FY15 CoC Competition: Springfield/Hampden County Selection and Project Ranking

The Hampden County CoC has completed its ranking and selection process for the FY2015 competition. The process was conducted using the guidance approved by the CoC Board of Directors at the September 25, 2015 meeting. All existing projects are included for renewal, and two new projects have been funded: FOH Coordinated Assessment and Gandara SHINE Rapid […]

Published in Continuum of Care, Hampden County CoC on November 5, 2015.

Resource for the Springfield/Hampden County CoC Competition

The Springfield/Hampden County CoC held a bidders’ conference on October 8, 2015 for the FY2015 CoC competition. Notes from the conference have been posted on the CoC’s FY2015 webpage.  

Published in Hampden County CoC on October 16, 2015.

From the Zero 2016 Campaign: Leadership Training, Webinars, and Online Resources

Please see the message below from the Zero 2016 campaign. If you are part of Zero 2016 work in Hampden County and are interested in attending the Leadership Academy, please send an email to Gerry McCafferty.  Also see the notice below on upcoming webinars related to ending veteran homelessness, and online Landlord Initiative Resources. As […]


Springfield seeks Entity to Operate Existing 8-Unit Family Permanent Supportive Housing Program

The City of Springfield is soliciting proposals for a nonprofit, government, or housing authority organization to operate a scattered site project that provides permanent supportive housing to eight families who were previously chronically homeless. The program is an existing Continuum of Care program located in Springfield. A bidders’ conference will take place October 8, 2015 […]

Published in Continuum of Care, Hampden County CoC on September 29, 2015.

Springfield/Hampden County CoC Request for Proposals

The Springfield/Hampden County Continuum of Care has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking renewal and new projects to include in its FY2015 CoC Program application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The RFP seeks renewal appplications for existing projects and applications for the following types of new projects: Permanent Supportive Housing for […]

Published in Funding Opportunity, Hampden County CoC on September 28, 2015.

Springfield/Hampden County CoC Annual Meeting Friday 9/25

The Hampden County Continuum of Care is holding its Annual Meeting Friday, September 25, 2015, at the University of Mass-Springfield, at 10:30 am to noon.  UMass Springfield is located in Tower Square, at 1500 Main St., Springfield. Existing and NEW CoC members are invited and urged to attend–please join us if you have an interest in […]

Published in Continuum of Care, Hampden County CoC on September 14, 2015.

Zero 2016: August Progress Report

Great work continued in August: 7 veterans and 6 chronically homeless individuals were housed.  The dashboards below show great progress toward meeting goals! Homeless Veterans Providers have ramped up housing placements of veterans over the last several months, and Springfield/Hampden County is now very close to meeting its goal for ending veteran homelessness by the […]

Published in Hampden County CoC, Zero: 2016 on September 12, 2015.

Springfield/Hampden CoC: Seeking Your Input on Performance Goals

The Springfield/Hampden County CoC Performance and Outcomes Committee has been working very hard the last two months to create performance goals for our CoC. Over a number of meetings, the committee has thought about the individual program goals that will lead to overall system success, has reviewed data on current performance, and has considered appropriate goals […]


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