The Caring Force is the grassroots advocacy initiative of the Providers' Council. The Caring Force seeks to empower those who care about the human services sector to advance an agenda that creates an environment in Massachusetts that protects our most vulnerable neighbors and creates a stronger economy with the pay, recognition, and respect our workers deserve.
Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s Broadcast Your Love of Human Services photo contest! We tallied more than 600 votes among the 14 amazing entries, and with input from our panel, narrowed the three finalists to Advocates, Communities for People and Community Connections. It was so great to see how many Caring Force members
It’s Direct Support Professional Recognition Week in Massachusetts, and The Caring Force has loved seeing how everyone has been celebrating DSPs! This week is for you and all of your hard work! Direct support professionals include direct care workers, residential staff, child care workers, case workers, personal assistants, personal attendants, in-home supports workers, aides, paraprofessionals and others.
Our Seventh Annual Caring Force Rally and Lobby Day in support of our Pro-Workforce Legislative Agenda was a BIG success! With hundreds of Caring Force members filling the Great Hall and advocating with their legislators after the event, we couldn’t have asked for a better day.