Alerts

Aug 22, 2017
A Bigger Vision Studio has launched a crowd-funding campaign for their new film "BEYOND THE BRIDGE: A Solution to Homelessness." They produced the impactful 2016 documentary "UNDER THE BRIDGE: The Criminalization of Homelessness," which focused on the eviction of a homeless encampment, or "tent city," in Indianapolis.
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Jul 26, 2017
Join residents, housing advocates and policymakers on Monday, July 31 to rally in support of federal investments in affordable homes and our communities as part of the national "Our Homes, Our Voices" week of action. Speakers will include Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Congresswoman Katherine Clark.
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Jun 20, 2017
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) respectfully submits our testimony in favor of House Bill 695: “An Act providing a homeless bill of rights.” MHSA is dedicated to one mission – ending homelessness. While evidence-based housing and service models – including rapid re-housing and permanent supportive housing – have led to significant progress in addressing homelessness in communities across Massachusetts, the Commonwealth has not yet brought these models to the scale necessary to truly end homelessness.
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May 22, 2017
The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has shared an important alert regarding carfentanil. Click here to view the alert.
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Apr 12, 2017
The City of Boston Veterans' Services is hosting Operation Thank a Veteran with Mayor Martin J. Walsh in Dorchester on Saturday, April 15 at 11:30 a.m..
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Mar 16, 2017
Join MHSA member agency Our Father's House for their Annual Benefit Concert on Saturday, April 1 at 8 p.m. in Fitchburg, featuring 1964 The Tribute.
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Mar 06, 2017
This year’s Massachusetts Youth Count is scheduled for Monday, May 1st through Sunday, May 14th. The Massachusetts Commission on Unaccompanied Homeless Youth is seeking Youth/Young Adult Ambassadors to participate in the count.
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Feb 15, 2017
MHSA is excited to welcome Lisa Renee Holderby-Fox, our newest staff addition who will head our Hospital to Housing (H to H) initiative.
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Dec 15, 2016
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) is excited to share our new logo! The new logo was designed to reflect MHSA's innovative solutions to homelessness, with the image of a house and an open circle symbolizing movement forward to end homelessness. The circle also serves as a symbol of the importance of appropriate support services to help people maintain their housing.
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Nov 04, 2016
Join MHSA member agency Justice Resource Institute (JRI) for an Open House on Thursday, November 10 from 6-8 p.m. at the Great Hall of the Codman Square Health Center in Dorchester to learn about JRI's Boston-based services.
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