HSF Training: Supporting Clients with Community Legal Aid – Nov. 18, 10 am

Offered by the Human Services Forum: Join Human Service Forum and Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA) for a new training for direct care supervisors and staff! Presenters from CLA will be sharing tools and resources that direct care providers can use to support their clients. Participants will be introduced to online tools they can use to identify available legal resources […]

Published in Training on November 3, 2020.

The Growing Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness

Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) continues to provide a forum for discussing the crisis of COVID-19, cold and lack of sufficient shelter. They offer these observations below: Winter is approaching, and the shelter capacity crisis, rising unsheltered homelessness, and the lack of sufficient permanent supportive housing pose a danger to the health and safety […]

Published in Advocacy, Individual Services Committee, Training on October 30, 2020.

Human in Common, Interrupting Racism Training

Registration is now open for Human In Common “Interrupting Racism” Level I Training. This is a two-part interactive training on November 17th and 19th at 9am-12pm. This online training is sponsored by COSA with support from United Way of Hampshire County. The goal is to provide further education, awareness, and action on racial justice.This two-part training is available free of charge. Agencies […]

Published in Training on October 30, 2020.

Helping Clients Who Are Facing Eviction – 10/27, 10 am

The Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission is sponsoring a virtual Question and Answer session for community advocates, case managers and social service providers about steps you can take to help your clients facing eviction now that the Massachusetts eviction moratorium is over. Tuesday, October 27, 202010:00 am – 11:30 am  Please register at www.masslegalservices.org/post-moratorium-q-and-a for the Zoom […]

Published in Training on October 22, 2020.

Forum: Growing Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness – Oct. 15

The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) is bringing its next discussion and advocacy opportunity to us on Thursday, October 15, 10 am – 11 am. Showing up will strengthen our voice for statewide solutions. Please join if you can! From MHSA: Communities across Massachusetts are reporting increases in unsheltered homelessness, from people sleeping on […]


Housing to Build a Just Recovery: Envisioning Equity

Check out this second installment of a great series on Envisioning Equity offered by the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, and featuring one of Western Massachusetts’ own, Keith Fairey of Way Finders. Read on for more and let’s learn together! From Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center: The pandemic and recession have created a new housing […]

Published in Training on September 30, 2020.

Fair Housing + Civil Rights Conference – Oct 1 and Oct 2

Registration for Workshops is now open! You must register for each individual workshop separately. You can also view a full list of workshops, descriptions, and presenters at: www.fhcrconference.com/workshops Thursday, October 1st WorkshopsMorning: 10AM to 11:45AMEEOC: Joint Investigations and MediationRegisterOpioid Crisis and Reasonable AccommodationRegisterPolice Misconduct: The Challenge of Enforcing Civil Right Protections for Victims of Racist Police […]

Published in Training on September 29, 2020.

Authentic Youth Voices Training and Slides Here

On September 16, The Network’s Youth and Young Adult Services Committee was pleased to provide a training on “Authentic Youth Collaboration for Youth Homelessness Stakeholders” led by Dana White of True Colors United. You can see the slides from the training here. And if you are interested in obtaining the recording, please contact the Network […]

Published in Training on September 21, 2020.

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