Input Requested for the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is seeking input on its Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. The message from the USICH: The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is in the process of creating a new Federal Strategic Plan, and we want your input. Please answer some, or all, of the five questions […]

Published in Network on August 30, 2021.

FY22 Budget Outcomes and Network Priorities

Overall, the State’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget (July, 2021 – June 30, 2022) makes significant investments in housing and homelessness programs. To compare the outcomes with the Network priorities (in concert with our statewide partners), please see this chart. Specifically for our western region, the budget contains a $1 million increase in Safe Havens funding […]

Published in Network on August 13, 2021.

DHCD Listening Sessions on Emergency Housing Vouchers

The MA Department of Housing and Community Development issued this notice: DHCD has received an award of 917 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) under the American Rescue Plan.  These are tenant-based vouchers available to 1) homeless; 2) at-risk of homelessness; 3) fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking; […]

Published in Network, Resources on June 17, 2021.

HERE: Powerful Fuel for Ending Homelessness

Last Friday, June 4, 226 of us from across the Network gathered in a shared Call for Action to prevent and end homelessness in Western Massachusetts. Our state legislators, our mayors, our PARTNERS from across every sector and every county got inspired together to “make the decisions” necessary to end homelessness. You can collect on […]

Published in Network on June 7, 2021.

LAST CALL for Network Event Tomorrow!

Our community is showing up! Join the now 250 strong signed on to join together tomorrow June 4 at 10 am to demonstrate our shared commitment to prevent and end homelessness in Western Massachusetts. We will be joined by our state legislators, our mayors, and above all, by all of you, as we learn together […]

Published in Network on June 3, 2021.

Registered Yet? Network Event One Week Away!

The Network’s “Call to Action” 5th Annual Regional Gathering is one week away, next Friday, June 4 at 10 am. We are excited to share this agenda with you which also includes a registration link. Please join us for one hour that will be chock-full of information and inspiration.   We have 240 people registered thus […]

Published in Network on May 28, 2021.

You’re Invited: Call to Action with the Network – June 4 – check out our speaker line-up!

You may have already seen our Save the Date and we’re here now with the invitation with our great line-up of speakers! Join us for this energizing “Call to Action” on Friday, June 4 at 10 am. Register here. Can’t wait to see you there!

Published in Network on May 7, 2021.

SAVE THE DATE: Network Annual Gathering – June 4

The Network is pleased to invite you to its 5th annual gathering on June 4, 10 am – 11 am.  Please see the flyer attached and the registration link is here.   We will bring together our vast community of partners from across the region – our state legislators, state agency leaders, mayors, service providers across every sector […]

Published in Network on March 26, 2021.

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