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Welcome to HRU

HRU believes:

• Every individual, no matter their ability, can be a valuable contributor to our community and our workforce;

• In a future of inclusion and success for mentally and physically disabled, chronically unemployed and disenfranchised individuals;

• In our innovative service delivery model that empowers each person to reach their goals.

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In The Spotlight

“Congratulations to our award winners! Don’t forget to Save the Date 10/20/16 for HRU’s Annual Employer Recognition & Awards Breakfast Event!”

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Lighthouse holds Community fair

A good turnout of members enjoyed refreshments and received information from  MRC, NAMI, CHD, Catholic Charities, and Safelink on the services that they provide.

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Donna Sorensen receives the Citizen of the Year Award from NAMI Berkshire County


Donna Sorensen is this year’s recipient. Her career started at Elm House and subsequently at other Brien center programs. Currently Donna’s involvement at the local clubhouse, Berkshire Pathways, allows... Read More


Are you an EMPLOYER looking for a staffing solution through HRU members?

We provide our program members with opportunities for community integration and, if applicable, work-related supports, because meaningful work is integral to an individual’s sense of purpose and well-being. Link to Hire our Members

Does your company thirst for a qualified labor pool?

Member Services

Are you a prospective MEMBER of an HRU program?

HRU empowers program members to make informed choices, provides opportunities for meaningful work and skill-building, and endeavors to fully include people with disabilities in community life.

We practice Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action and are prepared to make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities to ensure equal access to employment, services and facilities. Learn about our services...

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