RLC is hosting an open house and open mic Wednesday.

From […]

Northampton Recovery Center moves to Gleason Plaza

May 2nd, 2018|

By SARAH ROBERTSON 
Staff Writer, Daily Hampshire Gazette

NORTHAMPTON — Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Northampton Recovery Center, a peer-driven support group for drug abuse victims run by the Northwestern district attorney’s office, moved to a new site Monday and will soon expand its services and hours of operation.

After operating out of Edwards Church for the […]

Home & Community Connections’ Spiritual Care Coordination is Awarded a “Becker Trust Grant”

April 9th, 2018|

The Becker Trust Grants for Innovation
   
PICTURED: Rev. Gregory Jones, Spiritual Care Coordinator for Home & Community Connections,

and Consortium Executive Director, Marylou Sullivan.
Special Announcement on the Becker Innovation Grants. Read more HERE

About the Innovation Grants

In the fall of 2017, the Trustees and Advisors of the Becker Family Trust in conjunction with the Becker Center for Advocacy received […]

Episcopal church hosting RECOVER Project breakfast

March 16th, 2018|

By JOSHUA SOLOMON, Greenfield Recorder

Friday, March 16, 2018

GREENFIELD — The RECOVER Project is holding its second annual pancake breakfast fundraiser this morning at The Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew on Church Street. The event will run from 8 to 11 a.m. and tickets cost $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for children ages […]

Recovery Learning Center moves to new home on Chapman St.

December 20th, 2017|

Photo by Recorder Staff/Paul Franz

By JOSHUA SOLOMON 
Recorder Staff
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

GREENFIELD — The old space was embattled. The old space flooded. The old space had mold issues. The old space was too narrow. The old space was somewhat removed from Main Street. And, the old space was constantly confused with its neighboring space next door […]

Welcome Alaina Mango, New Director of the Salasin Project!

December 4th, 2017|

The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium Welcomes Alaina Mango, new Director of the Salasin Project!

GREENFIELD, MA – Beginning on Monday November 20th, the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium welcomed a new Salasin Project Director, Alaina Mango. Alaina comes to the Salasin Project with ten years’ experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence to reach personal goals, establish […]

The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium Celebrates its 2017 Mission Award Winners!

November 9th, 2017|

HOLYOKE – November 9, 2017

Each year, members of the Consortium’s Board of Directors choose “mission award” winners from a pool of peer-nominated staff who demonstrate its mission in a powerful way. This year’s three “mission award” categories include:

ORGANIZATIONAL IDENTITY – Awarded to a person or team who exemplify the organization’s identity by consistently demonstrating The […]

Greenfield resident honored for work with disabled

November 8th, 2017|

Recorder Staff
Monday, November 06, 2017

GREENFIELD — A regional nonprofit devoted to recognizing the work of those helping people with disabilities honored a Greenfield resident with her work for half a decade at The Salasin Project.

Vickie Hutchison was one of a handful of individuals awarded honors by the Pioneer Valley-based Stavros, which selects winners in the […]

Community learns methods for maintaining sobriety during holidays

November 8th, 2017|

By SHELBY ASHLINE 
Recorder Staff
Saturday, November 04, 2017

GREENFIELD — Hoping to share ways of maintaining sobriety during the holiday season, the Opioid Task Force partnered with members of the recovery community to offer a “Recovery During the Holiday Season” program Saturday.

Meeting in the Greenfield Public Library, various speakers — including those in recovery themselves — discussed […]

The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium Proudly Congratulates the Salasin Project’s Vickie Hutchinson as the Winner of Stavros’ 2017 Paul Winske Access Award!

October 31st, 2017|

 

OCTOBER 31, 2017 – HOLYOKE

Every year Stavros, a local non-profit organization supporting people with disabilities, sends a survey to consumers asking for nominations of local organizations/people that really go the extra mile for the people they serve.  A dedicated group of staff and volunteers review the nominations and conduct site visits.

The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium […]