Today at 2:30: National Low-Income Housing Coalition COVID-19 Call

Today from the National Low Income Housing Coalition: Coronavirus, Housing and Homelessness Call with Rep. Maxine Waters, Sen. Jack Reed, and Many Others, Today! Join today’s national call hosted by NLIHC and its Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition on Coronavirus, Housing and Homelessness featuring U.S. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and many others from […]

Published in Best Practices on March 30, 2020.

Tuesday, 3/31: COVID-19 Planning and Response Webinar

Learn from Seattle and Kings County, WA: Reinforcing the Homelessness Crisis Response:Lessons from Seattle & King CountyJoin partners from the CDC and from Seattle & King County to learn more about the national COVID-19 response and what Seattle & King County are doing to support the existing homelessness crisis response system, including for those living […]

Published in Best Practices on March 30, 2020.

TODAY’s COVID-19 Advocacy and Informational Events

Below is a list of today’s and Monday’s events related to homelessness and COVID-19. Apologies for the late notice – it’s been hard to keep up. TODAY: 9 am, The Emergency Task Force on Coronavirus & Equity, convened by the Mass. Public Health Association and including 87 statewide groups (including the Network), is holding a […]

Published in Advocacy, Best Practices on March 20, 2020.

Coronavirus and Homelessness

Please note the following resources: HUD released the new Infectious Disease Toolkit for CoCs to provide structure and specific examples for planning and responding to influenza, Coronavirus, and other infectious diseases. The toolkit consists of three documents that provide information for CoC leadership, homeless service providers, and partners to utilize when planning for and responding to infectious […]

Published in Best Practices on March 9, 2020.

Forum on Opioid Crisis in Rural Communities: 9/5, UMass

Sponsored by: Join us on Friday, September 6, 2019 at the UMass Amherst Campus Center for a forum, “Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Small and Rural Communities in Western Massachusetts.” This forum will focus on the numerous ways in which the opioid crisis has impacted Western Massachusetts, with particular attention paid to the social and […]

Published in Best Practices, Training on August 1, 2019.

The Built for Zero Movement: 400 strong!

In late March, a team of 6 from the Springfield/Hampden Continuum of Care joined with 60 other communities across the country at a Built for Zero Learning Session. It was inspired and inspiring for its impact in ending homelessness. Below is a post-event excerpt from Community Solutions, the national umbrella organization, and you can read […]

Published in Best Practices on April 22, 2019.

Region 1 Forum on Family Homelessness – April 3, Boston

An invitation from the US Department of Health and Human Resources: You are invited to join us! A regional forum and listening session about families experiencinghomelessness  Hosted by the Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesDate:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019Time:  12:30pm – 4:30pm (EDT) Location:Tip O’Neil Building Auditorium10 Causeway […]

Published in Best Practices on March 25, 2019.

CHAPA Breakfast Forum: Meeting the Housing Shortage for People with Extremely Low-Income – April 3, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, Boston

Wednesday, April 3rd 9:30 AM–11:30 AM (Registration begins at 9:00 AM)MassHousingOne Beacon Street, 4th FloorBoston, MA 02108 Please join CHAPA, MetroHousing|Boston, and Homes for Families for our Breakfast Forum: Meeting the Housing Shortage for People with Extremely Low Incomes The Metropolitan Area Planning Council projects that Massachusetts needs to produce more than 500,000 new homes […]

Published in Best Practices on March 15, 2019.

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