The Growing Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness

Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) continues to provide a forum for discussing the crisis of COVID-19, cold and lack of sufficient shelter. They offer these observations below: Winter is approaching, and the shelter capacity crisis, rising unsheltered homelessness, and the lack of sufficient permanent supportive housing pose a danger to the health and safety […]

Published in Advocacy, Individual Services Committee, Training on October 30, 2020.

Forum: Growing Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness – Oct. 15

The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) is bringing its next discussion and advocacy opportunity to us on Thursday, October 15, 10 am – 11 am. Showing up will strengthen our voice for statewide solutions. Please join if you can! From MHSA: Communities across Massachusetts are reporting increases in unsheltered homelessness, from people sleeping on […]


September Meeting Minutes: Family Services (9/8/20; 3 County Individual Services (9/14/20); Career Services (9/15/20); Veterans Committee (9/17/20

Please find the following Committee meeting minutes below: Family Services Committee Minutes (9/8/20): Click hereThree County Individual Services Meeting Minutes (9/14/20): Click here Career Services Meeting Minutes (9/15/20): Click here


Three County Individual Services Meeting Minutes – 8/10/20

In attendance:  Keith Benoit, City of Northampton, Lynn Conway, Eliot Community Services, Sam Cunningham, ServiceNet, Trevor Dayton, Northampton Recovery Center, Shaundell Diaz, Stavros, Erin Forbush, ServiceNet, Jen Glover, Life Path, Hwei-Ling Greeney, Amherst Community Connections, John Hornik, Amherst Affordable Housing Trust/Affordable Housing Coalition, Laura Hudson, Positive Place, Michele LaFleur, Three County CoC, Jay Levy, Eliot […]

Published in Individual Services Committee, Meeting Minutes on August 13, 2020.

Hampden County Individual Services Meeting Minutes – 7/28/20

In attendance: Lynn Conway, Eliot Services, Jen Glover, Life Path, Marvin Gonzalez, Eliot Services, Dave Havens, MHA, John Fisher, Way Finders, Sarah Hills, Eliot CHS-Homeless Services, Janice Humason, FOH/CSO, Nichole King, FOH/CSO, Jay Levy, Eliot CHS-Homeless Services, Gerry McCafferty, City of Springfield/Hampden CoC,  Bill Miller, FOH/CSO, Van Ngueyn, Springfield DMH, Keith Rhone, FOH/CSO, Denise Rivera-Nunez, […]

Published in Individual Services Committee, Meeting Minutes on August 4, 2020.

3 County Individual Services Meeting Minutes – 7/13/20

In attendance: Sam Cunningham, ServiceNet, Steve Connor, Veterans Services, Shaundell Diaz, Stavros, John Hornik, Amherst Affordable Housing Trust, Laura Hudson, Positive Place, Michelle LaFleur, 3 County CoC, Theresa Maenzo-Tanner, Safe Passage,  Brooke Murphy, Three County CoC, Theresa Nicholson, CHD, Kevin Nooan, Craig’s Doors, Pamela Schwartz, Network, Cherry Sullivan, Hampshire HOPE, Chris Zabik, DMH Craig’s Doors (Kevin Noonan): […]

Published in Individual Services Committee, Meeting Minutes on July 17, 2020.

Hampden County Individual Services Committee Minutes – 6/23/20

n attendance: Grechar Aquino, FOH-CSO, Richardo Avila, Eliot Services, Lynn Conway, Eliot Services, Shaundell Diaz, Stavros, Hwei-Ling Greeney, Amherst Community Connection, Laura Hudson, Positive Place, Janice Humason, FOH, Mark Jachym, FOH-CSO, Nichole King, FOH-CSO, Jay Levy, Eliot Services, Jen Lucca, Samaratin Way, Luis Martinez, CHD, Lizzy Ortiz, Mercy Medical Center, Denise Rivera-Nunez,  FOH-CSO, Keith Rhones, […]

Published in Individual Services Committee, Meeting Minutes on June 26, 2020.

3 County Individual Services Meeting Minutes – 6/8/20

In attendance: Steve Connor, Veterans Services, Sam Cunningham, Shaundell Diaz, Stavros, ServiceNet, Erin Forbush, ServiceNet, Jen Glover, LifePath, Jay Levy, Eliot Services, Luis Martinez, CHD, Katie Miernecki, ServiceNet, Kevin Noonan, Craig’s Doors, Pamela Schwartz, Network, Kate Shapiro, DMH, Chris Zabik, DMH Shelter updates: See this updated summary listing of available shelter and related services in the region.  […]

Published in Individual Services Committee, Meeting Minutes on June 11, 2020.

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