Human services providers beset by labor crisis
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At the table were Chris Muns, CEO of One Sky, Jay Couture, president and CEO of the Seacoast Mental Health Center, Peter Francese, principal of the New England Consulting Group, Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the NH Center for Nonprofits, and Le’Ann Millinder, state director of The Institute of Professional Practice Inc.
The clouds hovering over the conversation are the demographic trends that are simultaneously turning away a viable workforce while turning the state into one of the oldest in the nation. According to Francese, “in seven of the 10 counties in New Hampshire, the only population growth at all are people 65 and over.”