JVS News

JVS Awarded State Grants to Train Frontline Health Care Workers

December 13, 2014
Mass Nonprofit News: Nonprofits in Lawrence, Falmouth, Brockton, Watertown, and Boston that focus on healthcare, food assistance, youth, athletics, pet adoption, and skills training recently received grants totaling nearly $500,000.
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For many, program a Bridge to a better life

October 27, 2014
Boston Herald: A free 23-week program at Boston-based JVS is helping a diverse group of immigrants improve English, math and science skills and get into college.
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Mayor Walsh launches new office to address poverty and income inequality

October 15, 2014
The Boston Globe: Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the formation Wednesday of a new Office of Financial Empowerment as part of an effort to address poverty and income inequality in Boston.
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JVS Boston Selected for $15 million Pay for Success Initiative

August 28, 2014
Social Solution: JVS Boston, along with two other local nonprofits, has been selected to provide adult basic education programs and English-language classes as a part of a $15 million Pay for Success initiative.
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State selects nonprofit for pay-for-success adult education program

August 13, 2014
The Boston Globe: Governor Deval Patrick is expanding a financing plan that pays for social services based on results to a new area: adult education programs.
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