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Programs for homeless in Mass. get $57 million
By Amanda I. Bergeron, Globe Correspondent
The US Department of Housing and Urban development announced today that more than 250 local programs for the homeless in Massachusetts will receive more than $57.4 million, including $19.1 million for agencies in Boston.
The grants, part of $1.4 billion awarded nationwide, will go to local programs offering services such as job training, housing, counseling, and child care for the homeless and their families.
The Pine Street Inn, Home Start Inc., and Boston Medical Center are among programs set to receive funding.