Suffolk County Homeless Shelters And Social Services

Welcome to our Suffolk County, MA 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 Suffolk County, MA.



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.


Active Listings In Suffolk County Massachusetts

New England Center for Homeless Veterans

Boston, MA 02108
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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Brookview House Transitional Housing Program

Dorchester, MA 02124
617 265 2965
Established in 1990, the agency’s mission is to help homeless and at risk families learn the skills necessary to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. With sites in Roxbury and Dorchester, we provide a safe, community setting with customized services to give homeless moms and kids the help
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CARDINAL MEDEIROS CENTER

Boston, MA 02118
(617) 619-6960
day program for ages 50+.
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CATHOLIC CHARITIES St. Ambrose Family Inn

Dorchester, MA 02122
(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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Chardon Street Shelter for Women and Children

Boston, MA 02114
617-720-3611
Temporary Home for Women and children.
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CITY OF BOSTON EMERGENCY SHELTER COMMISSION

Boston, MA 02201

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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CRITTENTON HASTINGS HOUSE

Brighton, MA 02135
617 782 7600

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Crossroads Family Shelter & Food Pantry

East Boston, MA 02128
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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FAMILIES IN TRANSITION

Boston, MA 02115
617 927 8290

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FAMILY HOUSE SHELTER

Dorchester, MA 02121
617 427 4470

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HOLY FAMILY SHELTER

Dorchester, MA 02125

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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HORIZON HOUSE

Mattapan, MA 02126
617 296 2492

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Kingston House - Boston Rescue Mission

Boston, MA 02112
(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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KIT CLARK SENIOR SERVICES

Dorchester, MA 02122
617 825 5000

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Shattuck Shelter

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617.892.9100
Pine Street Inn operates the Shattuck ShelterThe Shattuck Shelter provides emergency refuge, food, clothing, medical care, mental health treatment, housing placement, legal assistance and addiction referrals for 120 men and women.offers year-round overnigh
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Lifehouse Shelter

Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 265-2605
Emergency shelter. Contact for details.
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Shelter at 112 Southampton Street - Boston Public Health Commission

Boston, MA 02218
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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Nazareth Residence For Mothers & Children

Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 541-0100
Nazareth Residence provides an opportunity for homeless mothers and their children to begin rebuilding their lives. Families are able to maintain their independence while they transition to permanent housing. The community-like atmosphere, supportive services, and 24-hour staffing create a safe and
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PILGRIM CHURCH SHELTER

Dorchester, MA 02125
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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Pine Street Inn Boston - Men's Shelter

Boston, MA 02118
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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Family Shelter Project Hope

Dorchester, MA 02125
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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Queen of Peace Family Shelter

Boston, MA 02125
(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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ReVision Family Home

Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 541-0222
shelter for 22 homeless women and their families that provides life-stabilization services, intensive housing placement services and vocational case management services. ReVision Family Home is directly connected to Victory Programs' ReVision Urban Farm and also provides hands on nutritional servic
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WOMEN UNIT SHELTER

Boston, MA 02118
617 482 4944

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Woods Mullen Shelter and Services

Boston, MA 02118
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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FamilyAid Emergency Shelter

Boston, MA 02111
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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The Women's Inn at Pine Street

Boston, MA 02118
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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Sojourner House Family Shelter

Roxbury, MA 02119
617.442.0590
Must have a referral from the Department of Housing and Community Development and be eligible for Emergency Assistance. Call for full details. Sojourner House is a family shelter in Roxbury which opened in October of 1981. The program, set up in a recently remodeled house, is desig
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Rosie's Place For Women

Roxbury, MA 02118
617-442-9322
Overnight ShelterRather than requiring our guests to leave each morning, we allow women to stay longer, providing much-needed time to find some stability and focus on long-term solutions.Rosie’s Place Overnight Program provides emergenc
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Saint Mary's Women and Infants Center Margaret's House

Dorchester, MA 02125
617-436-8600
Shelter for homeless families. Contact for full detail.
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Mary Eliza Mahoney House Family Shelter

Roxbury, MA 02119
617-442-8800 ext. 1005
Emergency ShelterThe Dimock Center’s Emergency Shelter program was created to help individuals have access to resources that will help them put their lives back together. Simply put, if there is a need to be met, we will support it.  The goal
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Finex House Shelter For Battered Women

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-436-2002
Finex House is shelter for battered women and their children; especially those who have disabilities and/or women who are trafficked. We are wheelchair accessible with two concrete ramps and an internal lift. Finex House also has a light-coded signal system for deaf, battered women and their child
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Casa Myrna Vazquez Domestic Violence Support

Boston, MA 02118
617-521-0100
Emergency and transitional support for battered women. Also provides transitional housing. Call for details and support.
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Crittenton Women's Union

Boston, MA 02108
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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Battered Women's Emergency Shelter Elizabeth Stone House

Boston, MA 02119
617-427-9801
The Elizabeth Stone House is committed to countering the effects of trauma and breaking the cycles of violence and abuse—one family at a time. Through residential and community support services, the Stone House helps families heal and women reclaim control over their lives. The missio
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Urban Ministries Renewal House Domestice Violence Shelter

Roxbury, MA 02119
617-566-6881
Renewal House is a domestic violence shelter for individuals in crisis and their children. Since 1980, Renewal House has provided temporary emergency shelter and advocacy services to more than 1,000 individuals and families escaping domestic violence. Emergency shelter for up to three months.
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Shelter at 112 Southampton Street

Boston, MA 02118
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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Betty's Place - Boston YWCA

Boston, MA 02116

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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