Getting Started Questionnaire
Do you have questions or need services and not sure where to start? Click “Getting Started” in the top bar or click the link below and you will be brought to our questionnaire that you can fill out and someone from our Information and Referral Department will reach out to you as soon as possible.
October is Global Diversity Awareness Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month takes place every October and celebrates the diversity of cultures and communities around the world. Old Colony Elder Services (OCES) is committed to promoting and supporting diversity and inclusion.
Through more than 20 different programs, OCES offers significant life-supporting care contributing to an individual’s ability to live within the community as independently as possible for as long as possible while preserving dignity and quality of life. OCES is the largest provider of these in-home and community-based services for older adults and people living with disabilities in the southeastern part of Massachusetts. To read more about what OCES is doing to support Global Diversity Awareness, click here.
Diana DiGiorgi, Chief Operating Officer of OCES, Honored as she Retires
OCES announced that Diana DiGiorgi, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of OCES, has retired from the organization after 26 years.
Brockton Mayor Robert F. Sullivan honored Ms. DiGiorgi for her leadership, dedication and commitment with an official Proclamation for her 26 years of service during a celebration that included the agency’s Board of Directors and staff at OCES’ Brockton office on Main Street.
Ms. DiGiorgi, who holds an MBA from Northeastern University, began her career at OCES as Finance Director in 1996. At that time OCES had 9 programs, an office on 1 floor of their current building, 80 employees and $7.9 million annual revenue. After her appointment to CEO in 2006, succeeding former Executive Director Edward Donovan, DiGiorgi expertly led OCES through a period of rapid growth and expansion of services and programs, along with increased staff and offices. During this time, she also held positions of Treasurer and Vice President on the Mass Home Care Association and served as co-chair of the Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness (ICHH) Committee on Elder and Chronic Homelessness, working to build partnerships that enhance coordination to maximize housing and service resources.
Do You Live in Brockton?
Are you a Brockton resident under 60 years old living with a disability? You may qualify to receive home delivered meals through OCES.
Mass PCA Directory
Mass PCA Directory makes recruiting and hiring a PCA easier!
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) and Job Seekers: Check out the NEW how-to training videos! Learn how easy it is to register, setup your profile, search for a PCA job and respond to messages using the Mass PCA Directory!
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