Springfield-Hampden CoC is #readyforzero

Springfield-Hampden CoC members are in the midst of a 2-day Action Camp, led by out Zero 2016 partners (from WA, ME NY and Boston). We’re making great progress on improving […]

From the Zero 2016 Campaign: Leadership Training, Webinars, and Online Resources

Please see the message below from the Zero 2016 campaign. If you are part of Zero 2016 work in Hampden County and are interested in attending the Leadership Academy, please […]

Zero 2016: August Progress Report

Great work continued in August: 7 veterans and 6 chronically homeless individuals were housed.  The dashboards below show great progress toward meeting goals! Homeless Veterans Providers have ramped up housing […]

Published in Hampden County CoC, Zero: 2016 on September 12, 2015.

News from the national Zero 2016 campaign

The following is a report on the national effort. In the diagram, Hampden County is among the 12 green communities on the veteran chart (within 10% of meeting goals) and […]

Published in Best Practices, Hampden County CoC, Zero: 2016 on August 27, 2015.

Zero 2016 Progress Report for Springfield/Hampden County: June 2015

As part of the Zero 2016 campaign, we are tracking our monthly progress toward housing homeless veterans and chronically homeless individuals. The progress is tracked against goals that we set […]

Webinar Invite: Landlord Recruitment/Engagement – Best Practices

As part of Zero 2016, Community Solutions is offering a webinar series on best practices for recruiting and engaging landlords. With our widespread use of rapid rehousing and tenant-based permanenent […]

Urban Institute Study on the 100,000 Homes Campaign

An Urban Institute study, just out, concludes that “the 100,000 Homes Campaign had a major impact on national efforts to end homelessness.” Researchers noted that communities that participated in the […]

Published in Best Practices, Continuum of Care, Zero: 2016 on March 24, 2015.

Zero 2016 Progress Report for Hampden County

As part of the Zero 2016 campaign, we have set housing targets for both our chronically homeless population and our homeless veterans. We have targets, and we are counting placements; […]

Published in Zero: 2016 on March 20, 2015.

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