Interview with Jerry Ray

Spotlight on the Honorees: Jerry Ray

At MHSA’s 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here, we will celebrate three honorees who have made outstanding contributions to ending homelessness. Today we launch this year’s Spotlight on the Honorees blog series with an interview with Jerry Ray, Vice President of Homeless Services at MHSA member agency Mental Health Association, Inc. (MHA) in Springfield, MA. For…

MassHealth Listening Session: Media Coverage

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.”…

VA Housing Navigator Toolkit Highlights MHSA’s Veterans Homeless In-Reach Peer Project

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: This Toolkit is designed to provide Navigators, program managers, administrators, staff, and other key stakeholders working to end…

PBHA to Host Screening of “UNDER THE BRIDGE: The Criminalization of Homelessness” on April 18

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, Hall D. The screening is open to the public. The Harvard University Science Center is located at 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138. UNDER THE BRIDGE:…