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.
Find the powerpoint here.
Sept 21st - Accessing Substance Use Treatment. Mark Jachym, Springfield Comprehensive Treatment Center, Gabriel Quaglia, Tapestry.
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
Find the powerpoint to Greg's slides, here.
Oct 26th - SNAP benefits (food stamps) Mary Loughlin, SNAP Outreach Coordinator, MA Dept. of Transitional Assistance
Find the Powerpoint for Mary's slides here.