Community Work Services and Fedcap combine

Wayne, Richard & Hurwitz LLP  represented Boston non-profit entity Community Work Services (CWS) in its recent agreement to combine with Fedcap, a larger non-profit headquartered in New York. Boston’s Community Work Services will continue their 136-year mission of helping people to transform their lives through employment.

Fedcap in turn is one of the largest workforce development agencies in the country and helps more than 25,000 Americans find and keep meaningful employment each
year. To learn more about Fedcap, please visit

The combination was approved by the CWS Board of Directors, and concludes a five-year sustainability strategy that included exploration with other national and Massachusetts area not-for-profits. The decision to combine with Fedcap was based on a shared mission to create opportunities which help people with barriers achieve greater self-sufficiency.

CWS will continue to operate independently under its current management team and CWS will become the hub for Fedcap operations in New England. Serena M. Powell will continue as the Executive Director of CWS and assume the role of Senior Vice President of New England for Fedcap.

WRH partners Bob Hurwitz and Howard Wayne are both past Presidents of CWS.