News updates: what’s happening with homelessness in Western Massachusetts
Winter Walk to End Homelessness Draws 400
Daily Hampshire Gazette—Over 400 people walked on Sunday to end homelessness in western Massachusetts as part of the inaugural Winter Walk for Homelessness.
A Walk in the Cold to Raise Awareness and Funds Toward the Goal to End Homelessness
WAMC Northeast Public Radio—An inaugural walk to raise money and awareness about homelessness is taking place Sunday morning in western Massachusetts.
Berkshire Housing Crisis In the News
Check out this in-depth article on the Berkshire County housing crisis. From zoning laws to NIMBY to short-term rentals to the barriers to developing affordable housing, this reporter’s examination of […]
Cliff Effect Pilot Win Celebrated in the News!
Check out these great reports from MassLive and the Daily Hampshire Gazette on the gathering in Springfield yesterday to celebrate the passage of the Cliff Effect Pilot Program. Big thanks […]
New Shelter and Housing Support Possibilities for Northampton and Amherst
We had two big announcements this past week that will impact our region’s work to prevent and end homelessness: The City of Northampton announced its option to purchase the First […]
Media: NYC and Snapshot of Homelessness Policies Around the World
New York City’s Mayor Eric Adams just announced a new city policy to involuntarily remove people with mental illness from streets and subways. While policymakers and advocates respond, the New […]
In the news: Greenfield shelter/housing expansion
The Greenfield Recorder reported last week on Clinical & Support Options’ leading a “$23M expansion of housing, homeless services in Greenfield.” As the article reported: The nonprofit was recently tapped […]
Western MA Shelter and Housing in the News
Check out today’s Daily Hampshire Gazette article featuring the work at Craig’s Doors shelter in Amherst. Kudos to the great leadership and partnership across the community! And congratulations to the City […]