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  • ACC One-Stop Resource Center

    Agency: Amherst Community Connections

    At the Amherst Community Connections (ACC) One-Stop Resource Center we provide a large variety of referrals and services to our participants related to food, housing, and other elements that are necessary to reaching the final goal. Offering such a wide array of services does not reduce the quality of the care we give, but rather it enhances it by ...


  • Adult Foster Care

    Agency: WestMass ElderCare Inc.

    WestMass ElderCare’s Adult Foster Care provides room, board, and personal care services in a family-like setting, for elders and disabled individuals who require a supervised living environment. Adult Foster Care provides homes for adults who cannot live alone safely, enabling adults to remain in, and be part of, the community, with professional nu...


  • Adult Mental Health Recovery Services

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    ServiceNet offers a wide range of mental health services including 24 hour residential homes, and supported and independent housing sites. Must be referred by the Department of Mental Health, call ServiceNet for details.


  • Affordable Housing

    Agency: Valley Community Development Corporation

    Offers affordable Single Room Occupancy (SRO) and family housing in Northampton. Waiting lists apply.Valley CDC offers affordable SRO and family housing in Northampton. Waiting lists apply.


  • Affordable Housing

    Agency: Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity

    Habitat for Humanity builds affordable homes for low-income families and offers homeownership opportunities to families who are unable to obtain conventional house financing. Generally, this includes those whose income is 30 to 50 percent of the area’s median income. Program participants are required to assist with the building process and repay lo...


  • Affordable Housing

    Agency: Catholic Charities

    Catholic Charities Agencies advocates for policies that increase families' access to safe, affordable housing, and that end homelessness. We work to prevent homelessness by providing financial assistance for rent, mortgage or utility payments; and by helping to resolve issues that may lead to homelessness. In particular, we call for the protection ...


  • Affordable Rental Apartments

    Agency: RCAP Solutions, Inc.

    RCAP Solutions manages affordable housing complexes at several different locations within Central Massachusetts.RCAP Solutions manages over 300 affordable apartments for the elderly, disabled, and families in Athol, Bolton, Groton, Hubbardston, Northbridge, Townsend, Webster and Worcester. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. As apartment...


  • Affordable Rental Apartments

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority manages low-income/ affordable housing complexes at several different locations throughout Franklin County including Turners Falls, Orange, and Ashfield.


  • Athol Corps Community Center

    Agency: The Salvation Army/Massachusetts Division

    The Athol Corps Community Center and Food Pantry is the Salvation Army location in Athol. This site offers: Emergency Disaster Assistance Emergency Shelter Utility Assistance Food Pantry The Good Neighbor Energy Fund Holiday Food DistributionsThe Athol Corps Food Pantry and Community Center serves the towns of Athol, Orange and New Salem only.


  • Athol Corps Food Pantry and Community Center

    Agency: The Salvation Army/Massachusetts Division

    Offers a food pantry, emergency disaster help, emergency shelter, and assistance with utility bills.The Athol Corps Food Pantry and Community Center is the Salvation Army location in Athol. This site offers: Food Pantry Emergency Disaster Assistance Emergency Shelter Utility Assistance The Good Neighbor Energy Fund Holiday Food DistributionsThe Ath...


  • Barton's Crossing Shelter

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    The Barton's Crossing Shelter is located in Pittsfield, MA and serves as a year-round, 16 bed shelter for single adults, and as a cold weather shelter with 20 winter beds. No drugs/alcohol. Closed during the day.


  • Basic Needs

    Agency: Montague Catholic Social Ministries

    The Emergency Basic Needs Program at MCSM provides emergency concrete needs in the form of free food and clothing, furniture, household items, supplies of diapers and other newborn essentials. The Basic Needs Program is a conduit for individual donors and other programs (from faith communities as well as local colleges and universities) to help fam...


  • Brain Injury Services

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    Assists people living with the continuing effects of a brain injury caused by trauma or a medical event to re-learn skills and knowledge they once took for granted, including speaking and walking.ServiceNets' Brain Injury Services provides a full continuum of residential and support programs including Shared Living and Enrichment Centers. Shared Li...


  • Client Resources Division

    Agency: RCAP Solutions, Inc.

