With the extremely cold weather, many homeless shelters in New England have been at capacity all week.
A Springfield homeless shelter is attempting to house people displaced by last month’s explosion, while it also deals with an uptick in the number of individuals seeking emergency housing since the
Massachusetts officials are holding a public hearing in Springfield today to discuss changes to homeless assistance eligibility in the state.
Massachusetts has received a $5.3 million federal grant aimed at preventing and combating homelessness.
The city of Springfield, Massachusetts has launched the first phase of its housing first program – aimed at getting chronically homeless residents into permanent housing. WFCR’s Karen Brown reports.