25 Holten Street
Peabody, MA - 01960
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 are ineligible for shelter assistance from the state.
Ongoing meetings with a case manager to coordinate health care, children’s needs (counseling, school transportation, summer camp, day care), and parents’ needs (education, employment, legal, mental health, etc.)
Assist families on a daily basis in their effort to obtain permanent, affordable housing
Life skills development, including budgeting, nutrition, health, parenting skills and successful coping abilities
Provide educational programs by community service providers, volunteers and businesses (GED, ESL, etc.)
Computer access to work on resumes, letters, and hone job skills.
Household chores, cooking, and shopping as shared responsibilities.
Follow-up by a case manager who tracks families who move on for a full year, and sometimes longer