    Provides housing assistance payments for low income tenants, transitional housing help for the homeless or those fleeing domestic violence.RCAP Solutions, Inc. is committed to taking a leadership role in ensuring that all families and individuals have a safe and affordable place to live by administering state homelessness prevention programs design...


  • Community Action Agencies

    Agency: Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.

    Community Action Agencies operate programs designed to support families with child development and care, education, training, health and safety, housing and shelter, and financial stability.The VOC is a human service and advocacy organization that addresses the causes of poverty through programs that fight unemployment, inadequate housing, poor nut...


  • Community Action Agencies

    Agency: Montachusett Opportunity Council

    Community Action Agencies operate programs designed to support families with child development and care, education, training, health and safety, housing and shelter, and financial stability.The MOC is a private, nonprofit human service and advocacy organization providing emergency assistance to people in crisis and addresses the causes of poverty t...


  • Community Action Agencies

    Agency: Berkshire Community Action Council

    Community Action Agencies operate programs designed to support families with child development and care, education, training, health and safety, housing and shelter, and financial stability.The Berkshire Community Action Council (BCAC), is the designated anti-poverty Community Action Agency for Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The role of BCAC is t...


  • Community Resources and Advocacy

    Agency: Community Action Pioneer Valley

    Provides financial help for heat, utilities, rent, move-in expenses. Helps with SNAP and Health Insurance applications. Connects to other resources.The Community Resources and Advocacy Program provides a range of direct client services to help people with low-income access the resources they need. Resource Advocates can help clients access SNAP ben...


  • Congregate Housing

    Agency: WestMass ElderCare Inc.

    WestMass ElderCare’s Congregate Housing is a housing option for elders and persons with disabilities. Supportive services are available as needed to provide assistance with activities of daily living, but 24-hour staffing is not available. Congregate Housing often is the solution to someone who is unable or unwilling to live alone, but does not nee...


  • Disability Services

    Agency: Stavros Center For Independent Living

    Stavros' programs and services are designed to meet the needs of persons of any age or disability as they work to achieve their life goals that are free of barriers and important to them. Stavros has several different programs and departments that offer services and resources for people with disabilities, including:Personal Care and Assistance Serv...


  • Domestic Violence Shelter Services (DVSS)

    Agency: YWCA of Western Massachusetts

    The YWCA of Western Massachusetts offers emergency shelter to individuals in imminent danger from domestic violence. The shelter also provides safety planning, counseling, support groups, and case management.


  • Domestic Violence Shelters

    Agency: Safe Passage

    Safe Passage operates an emergency shelter for adults and their children who need to flee abuse and get safe from violent and life-threatening domestic violence situations. Our shelter is in a confidential location for the safety and privacy for our guests. Call our Hotline Counselors to help you decide if shelter is right for you.Safe Passage is p...


  • Domestic Violence Shelters

    Agency: Womanshelter / Companeras

    A confidential emergency shelter for women and children who are escaping from dangerous relationships. Food, clothing, and other items available.Womanshelter/ Compañeras operates a confidential emergency shelter for women and children who are escaping from dangerous relationships. Womanshelter/ Compañeras provides sheltered families with food, clot...


  • Elderly, Disabled and Family Housing

    Agency: Amherst Housing Authority

    Provides housing assistance and subsidies for the elderly, disabled, and low income families of Amherst. Has a list of possible housing in the area.The Amherst Housing Authority (AHA) provides housing assistance and subsidies for residents of Amherst and oversees the management of housing complexes for the elderly, disabled, and low income families...


  • Emergency Shelter

    Agency: Our Father's House, Inc.

    Provides a temporary "dry" shelter, meals, housing search, and support services to homeless men, necessary to their self-sufficiency.The Emergency Shelter Program is designed to offer a temporary shelter opportunity to homeless men. It is a “dry shelter” in that guests are not allowed to use alcohol or drugs. Every guest meets with a case manager w...


  • Emergency Short-Term Housing Supports

    Agency: DIAL/SELF Youth and Community Services

    To prevent homelessness and sexual exploitation of teens, TeenLine provides resource information, referrals, counseling, case management, advocacy, and emergency shelter by reaching out to at-risk youth. Youth, parents, guidance counselors, and other helping professionals are encouraged to call or stop by.DIAL/SELF’s NightOwl Program, an overnight ...


