Transformation Center


Voicing lived experience...Generating mental health wellness through community, policy, training and peer support

Archive | The Transformation Center News

RSS feed for this section

Awards Announced & Interpreters Confirmed for Saturday 25th

Join us for our 9th Annual Celebration in Framingham


The Karl Ackerman Ox Award  – La Verne Saunders
The Inspirational Journey Award – Vesper Moore
The Certified Peer Specialist Highlight Award – Monique Flynn
The Advocate for a Significant Change Award – Brian Shea

Announcing:  ASL, CART and Spanish Interpreters confirmed 

Flyer & Transportation Info
Find out about the FREE shuttle service sponsored by Advocates

$35 suggested donation, or any amount to support our mission

All the details…

Hiring CPS Program Director

We are hiring a  Certified Peer Specialist Program Director

The Transformation Center is seeking a dynamic leader to guide our Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) training team. As a leader in building recovery-focused peer support, the CPS Training Program Director must have substantial experience giving and receiving peer-to-peer support. The CPS Training Program Director leads all aspects of the training team.

Job Description

Please follow application instructions on the last page of the Job Description


Peer Worker Jobs for more openings across the state and beyond

Support us @AmazonSmile

Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way

to support us every time you shop, at no cost to you.  When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same prices, selection and shopping experience as  The only difference is that Amazon will donate .5% of the purchase price to The Transformation Center with no extra fees or charges to you.

1.) Visit
2.) Sign in with your existing Amazon credentials. If you don’t have an account, you can create a new one.
3.) Chose Transformation Center as your charity
4.) Start shopping…

Once you’ve checked out, Amazon makes it easy to spread the news with your friends and family by giving you an option to share on Facebook and Twitter.  Let everyone know you’ve supported us by including the #StartWithASmile hashtag.

Thank you for contributing your time, attention and maybe now a bit of Amazon’s money to the activities, mission and values of peer-to-peer support, training and advocacy at The Transformation Center!

Go to Donate for more ways to give.

Train-the-Trainer with Pat Nemec

Apply by November 18, registration is limited

“Workshop Presentation Skills”

Do you have experience as a trainer or conference presenter?

Come spend 2 half days learning to teach others to prepare and present at conferences and training programs.  You will become part of the team to facilitate three presentations between January and May 2017 to support those planning to present at the June 2017 MA Peer Workforce/Volunteer Conference.


Download Application  Word    PDF
You must attend both sessions: December 14, 2016 and December 19,2016 – 9am to 1pm
The Walker Center, 144 Hancock St, Newton