About the Massachusetts Fund

The MA 1199SEIU Training & Upgrading Fund is a negotiated benefit between multiple healthcare employers and 1199SEIU covering 44,000 employees.

Through this unique collaboration, the Fund provides career and educational advising, adult education, skills enhancement programs, tuition vouchers/ reimbursement and professional development opportunities to thousands of healthcare workers throughout the state.

The following benefits are available for eligible hospital, nursing home and community center employees. Are you interested in going to college or continuing your education? The Fund offers everything from GED classes to pre-paid college vouchers.

Benefits and Programs

For more information, call (877) 409-8283 or email

Contact Us


Harneen Chernow, Director
Donna Robinson, Administrative Coordinator
Alison Simmons, Adult Ed Coordinator
Eileen Haggerty, Field Supervisor

Cape/Southeastern Massachusetts

89 Lewis Bay Road, Unit 2
Hyannis, MA 02601
Dora Camara, Field Coordinator

Greater Boston and Central Massachusetts

108 Myrtle Street, Suite 101
Quincy, MA 02171
(617) 474-7155 (fax)

Desiree Leclair, Field Coordinator
Conzolo Migliozzi, Field Coordinator

PCA Training Benefit

Linnea Rego, Field Coordinator
Angela Amell, Program Assistant
Edwin Lara, Program Assistant
Taina Guerrero, Program Assistant