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OUR 2022 PEER LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS

We are thrilled to announce Vinfen’s 2022 Peer Leadership Award winners: Program Director Danielle “Danni” Blauner and Lead Peer Specialist Faith Burch! Pictured with Danni and Faith are Director of…

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Vinfen Makes the List, Again!

Vinfen is pleased to announce that we have made The Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work list in Massachusetts for the second year in a row.

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21st Largest Nonprofit in Massachusetts

Vinfen was named the 21st largest nonprofit organization in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal. Vinfen registered 5.1%, or $7.1 million increase in assets, to $144.3 million.  We are proud of our continued growth…

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Jean Yang Joins Vinfen as President and CEO

Seasoned leader with experience in health and government, Yang will lead Vinfen’s continued growth as an innovative provider of community-based services for people with mental health conditions, disabilities, and life…

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Vinfen Announces New President and CEO

Vinfen’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce the selection of Jean Yang, MBA, as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.   Ms. Yang brings twenty years of healthcare experience spanning across…

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Vinfen Awarded Northeast Region Lowell Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) Contract 

Vinfen, a leading provider of community-based services for adults and youth with mental health conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges in Massachusetts and Connecticut, has been awarded the Northeast region Lowell CBHC contract by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS).

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2022 Board of Directors’ Scholarship Winners

The 2022 Vinfen Board of Directors Scholarship winners are Adult Community Clinical Services Outreach Worker Brian Gregory and Residential Program Director Teresia Thuo!

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A life of Advocacy in the Arts 

For more than 44 years, Rae Edelson has been the Director of Gateway Arts, a Vinfen service and an internationally acclaimed studio art center dedicated to providing individualized arts-based services…

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A Legacy of Care

Dr. Bruce L. Bird – a licensed psychologist, humble and effective leader, innovator, and dedicated advocate – has decided to step down as Vinfen’s President and Chief Executive Officer after 19 years of service to the Vinfen community.

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Letter to the Editor: Prioritizing the Human Services Workforce Crisis in Massachusetts

If Massachusetts’ rainy day fund is nearing an all-time high of $6.55 billion, then we should recognize that the community mental health and human services workforce crisis is a rainy…

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A Message from our President & CEO

Dear Vinfen Community,
I hope this message finds you and your family safe and well! For Vinfen, this has been a year of challenge and triumph as we rise and adapt to the growing needs of our communities and the people we serve against the backdrop of the ongoing pandemic.

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Vinfen Makes the List

Vinfen makes The Boston Globe’s 2021 Top Places to Work list.

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