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16 Mar

Housing Families COVID-19 Policy

Housing Families COVID-19 Policy

8 Aug

Rep. Barber and colleagues pass funding for Housing Families in MA state budget

Representative Christine P. Barber of Somerville and Medford, along with her colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature, passed the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) budget. The budget includes investments in education, housing, transportation, health care, and other programs throughout the Commonwealth, at a total funding level of $43.1 billion. Read more here.

9 Apr

Leading Edge Real Estate teams with Housing Families, Inc.

Leading Edge Real Estate, with nine offices throughout Greater Boston, including in Melrose, has partnered with Housing Families, a Malden-based agency that strives to end family homelessness in Massachusetts. Leading Edge Real Estate agents will donate a portion of their commission with every closed transaction to support Housing Families’ mission of ending family homelessness. Read […]

1 Nov

Housing Families Breaking Barriers breakfast highlights community’s role in ending homelessness

A crowd of friends, concerned citizens, advocates and supporters gathered at the Irish American Club this week for Housing Families’ Breaking Barriers Breakfast. The breakfast, which featured a panel discussion on the impact of homelessness and housing insecurity on children’s health, is part of a new series of events developed to increase awareness about family […]

31 Aug

Housing Families receives funding from TD Bank

Funding from TD Bank will help provide case management and pro-bono legal services so that homeless, formerly homeless, and housing insecure children and families can remain housed and avoid the trauma caused by homelessness. Read more here.

20 Dec

Email Angels – WGBH segment featuring Housing families supporters

For nearly twenty years an Everett woman has made it her mission to get holiday gifts to kids in need. This year, she had a change in fortune, but not a change of heart.

29 Nov

Senator Jason Lewis secures funding for Housing Families

Sen. Jason Lewis announced that the Senate protected funding for a Malden priority in the fiscal year 2018 state budget Among the restored funding priorities whose vetoes were overridden include $100,000 for educational and other services for homeless children through Housing Families’ GREAT program, as well as other emergency shelter and eviction prevention programs at […]

2 Aug

Housing families hosts field day at Lincoln Commons

Housing Families Inc. hosted a summer field day Sunday, June 23 at Lincoln Commons. Crowds came out to enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon with ice cream, a bounce house, and the splash pad, all to support a worthwhile cause. “We were just thrilled to have such a huge turnout from the community,” said Hilary Wolkan, […]

19 Jul

Medford Rep. Barber secures funding for Housing Families

State Representative Christine P. Barber of Somerville and Medford voted last week to enact a $40.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 that includes funding for schools and local aid, key community programs, and a number of critical local projects. Read more here.

27 Jun

Ferryway School supports Housing Families

The Ferryway School  in Malden participated in a schoolwide cleaning supplies drive for  Housing Families Inc (HFI), a Malden-based non-profit organization with a mission of ending family homelessness. See the Malden Observer’s article from June 9th, 2017 below: