Gloucester Homeless Shelters & Services For The Needy

Welcome to our Gloucester, Massachusetts Homeless Shelters and Services for the needy page. Below are all of the homeless shelters and services for the needy that provide help to those in need for Gloucester, MA and surrounding cities.



We also provide other homeless resources such as transitional resources for the homeless. Homeless clinic and treatment center resources are also provided on the right navigational bar.

Many shelters also provide services such as alcohol and drug rehab treatment along with clinics. I try to provide as much information as possible on my details pages.



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Active Listings In Gloucester Massachusetts

Action, Inc. Emergency Homeless Shelter

Gloucester, MA 01930
978-282-1000
Emergency Homeless Shelter.ACTION's Emergency Homeless Shelter provides a limited number of beds to homeless adults ages 18 and older.PLEASE NOTE: Space at the Shelter is limited and beds may not be available. Call before visiting. Anyone wishing to access a bed must complete an intake f
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Wellspring House - Emergency Shelter for Families

Gloucester, MA 01970
978 281 3221
DTA hours of operation: Mon – Fri from 7:00am to 5:00pmWellspring is part of a statewide shelter system that helps to house 5 families at a time in Gloucester and provides stabilization case management to families throughout the North Shore communities of Beverly, Sa
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Healing Abuse Working for Change - Domestic Abuse Assistance

Salem, MA 01970
13.01 miles from city center Gloucester
978-744-8552
Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC) is a nonprofit agency serving victims of domestic abuse in 23 cities and towns in the North Shore of Massachusetts. We provide free and comprehensive services for domestic violence victims including emergency family shelter, legal advocacy, individual counseli
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Lifebridge

Salem, MA 01970
13.40 miles from city center Gloucester
978-744-0500
Lifebridge (formerly The Salem Mission) is working to offer men and women the opportunities they need to end their homelessness. Research shows that two factors are responsible for this problem: a lack of affordable housing and the persistence of poverty in our community.
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INN BETWEEN

Peabody, MA 01960
14.43 miles from city center Gloucester
978 532 2372
The Inn Between is an emergency program for homeless families. Founded in 1985, our original building, a lovely Victorian home, houses six families at a time, and includes one fully handicapped-accessible room. In this program we also maintain a “community room,” available for homeless families who
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Mass. Coalition for the Homeless

Lynn, MA 01902
17.53 miles from city center Gloucester
(781) 595-7570
ProgramsHomeLinkThe HomeLink Initiative is designed to work with community health centers, public school districts and early intervention workers to help identify households that are having a housing crisis and then offer quick assistance to
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Lynn Shelter Association - Adult Emergency Shelter

Lynn, MA 01901
17.68 miles from city center Gloucester
781 581 6600
General InformationProviding emergency shelter to individuals and families, transitional and permanent supportive housing and street outreachAdult Emergency ShelterOpen 365 days a year, our emergency shelter serves up to 44 men and women over age 18, providing on-site case ma
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Bridgehouse

Lynn, MA 01902
18.10 miles from city center Gloucester
781 593 3898
BridgeHouse derived its name from the new housing concept at that time, 'bridge housing,' which is an alternative temporary housing arrangement that seeks to bridge the gap between homelessness and independent residency. The mission of the house is to provide a continuum of strong support services f
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Housing Families Inc.

Malden, MA 02148
23.76 miles from city center Gloucester
781-322-9119
Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays 9:00am to 5:00pmEmergency ShelterThe Emergency Shelter consists of 100 apartments for homeless families throughout Greater Boston. Unique to Housing Families, each apartment is designated to one family at a time and includes a private bath and
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BOSTON CITY SHELTER

Long Island, Bo MA
25.43 miles from city center Gloucester
02122
617 534 2526
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Crossroads Family Shelter & Food Pantry

East Boston, MA 02128
25.47 miles from city center Gloucester
617 567 5926
Crossroads' mission is to support families as they transition from homelessness to independent living and self-sufficiency. Today Crossroads provides shelter, case management, housing search, stabilization services, and food pantry assistance to homeless, formerly-homeless and low-income families.
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Chardon Street Shelter for Women and Children

Boston, MA 02114
26.65 miles from city center Gloucester
617-720-3611
Temporary Home for Women and children.
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TEMPORARY HOME FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Boston, MA 02114
26.65 miles from city center Gloucester
617 720 3611

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Crittenton Women's Union

Boston, MA 02108
26.70 miles from city center Gloucester
617.259.2900
Crittenton Women's Union is the largest provider of family shelter in Massachusetts, serving more than 350 families a year. During their stay, families develop a plan to help them move toward an economically independent life. Also provides Family support services and Food Services.Critte
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New England Center for Homeless Veterans