  • Energy/Water Conservation Improvements

    Agency: US Department of Agriculture Rural Development

    The USDA Rural Development provides funding to rural farmers and small businesses for energy efficiency projects (such as bioenergy, geothermal, hydrogen, solar, wind and hydro power) that typically involve installation or upgrade of equipment to significantly reduce energy use.


  • Family Homeless Shelter

    Agency: Center for Human Development

    Jessie's House offers shelter programs for homeless families, a 24 hour family shelter housing up to 6 families, or pregnant women.Shelter programs provide critical support and stability for homeless families. The Center for Human Development (CHD) operates Jessie's House, a 24 hour family homeless shelter housing up to 6 families, or pregnant wome...


  • First Time Homebuyer Counseling

    Agency: Valley Community Development Corporation

    Valley CDC provides individual homebuyer counseling and financial education free of charge for current renters interested in buying their own home.


  • First Time Homebuyer Workshop Series

    Agency: Valley Community Development Corporation

    Valley CDC offers homeownership classes which give a comprehensive overview of the homebuying process


  • First-Time Homebuyer Workshops and Counseling

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

      Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) provides homeownership education to first-time buyers to help them find and finance a home. HRA also offers post-purchase education to help homeowners avoid or address problems that may lead to mortgage default or foreclosure.


  • Foreclosure Prevention Loan Modification/Refinancing Programs

    Agency: MassHousing

    MassHousing Finance Agency (MHFA) provides below market-rate mortgages for eligible homebuyers. MHFA also provides refinance loans for homeowners at risk of foreclosure.


  • Franklin County Resource Center

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    The Franklin County Resource Center works with homeless and other individuals by assisting with job search, housing search and referrals, accessing mental health (basic mental health counseling), substance abuse services and other needs. This location is also a Homeless Drop in Center providing case management for those on the waiting list for the ...


  • Greenfield Corps Food Pantry and Drop-In Center

    Agency: The Salvation Army/Massachusetts Division

    The Salvation Army's Greenfield Corps Community Center offers a Food Pantry and Community Drop-In Center to come in out of the cold or heat and enjoy coffee, fellowship and TV. Shower and toiletries are also available at the Drop-In Center.


  • Greenfield Family Inn

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    The Greenfield Family Inn provides transitional shelter and case management to homeless families.  The program can assist up to six families and single parents, including pregnant women.


  • Greenfield Housing Rehabilitation Program

    Agency: Greenfield Town Government

    The City of Greenfield Community and Economic Development Department (CEDD) administers loans and oversees the contractor process to help provide an affordable way for homeowners to complete necessary repairs. Loans through the Housing Rehabilitation Program are 0% interest, deferred loans, payable upon sale or transfer of the home. CEDD also provi...


  • Greenfield Warming Center

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    The Greenfield Warming Center, located at 72 Chapman St. is an overnight seasonal warming center for homeless adults 18 years of age and older. Open from 7:00pm to 7:00am nightly from November 1 - May 1. Guests are provided with food and snacks, blankets and pillows and a table and chair to sit. There are no cots or space to lie down due to buildin...


  • Grove Street Inn Shelter

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    A year-round emergency shelter for homeless adults providing shelter and meals, and assistance with housing, employment, benefits, and healthcare.The Grove Street Inn is the only year-round shelter in Hampshire County open to all homeless adults. The Inn was established in 1990 through community efforts. With no permanent base of funding, a unique ...


  • Hampshire County Resource Center

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    The Hampshire County Resource Center works with homeless and other individuals by assisting with job search, housing search and referrals, accessing mental health (basic mental health counseling), substance abuse services and other needs. This location is also a Homeless Drop in Center providing case management for those on the waiting list for the...


  • Home Energy Assistance

    Agency: Community Action Pioneer Valley

    Energy Efficiency and Weatherization audits available and homeowners may be eligible for heat repair/ replacement to fix a primary heating system.Community Action Pioneer Valley offers FREE Energy Efficiency Programs for your home through the energy efficiency and weatherization programs. These programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Energy a...


  • Home Modification Loan Program

    Agency: Way Finders

    The Way Finders' Home Modification Loan Program (HMLP) provides 0% interest loans in amounts between $1,000 and $50,000 to homeowners and small landlords for modifications to the primary, permanent residence of elders, individuals with disabilities, and families of children with disabilities. These loans allow homeowners in Massachusetts to remain ...


