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Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church(617) 787-7625FrPatrick@hrocboston.org62 Harvard Ave, Allston, MA 02134AllstonFree monday night meals, with groceries to take home after the meal. Can connect you with food resources for the rest of the week.
Jackson-Mann Community Center617-635-5153
500 Cambridge Street, Boston, Ma, 02134AllstonAdult education programs including ESOL, Citizenship, and HiSET prep. Computer lab open access times, gym open access times, and adult enrichment classes. $25 year-long membership to the community center.
Urban Renewals(617) 783-8387122 Brighton Ave, Allston, MAAllstonFamily thrift store selling linens, furniture, electronics, kitchenware, clothing and shoes.
New England Forensic Associates781.643.0610nefa@nefacorp.com22 Mill Street, Suite 306
Arlington, MA 02476
ArlingtonOutpatient, specialized, and group therapy for problematic sexual behaviors. Provide aid-in-sentencing evaluations and criminal responsibility evaluations. provide Psychological assessment for anger management and substance abuse as well.
ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development)617.348.6000178 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02111BostonFuel Assistance (heaing oil) & utility bill advocacy, Food Stamps help and food pantries, foreclosure prevention, housing site management for those MA emergency assistance, housing counseling, free HIV &STI testing, ESOL classes, career assisatance, tax assistance, citizenship assistance, civics classes, green card renewal.
Adcare617-227-5447general information:, admissions: admissions@adcare.com14 Beacon Street
Suite 801
Boston, MA 02108
BostonOut- and in- patient addiction treatment services, including individual, family, and group counseling, and specific groups for parents and women.
American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts (ACLU)(617) 482-3170info@aclum.org211 Congress StreetBostonLegal assistance, advocacy, research, and other forms of support to uphold civil rights of citizens as well as immigrants.
Locations in Worcester and Northampton as well.
American Red Cross: Boston Food Pantry(617) 375-07351033 Massachusetts aveBostonAssistance to apply for SNAP, five day supply of nutritional groceries.
Must provide an ID
Arlington Street Church Friday Night Supper
(617) 536-7050, extension 22
351 Boylston StreetBostonServes a full hot meal every Friday night to those in need, also provides basic necessities like clothing and toiletries.
ASA College Planning Center(617) 536-0200cpoutreach@asa.org700 Boylston Street, Boston Public LibraryBostonPrograms provide guidance and information directly to adults, students and their families on planning and paying for higher education, such as technical, vocational and business-oriented schools, or four-year liberal arts colleges. ASA provides help with completing college and financial aid applications and with career planning. ASA can provide college application fee waivers to qualified low-income participants. ASA can also work with individuals to get previous educational loans out of default.
Asian Task Force Against Domestic ViolenceHelpline: 617.338.2355. Office: 617.338.2350info@atask.orgP.O. Box 120108BostonATASK is a nonprofit, community organization serving Pan-Asian survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence. We provide services in Greater Boston and Greater Lowell and offer limited assistance in other cities throughout Massachusetts and New England. We currently provide services in 18 Asian languages and dialects. Our mission is to prevent domestic and intimate partner violence in Asian families and communities and to provide hope to survivors. ATASK embraces and represents all ages, cultures, abilities, gender identities and sexual orientation.
Asian-American Civic Association
info@aaca-boston.orgBostonCareer preparation, job counseling and placement, immigration impact news, English classes, Mulan society for women, hire values youth center, workforce education, banking and finance training.
Back On My Feet Boston2157721080info@backonmyfeet.orgTeam Hope meets at 8 Farnham Street, M, W, F 5:45am; Common Ground Vets meets at Park Street MBTA station at Tremont, M, W, F 5:45am; New evening run, 8 Farnham street, Mondays 6pm.BostonBack on My Feet recruits individuals at homeless or addiction and treatment facilities around the country. These individuals – known as members – commit to run three early mornings a week. Goals are set and achieved with one mile becoming two, two becoming three and so on, and after 30 days with 90%, their first milestone: they earn the opportunity to move into Next Steps. In Next Steps, members work with Back on My Feet program staff to develop a personal road map to independence. Each member attends financial literacy classes and job skills training provided through partnerships with our corporate partners. Members can earn financial aid to remove barriers to employment and housing such as work supplies, transportation and security deposits. Members who achieve employment and housing become Alumni Members.
