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Nov 18, 2016
Today, The Boston Globe published "South Boston event offers housing, hope to homeless," an article on a recent housing surge planned in conjunction with City of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's goal of ending chronic homelessness by 2018. MHSA staff members were thrilled to participate in the surge, which targeted providing housing and support services for individuals over the age of 50 experiencing chronic homelessness.
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Nov 17, 2016
MHSA member agency Father Bill's & MainSpring is seeking applicants for a Veteran Program Coordinator. This position oversees the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program [SSVF] and is accountable for the quality of services provided to veterans both referred to as well as actively participating in this program.
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Nov 15, 2016
MHSA member agency Community Teamwork (CTI) is seeking applications for a Quality Assurance & Policy Manager. As a member of CTI’s Rental Assistance Team, the Quality Assurance & Policy Manager is responsible for overseeing the quality control functions, compliance and other key program areas.
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Nov 07, 2016
The Portland Press Herald has published "White House visit by Portland addiction collaborative could pave the way to opioid funding," an article by Joe Lawlor about the Greater Portland Addiction Collaborative’s participation in a recent White House panel discussion considering models to address the opioid epidemic. The article, which includes a description of the Massachusetts Pay for Success initiative being implemented by the Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, quotes MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn.
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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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Nov 04, 2016
The City of Lawrence is seeking applicants for a Homelessness Coordinator. Responsibilities include coordinating activities with multiple stakeholders with a wide range of capacity and resources to promote inclusive and effective planning and cross-coordination efforts focused on ending and preventing homelessness, particularly among those living in encampments and temporary shelters.
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Nov 03, 2016
Boston Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is seeking young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who have experienced homelessness or housing instability to participate in a series of meetings to support the City of Boston in creating a system that better meets the needs of youth and young adults experiencing homelessness.
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Oct 28, 2016
On October 26, 2016, Volunteers of America Massachusetts hosted the 2016 Veterans Leadership Dinner and honored Edwin Meléndez, Veteran In-Reach Peer Specialist at MHSA, with the Captain Thomas J. Hudner Award. The award honors a veteran or active military service member who has made significant contributions to serve their fellow veterans and their community.
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Oct 26, 2016
Beacon Health Options (Beacon)/Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP) is seeking to hire Community Health Workers (CHWs) for the Hospital to Housing initiative, an exciting new collaboration between Beacon/MBHP and MHSA. Beacon/MBHP is seeking individuals with immediate availability to fill positions in both Pittsfield and Lowell.
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Oct 24, 2016
"Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness," a documentary film about a tent city under a bridge in Indianapolis and the criminalization of homelessness in the United States, is now available on Amazon Prime and Google Play.
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