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…

Under the Bridge on Amazon Prime

“Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness” Now Available on Amazon Prime and Google Play

“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. ​View the official documentary film trailer. View the press release. View the film on Amazon Prime. View the film on Google…

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MHSA YPG Member Spotlight: Joanna Keenan

The MHSA Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) is dedicated to creating a dynamic environment that fosters connections between young professionals as they engage in ending homelessness. As the group continues to grow, we have launched a member spotlight series that highlights the different experiences of young professionals who are currently involved with MHSA YPG. This…

Our Father's House Open House

Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella and Our Father’s House to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House on September 27 to Celebrate New Sober House

Please join Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella and MHSA member agency Our Father’s House for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 42 West Street, Leominster, MA. The event will celebrate a new Sober House for Men, strengthening personal recovery. No RSVP is required. Please contact Ginnie Pittman at 978-345-2256 x 300 or…