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Cass Pastorelle
Cass Pastorelle, Program Director Eagle Eye Institute
McKenzie Umrysz
McKenzie Umrysz, Intake and Outreach for the Healthy Families program in Holyoke
Amanda Ortiz
Amanda Ortiz- Young Life Springfield
Adlyn Colon
Adlyn Colon - Holyoke Community College at Picknelly Center
Rafael Rodriguez
Rafael Rodriguez/ Western Mass Training Consortium
Jennifer Kinsman
Jennifer Kinsman, United Way of Pioneer Valley
Chassity Crowell MIller
Dorimar Diaz, BRYT Program
Karen Brown
Karen Brown Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School
Nayroby Rosa-Soriano
Nayroby Rosa-Soriano, Director of Community Engagement and Resident Services at OneHolyoke CDC
Ron Thompson
Ron Thompson - CrossPoint Clinical Services. Hello everyone. I hope you are all doing well.
Kirsten Lewis
Kirsten Lewis, Resource Navigator and SupervisorPartners in Health, Contact Tracing Collaborativeklewis@covid19.pih.org
Ruby DeFelice
Ruby DeFelice, Outreach and Development Associate at Womanshelter Companeras
Jen Hansen
Jen Hansen, Westover Job Corps
Sandra Ward
Sandy Ward, Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western Mass.
Sean Bannon
Sean Bannon, Law Enforcement Program Coordinator, Behavioral Health Network Crisis Services
Germaris Pinero
Germaris Pinero / Young Parent Support Program at the YWCA
Cynthia Espinosa
Cynthia Espinosa, City of Holyoke OPED espinosac@holyoke.org
Rafael Rodriguez
with the HEALing Communities Study
sylvia Ruiz
Sylvia Ruiz. Account Executive, Fallon Health Navicare, sylvia.ruiz@fallonhealth.org
Sergio Vicente
blessings everyone
eliel gonzalez
Greetings all! It Pastor Eliel from Habitation Church 440 High St
Kelly Wood
Kelly Wood Young Parent Support Program at the YWCA of Western Ma
Jasmin Martinez
Jasmin Martinez- Patient Care Coordinator/ Hearinglife
Sergio Vicente
Sergio Vicente
Off. Josh Colon Holyoke Police Dept, Community Police officer, off.colon@holyokepd.org, 413-650-0546
Sergio Vicente
Sergio Vicente - Youth Counselor - MassHireHolyoke svicente@masshireholyoke.org
Liandro Gonzalez
Deputy Liandro Gonzalez Holyoke Community Task Force Liandro.gonzalezhcsd@gmail.com
Edward Caisse
Ed Caisse: Hampden Count Sheriff's Department
Vida Zavala
Vida Zavala, Community Education Project Community Outreach Specialist and ESOL teacher. I will be checking in and out because unfortunately I have another meeting. email is vzavala@cepholyoke.org,
Lusmari Roman
VCare we provide personal care and home making services. We service entire Massachusetts if any one requires any assistance. We are also opening a Adult Day Program next month from 12/14/2020-12/19/2020 please contact us from open house and for any assistance in our GAFC 413-840-5585 or 508-752-1700
Lashanda Stone
Good afternoon! Lashanda Stone here from the DCF Volunteer Case Review Program. Information about the program can be found here: https://www.mass.gov/dcf-foster-care-review-volunteer . Our online application can be accessed via the following link: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-to-be-a-volunteer-case-reviewer. Feel free to reach with any questions at Lashanda.Stone@mass.gov .
Chassity Crowell MIller
Chassity Crowell MIller
Bishop Neal Boyd
Bishop Neal Boyd MassSupport Network 781 805-5514
Aaron Vega
Happy Thursday everyone. Great to see you all.
Chassity Crowell MIller
My name is Dorimar Diaz. I am the program coordinator and clinician for the BRYT Program at Holyoke High School. This program works with students with significant mental health concerns and have attendance has suffered to assimilate back into the school setting in a supportive manner (with clinical and academic support). I am offering a FREE SPANISH PARENT SUPPORT GROUP EVERY THURSDAY AT 7pm. I will attach my flyer.
Debbie Gonzalez
Hell Everyone- Debbie, Hope for Holyoke Recovery Center on 100 Suffolk St is open with some in person peer support groups and ind peer support, assistance in getting treatment, etc. Full range of virtual group which can be found along with our full schedule on our FB Page https://www.facebook.com/HFHRC/ Thanks
Brenda Carroll
Brenda Carroll, Outreach and Marketing Specialist with Commonwealth Care Alliance Bcarroll@commonwealthcare.org 413-302-0770 commonwealthcarealliance.org We are an insurance plan that offers SCO age 65+ and One Care age 21-64 for members on Mass Health/Medicare. We cover everything Mass Health and Medicare offers but in addition so many more benefits at no cost. Medications covered at 100%, transportation for medical and social visits, comprehensive dental coverage, vision benefits, $500 per calendar year on OTC and food items with our Healthy Savings Program, DME and medical supplies covered. We have a large network of Providers and work with many agencies in the communities across Massachusetts. AEP ends on December 7th so please reach out before then to refer anyone you think may be a good fit for CCA.
