Core components of MHA’s values and principles are to offer flexible, responsive and quality services and to heighten public awareness. MHA firmly believes community involvement and partnerships leverage enhanced services, promote greater understanding and reduce stigma for the individuals and families we support.
Agency Partnerships - Healthcare for the Homeless, Hampden Hampshire Housing Allowance Program (HHAP), YWCA, Hampden County Sheriff’s Department, Behavioral Health Network (BHN), Association for Community Living (ACL)
Affiliations with local colleges - American International College (AIC), Springfield College, BayPath College, Elms College, Springfield Technical Community College (STCC), Holyoke Community College (HCC), University of Massachusetts (UMASS)
Business partner to Milton Bradley Elementary School / Springfield School Volunteer / Read Aloud Program
Organization affiliations - Armory-Quadrangle Civic Association, Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers, Human Service Forum, Western MA Service Providers, MA Housing and Shelter Alliance, Healthcare Clinicians Network, Affiliated Chamber of Commerce of Greater Springfield, Community Foundation
Committees/taskforces - Western MA Tenancy Preservation Program Advisory Committee, Tenancy Preservation Program, MA Steering Committee, MA Housing Court Bar Steering Committee, Western MA Cultural and Linguistic Competence Committee Partnership, Springfield’s 10 year plan to End Homelessness, Implementation Committee, Western MA Interagency Workgroup to End Homelessness, Pioneer Valley Leadership Council, 10 year plan to End Homelessness, Springfield Continuum of Care, Three County Continuum of Care, Department of Mental Health Western MA Risk Management Taskforce
SOMWBA State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance