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Boston’s Way Home

An action plan to end veteran and chronic homelessness in Boston.

​​As a city, Boston has been pushing toward the goal of ending chronic and veteran homelessness.  

Since Mayor Walsh launched Boston's Way Home, the City's plan to reach this goal, Boston has ended chronic veteran homelessness  To date, we have housed more than 850 homeless veterans.  

Now, we are expanding our efforts to end all chronic homelessness in Boston. To find out how we will reach this goal, please read our plan and updates below. 

See our one-year report

Find out more about our plans

VETERANS AND CHRONICALLY HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS HOUSED AS OF JULY 1, 2020:

2,266

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City of Boston increasing care capacity, targeted interventions for those experiencing homelessness

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Boston home sale prices rose by lowest level in a decade

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Boston had lowest year-over-year increase in rents since 2014

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Boston's Way Home Fund surpasses $10 million two years ahead of goal

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How Can I Help?

How Can I Help?

New Life Furniture Bank is an essential partner in the City's initiative to end chronic and veteran homelessness. They need a variety of different types of volunteers.

New England Center and Homes for Veterans is ending homelessness through housing and employment. See more information about volunteering

Friends of Boston's Homeless is dedicated to helping people move beyond homelessness into stability. See more information about volunteer opportunities.

St Francis HouseWhether they work in the kitchen, distribute clothing, or assist with mock interviews, our volunteers help ensure the quality of our services for Boston’s poor and homeless. 

More than 5,000 volunteers every year help Pine Street Inn provide shelter, housing and other crucial services to homeless men and women. Donations of time and talent help us continue the mission of ending homelessness.