Massachusetts Group Home Workers Speak Out to Improve Safety

Group home workers, clients and family members spoke out in a recent WBUR piece about the urgent need to improve safety for clients and workers in Massachusetts group homes.

Feeling unsafe on the job is a cold, hard fact, some workers said.

“Something like that could easily happen to us,” said Noah Campbell, speaking of Moulton’s murder. For the past three years, Campbell, a member of Service Employees International 509, worked as a counselor for Alternatives Inc., a CBFS vendor providing mental health services in western Massachusetts. “And I don’t think there is anything to prevent that.”

Read more or listen to the piece, Gaps Found in Care, Safety in Mass. Group Homes

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