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Published in News on September 29, 2009.

An invitation from DHCD on new collaboration to assist homeless families

On behalf of Undersecretary Tina Brooks and Commissioner Angelo McClain, I am pleased to invite you to a presentation on a new Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and Department of Children and Families (DCF) initative to serve families that are homeless.  DHCD DCF are collaborating to provide Health and Safety Assessments (HAS) for families who are seeking […]

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Published in News on September 25, 2009.

Finally! The 2009 Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Opportunity has been released

The NOFA is here.  The application deadline is November 9, 2009.

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Published in Continuum of Care, Funding Opportunity, News on September 25, 2009.

Network Outreach to Faith-Based Communities

Over the course of the summer and fall, thanks in part to funding from  One Family Inc in partnership with the Episcopal City Mission and the Fireman Charitable Foundation, outreach occurred to faith-based communities across the four counties to further engage them in the effort to end homelessness.  Updates by county include: Hampden County On […]

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Published in News on September 25, 2009.

Bus transpo for motel families to Project Homeless Connect

Thanks to Peter Pan Bus Lines, bus transportation to Project Homeless Connect will be provided for homeless families in two motel sites–one in Springfield and one in West Springfield.  The bus schedule is being distributed on a flyer at the two motels by Square One.  Other providers working with these families are encouraged to also print […]

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Published in 3 County CoC, Network, Springfield CoC on September 23, 2009.

Peer Learning Opportunities

From Homes for Families: As you may know, Homes for Families is dedicated to educating, organizing and advocating with and for the family shelter providers and homeless/formerly homeless parents. We are aware that each region has different levels of provider networking and consumer involvement, and are happy to assist and support each region develop meaningful […]

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Published in Best Practices, News on September 23, 2009.

Network Updates

Connecting Network Resources to The Housing Court On September 22, Network Coordinator Pamela Schwartz met with Judge Fields, a member of the Network Leadership Council, Judge Fein and all housing specialists and Assistant Clerk Magistrates of the Western Division Housing Court  to discuss the Network’s efforts in general and specifically how the funded providers can […]

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Published in News on September 23, 2009.

Project Homeless Connect news

Our region’s Project Homeless Connect is coming up soon: Tuesday, September 29 at the Mass Mutual Center, 8 am to 2 pm.  This is a great event for people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness to access multiple services in one place on one day.  This year’s event will have a strong focus on […]

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Published in Network, News on September 18, 2009.

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