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This Week’s News from the Right Resources Bulletin Board

September 28, 2009

From the Right Resources Forum:


Stimulus injects $1.2 million into Fall River’s homeless prevention programs

Upcoming events: Triage Training for Family Providers

New developments: Network Outreach to Faith-Based Communities

Resource for all: Chart of state agency involvement in ICHH Networks

Latest draft of the new ICHH Uniform Assessment tool

Client access points for Merrimack Valley and South Shore (Part I) and Worcester and Metro Boston (Part II)



*Note: you will be directed to the login page of the Right Resources forum, then taken to your page directly afterwards.
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In the News:


Fall River gets $1.2 million in stimulus funds to prevent homelessness

The city will receive more than $1.2 million in stimulus funds to combat homelessness through a federal program announced Tuesday. The city has contracted with four local nonprofits to aid local residents who are homeless or in danger of losing their homes, and the $1.2 million represents the largest homelessness prevention grant Fall River has received.


New developments: Network Outreach to Faith-Based Communities

In an effort to build a strong coalition of support to end homelessness in the Western Mass region, outreach occurred to faith-based communities across 4 counties during the summer and fall. The outcomes have been amazing!

Updates from the ICHH:

Upcoming events: Triage Training for Family Providers
One Family is excited to host a Triage Training Webinar. This training will be focused on triaging families to the most appropriate service. Where: Your Computer (just RSVP to ecohen@onefamilyinc.org to get the log-in information) When: Thursday October 15th 10-11:30am. Who: All are welcome but the training will be targeted to family providers

A Chart of state agency involvement in the ICHH Networks


This chart indicates which state agencies and who from those agencies are represented in each of the ICHH regional networks, with a comprehensive list of names and contact information by region.

The latest draft of the new ICHH Uniform Assessment Tool


This assessment tool for intake workers is the latest version of the Uniform Assessment released by the Interagency and Community Council on Homeless as of September 17, 2009.

Prevention-Diversion Prototype

This is the prototype for prevention-diversion in local DHCD-DTA offices, as described at the September 10th Peer Learning Session.

Client Access Points (Worcester and Boston) and (Merrimack Valley and South Shore)
These resources provide Regional Network Coordinator and Convener contacts as well as client access points for 4 regional networks (Merrimack Valley, South Shore, Worcester, and Metro Boston).

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