News

Jul 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $43 million to 11 communities through its Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program. Congratulations to Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston for being one of the selected communities.
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Jun 29, 2018
The Department of Housing, strengthens and revitalizes communities by promoting affordable housing opportunities. The Department seeks to eliminate homelessness and to catalyze the creation and preservation of quality, affordable housing to meet the needs of all individuals and families statewide. Currently, the Department seeks to fill a Housing Specialist position to help ensure that Connecticut continues to be a great place to live and work.
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Jun 27, 2018
The mission of the Commonwealth Corps is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in service to strengthen communities, address unmet community needs, and increase volunteerism. Commonwealth Corps members with the Lynn Shelter Association will serve 10.5 months in a full-time capacity. What they have in common is a desire to put their talents and ideas to use in the service of their communities and the Commonwealth.
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Jun 05, 2018
Rosie’s Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women, offers emergency and long-term assistance to women who have nowhere else to turn. Founded in 1974, Rosie’s Place welcomes each guest with respect and unconditional love. Rosie’s Place accepts no government funds, and relies instead on committed volunteers and private supporters to accomplish its effective and innovative work.
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May 22, 2018
The Housing Advocate works closely with guests of Women’s Lunch Place to access and maintain safe and affordable housing. Guests include women who are experiencing homelessness, housing instability, and poverty. The role includes strategizing appropriate housing placements as well as stabilizing existing tenancies to prevent homelessness.
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May 18, 2018
On May 17, MHSA honored Greg Bialecki with the 2018 Bob Ray Partnership Award at its 15th Annual Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. More than $130,000 was raised for MHSA's work toward ending homelessness in Massachusetts.
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May 14, 2018
The Upper Valley Haven (the Haven), a nonprofit social services organization founded in 1980 and located in White River Junction, Vermont, is seeking an experienced, dynamic Executive Director. The Haven serves people in the Upper Valley struggling with poverty by providing food, shelter, service coordination, education and other support. Its vision is to create a community where people find hope and discover possibility.
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May 08, 2018
Father Bill's & MainSpring's mission is to end and prevent homelessness in Southern Massachusetts with programs that provide emergency and permanent housing and help people obtain skills, jobs, housing, and services. The Grants and Compliance Associate will work with the Program Development team, and will focus on securing new and renewal grants from all public funders, as well as the compliance functions.
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May 08, 2018
In a letter to the editor in The Boston Globe, MHSA Director of Public Policy Caitlin Golden writes about Middlesex County and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation’s initiative to develop targeted, data-driven interventions to meet the needs of frequent utilizers.  
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May 08, 2018
The public is invited to a hearing on May 15 to comment on a proposed project for the long-term lease of a portion of the land comprising the Lemuel L. Shattuck Hospital campus, located at 170 Morton Street in the City of Boston.
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