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Jul 28, 2017
The Salem News has published "Police: Homeless Calls Spike in Salem," an article by Dustin Luca. While the area has seen an increase in service calls about homeless individuals, the article highlights Peabody, which effectively uses the Housing First model to address homelessness. MHSA commends Peabody for its implementation of this model.
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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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Jul 19, 2017
Save the date for the New England Center and Home for Veterans' annual Greater Boston Stand Down on Friday, September 8, 2017 at City Hall Plaza! More details coming soon.
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Jul 17, 2017
WBUR has published "Lifting Up A Neighborhood — And Artists — With A Public Art Project," an article by Alexa Vasquez highlighting Kitty Zen, a MHSA Speakers' Bureau member, LDP Co-facilitator, and Artlifting artist who has been commissioned by the City of Boston to paint electrical boxes along "Methadone Mile" in conjunction with the City's beautification and outreach efforts.
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Jul 17, 2017
MHSA member agency Bay Cove Human Services is seeking applicants for a Shelter Manager for CASPAR's ESC, a 100-bed emergency shelter located in Cambridge, MA supporting individuals who are still actively using drugs and alcohol by providing shelter, medical treatment, and other supports. Responsibilities are as follows: Interview and hire appropriate applicants for Front Desk Support Staff.
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Jul 03, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee has openings for a Rental Assistance Program Coordinator and a Scattered Site Stabilization Advocate.
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Jun 27, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee is seeking applicants for a Youth on Fire Prevention Case Manager. The Youth on Fire Prevention Case Manager will: 1. proactively engage homeless and street-involved youth by establishing rapport and readily responding to individual needs in the program’s drop-in space; 2. provide harm reduction materials, supportive referrals, and prevention case management to YOF members, and; 3. work with the YOF team to create a safe and supportive environment in the drop-in center.
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Jun 21, 2017
The City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development is seeking applicants for a Deputy Director for Supportive Housing. Ending homelessness in Boston by providing homeless individuals and families access to permanent housing is a primary goal of the Department of Neighborhood Development.
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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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Jun 19, 2017
MHSA member agency Bay Cove Human Services has openings for a Housing Specialist, CBFS Housing Coordinator, and Housing Coordinator.
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