Barbara McInnis House (BHCHP)
780 Albany StreetBostonBHCHP provides "medical respite care", short-term medical and recuperative services, for homeless people who are far too sick for life in shelters but not sick enough to occupy a costly acute care hospital bed. The Barbara McInnis House is BHCHP's 104-bed medical respite facility located in Jean Yawkey Place on the campus of Boston Medical Center.
Bay Cove Human Services617-371-3000
66 Canal StreetBostonOffers more than 170 addiction recovery programs, as well as adult day programs, programs for children and families, homelessness and housing support, long term support, and physical and mental healthcare support.
Boston Center for Independent Living, Inc.
60 Temple PlaceBostonBCIL accomplishes this by empowering people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities with the practical skills and self-confidence to take control over their lives and become active members of the communities in which they live. At the same time, BCIL engages in advocacy and community organizing to promote access and change within society. BCIL provides teh five "core services" of independent living centers: peer mentoring, skills training, information and referral, advocacy, and transition.
Boston Centers for Youth & Families617-635-4920BCYF@boston.gov1483 Tremont StreetBostonSupports families, children, and youth through a wide range of programs and services, including community centers and pools. Key programs are adult education, aquatics, afterschool program, camp joy, girls initiative, seniors program, streetworker program, summer day camps, jobs, and other programs, teen programs, and youth engagement and employment through the mayor's office.
Boston Health Care for the Homeless: Jean Yawkey Place
780 Albany StreetBostonThe integrated care model at BHCHP unites physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, case managers and behavioral health professionals in close collaboration. They follow patients in a variety of settings - on the streets, at the Barbara McInnis House, in our shelter-based clinics, in the hospitals and in housing - providing regular contact and uninterrupted care.
Boston Public Health Commission: Father Friendly Initiative
(617) 534-5395
info@bphc.org1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th floor BostonFather Friendly Initiative (FFI) is committed to providing opportunities for men living in the city of Boston to become fully involved members of their families and community. FFI is a case management service designed to support the full integration of dads in the family system, specifically targeting men who have child support, custody/visitation, or court-involved issues. FFI uses a holistic approach and offers a comprehensive case management program designed to accommodate the psychological, physical, and social support needs of men. The FFI services are packaged in a comprehensive program which includes: coordination of health care, ensuring that all men enrolled in the program have medical insurance, substance abuse referrals, anger management counseling, parenting skills, support groups, employment/education, and custody/visitation and housing.
Boston Public Health Commission: Healthy Baby/Healthy Child
(617) 534-5832
HBHC@BPHC.ORG774 Albany StreetBostonHealth education, nutrition, prenatal education, breastfeeding counseling, family planning, injury prevention, parenting education, child assessment and education, SIDS Grief counseling, early childhood education for people who are pregnant, or have a child between the ages of birth to 5, and live in Boston. Also provide info, referrals, and advocacy for primary healthcare, WIC, transitional assistance, fuel assistance, housing, childcare services, immigration, mental health, etc. HBHC@BPHC.ORG
Boston Public Health Commission: Men’s Health and Recovery Program
info@bphc.org774 Albany Street, 3rd floor BostonFor men over 18 with a past or present history of substance use disorder, provides individual substance disorder counseling, treatment planning, psychotherapuetic groups, case management services, care-coordination, transportation assistance for elgiible clients, services provided in both English and Spanish, lunch and refreshments.'s-Health-and-Recovery.aspx
Boston Public Health Commission: Mom’s Project/Women’s Health & Recovery617-534-7411774 Albany StreetBostonindividual substance use disorder counseling, treatment planning, psychotherapeutic groups, case management, primary care, HIV and STI testing, drug screening, care coordination, transportation assistance, lunch and refreshments, English and Spanish services'S-Project.aspx
Boston Release Network857-243-7979BostonReleaseNetwork@gmail.comPO Box 51275BostonReentry services for people with sexual offenses, promoted to have 1) no more victims, and 2) to give clients the support and tools necessary for transition
Boston Rescue Mission617-338-900039 Kingston StreetBostonhomelessness prevention, meal support, veterans programs, spiritual support.
Bridge Over Troubled Waters617-423-9575bridge@bridgeotw.org47 West StreetBostondaily outreach to homeless youth, mobile medical van, 24 hour access to a counselor and safe overnight accomodation for up to 72 hours. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you need help and are age 14-17. Also have licensed clinical counselors, drop-in center with case managers, showers, hot meals, laundry, information for IDs, transcripts, CORI, workshops, community dinners, etc; education and career development, college pathways program. Lastly, a short-term transitional residential program, long-term transitional living program, Single Parent House (SPH), and Successful Transitions to Adulthood REsearch Study (STARS).
Bunker Hill Community College617-228-2000250 Rutherford Avenue and 70 Everett Avenue ChelseaBostoncommunity college with a variety of support networks
Casa Myrna617-521-0100info@casamyrna.org38 Wareham Street, 2nd floorBostondomestic violence awareness, supportive service, shelter. Spanish and English. Trauma informed, holistic programs like housing assistance, financial preparation, education and job readiness, counseling, legal advocacy. Operates SafeLink, 24/7 domestic violence hotline, community advocacy and education
Cathedral Church of St. Paul
cathedralsteps@diomass.org138 Tremont Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02111.
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Bostoninfo@ccab.org275 West BroadwayBostonBasic Needs programs served 162,956 people last year alone through assistance with food; rent; utilities; clothing; infant supplies; holiday assistance; and information and referral. Of that number 110,384 received help from our food pantries. Over 19,890 refugees and immigrants were helped through refugees and immigration services as well as education programs. Our dedicated educators cared for 1,773 children through our child care programs and helped 1,414 students earn their HiSET. Catholic Charities case workers enabled over 781 young adults to be better parents, sheltered 244 families and individuals, supported over 1,140 at-risk families and counseled over 680 elders. The behavioral health workers treated over 1,000 people with behavioral health and substance abuse problems.
City Mission: Homelessness Prevention
185 ColumbiaBostonEmergency Needs Network provides urgent help to some of our lowest-income residents in danger of becoming homeless, including those who are unemployed, elderly, and/or disabled.. two-year homelessness prevention program for low-income single mothers and their families who are at risk of losing their housing.
College Bound Dorchester
(617) 944-1086
info@collegebounddorchester.org222 Bowdoin StreetDorchesterFollowing years of research and work with Boston’s youth, College Bound Dorchester offers a solution to these seemingly intractable challenges, by empowering gang-involved young people as the solution to the cycles of violence they drive – targeting neighborhood “hotspots” of disruption to uncover the full potential of cities. Our goal at College Bound is to transform neighborhoods in Boston that have been stuck in cycles where shootings, violence and gang activity are the norm to those where citizens are thriving and realizing their full potential in save, prosperous communities.
Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS)
(617) 482-6212
44 BroomfieldBostonWe provide legal representation in Massachusetts for those unable to afford an attorney in all matters in which the law requires the appointment of counsel. This includes representation in criminal, delinquency, youthful offender, child welfare, mental health, sexually dangerous person and sex offender registry cases, as well as related appeals and post-conviction matters.
Common Cathedral (Ecclesia Ministries, Inc.)
15 Newbury StreetBostonOutdoor church for homeless population. In addition to the stable community that has developed since the opening of the BostonWarm day centers, we welcome new persons into our community, including those who are newly unhoused. CityReach is an overnight urban outreach program begun in March 1996 for youth (with accompanying adults), young adults, and college students from churches of any denomination. The program gives these young people the opportunity to learn first hand about homelessness from people who have experienced it. During the 20 hour session, participants join CityReach staff in street ministry and offer hospitality, food and clothing. This is followed by times of sharing and reflection.The program starts on Friday evening and ends on the following Saturday afternoon. Participants arrive at 7 p.m. Friday night, and are addressed by staff who are experiencing, or have experienced, homelessness. They walk through the city guided by members of common cathedral and end the evening with a simple worship service.
