2015 MHSA Annual Meeting

Pictured above: Mark Dagnall of Justice Resource Institute, the family of Angela Berry and the O’Neil family join Ed O’Neil Award recipient Angela Berry of Justice Resource Institute (center). Photo credit: Matthew Dastoli Photography. Over 80 MHSA member agency representatives, Board Members and community partners gathered in Boston on December 16 for the 2015 MHSA Annual Meeting. In…

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MHSA Highlighted in Article from The Pew Charitable Trusts

Today, The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline blog quoted MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn in “States Freed to Use Medicaid Money for Housing,” an article by Michael Ollove exploring how states like Massachusetts are utilizing Medicaid to support formerly homeless individuals in moving into – and maintaining – permanent housing: Communities with big homeless populations…

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Milton Community Members to Hold November 14th Cut-a-Thon to Raise Funds for Homeless Veterans

ADVISORY November 13, 2015 For more information contact: Caitlin Golden (617) 367- 6447 ext. 28 cgolden@mhsa.net MILTON COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO HOLD NOVEMBER 14th CUT-A-THON TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HOMELESS VETERANS Funds raised will support City of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Boston Homes for the Brave Initiative The Boston Homes for the Brave Initiative is…

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USICH Blog Highlights MHSA’s Home & Healthy for Good Initiative

On the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) blog this week, USICH Deputy Director Richard Cho highlighted MHSA’s Home & Healthy for Good cost savings information in his blog post about ending chronic homelessness. “Aligning Hearts, Heads, and Budgets to End Chronic Homelessness in 2017” emphasizes that permanent supportive housing can dramatically reduce Medicaid costs…

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Boston Homes for the Brave Cut-a-Thon

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Boston Homes for the Brave Cut-a-Thon in Milton on Saturday, November 14, 2015! Thanks to the generous support of all who participated in the event, we have raised nearly $10,000 through sponsorships, 100 haircuts, raffle tickets, and donations! We extend our special thanks to the Pariser family and Mackie’s Barber Shop…

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Young Adult Leaders Advocate at State House for End to Unaccompanied Youth Homelessness

For Immediate Release October 29, 2015 For more information contact: Caitlin Golden (617) 367- 6447 ext. 28 cgolden@mhsa.net Kelly Turley (781) 595-7570 ext. 17 kelly@mahomeless.org YOUNG ADULT LEADERS ADVOCATE AT STATE HOUSE FOR END TO UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH HOMELESSNESS BOSTON – In partnership with the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, the young adult leaders of the…

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Young Adult Leaders to Hold Unaccompanied Youth Homelessness Advocacy Day at the State House on October 29th

ADVISORY October 26, 2015 For more information contact: Caitlin Golden (617) 367- 6447 ext. 28 cgolden@mhsa.net YOUNG ADULT LEADERS TO HOLD UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH HOMELESSNESS ADVOCACY DAY AT THE STATE HOUSE ON OCTOBER 29th In partnership with the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, the young adult leaders of the Leadership Development Program (LDP) of the Massachusetts…

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