  • Home Rehabilitation Programs

    Agency: Hilltown Community Development Corporation

    Provides eligible homeowners with deferred payment loans to address code violations in their home and improve living conditions.The Hilltown CDC Housing Rehabilitation Program provides eligible homeowners with deferred payment loans in order to address code violations and improve living conditions for low-and moderate-income households.  A wide ran...


  • Home Rehabilitation Programs

    Agency: US Department of Agriculture Rural Development

    The USDA Rural Development provides loans and grants for very low income homeowners to repair and rehabilitate their homes. Grants are also available to non-profit agencies, public bodies, and tribes to assist low income homeowners with repairs.


  • HomeBASE

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    The HomeBASE program provides families an opportunity to overcome some the financial barriers to ending their homelessness. The amount and type of assistance is based on a family's needs, which will be determined through an assessment by the Dept. of Transitional Assistance (DTA). Families deemed eligible for Emergency Assistance (EA), by DHCD Home...


  • Homeless Shelter

    Agency: Craig's Doors

    Craig's Place is a seasonal homeless shelter providing overnight shelter as well as dinner and breakfast. Emergency shelter operates from November 1st through April 30th.Craig's Place shelter has a behavior based admission policy: all who show respect for the safety and well-being of our guests, volunteers, and staff are welcome. Services include: ...


  • Hospice of the Fisher Home

    Agency: Hospice of the Fisher Home

    Hospice of the Fisher Home Hospice Program provides structured care to meet the individual's needs and wishes, both in the patient's home or in our hospice residence. The hospice staff at the Fisher Home assures continuity of care and fosters personal connections and trust.At our hospice residence your loved one decides when to eat, sleep, and have...


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Ware Housing Authority

    WHA provides affordable rental housing  and Housing Choice Vouchers to low income families and seniors.The Ware Housing Authority provides affordable rental housing and Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers to low income families and seniors.


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Greenfield Housing Authority

    Provides subsidized housing opportunities to low and moderate income families, as well as the elderly and disabled.The Greenfield Housing Authority (GHA) administers both state rental assistance (MRVP) and federal Section 8 Vouchers used by eligible households in privately owned apartments. The Authority has also developed a successful Family Self ...


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: South Hadley Housing Authority

    SHHA provides affordable rental housing for low income families, seniors, and disabled individuals.The South Hadley Housing Authority provides affordable rental housing for low income families, seniors, and disabled individuals.


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Montague Housing Authority

    Manages several apartment complexes for low-income individuals, families, people with disabilities and the elderly.The Montague Housing Authority manages several apartment complexes for low-income individuals and families, people with disabilities, and the elderly. Office is handicap accessible and located near an FRTA bus route.


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Hatfield Housing Authority

    Provide housing for low-income people and families, including elderly and people with disabilities, in Hatfield.


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Belchertown Housing Authority

    The Belchertown Housing Authority offers affordable rental housing to low income residents of Belchertown.


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Granby Housing Authority

    The Granby Housing Authority provides affordable rental housing to low income families, seniors, and disabled adults.


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Hadley Housing Authority

    The Hadley Housing Authority provides low income public housing in Hadley for current Massachusetts residents.


  • Housing Authorities

    Agency: Warren Housing Authority

    The Warren Housing Authority provides public housing for seniors age 60 and older.


  • Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    The Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority administers the federal Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program for residents of Franklin County (except Greenfield). HRA administers both mobile (or tenant-based) vouchers and project-based vouchers.


  • Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

    Agency: Amherst Housing Authority

    People in this program rent private apartments in the community and get financial assistance from the Voucher Program to pay a portion of the rent.The Amherst Housing Authority administers the federally funded Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Participants in this program rent private apartments in the community and receive financial assist...


  • Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

    Agency: Northampton Housing Authority

    Provides rental help to low-income individuals and families living in privately-owned rental properties. Works with VA to administer VASH vouchers.The Northampton Housing Authority (NHA) administers the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program which provides rental assistance to low-income families living in privately-owned rental properties, and...


