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Jun 01, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee is seeking applicants for a Young Adult Stabilization Advocate. Under the supervision of the Residential Coordinator, the Young Adult Stabilization Advocate is responsible for supporting homeless and formerly homeless young adults transition to independent living and assisting the Residential Coordinator in meeting other program goals.
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May 25, 2017
MHSA member agency AIDS Action Committee is seeking applicants for a Bilingual 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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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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May 18, 2017
MHSA will honor Jay Cashman of Jay Cashman, Inc. with the Bob Ray Partnership Award at MHSA’s 14th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. The event will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Boston.
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May 13, 2017
Wicked Local Belmont has published "Belmont Library to host homelessness, LGBT youth panel," an article highlighting an upcoming panel discussion on May 30 at 7 p.m. MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn, who spoke at a similar panel at Belmont High School last month, will participate in the event, which will take place in the assembly room at 336 Concord Ave.
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May 11, 2017
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) will honor Jay Cashman of Jay Cashman, Inc. with the “Bob Ray Partnership Award” at MHSA’s 14th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, “Home for Good: Solutions Start Here.” The event will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Boston. The evening will feature an award presentation with a cocktail reception serving hearty hors d’oeuvres. The event will also include a silent auction and raffle prizes, where guests can bid on a weekend getaway to Martha’s Vineyard or win tickets to see the Boston Red Sox from behind home plate.
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May 05, 2017
MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn is featured in “Housing is the key to ending homelessness,” a recent Cape Cod Times letter to the editor. Finn stresses the significant roles that Duffy Health Center and Housing Assistance Corporation have played in reducing homelessness on the Cape.
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Apr 14, 2017
UnitedHealth Group has published "In Their Words: What Keeps Community Caregivers Up at Night," an article on MHSA's partnership with United Health Foundation. The article features a video of MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn, who discusses the significance of connecting individuals experiencing homelessness with health care access:
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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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Apr 10, 2017
MetroWest Daily News has published "Shelto: The role of housing in our health," an article by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation President Audrey Shelto. The article demonstrates that the Community Support Program for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness (CSPECH), an innovation of MHSA and the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, has been proven as an effective response to chronic homelessness and its high health care costs.
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