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)

Springfield Regional Chamber
ERC5 Five Town Chamber of Commerce
Northampton Chamber of Commerce
Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce
Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce
Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce
West of the River Chamber of Commerce
Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce


Gotta Have Faith- Places of Worship

A guide to churches in 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

Local Buddhist organizations provided by

Hindu Temples of Western Mass provided by

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