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Mar 24, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee is seeking applicants for a Client Advocate. The Client Advocate position is a full-time job based in Boston, MA that provides medical case management services to people who are living with HIV/AIDS and are in need of support.
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Mar 22, 2017
MHSA has released the Winter 2017 edition of The North Star! Read the newsletter online, and contact MHSA at 617-367-6447 if you would like to be added to our mailing list for future newsletters.
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Mar 22, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee is seeking applicants for a Scattered Site Stabilization Advocate. Under the supervision of the Residential Coordinator, this individual will provide services and support for HIV+ persons, including coordinating and delivering services to individuals and families moving into and living in scattered-site housing programs.
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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 15, 2017
Beacon Lens, the blog from Beacon Health Options, has published "Ending homelessness: A year-round job" by Erin Donohue, one of the unsung heroes of ending homelessness in Massachusetts. MHSA is grateful to Beacon Health Options for their collaboration in CSPECH.
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Mar 13, 2017
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance, a nonprofit public policy advocacy organization that serves as the leading voice in the Commonwealth calling for an end to homelessness, is seeking a full-time Program Manager.
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Mar 10, 2017
DigBoston has published "The Outsiders: For Homeless LGBTQ Youth in Greater Boston, There Are No Safe Spaces" by Mike DeSocio. MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn is quoted in this article on the realities of LGBTQ youth homelessness, as told by the perspective of a young adult currently experiencing homelessness.
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Mar 09, 2017
Today, The Boston Globe published "An innovative, practical solution for preserving the health and well-being of the homeless," an op-ed by Lyndia Downie of MHSA member agency Pine Street Inn, Secretary Marylou Sudders of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, and Audrey Shelto of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts Foundation.
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Mar 08, 2017
The Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute (MMPI), a program of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, is releasing a new report authored by Thomas Byrne and George Smart that presents the results of a study analyzing the impact of the Community Support Program for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness (CSPECH) on the utilization and cost of health care services. CSPECH is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership and MHSA.
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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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