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With your help, Way Finders can provide the tools and guidance our neighbors need to avoid homelessness and live their best lives. 

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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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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

Raymond Lanza-Weil Hired as President of Common Capital

Raymond Lanza-Weil of Buckland, MA has joined Way Finders’ subsidiary Common Capital as its President, following the retirement of Christopher Sikes after 30 years in that role. more >>

The Housing World Loses a Champion

Amy Anthony, Way Finders' first executive director, passed away this past weekend from a medical incident while on a trip to Africa.  more >>

Upcoming Events

Feb 2

Clases para compradores de casa por primera vez

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

First-time Homebuyer Class

Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, 100 Bigelow Street, Holyoke, MA 01040.
9:00 am
Feb 16

Massachusetts Landlord Workshop

Way Finders, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01105
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

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