Please distribute to your networks:
Come together as providers to learn, get connected and discover opportunities to help families prevent and end homelessness:
Western Massachusetts Family Homelessness Resource Fair
Thursday, June 8
9:30 am – 12 noon
Center for Human Development (Pace School Gymnasium)
69 Capital Drive, West Springfield
Free of Charge. No registration required.
Refreshments will be served.
Join over 30 providers from across the four counties of Western Massachusetts – housing, child care, domestic violence, education, employment, mental health, substance use and more – in this provider-to-provider sharing of resources to better assist families at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Find out who and where to call to access resources in support of a family’s pursuit of housing stability.
Drop-in anytime to stroll among the tables. Specific 20 minute break-out sessions will also be provided on targeted topics, including:
10:00 am: How the state Emergency Assistance (EA) system works: learn about the criteria for eligibility, diversion resources, shelter services and re-housing and stabilization programs
10:30 am: Domestic Violence Services: learn from domestic violence shelter providers from across the region how to access support and what it entails
11:00 am: Veterans Services: learn from veterans service providers from across the region how best to determine eligibility and what specialized resources are available
11:30 am: Employment Services: learn from each of the region’s career centers how to access employment support for families and what services entail
If you are interested in having space at a table to share your resources, please contact Pamela Schwartz, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you plan to attend, an RSVP to Pamela is appreciated but not required.
Please spread the word! All are welcome!
Sponsored by the Family Services Committee of the
Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness