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Connect with your Community

Whether you're looking to network with professionals, meet new people, find a new place of worship or volunteer your time to local charities, connecting with your community is easy in Western Mass. Below is a list of links to connect you with communities from business to volunteerism.


Networking and Meeting New People


Young Professional Societies and Chambers of Commerce are great sources for professional networking, business education, volunteering and meeting new people.

Springfield- Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield (YPS)

Northampton- Northampton Area Young Professionals (NAYP)

The Berkshires-  Berkshires Region Young Professionals (BYP)

Northampton Chamber of Commerce

Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield includes:

             East of the River 5 Town Chamber                           

             Springfield Chamber

             West of the River Chamber

             Women's Partnership


Gotta Have Faith- Places of Worship

A guide to churches Western Mass Including Armenian, Baptist, Community, Episcopal, Evangelical, Federated, Independent, Lutheran, Methodist, Pentecostal, Presbyterian and United Church of Christ

Synagogues in Mass provided by The Synagogue Council of Massachusetts

Western Mass Mosques provided by islamicfinder.org                    

Local Buddhist organizations provided by buddhist-directory.org

Hindu Temples of Western Mass provided by garamchai.com

Roman Catholic Parishes provided by Roman Catholic Dioceses of Springfield, MA


Pay it Forward- Volunteering     

United Way of Pioneer Valley

United Way of Hampshire County

United Way of Berkshire County