Community Work Services (CWS)
(617) 720-2233
174 Portland StreetBostonjob training, placement, and support services, educational opportunities, occupational health, workforce development, support services.
Disability Law Center
617 723-8455
mail@dlc-ma.org11 BeaconBostonWe provide information, referral, technical assistance and representation regarding legal rights and services for people with disabilities. We provide legal services to eligible people and groups whose cases meet DLC’s priorities.
Eastern Regional Legal Intake (ERLI)tel (<60yo) :1-800-342-5297; tel (>60 yo):1-800-342-5297bsiegel@vlpnet.org7 Winthrop SquareBoston
The Federation for Children with Special Needs(617) 236-7210info@fcsn.orgSchrafft Center 529 Main Street, Suite 1M3BostonThe Federation currently oversees over 15 projects related to supporting families whose children have special educational needs and special healthcare needs, as well as families of culturally and economically underserved populations by promoting family engagement within general education: special education parent support center, family support center, health advocacy center, family and communication center, parent-professional leadership center.
Gavin Foundation
P.O. Box E-15 South Boston 02127
BostonSubstance abuse treatment in residential and community programming. Part of ATR. Re-entry program "provides re-entry substance abuse screening, assessment, referrals and treatment for men and women leaving prisons and jails and on parole in the Boston and Greater Boston area."
GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)617.426.1350gladlaw@glad.org18 Tremont StreetBostonlegal advocacy for a wide variety of issues: Family, school, employment, housing, public accommodations, health care, and beyond.
Goodwill Storescontactus@Goodwill.orgboston locations: Goodwill organizations are innovative and sustainable social enterprises that create job training programs, employment placement and other community-based programs by selling donated clothing and household items in more than 3,300 stores collectively and online at® and other e-commerce platforms.
Goodwill’s Pathway to Employment Initiative: Job Training and Placement Services
pwilliams@goodwillmass.org1010 Harrison AveBostonMore locations in Springfield.
Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS)
197 Friend StreetBostonteam of 69 attorneys and 17 paralegals provide free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in and around Boston. Cambridge/Somerville
60 Gore Street, Suite 203. 617-603-2700
Haley House
(617) 236-8132
info@haleyhouse.org23 Dartmouth Street (Soup Kitchen), 12 Dade Street (Cafe)Bostonsocial enterprise, employment and training for formerly incarcerated people, live-in community, housing, food and meal programs, urban
Health Law Advocates617-338-5241 or call toll-free 888-211-6168 and ask for the Intake Paralegal.
1 Federal Street, 5th floorBostonmental health advocacy for children
info@hearth-home.org1640 Washington StreetBostonHearth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness among the elderly. This mission is accomplished through a unique blend of prevention, placement, and housing programs all designed to help elders find and succeed in homes of their own.
HomeStart, Inc.
105 Chauncy StreetBostoneviction prevention, housing search, sustainable housing management
Hope Housep. 617-971-9360; 617-971-9366 (outpatient)8 Farnham StreetBostonsubstance use disorder treatment, therapy, and other recovery services, educational support. inpatient residential and outpatient.
HousingWorksinquiry@thegbcmc.orgP.O. Box 231104Bostoneviction, housing, mailing, homelessness prevention support, housing and rental planning support
La Alianza Hispana
1000 Massachusetts AveBostoneducational, health, and workforce programs for Latinx community in Boston. Adult healthcare, childcare, senior care, workforce programs.
Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts – Boston
litvolma@aol.comBostonLVM trains volunteers who provide free, confidential and individualized tutoring to adults in basic literacy and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Locations across the state:
Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
(617) 338-0556
click here to apply for services: West StreetBostonIf you are buying/selling a home, starting a business, going through a divorce, need a will, or experiencing any type of legal issue, use the Massachusetts Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) to connect to a lawyer instantly, 24/7. Translation services available. Locations in Springfield as well.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Bostonbus, commuter rail, T subway transportation. Discounts for seniors and people with low-incomes availabile online or over the phone.
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
mcad@mass.gov1 Ashburton Place, Suite 601Bostoninvestigates and prosecutes Complaints of Discrimination that occur in Employment, Housing, Public Places, Access to Education, Lending, and Credit. We also offer training to help prevent discrimination from occurring.
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)(617) 573-1100100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300Bostonemergency housing, affordable housing, public housing assistance, legal resources, fuel assistance
Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)(877) 382-2363600 Washington StreetBostonassists and empowers low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long term economic self-sufficiency. DTA serves one in nine residents of the Commonwealth with direct economic assistance (cash benefits) and food assistance (SNAP benefits), as well as workforce training opportunities.
Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services617-210-5480600 Washington Street, 7th floorBostonThe mission of the Department of Veterans’ Services is to advocate on behalf of all the Commonwealth’s veterans and provide them with quality support services and to direct an emergency financial assistance program for those veterans and their dependents who are in need.
Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation, Registry of Motor Vehicles Division (RMV)
Erin Deveney, Registrar of Motor Vehicles, PO Box 55889
BostonIf you need to visit the RMV, Get Ready Online first. Choose from a range of license and ID services to help make your next visit to the RMV your best visit.
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI)
40 Court Street, Suite 800
BostonMassachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI)provides statewide advocacy and leadership in advancing laws, policies, and practices that secure economic, racial, and social justice for low-income people and communities.
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, (MRC)(617) 204-3600MRC.generalinformation@Massmail.State.MA.US600 Washington StreetBostonThe Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) helps individuals with disabilities to live and work independently. MRC is responsible for Vocational Rehabilitation, Community Living and eligibility determination for the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) federal benefits programs.
MassHire Boston Career CenterBoston
Mental Health Legal Advisors CommitteeBoston
Mothers for Justice and Equality(617) 541-1400mgoode@masshirebostoncareerctr.org1010 Harrison AveBostoncareer, employment assistance, training, case management, advising
Multicultural AIDS Coalition617 - 238 - 2424
566 Columubus AveBostonMAC's programs promote a population-level response to HIV and STIs, engaging vulnerable persons impacted by poverty and other social determinants of health. We reach the populations identified by the state health officials as facing gaps in services:
National Lawyers Guild: Lawyer Referral Service
41 West Street, Suite 700BostonThe National Lawyers Guild Massachusetts Chapter maintains a Lawyer Referral Service geared towards low- or middle-income clients. A staff member will provide the caller with the contact information for an attorney with experience in the area of law where the client’s legal problem exists. If calling outside of regular service hours, leave a message with your name and telephone number, and a staff member will return your call. Alternatively, requests may be submitted via a form on the NLG-Massachusetts website.Service is by telephone and e-mail, not walk-ins. One referral is placed per phone call at a maximum of three referrals per
The Network – La Red
PO Box 6011BostonThe Network/La Red is recognized nationwide for supporting survivors and engaging our communities in organizing to end partner abuse and oppression. Our services are free, confidential, available in English and Spanish, and accessible by wheelchair, TTY, and public transportation. We are committed to honoring the experiences and choices of survivors in every aspect of our work.
New England Center and Home for Veterans(617) 371-1800development@nechv.org17 Court StreetBostonThe Mission of the New England Center and Home for Veterans (NECHV) is to equip Veterans who are facing or at-risk of homelessness with the tools for economic self-sufficiency and to provide them a path to achieve successful and dignified independent living. A service and care provider for former military service men and women, the NECHV offers a broad array of programs and services that enable success, reintegration, meaningful employment and independent living.
New England Center for Arts and Technology
23 Bradston StreetBostonNECAT provides chronically unemployed adults with a pathway to stable, long-term employment in the food services industry through comprehensive technical and job readiness training and individualized support and employment services.
North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NSC)617.523.8125
1 Michelangelo StreetBostonwide range of education, elderly care, childcare, immigration, employment, fuel assistance, financial, food, health, housing, youth support services
Out For Good, Inc.
(617) 980-8835
outforgoodcc@yahoo.com432 Dudley StreetBoston Reentry means coming home and staying home. Our vision is to promote successful reintegration into society by linking Returning Citizens with preventive interventions to address identified behavioral health, employment and/or evidence-based education, job training, vocational programs as well as housing needs. CORI sealing, CORI checks, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, career counseling, notary public.
