Tag: massachusetts shelter and housing alliance

  • Triage Tool Uses Health Care Info to House Homeless With Better Support Systems

    Mathematica Policy Research released a study demonstrating that a triage assessment tool used by the Massachusetts Shelter and Housing Alliance (MHSA) can successfully predict the emergency resource utilization of chronically homeless individuals. The MHSA partners with organizations and service providers in the state to place chronically homeless people in housing with appropriate supportive services. Since […]

  • Massachusetts Advocates Consider Call for Homeless Emergency

    Massachusetts Advocates Consider Call for Homeless Emergency

    Activists and housing advocates in Massachusetts are looking at the possibility of declaring a state of emergency on homelessness statewide after several West Coast cities and the state of Hawaii announced emergency situations in the last few months. Representatives from about 20 Massachusetts organizations that deal with homelessness met on Dec. 4 to discuss, for […]