Westfield Outreach Program Center for Human Development

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Contact Information

Center for Human Development
Contact: Tracey Noble , Program Director
Email Address: DVieu@chd.org
Phone: 413-568-4773

50 Union St Westfield , MA 01085
Area Served: West

Map Location Westfield Outreach Program


CHD’s Outreach Team assists developmentally disabled adults in the greater Westfield / West Springfield area to develop the self-reliance, independent living skills, personal support system and social network necessary to successfully live on their own with 15 – 25 hours of weekly staff support. Typically, individuals are seen for between 2 and 3 hours a day, 7 days a week. A few individuals who either decline a higher level of service, or who have successfully reduced their needs for assistance, receive between 5 and 7 hours a week. There is an average of 28-33 individuals being served by the program at any given time.

Any individual desiring to become a participant of the Outreach Team must first apply and be accepted as eligible for services by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS). Referrals to the Outreach Team program can  only be made by the Westfield/Springfield Area Office of DDS, which provides the program’s funding. Acceptance into the program is determined by the availability of adequate DDS funding, and the ability of the Outreach Team to meet the health, safety and affordable housing needs of an individual choosing to live alone in the community.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Day Activity
  • Nutrition
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Financial Planning
  • Home Health/Personal Care
  • Independent Living
  • Relationships/Friendships

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Services at Home

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF
  • Fees: MassHealth, Private Insurance
  • Licensed By: DDS