Blog category: News

Exciting News on Ending Youth Homelessness!

Thrilling news to report: the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Western MA region over $4.3 million to end youth homelessness as part of its Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project!  The Springfield/Hampden Continuum of Care (CoC) was awarded $2.4 million for Hampden County; the Three County CoC received $1.9 million for Franklin County. CONGRATULATIONS to …

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Published on August 30, 2019.

150 Leaders Gathered to Combat Homelessness in Western Massachusetts

Over 150 leaders from across the four Western Massachusetts counties came together today to combat homelessness in the region and to learn from a newly released report by the Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness. In a packed room at GreenfieldCommunity College, a dozen state legislators, including the five just elected from the Upper Pioneer …

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Published on November 16, 2018.

With great sadness: State Representative Peter Kocot

I am so terribly sorry to share the news that First Hampshire District’s State Representative Peter Kocot died yesterday after an illness. The article in today’s Daily Hampshire Gazette captures the statewide sentiment about this man of tremendous conviction, intelligence and passion to serve. Representative Kocot’s commitment to social and economic justice also specifically included …

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Published on February 23, 2018.

Article: “Why Poverty is Like a Disease”

Rebecca Muller, a Network Leadership Council member, asked to post this article from Nautilus Magazine, Why Poverty is Like a Disease.”    Food for thought and discussion as we go forth in this work.

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Published on May 1, 2017.

News from Friends of the Homeless

The Friends of the Homeless recently announced its merger with Clinical & Support Options (CSO).  You can read more about it here.

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Published on August 2, 2016.

New Housing for Homeless Veterans in Chicopee

News from Collin Finn at Soldier On: Soldier On, Inc. has exciting news regarding our Chapin School project.  The Commonwealth of MA had committed rental subsidies for all 43 units ! If you know of a veteran in need of affordable housing, we strongly encourage you to have them complete the attached application.  The Chapin …

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Published on April 25, 2016.

EOHHS announces Consortium and Youth Services Funding Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EOHHS Announces $1.9 Million in Statewide Grants to Address Housing Instability BOSTON – The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) announced today it awarded $865,000 in funding to create eight regional consortiums to provide crisis interventions services to families and individuals facing acute housing instability across the Commonwealth. An additional …

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Published on April 15, 2016.

MHSA honors Jerry Ray…Make plans to attend!

The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) invites you to our 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Hyatt Regency Boston One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston Join us as we celebrate our honorees’ outstanding contributions to ending homelessness! 2016 Honorees Jerry Ray of Mental …

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Published on March 24, 2016.
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