  • Housing Consumer Education Center

    Agency: Way Finders

    Provides information and help to people seeking housing in Hampden and Hampshire counties.HAPHousing is the home of the Housing Consumer Education Center (HCEC) serving Hampden and Hampshire Counties. The HCEC offers a variety of programming to support tenants, landlords, prospective buyers, and homeowners. Programming includes: Assessment/screenin...


  • Housing Consumer Education Center

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    The Housing Consumer Education Center (HCEC) helps tenants, landlords, prospective buyers, and homeowners, understand a variety of housing issues. HCEC's offer housing assistance, services and information, to anyone with a housing issue. This information is designed to improve housing stability, minimize disputes, and to provide homeowners and rent...


  • Housing Down Payment Loans/ Grants

    Agency: Valley Community Development Corporation

    Provides financial assistance for down payment or closing costs to first time homebuyers in Amherst and Northampton.


  • Housing Rehabilitation Program

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    The FCRHRA administers loans to help provide an affordable way for homeowners to do needed repairs, weatherize their homes and meet building codes.The Housing Rehabilitation Program of the FCRHRA administers deferred payment housing rehabilitation loans on behalf of many of the municipalities of Franklin County. These loans provide an affordable me...


  • Housing Services

    Agency: MassHousing

    MassHousing is charged with providing financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts by providing below market-rate mortgages to eligible homebuyers. MassHousing also provides refinance loans for homeowners at risk of foreclosure.MassHousing programs provide services for home ownership including mortgage assistance, homebuyer eduction and home i...


  • Housing Support and Advocacy

    Agency: Cooley Dickinson Healthcare Corporation

    A Positive Place provides housing advocacy for homeless people living with HIV, and those at risk of homelessness or burdened by high rent. Our Housing Advocate supports clients with housing searches, referrals, landlord negotiations, eviction support and completion of housing applications. A limited number of tenant-based rental subsidies for elig...


  • Interfaith Council Homelessness Prevention Fund

    Agency: Interfaith Council of Franklin County

    The Interfaith Council's Homeless Prevention Fund helps people facing eviction or needing help moving into a new place. May include financial help.The Interfaith Council of Franklin County's Housing Assistance Committee has established the Homelessness Prevention Fund Referral Program for residents of Franklin County. Are you facing eviction? Do yo...


  • Interfaith Council Homelessness Prevention Fund

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    The Interfaith Council's Homeless Prevention Fund helps people facing eviction or needing help moving into a new place. May include financial help.ServiceNet, association with The Interfaith Council of Franklin County's Housing Assistance Committee, is partnering to administer the Homelessness Prevention Fund Referral Program for residents of Frank...


  • Interfaith Council Homelessness Prevention Fund

    Agency: The Salvation Army/Massachusetts Division

    The Interfaith Council's Homeless Prevention Fund helps people facing eviction or needing help moving into a new place. May include financial help.The Salvation Army, in association with The Interfaith Council of Franklin County's Housing Assistance Committee, is partnering to administer the Homelessness Prevention Fund Referral Program for residen...


  • Interfaith Council Homelessness Prevention Fund

    Agency: Montague Catholic Social Ministries

    The Interfaith Council's Homeless Prevention Fund helps people facing eviction or needing help moving into a new place. May include financial help.Montague Catholic Social Ministries, in association with The Interfaith Council of Franklin County's Housing Assistance Committee, is partnering to administer the Homelessness Prevention Fund Referral Pr...


  • Interfaith Winter Shelter

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    A seasonal 20 bed emergency shelter for homeless adults. Provides shelter and meals as well as case management referrals. This ia a collaborative program of Friends of Hampshire County Homeless Individuals, the City of Northampton, and ServiceNet.


  • Low Income Home Loans

    Agency: US Department of Agriculture Rural Development

    The USDA Rural Development provides mortgages to low income individuals and families to purchase a home in a rural area. Applicants must be unable to obtain a loan from other sources on terms and conditions that they can reasonably meet.


  • MassHousing

    Agency: MassHousing

    MassHousing is charged with providing financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts by providing below market-rate mortgages to eligible homebuyers. MassHousing also provides refinance loans for homeowners at risk of foreclosure, as well as assisting with rental housing by providing oversight and support for hundreds of affordable and mixed-inc...


  • Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    The Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP) permanently improves the lives of low-income families and individuals by offering both tenant- and project-based rental subsidies. The tenant-based voucher, which is known as Mobile, is assigned to the Participant and is valid for any housing unit that meets the standards of the state sanitary code. P...


  • Morgan-Allen House

    Agency: Greenfield Housing Authority

    This congregate housing combines home care services and shared living for older or disabled adults. May include transportation and personal care.The Greenfield Housing Authority’s congregate housing combines home care services and shared living space for older or disabled adults. Services available may include: care management, homemaker services, ...


  • ONE Mortgage

    Agency: Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP)

    If you are a first-time homebuyer, ONE Mortgage offers you the comfort of knowing your mortgage is financially sustainable. Here are five reasons why you should choose ONE Mortgage: As little as 3% down Low, fixed interest rate No Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Financial assistance, for eligible buyers An investment in your future


  • Office of Social Services

    Agency: Catholic Charities

    Provides housing assistance and case management and referrals for food, benefits applications, fuel assistance, jobs, and other services.The Catholic Charities Office of Social Services provides a wide range of services to individuals and families in need of assistance. Each person is given individual attention at the intake process. Evaluation, as...


  • Options Counseling

    Agency: LifePath, Inc.

    Options Counseling at LifePath is a free service that provides information and support to consumers to assist them in decision making. The community options resource specialist at LifePath, Inc. can guide you through questions about living in the community or other long-term care options.


  • Options Counseling

    Agency: WestMass ElderCare Inc.

    WestMass ElderCare’s Options Counseling provides information and support to consumers with questions about living in the community or nursing home. The Options Counselor assists with questions and concerns about in-home services and other resources to help live independently in the community. Individuals, regardless of their income or age have the ...


  • Permanent Supportive Housing Program

    Agency: GAAMHA Inc.

    The GAAMHA Permanent Supportive Housing Program provides permanent, supportive sober housing for up to 12 men and women in modern studio apartments. These fully furnished apartments are move-in ready for people who have completed residential treatment and established a solid foundation of recovery and wish to transition into independent living.Resi...


  • Public Housing

    Agency: Athol - Orange Housing Authorities

    Own and operate subsidized housing for low-income individuals and families, including the elderly and the disabled.The Athol and Orange Housing Authorities own and operate subsidized housing for low-income individuals and families, including the elderly and people with disabilities. The Housing Authorities also administer rental and Section 8 housi...


  • Public Housing

    Agency: Greenfield Housing Authority

    Provides subsidized housing to low and moderate income individuals and families, as well as the elderly and disabled.The Greenfield Housing Authority (GHA) provides subsidized housing opportunities to low and moderate income individuals and families, as well as the elderly and disabled.


  • Public Housing

    Agency: Ware Housing Authority

    The Ware Housing Authority provides affordable rental housing to low income families and seniors.


  • Public Housing

    Agency: Montague Housing Authority

    Manages several apartment complexes for low-income individuals and families, people with disabilities, and the elderly.The Montague Housing Authority manages several apartment complexes for low-income individuals and families, people with disabilities, and the elderly.


  • Public Housing

    Agency: Granby Housing Authority

    The Granby Housing Authority provides affordable rental housing to low income families, seniors, and disabled adults.


  • Public Housing

    Agency: Hadley Housing Authority

    The Hadley Housing Authority provides low income public housing in Hadley for current Massachusetts residents.


  • Public Housing

    Agency: Northampton Housing Authority

    Provides housing help for residents of Northampton and oversees the management of housing sites for the elderly, disabled, and low income families.The Northampton Housing Authority (NHA) provides housing assistance and subsidies for residents of Northampton and oversees the management of housing complexes for the elderly, disabled, and low income f...


  • RAFT (Residential Assistance for Families in Transition)

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) provides short-term, flexible financial assistance to low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Designed to meet each family’s particular needs, eligible uses include moving cost assistance, rent and utility arrears, rental stipends or utility bills. RAFT also help...


  • RAFT Homelessness Prevention Program

    Agency: Way Finders

    Provides short-term financial assistance to low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) provides short-term, flexible financial assistance to low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Designed to meet each family’s particular needs, eligibl...


