VIDEO: City Councilor Giombetti Welcomes Serenity House to Framingham

FRAMINGHAM – “I hope the new Framingham home will serve you well,” said Framingham City Council Chair Dennis Giombetti.

A ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Senate President Karen Spilka was held for Serenity House at 228 Concord Street in downtown Framingham on Wednesday morning.

Serenity  House is one of the longest-running programs operated by South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC).

For more than two decades, the program that helps women dealing with addiction and mental illness was located in a quiet Hopkinton neighborhood.  Serenity House had to leave that well-loved location  when Eversource was required by the federal government to leave all abutting areas vacant.

“On a personal note, I am very pleased your new home is in this very building,” said Giombetti about the former nursing home, as he re-told a very personal, and emotional story.

Watch it below.

 

 

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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