Boston, MA 02108
26.73 miles from city center Gloucester
617-371-1800
The Mission of the New England Center for Homeless Veterans is to extend a helping hand to homeless men and women veterans who are addressing the challenges of: addiction, trauma, severe and persistent mental illness, and/or unemployment and who will commit themselves to sobriety, non-violence, and
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24 HOUR CHILD/AT RISK HOTLINE - C/O Dept. of Social Services

Boston, MA 02210
26.73 miles from city center Gloucester
800 792 5200

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MASS. DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES - Metropolitan Boston

Boston, MA 02210
26.73 miles from city center Gloucester
617 748 2000

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CITY OF BOSTON EMERGENCY SHELTER COMMISSION

Boston, MA 02201
26.88 miles from city center Gloucester

The Emergency Shelter Commission's mission is to coordinate the City's efforts to prevent and end homelessness and hunger through proactive planning, policy analysis, program development and advocacy with our city, state, federal and community partner agencies. The Commission's goal is to eradicate
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Kingston House - Boston Rescue Mission

Boston, MA 02112
27.02 miles from city center Gloucester
(617) 338-9000
Mission: * To offer resources that prevent and end homelessness * To support the recovery, health, faith, and independence of those who have a history of substance abuse, incarceration, and homelessness * To raise awareness about the root causes of these life risks
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FamilyAid Emergency Shelter

Boston, MA 02111
27.07 miles from city center Gloucester
617-542-7286
To utilize Family Emergency Solutions, a family must be homeless, have children under the age of 18, and have most recently resided in Boston. Families also must be ineligible for state-funded Emergency Assistance (EA) or an applicant for EA without shelter options. We have an on-call staff in place
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SAINT FRANCIS HOUSE DAY CENTER Essex Station

Boston, MA 02112
27.23 miles from city center Gloucester
617 542 4211

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CARDINAL MEDEIROS CENTER

Boston, MA 02118
27.64 miles from city center Gloucester
(617) 619-6960
day program for ages 50+.
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WOMEN UNIT SHELTER

Boston, MA 02118
27.69 miles from city center Gloucester
617 482 4944

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The Women's Inn at Pine Street

Boston, MA 02118
27.69 miles from city center Gloucester
617-482-4944
Beds are assigned daily using a lottery system. To enter the drawing, please arrive at the Women's Inn by 3 p.m. and speak to the staff at the front desk. Names are drawn for the lottery at 3:30 pm. A bed is not guaranteed, though staff will work to find options for you.
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Pine Street Inn Boston - Men's Shelter

Boston, MA 02118
27.74 miles from city center Gloucester
617-482-4944
Men seeking emergency shelter for the first time are encouraged to come to the Men's Inn, located at 444 Harrison Avenue, Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.– 6 p.m. During these hours, an intake specialist can meet with you to assess your needs and help you to find the best options for your situation.
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Betty's Place - Boston YWCA

Boston, MA 02116
27.81 miles from city center Gloucester

Transitional housing for women. Capacity 10 women at a time. Provides 2 meals a day. Clients must follow a curfew and be sober.
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MASS BAY CHAPTER AMERICAN RED CROSS

Boston, MA 02116
27.86 miles from city center Gloucester
1 800 564 1234

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HARBORLIGHT SALVATION ARMY SHELTER

Boston, MA 02118
28.17 miles from city center Gloucester
617 536 7469

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Casa Myrna Vazquez Domestic Violence Support

Boston, MA 02118
28.19 miles from city center Gloucester
617-521-0100
Emergency and transitional support for battered women. Also provides transitional housing. Call for details and support.
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Shelter at 112 Southampton Street - Boston Public Health Commission

Boston, MA 02218
28.41 miles from city center Gloucester
617-534-6100
Our men's shelter, located on Southampton Street in the Newmarket district of the South End, is a state-of-the-art facility that opened in June 2015.  This shelter serves men only and beds are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. At full capacity, the shelter holds over 400 nightly gue
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Shelter at 112 Southampton Street

Boston, MA 02118
28.41 miles from city center Gloucester
617-534-6100
The new shelter, located on Southampton Street in the Newmarket district of the South End aims to offer a welcoming setting to guests. On January 14th, 2nd floor of a multiphase construction project was opened, allowing the shelter to serve adult males aged 18 years or older 365 days a year. During
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FAITH HOME SHARE

