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At Seven Hills, our mission is to promote and encourage the empowerment of children and adults with significant challenges so that each may pursue their highest possible degree of personal well-being and independence. Our professional staff is passionate about our work that helps people SEE the possibilities, BELIEVE in themselves, and ACHIEVE their dreams.

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Congratulations Jay Hayston

Congratulations Jay Hayston

Dr. Jay Hayston, Vice President of Seven Hills ASPiRE! was honored at the Massachusetts State House on August 9th with the Steven E. Collins Leadership Award. The statewide award is presented by the MA Department of Developmental Services Urban Youth Collaborative Program to a dynamic leader who is making a difference through leadership in developmental services.   Jay was an Urban Youth participant twice, in 2005 and 2004 at the Wrentham Developmental Center. “I was an English major but my time spent as an Urban Youth...

MRC grant to continue Creative Minds

MRC grant to continue Creative Minds

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) has awarded Seven Hills Family Services with $27,000 to continue the Creative Minds Program. Going into its fourth year, Creative Minds is a collaborative program involving SHFS and VSA Massachusetts (VSA MA), affiliates of Seven Hills Foundation, to provide monthly arts-based workshops, monthly music-based “jam” sessions and other community-based activities targeting people with acquired brain injury, particularly those who may not be connected to services and supports....

Thank you Woman’s Initiative

Thank you Woman’s Initiative

Seven Hills Family Services is grateful to the Women’s Initiative of United Way of Central Massachusetts for its recent grant of $16,290 to continue to provide violence prevention and healthy development programming to middle school aged girls with disabilities through the Just Us Girls Program.  Offered throughout the year, this program has been successful in building the confidence of participants and providing a much needed social outlet for girls living in central Massachusetts.  Thank you to United Way of Central...

Costomers Bank awards assistive technology grant

Costomers Bank awards assistive technology grant

Customers Bank has awarded Seven Hills Rhode Island a $3,000 grant award to purchase assistive technology for participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With this grant Seven Hills Rhode Island will be able to provide items that will assist individuals in doing everyday movements that a person without a disability could easily take for granted, such as switching on a lamp or holding onto an object. Assistive technology purchased through this grant will also provide individuals with equipment that will...

United Way’s continued support

United Way’s continued support

United Way of Central Massachusetts has awarded Children’s Friend a grant in the amount of $17,726 for its Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program. This important program helps adolescents who are engaging in dangerous and self-destructive behaviors learn coping mechanisms towards triggers that initiate the harmful behaviors. Thank you to United Way of Central Massachusetts for the continued support of this program and sharing the mutual goal of providing supports and services to improve the overall health and welfare of...

Media Inquiries

Bill Stock
Vice President for Government and Community Relations 81 Hope Ave, Worcester, MA 01603
Phone: 508.983.1305
Fax: 508.849.3888
Email: bstock@sevenhills.org
Kathleen A. Myshrall
Vice President of Advancement 81 Hope Ave, Worcester, MA 01603
Phone: 508.983.1302
Fax: 508.849.3888
Email: kmyshrall@sevenhills.org
Jennifer Wentworth
Director of Communications 81 Hope Ave, Worcester, MA 01603
Phone: 508.983.1304
Fax: 508.849.3888
Email: jwentworth@sevenhills.org