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MAKING LIVES BETTER
ServiceNet is a non-profit human service agency that provides essential services to people living with mental illness, developmental delay or disability, brain injury, homelessness, addiction, and other challenges. Whether you or your family need help with a temporary concern or with a longstanding issue, we are ready to listen and to offer you options to consider.
NEEDS HELP SOMETIMES
Each year, we serve more than 12,000 individuals throughout Western Massachusetts.
Meet some of the people we serve.
Justin’s StoryJustin’s first jobs involved repetitive work indoors, which were not satisfying to him. When he was offered a job at Prospect Meadow Farm, he was excited by the chance it would give him to work hard and to spend most of his day outside. He loves tending to the chickens and he now identifies himself as a professional farmer.
Kaya’s StoryKaya was a bright, responsive baby who just wasn’t crawling like others her age. A thorough assessment by the REACH team, and a diagnostic work-up by medical specialists, identified a more complex challenge. Thanks to early intervention, Kaya is now thriving in school.
Devon's StoryWhen Devon hit bottom, the Beacon House was there to support her through the first several months of her recovery. Finding a way to give back to the community, she and a local firefighter co-founded the Firebird 5K Race Against Addiction, calling attention to the opioid crisis and raising.
CAREERS AT SERVICENET
If you are looking for work that will allow you to make a difference in people’s lives, and that will be meaningful and rewarding, you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!
Would you like to join our team?