Andrew Batchelor
The best ways to contact the Office of Attorney General Maura Healey regarding landlord/tenant disputes:(1) If a tenant needs assistance, the tenant can call the Attorney General’s Consumer Hotline at 617-727-8400.(2) If service providers need immediate assistance for emergency, overnight evictions, they should fill out a form for rapid assistance: https://www.mass.gov/forms/eviction-help-request.
Zuheily Gonzalez
Open Arms Healthcare, Inc - 10 Center St Suite 304 Chiopee MA 413-592-1612 www.openarmhealth.com
Nayroby Rosa-Soriano
Is there any support available for Landlords that need ask someone to vacate their unit?
Marisol Guevara
Springfield College Bachelor's and Master's degrees on a flexible schedule or fully online. Taking applications for January but deadline is fast approaching. Please contact Marisol Guevara at 4132717692 or by email mguevara@springfield.edu.
Wilbert Weche
Yesenia Cruz- Adcare
Yesenia Cruz- Adcare Hospital, ycruz@adcare.com, phone: 508-713-1710
Wilbert Weche
BHN central intake # 413-BHN-WORK
Ruth Tirado
Community Education Project (CEP)El Proyecto Educativo para la Comunidadhttps://www.smore.com/w0mgj The Community Education Project (CEP) focuses on expanding ESOL literacy for adult non-English speakers. CEP offers free day and evening adult ESOL classes. We are looking for students of all Spanish/English literacy levels to come join our classes. All classes are being conducted online, so the only requirement is handheld mobile device with access to internet.Folks interested are encouraged to apply by contacting our intake specialist, Adlyn Colon. Her contact info is as follows: acolon@hcc.edu.
Kelly Wood
YPS program at the YWCA. service
Kelly Wood
We service youth up to the age of 23. pregnant or parenting. accepting referral. pleas email kwood@ywworks.org for the referral process.
Sandra Ward
For more info re November 18 meeting <‘ Raising the Alarm about Bodies in Limbo: Delays in Indigent Disposition in Massachusetts” see www.eventbrite.com/e/raising-the-alarm-about-bodies-in-limbo-registration-122636233275
Sophie Maki
For information on being a paid fair housing tester, please email our Testing Coordinator, Faizia Sharif, at fsharif@massfairhousing.org.
Allison Scott
appreciate that, Sergio!
Germaris Pinero
Young Patent Support Program at YWCA we are accepting referrals 413-732-3121 ext. 174
Klara Karol
Klara Karol, Marketing and Business Administration Instructor at Holyoke Community College; kkarol@hcc.edu; 413 348 4894; Our marketing students are working with community partners on their Marketing Plan, suggesting new initiatives and improvements of current marketing efforts.
Claudia Lora- Community Outreach Director for A Better Life Homecare. We provide at home nursing and PCA services to anyone over 21 years of age who may have medical conditions,disability or an elderly individual who may want to remain independent at home. You can contact me at 413-285-5929 or via email clora@ablhomecare.com
Lusmari Roman
VCare is not only looking to expand and facilitate our services to whom requires them but also trying to help the great community we have to get employment with us. We are looking for PCA’s, CNA’s, HHA, Case Managers and Nurses. I welcome the opportunity to have anyone interested in being considered for any of the positions mentioned above please contact us 413-322-0548, 508-752-1700 or 413-840-5585. please give us the opportunity to help our community give us a call.
Lauren Peretto
Hi everyone, I will have to sign off but wanted to let everyone know that Southbay is taking referrals for telehealth and telemedicine, as well as tele-youth mentoring. Referrals can be made at :508) 427-5362.
Sergio Vicente
Sergio Vicente - MassHire Holyoke - svicente@masshireholyoke.org
Lauren Peretto
my email if anyone has questions is: lauren.peretto@southbaycommunityservices.com -have a lovely day everyone!
Sandra Ward
Contact Sandy Ward, FCAWM, fcawmass@gmail.com, if wish to attend Nov 18, 6:30pm ZOOM mtg to discuss issues re Bodies in Limbo. Or register via the link I put earlier in this Chat.
