Hampden County Continuum of Care Update; Meeting 9/13

HAMPDEN COUNTY CONTINUUM OF CARE There’s a lot going on with the Hampden County CoC!  Please join the CoC if you are interested in homelessness in Hampden County.  Now is a good time to join–we will be making a number of policy and funding decisions over the next several months. Join the Hampden County CoC […]

Published in Continuum of Care, Springfield CoC on September 3, 2013.

CoC/Network Survey Results

Thanks to all who participated in the CoC/Network Survey! We received input from 75 people representing all sectors and subregions. Much was learned. Click here to view results.

Published in 3 County CoC, Continuum of Care, Network, Springfield CoC on August 27, 2013.

Springfield 10-Year Plan: Progress Report and Draft Action Plan

In Springfield, we have been implementing our 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness, Homes Within Reach, for 5 years!  We’ve just completed an analysis of what we have accomplished–see our slide show below to see the highlights. Homes within reach.status 2012 We are also creating an Action Plan to guide our work for the next three years.  […]

Published in News, Springfield CoC on March 10, 2012.

Announcement of Citizen’s Bank-MHSA-Mental Health Association partnership targeting chronic homelessness in Springfield

March 17, 2011 Yesterday, Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced new funding that will put the city one step closer to its goal of ending long-term homelessness. With an investment from the Citizens Bank Foundation, MHSA has pledged $50,000 to the Mental Health Association’s Regional Engagement and Assessment for the Chronic Homeless (REACH) II program, which […]

Published in Press Coverage, Springfield CoC on March 17, 2011.

City of Springfield Request for Proposals: CDBG, ESG, HOPWA

City of Springfield, Massachusetts NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) Programs  PROGRAM YEAR:  July 1, 2011-JUNE 30, 2012  The City of Springfield Office of Community Development and Office of Housing is seeking proposals for inclusion in its 2011-2012 Action Plan. […]

Published in Funding Opportunity, Springfield CoC on January 28, 2011.

Celebrate Opening of YWCA Supportive Housing Project!

The YWCA of Western Massachusetts invites you to join our honored guests at the Grand Opening of the YWCA Supportive Housing Project Friday, September 24, 2010 10:30 am YWCA of Western Massachusetts One Clough Street, Springfield RSVP to 413-755-3102 or lml@ywworks.org

Published in News, Springfield CoC on September 17, 2010.

HUD Continuum of Care Grants Announced

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced nearly $190 million in new grants to assist hundreds of local homeless assistance programs across the country. The funding will provide support to 550 local projects that will offer critically needed housing and support services to nearly 20,000 homeless individuals and families over the extended […]

Published in Continuum of Care, News, Springfield CoC on July 7, 2010.

HEARTH Act Summary

At today’s Springfield Continuum of Care meeting, we talked about the HEARTH Act and what it will mean for us, beginning with the 2011 McKinney funding round.  Here’s a helpful summary of the key provisions of the Act: As part of the conversation, we undertook an initial exploration of what it might mean for the […]

Published in Continuum of Care, Springfield CoC on May 20, 2010.

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