North Weymouth, MA 02191
28.44 miles from city center Gloucester
781 340 1604

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Woods Mullen Shelter and Services

Boston, MA 02118
28.48 miles from city center Gloucester
617-534-7100
Our women's shelter, known as Woods-Mullen, is located at 794 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston's South End.  The shelter serves female adults ages 18 years or older.  The shelter has 200 beds and is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.  Beds are given out on a first-come, first-served
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Lifehouse Shelter

Dorchester, MA 02125
28.98 miles from city center Gloucester
(617) 265-2605
Emergency shelter. Contact for details.
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PILGRIM CHURCH SHELTER

Dorchester, MA 02125
29.13 miles from city center Gloucester
617-282-0456
Since 1990, a Shelter for unaccompanied homeless men has been operated at Pilgrim Church. Originally established by Positive Lifestyles, it is now under the direction of the United Homes Adult Services division of Children's Services of Roxbury (this connection began with a recognition that a large
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Saint Mary's Women and Infants Center Margaret's House

Dorchester, MA 02125
29.13 miles from city center Gloucester
617-436-8600
Shelter for homeless families. Contact for full detail.
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Family Shelter Project Hope

Dorchester, MA 02125
29.20 miles from city center Gloucester
617 442 1880
The Family Shelter was one of the first homeless shelter for families in the state and remains a model for its respectful and empowering approach. Approximately 20 women and their children are sheltered each year. The women are assisted to secure permanent housing and to connect with Project Hope's
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HOLY FAMILY SHELTER

Dorchester, MA 02125
29.23 miles from city center Gloucester

We currently do not have an active phone number for this shelter. I am not sure if this shelter itself is still active - Mike (HomelessShelterDirectory.org)
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Seacoast Interfaith Hospitality Network - Overnight Shelter

Stratham, NH 03885
29.45 miles from city center Gloucester
603-658-8448
The Overnight Shelter program provides shelter for homeless families with children through local congregations rotating in their responsibilities on a weekly basis. The program has the capacity to house 14 guests at a time. Meals, case management and transporation between the Overnight Shelter progr
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Queen of Peace Family Shelter

Boston, MA 02125
29.47 miles from city center Gloucester
617 288 4182
The Queen of Peace is a 11 bed family shelter. Provides dinner and breakfast. Clothing whjen available. 3 week stay maximum. Accepts women & children (boys under 5). Must be at shelter at 4prn & out by 9 am. Call for further details.
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CATHOLIC CHARITIES St. Ambrose Family Inn

Dorchester, MA 02122
29.61 miles from city center Gloucester
(617) 288-7675
St. Ambrose Family Inn, a program of Catholic Charities, is a shelter in the Field's Corner neighborhood of Dorchester. Opened in 1989, the shelter can accommodate 12 families. The population is mostly women and children, but we do accept fathers with their children. There are usually 18-25 children
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ANCHOR INN (Pine St)

North Quincy, MA 02171
29.73 miles from city center Gloucester
617 328 5380
Services: 136 bed shelter. Must be 18 years or older. Must arrive after a detox. Must be clean and sober for 30 days +. Can stay up to 2 years. The Anchor Inn also provides transitional housing.
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KIT CLARK SENIOR SERVICES

Dorchester, MA 02122
29.75 miles from city center Gloucester
617 825 5000

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Seacoast Interfaith Hospitality Network

Stratham, NH 03885
29.83 miles from city center Gloucester
603-658-8448
Shelter for families with children under the age of eighteen. This program is a comprehensive way for families who are experiencing homelessness to regain independence and self-sufficiency. Inense cas
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Father Bill's Place

Quincy, MA 02169
30.22 miles from city center Gloucester
617 770 3314
Emergency Shelter for those 18 years old and up. We shelter an average of 225 individual adults each night at Father Bill's Place in Quincy and MainSpring House in Brockton. No one in need is turned away. Public funding covers less than half of our shelter costs. That is why your suppo
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Friends of the Unborn

Quincy, MA 02169
30.48 miles from city center Gloucester
617-786-7903
Established in 1984, it is a Christian Home for homeless, pregnant women. Applicants must be 18 years of age and not have issues with alcohol or drugs. Loving home where we offer classes in Parenting, Birthing, Computer Skills, Budgeting, Nutrition, Bible Sharing among other offerings. Women can sta
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Bay View Inn

Quincy, MA 02269
30.66 miles from city center Gloucester
617-328-3705
Provides a 25 bed shelter. Can stay from 6mths to a year until permanent housing is found. Hours: 6pm nightly until 7:45am.
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