Ruth Tirado
Please share with colleagues, family and friends. CEP launched a cookie fundraiser last week for the holiday season.Please spread the word as the last day to order is November 29th for December 14th delivery. https://www.rebeccasnutfree.com/product/community-education-project-fundraiser-holyoke/65
Ruth Tirado
Ruth S. Tirado Educational and Career Advisor (413) 561-0254‬rtirado@cepholyoke.org https://www.hcc.edu/courses-and-programs/workforce-development
Ruby DeFelice
To request recordings of Womanshelters Allies in Action: A Speaker Series or for more information you can email Ruby DeFelice at Events@womanshelter.org  If you are in need of services call our 24 Hour hotline 1-877-536-1628
Ron Thompson
Ron Thompson - www.crosspointclinical.org - rthompson@crosspointclinical.org
Rafael Rodriguez
Rafael@wmtcinfo.org /(413)530-0824
Vida Zavala
Hi again, I'm Vida Zavala from Community Education Project. vzavala@cepholyoke.org, 4134337427. We offer translation/interpreting services English/Spanish and visa versa. We also have available seats for our ESOL 1, 2, & 3 day and evening classes. Please contact Ruth Tirado, rtirado@cepholyoke.org. I'm also recruiting volunteers to support teachers/students in Juntos Collaborative ABE, ESOL, and Hiset programs/classes. please contact me. Thank you!
Quan Brewington
Quan (Lieu) Brewington you can reach me at qlieu@caregiverhomes.com, phone at 508-320-0736 or feel free to check out our website at https://www.caregiverhomes.com/. Thank you everyone!
Lindsay Osborn
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Hampden County is part of CHD. We recruit, train and support volunteer advocates who are appointed to children in foster care. 413-781-CASA
Rondey Allen
John McCarthy email boston.communityrelations@uscis.dhs.gov
Cynthia Espinosa (she/her)
Sorry I have to head out. but want to share some updates from Board of Health & OPED
Cynthia Espinosa (she/her)
WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in HolyokeA walk-up COVID testing site opened in Holyoke at 323 Appleton St.  Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 12/31/20.DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in HolyokeA Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 12/31/20.As of Friday 11/6/2020, the location of testing at Holyoke Community College has changed. The change was to prepare for the cold weather months. A map with the new traffic pattern and testing site location is posted on the Holyoke Board of Health website. The testing will remain at HCC, but now take place at Lot H. 
Cynthia Espinosa (she/her)
Cynthia Espinosa (she/her)
.org and City Council Backyard Hen Vote Tuesday, Nov. 17th zoom information at www.holyoke
Cynthia Espinosa (she/her)
Pedro Alvarez
Pedro Alvarez; Tapestry. palvarez@tapestryhealth.org (413) 315-3732
Pedro Alvarez
Narcan Training and Distribution, Screening and Counseling for HIV, HepC, and STI'S
Omar Mejia - Safe Routes to Schoo
nice to meet everyone, Omar Mejia - Safe Routes to School - Omar.mejia@aecom.com
Nayroby, such wonderful initiative! A Better Life would be interested to be a part of this! I will reach out!
Aliza Ansell
Sorry, I need to attend another meeting. Nice meeting everyone. Aliza
Cass Pastorelle, Eagle Eye
I have to hop off, but great to be back and see everyone!
Kim Lee
Good afternoon everyone, sorry to have to leave you all early. What an incredibly informative meeting/platform to learn about our collective efforts to impact lives. Wanted to introduce you to MHA's newest Residential Rehabilitation Services Program for young men 18-26 with a co-occurring mental health and substance use diagnosis. We are set to open this new, beautiful new home in just two short weeks. If you'd like to learn more, please reach out to me at klee@mhainc.org. Also, our new Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic, Bestlife is always accepting referrals -- no waitlist for clinicians or our prescriber. https://www.mhainc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/MHA-Recovery-Brochure-Trifold_v7.pdf
Kirsten Lewis
Thank you all. Please stay safe and have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Jen Hansen
I have to step out for another meeting. It was great to meet/see you all. Please let us know if we can be of any service at Job Corps - Hansen.jennifer@jobcorps.org
Kathy Anderson
Have to step off but Holyoke Medical Center is hosting their community dinner on Thursday November 19th frm 3:45 to 4:30. It is a walk up or drive up and pick up a meal to bring home to eat. Our first drive up, we served over 76 people. Next week planning for 100 people. People just need to drive up to the front of the hospital and we will pass them a meal. Everyone must be wearing masks.
Molly Hoyt
Molly Hoyt- Molly.hoyt@girlsontherun.org
Megan Grant
The Legacy Program (part of RFK Children’s Action Corps) works with young people 24 and under who have been or are at risk for sexual exploitation. We provide intensive mentoring and case management, using a harm reduction model and connect our young people with a survivor of exploitation who works with them. We accept referrals from any source. We are based in Springfield and work with anyone in Hampden County. For more info please email me: mgrant@rfkchildren.org
Lashanda Stone
I have to sign off for another commitment. Information about the DCF Volunteer Case Review Program is in the chat.
