2016 Massachusetts Youth Count Survey

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. If your organization serves youth or young adults, we encourage you…

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MHSA Recognizes Leaders in Ending Homelessness at 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2016 For more information contact: Caitlin Golden (617) 367- 6447 ext. 28 cgolden@mhsa.net MASSACHUSETTS HOUSING AND SHELTER ALLIANCE RECOGNIZES LEADERS IN ENDING HOMELESSNESS AT 13TH ANNUAL SPRING FUNDRAISING EVENT MHSA will honor Jerry Ray of Mental Health Association, Inc., Santander Bank, N.A. and Goulston & Storrs BOSTON – The Massachusetts…

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Spotlight on the Honorees: Goulston & Storrs

On Thursday, May 12, 2016, MHSA will celebrate three outstanding honorees at our 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. Today, our Spotlight on the Honorees blog series highlights honoree Goulston & Storrs with an interview with Peter D. Corbett, Director at Goulston & Storrs. About Goulston & Storrs Goulston & Storrs is an Am Law…

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MHSA to Recognize Leaders in Ending Homelessness at 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event

ADVISORY May 9, 2016 For more information contact: Caitlin Golden (617) 367- 6447 ext. 28 cgolden@mhsa.net MASSACHUSETTS HOUSING AND SHELTER ALLIANCE TO RECOGNIZE LEADERS IN ENDING HOMELESSNESS AT 13TH ANNUAL SPRING FUNDRAISING EVENT MHSA will honor Jerry Ray of Mental Health Association, Inc., Santander Bank, N.A. and Goulston & Storrs The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter…

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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…

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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.”…

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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…

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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:…

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