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Recent Events & Training

2022 Three County and Hampden County Lunch and Learn Training Series - Wednesdays this fall, 12:30-1:30pm.


Sept 7th - SSI/SSDI processes and coming changes, Caitlyn Thomas, Social Security/Disability Advocate.  Recording

find the powerpoint here.


Sept 14th - Employment Assistance Programs.  Cynthia Ray, MassHire Hampshire/Franklin Career Centers.


Passcode: qj@Fr0tK 

Find the powerpoint here.


Sept 21st -  Accessing Substance Use Treatment. Mark Jachym, Springfield Comprehensive Treatment Center, Gabriel Quaglia, Tapestry.

Passcode: b&&GRv7s

Find the powerpoint for Accessing Substance Use Treatment here, the sides on recovery, here, and a Western Mass Substance Use treatment and prevention services directory, here.

Oct. 12th - SSI/SSDI: best practices for working with SS, DDS, and providers. Caitlyn Thomas, Social Security Advocate.

Find the powerpoint for Caitlyn's slides here. 

Oct 17th -  Transitional Assistance for Families with  Dependent Children (TAFDC) . Gregory Ashe, MA Dept. of Transitional Assistance

Passcode: =Kiq330T

Find the powerpoint to Greg's slides, here.

 Oct 26th -  SNAP benefits (food stamps)  Mary Loughlin, SNAP Outreach Coordinator, MA Dept. of Transitional Assistance
Passcode: U1aM%pcY

Find the Powerpoint for Mary's slides here.

CoC Trainings

Please click here to access the Three County CoC's training platform and email Michele LaFleur at to request an account.

Passcode: b&&GRv7s

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