Foster Parents Needed

A Message from Ascentria’s Director of Children and Families: The Foster Care Placement Crisis We are sounding the alarm bell! The need for more foster homes has never been more crucial than at this present time for the children and teens involved in the state of Massachusetts’ child welfare. As of 2021, there are between […]

Celebrating Our Interpreters

Paulette has worked for Language Bank for more than 15 years. For the past several months, she has worked in Massachusetts with Haitian families who recently arrived in the United States. She has gone above and beyond making sure the families living in the shelters are able to communicate their needs.

Meet Ben

Ben, a Resettlement and Integration Coordinator in our Services for New Americans program, has been working with Haitian families since day one of Ascentria’s involvement in Haitian resettlement. He is leading the charge to welcome our new neighbors with dignity.

Commentary: Tyler at Good News Garage

Donated cars are a game-changer for neighbors in need Waterbury Roundabout | December 8, 2023 | By Tyler Sullivan For 13 years, Shannon Bussiere of Waterbury would ride the bus for several hours a day traveling to and from work with her young son. This left little time in the day for anything else, and […]

Choices for Independence Gains Additional Funding

This article originally appeared on NewHampshireBulletin.com Two agencies that keep 600 people out of nursing homes by providing in-home care have learned the state will give them a direly needed 42 percent Medicaid rate increase — more than they had asked for.  “It’s a game changer,” said Keith Kuenning, Waypoint’s director of advocacy. “We’ve been working on […]

Celebrating Medicaid Increases

‘Huge and historic’: NH care providers celebrate big Medicaid rate increases Source: New Hampshire Bulletin BY: ANNMARIE TIMMINS – OCTOBER 25, 2023 6:00 AM Two agencies that keep 600 people out of nursing homes by providing in-home care have learned the state will give them a direly needed 42 percent Medicaid rate increase — more than they had asked for.  […]

Ascentria Care Alliance names new CFO

Article Source: Worcester Business Journal By Isabel Tehan Ascentria Care Alliance, a Worcester human services nonprofit that operates throughout New England, has appointed Kristine Hanscom to the position of chief financial officer. Hanscom was most recently CFO and senior vice president at South Shore Health, a nonprofit entity. At Ascentria, she will be responsible for […]

NH Resettlement Funding Extended to 2025

NH extends support funding for Ukrainians, Afghans through 2025 Source: New Hampshire Bulletin BY: HADLEY BARNDOLLAR – SEPTEMBER 8, 2023 11:06 AM With federal dollars provided to the state’s Office of Refugee Resettlement, the Executive Council this week voted to extend and increase contracts through fiscal year 2025 to continue supporting displaced populations from Ukraine and Afghanistan now […]

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