Donate a toy to a child in shelter.

Every child deserves a toy over the holidays. Help us collect toys for over 600 children in shelter. 

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Supporting hurricane victims.

Way Finders is providing information and resources to hurricane victims coming to western Massachusetts

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Buying a home is a big step.

Way Finders is here to help first time homebuyers through the process, every step of the way.

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Employment Support

Way Finders is an approved provider of programs that combine housing and employment services. The good news is these programs are easily and readily available. Thanks to these programs hundreds of people have more stable housing and jobs. 

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The Lumber Yard 

A co-development between Valley Community Development and Way Finders. The former Northampton Lumber Company property is being transformed into 55 one, two, and three-bedroom apartments with approximately 5,400 square feet of commercial space on Pleasant Street.

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Featured Communities

Butternut Farms

12 Longmeadow Drive, Amherst, MA. A quiet, rural setting with plenty of open space and easy access to the surrounding communities. Amherst, MA
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Parsons Village

71 Parsons Street, Easthampton, MA Energy-efficient homes in a development designed to enhance community, conserve resources and set a new standard for affordable housing. Easthampton, MA
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Olympia Oaks

85 Olympia Drive, Amherst, MA. A mixed-income community incorporating green space and access to nature, within walking distance of downtown Amherst. Amherst, MA
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so too is our vision. Our work requires many hands and many supporters. We invite you to join us.

 

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Derek and his two sons were homeless

Imagine the desperation of living on the streets with two young children. This was Derek's reality until he was referred to Way Finders. We were able to help him find a short-term housing solution and a temporary job. Several years later, with a long-term job and some unfinished business to tend to, he returned to Way Finders. Derek had always dreamed of owning a home and with out help he started to make his dream a reality. We provided financial education and credit counseling while Derek did the heavy lifting. Today, he and his sons have a permanent address and a very bright future. 

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Latest News

Demolition of Peter Pan Bus Terminal Begins

Media Coverage | November 19, 2018 MassLive: Written by Jim Kinney more >>

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts Sponsors HiSET Classes for Way Finders Clients

The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts awarded Way Finders a grant to provide HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) preparation classes to 15 participants in their stabilization and shelter programs, free of charge. more >>

Arts Night Out at Live 155

On Friday, September 14th, Live 155 Apartments unveiled five local art pieces that are incorporated into the interior and exterior of the building during Northampton's monthly "Arts Night Out." more >>

Upcoming Events

Jan 10

Financial Education Series

Way Finders, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01105
6:00 pm
Jan 12

First-time Homebuyer Class

Way Finders, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01105
9:00 am

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