The Western Massachusetts Public Health Training Center (WMPHTC)
The Western MA Public Health Training Center (WMPHTC) has recently been developed through funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The training center's mission is to improve the ability of the frontline public health workforce to provide public health services that address chronic disease and other public health issues.
The WMPHTC assists communities in Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield and the Berkshires through:
Collaborative Projects: The WMPHTC provides funding for innovative public health collaborative projects.
Frontline Public Health Worker Trainings: The WMPHTC offers paid workforce development training programs for frontline health workers.
Internship Program: The WMPHTC places SPHHS student interns who can assist community agencies and programs.
Visit the WMPHTC website for more information.