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Una vida nueva: A new life as addicts cook up recovery – Worcester Magazine

Worcester Magazine highlights a first-time culinary partnership between Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) and The Hector Reyes House, which serves Latino men  in recovery from drug addiction. (Full article)

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized by

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Dr. Castiel’s WCCA TV13’s Beacon Hill Chat

Massachusetts State Senator Chandler welcomes Dr. Matilde Castiel, the Executive Director of the Hector Reyes House.  Click here to watch the interview. Beacon Hill Chat is a program with interesting people talking about the interesting things going on in Central Massachusetts. 

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized by

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14th Annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk

The Latin American Health Alliance and the Residents of the Hector Reyes House have chosen to take part in the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk to fundraise and support the ongoing research and clinical trials program at the UMass Medicine Cancer Center of Excellence. the walk to honor their friends and relatives who have battled cancer […]

September 22, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Substance abuse program praised by drug control boss

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By Linda Bock TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF WORCESTER —  Graduates of a substance abuse treatment program for Latino men stole a bit of thunder from a White House guest speaker at the Latin America Health Alliance’s celebration today. The breakfast event at the Lazare Research Building at the University of Massachusetts Medical School was a celebration […]

August 2, 2011 in Uncategorized by

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Una familia, un pueblo

David Mineta speaks to the crowd at the two year anniversary celebration for the Hector Reyes House on Tuesday morning at UMass Medical School. Credit: Brittany Durgin The Hector Reyes House of Worcester was honored for their substance abuse treatment work during a two year anniversary celebration, hosted by the Latin American Health Alliance, on […]

August 2, 2011 in Uncategorized by

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Nation’s Building News

Workforce Development HBI Jobs Corps Students Help Renovate Halfway Houses in Worcester, Mass. HBI Job Corps students Kerry Robinson (front) and Joseph Perez help renovate a transitional house in Worcester, Mass. Photo Courtesy of Worcester Telegram & Gazette Home Builders Institute (HBI) Job Corps students have helped transform a once-rundown block along Vernon Street in […]

June 27, 2011 in Uncategorized by

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Extraordinary women

Katharine F. Erskine Award winners, from left, Keesha LaTulippe of Southbridge, Laurie Ross of Worcester, Matilde Castiel of Holden, Colleen Gardner of Shrewsbury and Shauree Allotey of Worcester gather yesterday at Mechanics Hall in Worcester for the YWCA Central MA Tribute to Women – Katherine F. Erskine Awards luncheon. The YWCA honors extraordinary women in […]

May 5, 2011 in Uncategorized by

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YWCA Honors Dr. Castiel

YWCA Honors Five Women Every year the YWCA honors extraordinary women throughout Central Massachusetts who have reached exemplary levels of achievement in their professions and communities with the Katharine F. Erskine Award. This year five women from the arts, education, medicine, social service and business communities will be presented with the prestigious Katharine F. Erskine […]

May 4, 2010 in Uncategorized by

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Reyes House Offers Hope

A home, a passage for former addicts; Reyes House offers hopeMarch 26, 2010 Community Immersion By Lee Hammel TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF lhammel@telegram.com WORCESTER – Addiction is not pretty. “It was terrible. If anybody did to me what I did to myself, I would really have a problem with that person,” William Ortiz said Wednesday. […]

March 26, 2010 in Uncategorized by

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Dr. Castiel is a Health Care Hero

Our History By Shaun Tolson Worcester Business Journal Staff Writer As a 6-year-old girl, Matilde Castiel was one of 14,000 Cuban children sent to Miami by their parents during the early 1960s to find a better life as part of what was known as “Operation Peter Pan.” And that experience as a young stranger in […]

March 30, 2009 in Uncategorized by

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