Pierre Abellie, new Site Manager of St. Joe’s Emergency Shelter, brings Enthusiasm and Energy to the Role

Pierre Abellie is the new Site Manager of St. Joseph’s Emergency Shelter in Pittsfield. This year-round shelter provides housing, meals, showers, toiletries, and clothing for adult [...]

Housing Specialist Alanna Tiernan Serves as Advisor and Advocate for Families at ServiceNet’s Greenfield Family Inn

Alanna Tiernan works as a housing specialist at ServiceNet’s Greenfield Family Inn, a family shelter in Greenfield, Massachusetts. The Inn offers comfortable, home-like environments for [...]

Chronic homelessness just doubled across western Massachusetts. Experts are clear about why

BY GRETA JOCHEM THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE TUESDAY, MAY 10TH, 2022 Across all four western Massachusetts counties, 2,836 people faced homelessness one night in February. That’s an increase from [...]

How local communities are trying to alleviate Massachusetts’ homelessness crisis

BY ARYAN RAI THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE APRIL 17TH, 2022 It took a global pandemic to highlight that the homelessness crisis in Massachusetts is not just limited to cities like Boston. […]

New Greenfield Family Inn director looks to be ‘agent of change’

BY MARY BYRNE THE GREENFIELD RECORDER SATURDAY, MARCH 12TH, 2022 GREENFIELD — Nearly five years ago, Matt Montanaro received a phone call from Fran Lemay, then-director of the Greenfield Family [...]