Helping Our Women Executive Director appointed to DTA Advisory Board

Three-year appointment to help low-income individuals and families...

Helping Our Women (HOW) – Executive Director, Gwynne Guzzeau, recently had the distinction of being appointed to the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) – Cape & Islands Advisory Board.  This is a 3-year appointment.

The DTA’s mission is to assist and empower low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life and achieve long-term economic self-sufficiency.  The Department serves one in nine residents in the Commonwealth, including working families, children, elders and people with disabilities. 

“It’s an honor to represent an agency that has positively impacted the lives of thousands of Massachusetts residents.  I have a deep and personal understanding of the DTA’s mission of serving people who need support and assistance,” stated Gwynne Guzzeau, Executive Director at Helping Our Women, “I look forward to sharing my knowledge and expertise and partnering with other statewide representatives to help better provide supports and services to residents on the Outer Cape and our HOW community.”

For over 25 years, Helping Our Women (HOW) has built a strong system of supportive services to meet the needs and empower women with chronic, life threatening or disabling medical conditions living in Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet and Eastham.  HOW also provides advocacy, referrals and resources to all community members.  To learn more about HOW visit www.helpingourwomen.org.


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