Helene Cesani
Hi everyone, I need to leave to another meeting. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about Therapeutic Mentoring Services in Gandara Center (Helene Cesani, hcesani@gandaracenter.org). I will be sharing more info by email. We have a short waitlist now. We provide services in Spanish and Nepali too.
Laura Mackie
My apologies I also need to leave, but it is wonderful to see everyone and learn more about the important work that you do! If you might have the ability or interest to host a graduate social work intern with your program- please feel free to reach out to me at lmackie@springfieldcollege.edu, 413-748-3027 I would love to speak with you! :) Thanks all
Lindsay Osborn
CASA WWW.CHD.ORG/CASA 413-781-CASA losborn@chd.org
eliel gonzalez
Hey All! I have to sign off but we will be sending out information for our outreaches for the next three months. We have a Thanksgiving Meal Event at 440 High St November 21, from 10:00 a.m. We have our Keep Warm Coat Drive December 12 (we are providing coats and winter apparel to families with children of school age, while supplies last, this event will require registration which we will send to Eddie.) January 16 will be our Free Professional Portrait Event for families of school age students (middle-high school).
Bonnie O'Donnell
Sorry, folks, I’m going to have to go now as well….but MHA is starting a new GRIT program, for those who have substance use and moderate to severe mental health issues, on Yale St. in Holyoke. Referrals can be made to 1-844 MHA WELL. We hope to open in December. For more information, I can be reached at bodonnell@mhainc.org. Thanks!
Bonnie O'Donnell
And I just realized I hadn’t mentioned, Yale St. is specifically for those who identify as LGBTQ+.
Joanne O'Toole-Homework House
Joanne O'Toole-Homework House jotoole@homeworkhouseholyoke.org or 413-313-8615
Amanda Ortiz
Amanda Ortiz Young Life Springfield
Jen Maseda
Jen Maseda jen.maseda@sheslocal.org Pioneer Valley Conference For Women OPEN MEETING DEC 3rd @ 6:30PM VIRTUAL Hope to see you there!
Greg Williams
Find a local unit of the Boy Scouts of America at www.beascout.org, visit www.wmascouting.org for more information. Greg Williams, greg.williams@scouting.org, 413-594-9196 x7004. Special Assistance financial assistance is available to both boys ad girls ages 5-20 for membership, uniform, and handbook fees. Program is occurring virtually and in person throughout WMass.
Darryll YWCA
Darryll Roberts YWCA droberts@ywworks.org
Brenda Carroll
Hi everyone, I’ve got to run but please reach out re: either SCO or One Care interest fo any of your consumers/clients. Happy to check eligibility and walk through the details of enrollment process. I included my contact info earlier in the chat.
Diana Guzman
YWCA Hotline (413) 733-7100
Diana Guzman
dguzman@ywworks.org; https://www.ywworks.org
Omar Mejia - Safe Routes to Schoo
the quality is bad because the video is on, try with just the audio
Aaron Vega
So many great organizations. Thank you to everyone. Be well and be safe.
Yesenia Cruz- Adcare
I think it's lagging
Cindy Colangione
Melany Mendoza
BBBS Hampden & HSNI Recruiting Mentors NOW for Holyoke High School Youths! https://forms.gle/MxmF1D3yztp24SxM8
Jennifer Kinsman
United Way of Pioneer Valley offers free financial coaching with our Thrive program, information and referral with Mass 211, emotional support and suicide prevention with Call 2 Talk (508-532-2255), and if you need volunteers, go to our website and sign up. We are also looking for people to join our Community Impact Committee. jkinsman@uwpv.org or 413-693-0212 www.uwpv.org
Lindsay Osborn
Happy to meet/see you all virtually. Looking forward to the next time. Stay well!
Amanda Ortiz
I I am Amanda Ortiz the mission staff person for Young Life Springfield. We connect with high school kids and meet them where they are in life, mentor and bring a faith based perspective younglifespfld@gmail.com https://springfieldma.younglife.org/
Hello everyone! I am sorry my internet connection interrupted our conversation! Claudia Lora from A Better Life Homecare. We provide at home nursing and pca services to anyone over 21 years of age in need of medication management,homemaking services,etc.
Monica Baldyga
Monica Baldyga Girl Scouts of Central and Western MA. mbaldyga@gscwm.org Financial Assistance for membership no questions asked Girls K-12 grades. Virtual and Hybrid troops. https://www.gscwm.org/ Ask for Girelys Ramirez GRamirez@gscwm.org for Spanish speakers.
Please feel free to contact me if you know of anyone who could benefit from these services. We are also pretty engaged in giving back to our community, currently donating we care packages in collaboration with other organizations!
Adlyn Colon
Adlyn Colon- Picknelly Center. Hiset preparation classes and ESOL. acolon@hcc.edu. 413-5522927.
Quan Brewington
Thank you everyone! Thanks Ed!
Katia Arias
Thanks Ed