News Service Category: Housing

Liberty Mutual Insurance announces 19 East Boston community grants

East Boston APAC’s parent agency, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), has received a grant from Liberty Mutual Insurance to address youth homelessness in Eastie and across Boston ABCD will be part of a $5 million effort by Liberty to support organizations in greater Boston working to reduce and end youth homelessness. ABCD was one of 19 organizations to receive…

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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


  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