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The Network has compiled resource lists to help get the right resources to the right people at the right time. Most lists are current as of March 2018.

Resource Lists

Shelter and Rehousing:
New Prevention and Rehousing Resources Available through June 30, 2018

Click here for a Quick List of Emergency Shelters, Transitional Housing and Community Support Programs.

Click here for a directory of Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Shelters, Transitional Housing and Rapid Re-housing Resources  in Western Massachusetts

Click here for Amherst directory on information and resources related to homelessness.

Click here for Veterans Housing and Related Resources Directory for Western Massachusetts (English version).  Click here for the Spanish translation.

Click here for one-page hand-out on Mass. General Law Chapter 115 Veterans Benefits eligibility guidelines and “Veterans’ Bill of Rights”

Click here for non-veteran provider intake questionnaire to ascertain veteran status and access to veteran resourcesClick here for MHSA’s Resource Guide for Older Homeless and Low-Income Adults.

Discharge Planning Guidelines:
Click here for the Discharge Planning Guidelines to assist with discharge of homeless individuals from hospitals, correctional facilities and other institutions.

Related Resources:

Click here  for the 2016 Western Massachusetts Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Services Directory.

Click here for the Western Massachusetts Food Bank’s comprehensive guide to services (food, housing, shelter, transportation and more).

The Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Health Care for the Homeless produced  Guidelines for Opioid Overdose Preparedness and Response in Congregate Housing & Shelters. 

Version 1, Intended Audience: Housing & Shelter Management (PDFPPT)

Version 2, Intended Audience: Front-Line Staff (PDFPPT)


Changes or revisions to these resources? Please contact Pamela Schwartz, Network Coordinator