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This and a companion report are the first products of an evaluation of the Special Homeless Initiative, a funding stream that began in 1992 and has grown to become an essential tool available to the Department of Mental Health for preventing and ending homelessness among vulnerable people with serious mental illness.


Companion Report to "History, Principles, Context, and Approach: The Special Homeless Initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health":



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