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Services for the Homeless

Last updated: 4/24/17

Services for the Homeless

A number of agencies and organizations in Boston offer help for the homeless. 

If you are homeless or someone you know is homeless, you can contact the organizations below for help.

Still have questions? Contact:
Neighborhood Development
26 Court Street
8th, 9th, and 11th Floors
Boston, MA 02108-2501
United States

Need help right now?

For help 24 hours a day, seven days week, please contact BOS:311. You can dial 3-1-1 or call 617-635-4500.

Overnight emergency shelters

Name Location Phone number

 Boston Night Center

31 Bowker St

617-788-1001

Southampton Shelter (Men)

112 Southampton St

617-534-6100

Woods Mullen (Women)

794 Massachusetts Ave

617-534-7101

Pine Street Inn (Men)

444 Harrison Ave

617-892-9207

Pine Street Inn (Women)

363 Albany St

617-892-9321

New England Center & Home for Veterans

17 Court St

617-371-1800

Pilgrim Church Shelter

540 Columbia Rd. Dorchester

617-265-4515

Daytime services and meals

Name Location Phone number

Boston Warm Day Center, Emmanuel Church
(Women and Men)

15 Newbury Street

617-536-3355

St. Francis House

39 Boylston Street

617-542-4211

Rosie's Place (Women)

889 Harrison Ave

617-442-9322

Cardinal Medeiros Day Program  

25 Isabella Street

617-619-6960

Women's Lunch Place (Women)

67 Newbury St  

617-267-1722

Outreach services

Name Phone number

Boston Police Street Outreach

617-343-6478

DMH Homeless Outreach Team  

617-626-8610

Pine Street Inn (Daytime)

617-892-7961

Pine Street Inn (Nighttime)

866-633-0170

Special populations

Homeless youth, young adults

Bridge Over Troubled Waters
47 West Street
617-423-9575

GLBTQIA youth of color

Boston GLASS
75 Amory St, Jamaica Plain
857-399-1920

Families

Family Aid of Boston
727 Atlantic Ave
617-542-7286

Veterans

NE Center and Home for Veterans
17 Court St
617-371-1800

City of Boston Veterans Services 
43 Hawkins St. 3rd floor
617-635-3026

Veteran Affairs Boston Office
150 S. Huntington Ave.
617-232-9500

Pine Street Inn Veteran Services
390 Warren St
617-892-9286

Project Place
1145 Washington St
617-542-3740