12/13/13, Worcester Business Journal, Job-Training Grant To Aid Worcester Homeless

12/12/13, MetroWest Daily News, New Wheels for Program

10/11/13, Wicked Local, 5K walk to aid victims of domestic violence

9/6/13, MetroWest Daily News, Students graduate SMOC summer jobs program

7/18/13, MetroWest Daily News, SMOC gets state trust grant for job training

6/22/13, MetroWest Daily News, Perseverance pays off for Framingham GED diplomas

6/1/13, MetroWest Daily News, SMOC assists in the search for recovery

5/27/13, MetroWest Daily News, Domestic violence tops list of charges in Framingham

5/15/13, Worcester Telegram, City moves ahead with compassion

5/14/13, Worcester Telegram, PIP shelter closes; Triage Center opens

5/10/13, The Framingham Tab, 'Hoops and Homework' makes debut in Framingham

04/28/13, The MetroWest Daily News

03/6/13, The MetroWest Daily News - BJ's Charitable Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits

02/22/13, The MetroWest Daily News - The South Middlesex Opportunity Council will be moving to 7 Bishop St

02/21/13, The MetroWest Daily News - SMOC gets contract for 'Hoops and Homework' program

01/23/13, Shelters in MetroWest preparing to help homeless cope

01/03/13, The MetroWest Daily News - Local social services officials lauded a plan from the state Department of Housing and Economic Development

01/03/13, In Worcester, new shelter's opening delayed until April Homeless will continue to use PIP

To improve the quality of life of low-income and disadvantaged individuals and families by advocating for their needs and rights; providing services; educating the community; building a community of support; participating in coalitions with other advocates and searching for new resources and partnerships.