Partner Agencies

Central Community Health Partnership (CCHP) is part of a statewide system aimed at helping those members of MassHealth whose needs are the greatest. We are a team of experts on the frontline of innovation.

CCHP is a program of Open Sky Community Services. We partner with Center for Living and Working, Elder Services of Worcester Area Inc., and Venture Community Services. Our partners have come together to serve you with MassHealth funded care coordination services. 

The partners of the CCHP have decades of experience providing support and programming to more than 8,000 people.

CCHP providers are experts in areas of:

  • Serious mental illness
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities including autism
  • Complex medical conditions
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Substance use disorder
  • Adults and children with long-term needs

Partner Services Guide
This guide shows our partners and the services they provide.

Open Sky Community Services provides the foundation for those we serve to see beyond and live beyond their circumstance. By blending best practices with the power of community, we enable individuals and families to achieve their goals and live their best lives. Open Sky was born through the affiliation of two premier human service organizations – Alternatives and The Bridge of Central Massachusetts. While our name and agency is new, our collective histories are long and strong.

Open Sky offers: services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities; programs for children, adolescents and adults with mental health challenges; adult family care; services to people with brain injury; care management and coordination; housing and homelessness services; trauma response services; and a counseling center.

Center for Living & Working

Center for Living & Working, Inc. is a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential private non-profit agency that is designed and operated within Worcester County by individuals with disabilities and provides an array of independent living services so they can live independently in the community versus an institution.

Our mission empowers persons with disabilities to access the services and supports they seek – directly or through our strategic partners – to maximize independence and opportunity.

We work to ensure that individuals with disabilities can live independently as equal members of society.

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Venture Community Services is committed to providing compassionate, person-centered services that assist individuals with disabilities and their families in reaching their goals. What began as an organization with two small group homes has grown into one of the largest human service providers in Massachusetts, and with over 835 employees, one of the largest employers in Worcester County. Venture provides a continuum of support including, community residential services for over 200 people, day programs that support 165, and transportation services that assist over 300 daily. Also offered are autism supports, shared living, and supported employment. We empower people to be a part of the fabric of their communities and we are committed to improvement through innovative practices and a visionary approach that constantly explores new treatment modalities for people with disabilities, trauma and autism.

Elder Services of Worcester Area, Inc. (ESWA) is a private, non-profit corporation that was created by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1974. The agency is one of a network of 24 “Aging Service Access Points (ASAP)” across the state and serves as an entry point for services and benefits available to older adults in the Commonwealth. ESWA has expanded to include programs that also serve individuals under the age of 60 who are living with a disability. ESWA’s mission is to provide eligible clients with a range of services that will enhance their quality of life and allow them to live as independently as possible in dignity and respect. Any services which can further these ends may be provided directly, by contract or by referrals.

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