  • Rent Payment Assistance

    Agency: Catholic Charities

    Catholic Charities offers rental / housing assistance for low income families and individuals including prevention, diversion and rapid rehousing funds for the homeless or those imminently facing homelessness. Evaluation, case management and additional related services are also available.


  • Rent Payment Assistance

    Agency: The Salvation Army/Massachusetts Division

    Provides assistance with back rent after a 14 day notice to quit is received.


  • Rent Payment Assistance

    Agency: George Davenport Trust Fund

    The George Davenport Trust Fund provides temporary financial assistance (including for rent payment assistance) on a case-by-case basis.


  • Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

    Agency: Berkshire Gas Company

    Helps Berkshire Gas customers to pay for installation of approved energy-saving measures to increase home efficiency and save the homeowner money.Berkshire Gas offers innovative solutions through Mass Save to make our natural gas heating customers' homes more energy efficient. If you heat your home with natural gas, we'll help pay for the installat...


  • Residential Recovery Homes

    Agency: Behavioral Health Network, Inc.

    BHN Residential Recovery Homes is for individuals in the process of recovering from addiction or substance use. BHN staff work with individuals to establish goals based on needs and desires. Groups include 12-step based programs, gender-specific groups, relapse prevention, recovery planning, and spirituality. Life skill groups help individuals sear...


  • Section 8 Housing

    Agency: Athol - Orange Housing Authorities

    Provides rental assistance to low-income individuals and families living in privately-owned rental properties.The Athol and Orange Housing Authorities own and operate subsidized housing for low-income individuals and families, including the elderly and people with disabilities. The Housing Authorities also administer rental and Section 8 housing vo...


  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

    Agency: Way Finders

    Issues federal and state funded housing vouchers which pays some money toward rent.HAP Housing issues federal and state funded housing vouchers. With these subsidy programs, tenants pay approximately 30-40% of their household income toward rent, with HAP Housing paying the remainder.


  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

    Agency: RCAP Solutions, Inc.

    RCAP Solutions provides state and federal housing vouchers for low-income households.


  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

    Agency: Ware Housing Authority

    The Ware Housing Authority administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program for low income families and seniors.


  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

    Agency: Greenfield Housing Authority

    Issues federal and state funded housing vouchers which pays some money toward rent.The Greenfield Housing Authority (GHA) administers federal and state funded housing vouchers. With these subsidy programs, tenants pay approximately 30-40% of their household income toward rent, with GHA paying the remainder.


  • Shared Living

    Agency: Nonotuck Resource Associates, Inc.

    Persons with disabilities reside with a caregiver (or family) to support them in maintaining independence while living a safe, rewarding and enriching life. Must be referred by DDS, DMH, MRC or MCB.


  • Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Outreach

    Agency: Center for Human Development

    The Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Outreach Program of the Center for Human Development (CHD) provides outreach and case management services to low-income at-risk adults and individuals living in a single room occupancies (SROs) in Hampshire County. Staff provide support, advocacy and other assistance needed to overcome major barriers, prevent homeles...


  • Soldier On Veterans Housing

    Agency: Soldier On

    Soldier On provides veterans with shelter and support in an environment that offers dignity, integrity, and, most importantly, hope, by working in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies. Soldier On offers a continuum of care that includes immediate and long-term housing with services delivered where they live. Soldie...


  • State-Aided Public Housing

    Agency: Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    The Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority (FCRHRA) owns and manages several chapter 667 and chapter 705 state-aided public housing developments. These site-based housing subsidies are available to families, seniors, and disabled persons with low income.


  • State-aided Public Housing

    Agency: Belchertown Housing Authority

    Runs state-aided housing programs for seniors, disabled individuals, and families who meet income guidelines.The Belchertown Housing Authority (BHA) selects tenants for the income based, state-aided housing programs for the elderly/disabled (667) and for families (705). For the 667 program we have 48 one bedroom apartments, 24 of which are on the f...


  • Supportive Housing

    Agency: DIAL/SELF Youth and Community Services

    DIAL/SELF's Supportive Housing Programs support young adults, particularly those who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness with a range of affordable housing options. These programs include an array of social services, life skills education, case management, and community service responsibilities. The Step Program provides a safe place to liv...


  • Supportive Housing

    Agency: WestMass ElderCare Inc.

