Homeless Prevention (Emergency Solutions Grant)

Program Name:  Homeless Prevention (Emergency Solutions Grant)
35 Mt. Carmel Ave
2nd Floor
Chicopee, MA 01013
413-552-1554 (Eddie Martinez)

The Emergency Solutions Grant Program is a homeless prevention program that assists individuals and families who are at risk of becoming homeless.  The program can only assist participants who have an apartment and are being evicted.

  • Meet the income guidelines
  • Must live in Hampden County (EXCEPT SPRINGFIELD) AND
  • Must have a Writ of Summary (no 14 day notice) AND
  • Income must be at or below 30% of AMI AND
1 person2 Person3 person4 person5 person6 person7 person8 person
30% of AMI$17,200$19,650$22,100$24,550$26,550$28,500$30,450$32,450

*Participant must be able to afford the apartment after help is given
Must Meet One of the Following Criteria:
  • Prior episode of homelessness in an emergency shelter OR
  • History of domestic violence OR
  • Presence of an adult or a child or youth with a dianosed disability

Service Area:

Hampden County (Except Springfield)