5 Park Street Boston, MA 02108
BostonCatholic church
Pine Street Inn
444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
BostonEmergency shelter, permanent housing, employment services, homeless court, Post-detox residential program, Individual and group education and counseling for addiction and co-occurring mental health issues, Case management, On-site medical services, including psychiatric assessment and monitoring, After-care planning and placement, Access to Medicated Assisted Treatment.
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
1055 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA
BostonRoutine Exams including pelvic exams and breast and cervical cancer screenings, HPV Vaccinations, Birth Control options and counseling, Cervical Caps andDiaphragms, Long Acting Removable Contraceptives (LARCs): the IUD and arm implant, free condoms, emergency contraception, STI testing, HIV testing, PEP, PREP, Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy, pap tests, pregnancy tests, options for adoption and parenting resources, miscarriage management, abortion
Project Place: Employment, Job Training, & Resource Services
1145 Washington Street 02118
Bostonjobs: Clients find a system of external supports at the same time that they are developing the inner strength and stamina to pursue a new path to productivity and self-sufficiency. Our education program has a proven record of success for this special population.
Project Place: Housing
1145 Washington Street 02118
BostonHousing: As the client moves through the program, caseworkers address their housing needs, research options, and guide them through the application processes for more permanent homes. With the security of having a stable place to live, every client enjoys a sense of belonging to the larger community.
Registry Division, City of Boston



ROOM 213
BOSTON, MA 02201-2006
Bostonget birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates
Rosie’s Place Food and Housing services
info@rosiesplace.org889 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
BostonWe offer free meals 365 days a year; a food pantry with non-perishable items and fresh produce; showers, laundry and lockers; overnight beds for up to 21 days; and providers who offer health and wellness care.Women can take English as a Second or Other Language, Literacy and computer classes in our Women's Education Center and find assistance with job and housing searches.Multi-lingual Advocates assist women with short- and long-term issues; attorneys provide holistic legal services; and guests are encouraged to participate in our diverse Arts and Public Policy activities, which can empower them to be their own best advocates. We stay connected to guests by providing ongoing follow-up to newly-housed guests, oversight of women who have complex phyisical and mental health issues and home visits to isolated women. We reach women beyond our walls through a satellite office at Franklin Field and collaborations with Boston Public Schools and Massachusetts Trial Courts.
Rosie’s Place Legal Services
info@rosiesplace.org889 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
BostonHousing Law Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Legal Clinic: General Advice and Referrals, Criminal Offender Record Information: CORI Clinic: Obtain and evaluate your CORI and discuss sealing options. Debt Clinic, Monthly Family Law Clinic
Roxbury Multi-Service Center
321 Blue Hill Avenue 02121Bostonfamily housing shelter and behavioral health clinic with various support groups.
Saint Cecilia Parish
(617) 536-4548
jbruno@stceciliaboston.org18 Belvidere St. 02115BostonChurch community with various services including a Prison & After Ministry, Social & Racial Justice Ministry, LGBTQ ministry, and a support group for young families
Salvation Army Social Services
1500 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118
BostonEmergency assistance with utilities, rent, mortgage, furniture, clothing, food, and energy efficiency measures for homes.
(617) 247-0220 (Hotline)
141 Tremont Ave. 02111
BostonSuicide hotline, suicide survivor support groups, and public education
Secretary of the Commonwealth, Elections DivisionBoston
Shelter at 112 Southampton Street
112 Southampton Street
Boston, MA 02118
BostonShelter with services including Substance Use Disorders Services, Behavioral Health, HIV Care, Primary Care
St. Francis House
39 Boylston StreetBostonServices include housing, counseling, medical clinic, clothing, meals, food stamps, and a place to establish a permanent mailing address.