    WestMass ElderCare provides Supportive Housing in three housing sites located in Chicopee and South Hadley. Supportive Housing offers residents the following supports: On-call staff available to all residents for unforeseen and unplanned personal care assistance, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Lunch Program— Daily family-style gatherings offer ...


  • Supportive Housing

    Agency: The United Arc

    The United Arc offers group residential supports to adult consumers who need 24 hour support at all stages and conditions of adult life.


  • Supportive Housing

    Agency: Viability

    Viability's AIM Housing and Support Services provides supportive housing and living situations for people with developmental, physical and psychiatric disabilities. Service includes group residences, supported living services, and residential placement services.


  • Supportive Housing Project

    Agency: YWCA of Western Massachusetts

    The YWCA provides housing along with case management, counseling, and support groups for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or stalking and their children.


  • Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF)

    Agency: Soldier On

    The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program at Soldier On is a door-to-door outreach campaign assisting veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Soldier On provides in-home case management, referral services, and temporary financial assistance for housing to veterans facing homelessness. Soldier ...


  • Temporary Financial Assistance

    Agency: Helping Hand Society

    The Helping Hand Society provides emergency financial assistance to residents of Easthampton for expenses such as utilities, rent, medical expenses, and food.


  • Temporary Financial Assistance

    Agency: Susan Bridgman Fund

    The Susan Bridgman Fund provides one time financial assistance for low income Belchertown residents to help with such expenses as rental deposit, utility bill, or other necessities.


  • Tenancy Preservation Program

    Agency: Mental Health Association, Inc.

    The Mental Health Association, Inc.'s (MHA) Tenancy Preservation Program (TPP) serves individuals with lease/tenancy violations who are at risk of homelessness due to mental health issues. The goal is to preserve tenancy by working to remedy lease violations and develop interventions that help tenants retain their housing. The program works closely...


  • Tenant Rights Information/Counseling

    Agency: RCAP Solutions, Inc.

    RCAP Solutions, Inc. provides information about all types of housing problems. Tenants, landlords, prospective buyers, and homeowners can get help designed to maximize housing stability and minimize disputes.RCAP Solutions Housing Consumer Education Center (HCEC), located in our Worcester office, is the first point of contact for all clients intere...


  • The Gap Program

    Agency: College Church

    The College Church's Gap Program provides breakfast and a warm place to stay several mornings a week during the winter months.


  • The Homecoming Project

    Agency: Catholic Charities

    The Homecoming Project assists homeless individuals as well as individuals imminently facing homelessness. The project is funded by the City of Springfield through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and through the state’s Department of Housing & Community Development. The Homecoming Project provides diversion prevention and...


  • The United Arc

    Agency: The United Arc

    The United Arc provides advocacy and support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Western Massachusetts. Services include: Residential & independent living support for adults: varying levels of support to people living in group homes, shared residences, or semi-independently in their own ho...


  • Weatherization Assistance Program

    Agency: New England Farm Workers' Council

    An additional resource for NEFWC Fuel Assistance/LIHEAP eligible clients, the Massachusetts Weatherization Assistance Program offers a year-round home energy service that can provide funding for energy conservation projects such as: Air sealing to reduce infiltration Attic insulation Sidewall insulation Floor insulation Pipe and/or duct insulation ...


  • Wells Street Shelter

    Agency: ServiceNet, Inc.

    The Wells Street Shelter is a 20 bed shelter for single adults (14 men/6 women). No drugs/alcohol. Closed during the day.


  • Y Get Started

    Agency: YMCA of Athol

    The Athol Area YMCA has a transitional housing program called Y Get Started as part of its 20-room male residence center. The rooms are divided into 14 rental rooms and 6 Transitional Housing rooms (Y Get Started). Rental rooms are available at a low weekly rate. Room rental applications are available at the YMCA. Applications for the Y Get Started...


  • Youth/Young Adult Outreach/ Drop-In Resource Centers

    Agency: DIAL/SELF Youth and Community Services

    Provides resource information, referrals, counseling, food pantry, case management, advocacy, and emergency shelter for at-risk youth and teens.DIAL/SELF's Youth/Young Adult Outreach/ Drop-In Resource Centers, a function of the TeenLine Program, provide resource information, referrals, counseling, a food pantry, case management, advocacy, and emerg...


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