Exciting News: More Permanent Supportive Housing Funds for Western MA!

Yesterday, the Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH) Announced Funding to Help Create More than 360 Units of Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) across the Commonwealth, including 66 new units in […]

Published in Resources on April 4, 2023.

HUD Awards $10 million to Western MA

HUD announced its Continuum of Care (CoC) FY2022 awards this week, and it includes great news for our two CoCs: The Hampden County CoC was awarded $6,923,576, fully funding all […]

Published in Resources on March 31, 2023.

IMPORTANT Information and Tools on MassHealth Redetermination

Please see this important message from MassHealth regarding eligibility redetermination: Starting April 1, 2023, MassHealth will begin the eligibility redetermination process, renewing all 2.3M members over the following 12 months. […]

Published in Resources on March 28, 2023.

Supplemental Budget Passed; new EA Procurement is Out

Supplemental Budget PassedOn March 23, the MA Legislature passed a $388.6 million supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2023, which included several time sensitive needs for an array of programs relied […]

Published in Resources on March 28, 2023.

Behavioral Health Help Line and more – get the word out!

We want to make sure everyone is aware of these new resources and the help in spreading the word about them: Massachusetts recently launched the new Behavioral Health Help Line […]

Published in Resources on March 23, 2023.

New Report: Shortage of Affordable Rental Homes Worsened

The National Low-Income Housing Coalition recently released its annual report, The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes. This year’s report finds that the lowest-income renters in the U.S. face a shortage […]

Published in Advocacy, Resources on March 21, 2023.

“The Looming Revolt Over Homelessness”; The Governor’s Housing Report; Federal Advocates Guide

“The Looming Revolt Over Homelessness“Check out this excellent article in Atlantic Magazine by Jerusalem Demsas (and if you hit a pay wall, go HERE) that summarizes the compelling analyses of […]

Published in Advocacy, Resources on March 7, 2023.

Safe Havens RFR Released! Bidders’ Conference 11/29; Proposals Due 12/28

Exciting news: The MA Department of Mental Health just released its Request for Responses for a new Safe Havens program in Western Massachusetts, specifically in Hampden County. Safe Havens offers […]

Published in Resources on November 15, 2022.

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