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Introducing the New MHSA Logo!

The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) is excited to share our new logo! The new logo was designed to reflect MHSA’s innovative solutions to homelessness, with the image of a house and an open circle symbolizing movement forward to end homelessness. The circle also serves as a symbol of the importance of appropriate support…

The Boston Globe Highlights Recent Housing Surge in South Boston for Individuals Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

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…

Join the Boston Youth Advisory Board (YAB)!

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. Upcoming meetings include Thursday, November 3 from 6-8…

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Volunteers of America Massachusetts Honors Edwin Meléndez of MHSA With the Captain Thomas J. Hudner Award

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. The…