Alerts

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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Oct 13, 2016
The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has shared an important U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration alert regarding carfentanil.
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Sep 09, 2016
Old South Church in Boston will host the Boston premiere of Street Requiem on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 7 p.m., as well as several events leading up to the premiere. Please see the following letter from Harry Lyn Huff, Minister of Music, Old South Church in Boston, outlining these upcoming events.
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Jul 27, 2016
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) office is moving this week! Please note that due to the move, our network will be down from Friday, July 29, through Monday, August 1. The network will be restored by Tuesday, August 2. MHSA staff will not have access to email when the network is down, but our phone system will continue to operate.
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Jul 20, 2016
The MHSA office is moving this summer! We look forward to continuing to connect with you at our new location in the Government Center area of downtown Boston.
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Jun 23, 2016
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) is now on Facebook! “Like” us to stay up-to-date on upcoming events; articles and videos spotlighting advocacy to end homelessness; discounted ticket prices for MHSA events; networking and professional development opportunities; and much more.
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May 12, 2016
The Massachusetts Special Commission on Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and local Continuums of Care (CoCs) are currently conducting the 2016 Youth Count, an annual statewide survey to better understand the housing and service needs of unaccompanied youth and young adults under the age of 25.
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Feb 24, 2016
MHSA is excited to announce that we will begin another round of our Advocacy in Action Leadership Development Program (LDP) on March 7. This eight-week course is designed for young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who have experienced homelessness. The goal of the LDP is for participants to develop their leadership and advocacy skills in order to shape public conversations and action to end homelessness among young adults.
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Apr 17, 2015
On February 20, 2015, HUD issued Notice CPD-15-02, giving additional guidance related to transgender persons. Entitled Appropriate Placement for Transgender Persons in Single-Sex Emergency Shelters and Other Facilities, the notice states the following:
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Apr 15, 2015
Today the Massachusetts House Ways & Means Committee released its Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) Budget. The budget includes:
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