Grants & Awards
Through their St. Vincent Healthcare Fund, the Diocese of Worcester has thoughtfully granted Children’s Friend, an affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, with an increased grant award of $3,000 towards The Carriage House Grief Support Program which will help continue to run beneficial support groups remotely throughout the pandemic and in-person once it is safe to do so.
The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has awarded Seven Hills Family Services with a grant award of $49,620 from the Activation Fund which will be used to upgrade old technology in our conference room to support live video streaming for families who cannot attend the meetings in-person and video recording of the trainings to be posted on our website for future reference and to reach a wider audience.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Office of the Attorney General has awarded Seven Hills ASPiRE! $36,500 to support our Workforce Readiness and Employment program and offer 30 participants in Devens, Milford, or Worcester 20-30 hours of paid internship opportunities, including staff coaching support.
Seven Hills Rhode Island would like to thank the Rhode Island Foundation for their continued assistance in providing people with disabilities who seek our support with basic need items that will help them get through their day-to-day. Granted funds of $5,000 from the Rhode Island Foundation will allow us to purchase items such as adaptive clothing, cushions for wheelchairs, and accessible bathing and hygiene devices.
Thanks to the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Creative Minds, a Seven Hills Family Services’ program, will be entering it’s fifth year of providing an artistic outlet for people with acquired brain injury. Once a month, Creative Minds offers arts-based workshops, music-based “jam” sessions as well as other community-based activities for people with acquired brain injury to create, make friendships, and learn about other supports and services that might be available to them in the community.