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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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May 12, 2016
MHSA will honor Jerry Ray of Mental Health Association, Inc., Santander Bank, N.A. and Goulston & Storrs at MHSA’s 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, “Home for Good: Solutions Start Here.” The event will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston.
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May 09, 2016
MHSA will honor Jerry Ray of Mental Health Association, Inc., Santander Bank, N.A. and Goulston & Storrs at MHSA’s 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, “Home for Good: Solutions Start Here.” The event will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Boston.
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Apr 21, 2016
On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders presided over a public listening session on the Commonweath's plans to reform MassHealth, shifting from a fee-for-service model toward accountable care organizations (ACOs). Shira Schoenberg of MassLive.com covered the listening session in her article "Baker administration plans overhaul of $15 billion MassHealth system." Colin A. Young of the State House News Service also covered the listening session in an article published by media outlets including The Berkshire Eagle, The Daily News of Newburyport, The Telegram & Gazette, and WWLP-22News.
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Apr 14, 2016
The National Center on Homelessness among Veterans of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released the Housing Navigator Toolkit in order to provide support for communities interested in integrating Navigator programs into their efforts to end homelessness among Veterans.
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Apr 12, 2016
MHSA member agency Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA) will host a screening of UNDER THE BRIDGE: The Criminalization of Homelessness on Monday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Harvard University Science Center.
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Apr 12, 2016
Household Goods, Inc., a nonprofit organization located in Acton, MA, provides a full range of donated furniture and household items, free of charge, to help people in need make a home. Each year, hundreds of volunteers commit over 30,000 hours of their time, working with over 300 social service agencies to help 2,500 families throughout eastern and central Massachusetts.
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Mar 29, 2016
MHSA member agency Center for Social Innovation will host “A Conversation About Racism and Homelessness” on Thursday, April 14 from 7:00–8:30 PM at The Museum of African American History in Boston, MA.
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Mar 24, 2016
t3, an initiative of the Center for Social Innovation, recently published "Stories of Youth Homelessness & Resiliency: Kay," a blog post written by Kay, a graduate of MHSA's Fall 2015 Advocacy in Action Leadership Development Program for young adults.
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Mar 18, 2016
t3, an initiative of the Center for Social Innovation, recently published "Stories of Youth Homelessness & Resiliency: Lauren," a blog post written by Lauren, a graduate of MHSA's Fall 2015 Advocacy in Action Leadership Development Program for young adults.
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