NEW Publication on Pre-treatment outreach work in street homelessness

The Network is proud to announce the publication of a new book, Pretreatment in Action: Interactive Exploration from Homelessness to Housing Stabilization, by one of our Network partners, Jay Levy, Western MA regional manager for Eliot CHS-Homeless Services. This new resource provides a framework for navigating therapeutic relationships with people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The book […]

Published in Resources on October 4, 2021.

Habitat for Humanity Building Three Affordable Homes in Northampton

Announcement from Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity: Building Three Affordable Homes in Northampton Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce that applications are available for three homes to be built on Burts Pit Rd in Northampton. The application deadline is Monday November 15, 2021. Eligible applicants will have incomes up to 60% of area […]

Published in Resources on September 23, 2021.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: CoCs Requests for Proposals Available Here – Due Oct 15

Both the Hampden Continuum of Care and Three County (Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire) Continuum of Care have released their Request for Proposal (RFP) for renewal, expansion and new CoC projects. Allowable project types for this competition are: Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH), Rapid Rehousing (RRH), Joint Transitional Housing-Rapid rehousing (TH-RRH) and Coordinated Entry (CE). Bonus funds […]

Published in Resources on September 17, 2021.

One Week Left to Register for National Virtual Conference on Ending Homelessness!

This annual conference – now on Zoom from Tuesday Sept. 21 – Friday, Sept. 24 – offers an opportunity to connect, to learn, and to get inspired by what is happening all over the country that could help us right here in Western Massachusetts. Registration for the 2021 National Virtual Conference on Ending Homelessness will […]

Published in Resources on September 9, 2021.

New Videos to Help Tenants Stay in Their Homes

An announcement from the COVID Eviction Legal Help Project: The COVID Eviction Legal Help Project has released four videos in the Facing an Eviction community legal education series. These videos encourage tenants facing eviction to stay in their homes, apply for rental assistance, and get legal help. Now more than ever, it is essential that we get these […]

Published in Resources on September 9, 2021.

NEW MA Housing Navigator Tool is Live!

Check out this new Housing Navigator tool HERE. This newly launched website offers information on 2000+ affordable properties across Massachusetts. You can get in their loop for updates as the project continues to grow by going here. Congratulations and thank you to the creators!

Published in Resources on August 13, 2021.


Please take note and spread the word via this flyer: All job seekers, from entry level to executive, are invited to attend this FREE, 5-day virtual event consisting of two general job fairs and three industry-specific job fairs. Attend as many days as you choose to meet your job search needs. AUGUST 16-20 10AM-2PM EACH […]

Published in Career services, Resources on August 2, 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.

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