Transformative LawBoston
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Child Support Enforcement(617) 626-2700100 Cambridge StreetBoston
United South End Settlements
info@uses.org48 Rutland StreetBostonParenthood coaching, early childhood education, employment training, Camp Hale
Urban College of Boston
Enrollment@urbancollege.edu2 Boylston Street, 2nd floorBostonGeneral studies, early childhood education, human services
V.A. Boston Healthcare System for Women Veterans
800-865-3384 Ext. 45994
Carolyn.MasonWholley@va.gov150 south huntington aveBostonprimary care, mental health, women's health and gynecology, specialty care
Veterans Legal Services(857) 317-4474P.O. Box 8457BostonVeterans Legal Services promotes self-sufficiency, stability, and financial security for veterans in Massachusetts through comprehensive and accessible legal services. VLS’s unique model of delivering services on-site at homeless shelters and service centers allows it to reach veterans who would otherwise go without the legal help they need. Our partnerships with shelters, courts, and supportive services providers enable VLS to make legal services accessible and collaborate with other professionals, ensuring the best chance of veteran success.
Victory Programs Inc.
T 617-541-0222
lists health, living, housing, prevention: Massachusetts AveBostonVictory Programs is a Boston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families who are homeless and may have substance use disorders, often accompanied by chronic health issues like HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and mental illness. Victory Programs operates 19 health and housing programs in Boston, Cambridge, and Topsfield and serves more than 2,400 people every year.
Volunteer Lawyers Project617.423.0648
7 Winthrop Square, 2nd floorBostonWe strive to give equal access to justice, representing and assisting clients in civil law cases as outlined below. Even if a client does not qualify for our services, we do our utmost to provide referrals to those that may help. Please understand that representation may be restricted due to the scope of our funding. We do not handle personal injury cases, criminal cases, or represent prisoners on any legal matters. Handles consumer/bankruptcy, employment, family and guardianship, probate, housing, and civic appeals.
Weekend Emergency Food Pantry – Church of the Covenant
67 Newbury StreetBostonThe Weekend Emergency Food Pantry program offered by Church of the Covenant provides free groceries and other necessities to Boston residents in urgent need. It operates out of the back entry at Church of the Covenant. The building is located at the corner of Berkeley and Newbury Streets in Boston’s Back Bay and the food pantry entry is down the alley off of Berkeley Street.
Women’s Lunch Place
info@womenslunchplace.org67 Newbury StreetBostonnecessities, healthy meals, advocacy, hygeine products, medical care, interactive options like yoga, music, and art.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit, U.S. Department of LaborFind a MassHire center near you: is a Federal tax credit incentive that employers may receive for hiring individuals from certain groups who have consistently faced barriers to employmen
YMCA Training, Inc.
(617) 542-1800
18 Tremont StreetBostonThe YMCA Training, Inc. program is an intensive 20-week, full-time (600 hours) computerized office skills training and employment program. We provide intensive, hands-on, innovative technical training in a simulated business environment and engage lasting, deep commitment of major employers in Greater Boston. Our program is constantly reviewed and informed by industry partners, ensuring that participants are receiving the most relevant, hands-on training to gain career-building employment in the Greater Boston area.
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Brighton Allston Congregational Church: Thrift Shop and Food Pantry
baccoffice@brightonucc.org404 Washington StreetBrightonFounded over 30 years ago by late, beloved congregation member Evelyn Ware, the Allston Brighton Food Pantry provides food baskets for eligible Allston Brighton residents. Distribution occurs here at the church at 404 Washington Street, Brighton Center, on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. In November, there is only one distribution, two Saturdays before Thanksgiving. There is no need to call in advance or register for these baskets which contain everything you need for a festive Thanksgiving meal. The eligibility rules about residence and ID do apply, however. In December, baskets are distributed on the second Saturday only.
Brookline Food PantryBrookline
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)800-841-8371 (hotline); (web chat hotline)99 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge; 989 Commonwealth ave, BostonCambridgeBARCC provides free, confidential support and services to survivors of sexual violence ages 12 and up and their families and friends. We work with survivors of all genders, and our goal is to empower survivors to heal and seek justice in ways that are meaningful to them. We meet the needs of survivors in crisis and long after, and we also assist them as they navigate the health-care, criminal legal, social service, and school systems.