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This program connects people in crisis with the social services and support networks that surround them – expanding a community’s capacity to care. By providing free access to tailored communication tools, Springwire restores a sense of hope and dignity, enabling people in transition to stabilize their lives and get access to the help they need to move out of crisis. This program empowers participants to communicate with the right resources, no matter their personal situation, Springwire reduces the isolation of homelessness, allowing people to re-integrate into the community faster.
A shelter program for individuals and families in the Boston area, who’s mission is to end homelessness in Greater Boston by providing housing in conjunction with effective support services to help change the conditions that create homelessness.
In order to be eligible for services funded by a McKinney-Vento Supportive Housing Program (SHP) grant, an applicant must meet HUD’s definition of homelessness. This informational guide will help you navigate in this difficult time of your life.
This link provides the reader with HUD’s definition of a homeless individual/family for the purpose of establising eligibility to receive assistance. This information is provided by Cornell University Lawschool's legal Information Intsitute.
The Lower Cape Outreach Council provides emergency assistance of food clothing and financial support to individuals and families in Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet
The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (MCH) