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August 22nd – BUR & Friends

3rd Annual Blacks United in Recovery

Blacks Addressing Mental Health and Healing to Impact Research, Policy and Practice


A community networking event for Black Affinity group members, Friends & Allies

Bruce Bolling Building, 6th Floor
2300 Washington Street (Across from Dudley Sq. Station)
Roxbury, MA
Location is wheelchair accessible.   This is a scent-free event.

You must register ahead!   Link:

About BUR… 

Kiva CMRLC Hiring in Worcester!

ZIA Access Center Peer Mentor

Peer Mentors are individuals who have experience with receiving a mental health diagnosis and share this experience with the young adults (ages from 16 to 22) they support. We prefer that the Peer Mentor is a young adult themselves.  The Peer Mentor is a full-time position supporting ZIA Access Center’s daily operations within the Kiva Center  and the Bridge of Central Mass.  Job description and Application (PDF or Word).

Interested parties should contact Vesper Moore at the Zia Access Center at 508-751-9600, Fax 508-751-9601 or, by Friday, August 24th.

Administrative Support Staff – Part-time

Responsible for maintaining all needed supplies, equipment and services for office and programs.  Responsible for submitting time sheets, consultant vouchers, and reimbursement forms on a weekly basis.  Handles typical office duties as filing, making sure all forms needed are available, answering phones and making necessary calls as needed. A thorough understanding of Excel and Microsoft programs mandatory.   Job Description and Application (PDF or Word).

Interested parties should contact Donna Macomber-Cassidy at the Kiva Center at 508-751-9600 or via email at The fax number is 508-751-9601.

Go to Peer Support Jobs for openings across the state

Hiring P2P Project Assistant

Blacks United in Recovery hiring Pipeline 2 Proposal Project Assistant

Assists in office work and some outreach for an exciting new venture entitled: “Blacks, Mental Health and Healing Through Comparative Effectiveness Research”, to conclude in October 2018.

Download job description and application information Pipeline 2 Proposal (P2P) Project Assistant

Go to Peer Support Jobs for openings across the state

CPS Class in Springfield

We are no longer schedule interviews for Summer 2018 CPS class

July 8 deadline to request an interview

Please email to schedule an interview for 2018 Summer Class:  August in Springfield, MA

If “Mail” window does not appear on your screen, copy and paste email address into your email program.  
“Contact Us” form on website pages and “info@t-c” email do not go directly to CPS staff.  Please use for the fastest response. 

Application and Dates at Certified Peer Specialist Training

• Age is 18 or over
• A high school diploma or a GED or HiSET certificate
• History of psychiatric diagnosis, or experience with emotional distress or trauma resulting in significant life disruption
• Willingness to share recovery story

CPS & Peer Support Worker Education Forum II

Waitlist for June 19 Forum

Keeping Up with New Knowledge in Peer Support and Recovery Forum II


Massachusetts CPSs and peer support workers coming together to ensure the integrity of peer support ongoing and continuing education

Please register for our WAITLIST if you are interested in attending this event.

Anyone on the waiting list will be invited to our Summer Forum, look for more information at the end of June.

Edwards House Meeting Retreat Center, Framingham, MA
Tuesday, June 19
Forum 10:00am – 3:00pm (registration & refreshments 9:00am)

Location is wheelchair accessible, ASL interpreters and CART are CONFIRMED

More at Community Voice 

Monday, May 21st – Peer Workforce & Integrated Health Care

Deborah Delman joins panel May 21st

The Peer Workforce and Integrated Health Care

This DMH Metro Boston Area “May is Mental Health Month” event features an afternoon panel of those who have devoted themselves to the success of the Massachusetts peer workforce, including The Transformation Center’s Executive Director, Deborah Delman.

A morning panel features administrators, including Stephanie Brown from MassHealth.

Flyer and Registration (register by May 11)

Registration still open! May 8 CVG in South Hadley

Tuesday, May 8

Join us for the 2018 Community Voice Gathering in Western MA!
South Hadley Public Library
2 Canal Street

9:30 Registration, 10:00-3:00 Gathering, lunch provided


Registration (this is an interactive gathering, space limited to the first 45 who register)

Enjoy and strengthen the peer support during Mental Health Month

More about The Transformation Center’s Community Voice Initiative