Registration OPEN for Homelessness Resource Fair for Providers – June 14

Above all, go to this Registration Form. Then read more and click on this flyer for printing and distribution! The 2nd Annual Western Massachusetts Homelessness Resource Fair for Providers Thursday, June 14 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (9 am for checking in and refreshments) Kittredge Center, Rooms 301-302 Holyoke Community College Come learn, share and exchange information and […]

Published in Network on April 11, 2018.

NEW Network Individual and Veterans Services Meeting Structure

Following the Network evaluation process of the last few months, the Network, in collaboration with the Hampden County and Three County CoC’s, has decided to merge its Individual Services and Veterans Committee meetings with the ongoing CoC meetings in each sub-region. As a result, the next meetings will be as follows: Individual Services Hampden County […]

Published in Network on March 17, 2018.

Art and History on SRO Housing: Friday, 3/9, Northampton

Single Room Occupancy:  Portraits and Stories from Northampton Lodging 1976 – 2016 Opening Reception | Friday, March 9th 5-8PM Arts Night Out Historic Northampton 46 Bridge Street Northampton, MA Northampton Lodging occupied an awkward place in town. Positioned just past Hampton Court, it marked the transition from the brightly lit storefronts, galleries, and restaurants of Main and […]

Published in Network on March 7, 2018.

Network Planning Meeting Summary – 2/12/18

On February 12, the Network hosted a region-wide meeting to gain input on the Network’s future course.  The meeting was facilitated by the consultant Joyce Tavon. Attached for your information are the Powerpoint she produced for the meeting and the Summary Notes that were provided after the meeting.  Thank you!

Published in Network on February 26, 2018.

Network Request for Consultant Bids – Responses Due 12/15/17

The Network has issued this Request for Bids to provide the Network assistance in evaluating and determining its path forward as it continues to provide the collaborative vehicle for preventing and ending homelessness in the Western MA region. Please click here to learn more.  Deadline is 12/15/17. Please contact Pamela Schwartz, Network Coordinator, at with any questions.

Published in Network on November 30, 2017.

Our own Jane Banks off to DHCD Leadership!

Jane Banks, a leader at Center for Human Development for over 20 years and a stalwart partner to the Network, will be joining DHCD as the new Assistant Undersecretary for the Division of Housing Stabilization (replacing Rose Evans). While her leaving CHD is such a loss for our immediate community, it is fair to say […]

Published in Network on July 10, 2017.

Important Correction: Network Funding Cut

An announcement from the Western MA Network to End Homelessness Leadership Council Chair Andrew Morehouse: I am writing to inform you that much to our surprise, the Network’s earmark funding for Fiscal Year 2017 was actually cut through the Governor’s 9C budget authority. This cut had not been recorded in any public documentation, which was the source […]

Published in Advocacy, Network on December 15, 2016.

United Way of Hampshire County Requests Your Input

A Note from the United Way of Hampshire County: Dear Friends and Providers, We need your input.  Please advise us on how best to invest one million dollars over the next three years to promote financial well-being and stability in our region. From your positions, both as community service providers and community members, you are […]

Published in Network on October 2, 2016.

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