Hilltown Community Development is a private non-profit organization in rural western Massachusetts working to support rural development and prosperity in the region by improving housing, strengthening social services, leveraging funding, and stimulating the local economy.
Hilltown Community Development seeks to improve the quality of life for Hilltown residents by addressing economic, housing, education, social and community needs while preserving the rural character of the area.
We build and renovate homes and apartments for Hilltown families, seniors, veterans and first-time home buyers
We make it possible for seniors to live in their Hilltown homes with assistance from the Hilltown Elder Network (HEN) and Health Outreach Program for Elders (HOPE)
We offer childcare subsidies to families in need and help feed families through the Hilltown Food Pantry
We provide low-cost van transportation to medical appointments and other destinations for seniors in five rural towns
We strengthen small local businesses with workshops, networking and marketing through our Hilltown Business Directory
We stimulate the creative economy by showcasing the arts, music and culture and offering educational programming
We are accountable to the communities we serve
We are committed to helping our communities be welcoming places that are accessible and affordable to a diverse mix of people
We are responsive to the changing needs of our communities and seek creative solutions
We are committed to both economic and ecological sustainability
We work in collaboration with other agencies and community resources
We demonstrate integrity, professionalism and technical proficiency in all our endeavors
We acknowledge the efforts of staff, board and other volunteers
We are committed to meaningful work that promotes the development of our staff
We promote social responsibility and community self-reliance
HCDC is an EEO/Section 3 Employer. Women & members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Funding is provided by the US Dept. of HUD/DHCD and MA CDBG Programs.