News Service Category: Housing

Mobile outreach van, team serving the homeless suspended until further notice

The Action for Boston Community Development Mobile Homeless Outreach Team (MHOT), a program serving homeless people in Greater Boston’s Mystic Valley region , has  temporarily suspended its services as the program looks for donations to keep the van running. Spare Change News highlighted the program in March when it lost  funding from the federal government due to low marks on a grading…

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ABCD’s Mobile Homeless Outreach Team funding temporarily extended


Funding for homeless outreach is running on empty


ABCD’S MOBILE HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM FUNDING EXTENDED – BUT ONLY THROUGH APRIL

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 01, 2018 Contact: Colneth Smiley Jr.  O: 617.348.6224    C: 617.872.9435   The organization is working with city, state & federal officials to save the only mobile unit serving the homeless population in Malden, Medford and Everett   ABCD announced today that short-term financial support will keep its Mystic Valley Mobile Homeless Outreach Team (MHOT) operating…

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh launches plan to assist homeless youth


Budget cut may force shut down of local homeless outreach team


ABCD Insight – February 2018


Funding Crunch at ABCD – Threat to Homeless Aid


ABCD Insight Fall/Winter 2017


ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT URGES LEGISLATURES TO HELP HOMELESS FAMILIES WITH SAFER ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SHELTERS 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT URGES LEGISLATURES TO HELP HOMELESS FAMILIES WITH SAFER ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SHELTERS  CURRENT REGULATION REQUIRES LIVING IN DANGEROUS AND UNINHABITABLE CONDITIONS IN ORDER TO QUALIFY Action for Boston Community Development advocates for low-income residents and families struggling to overcome poverty. With our…

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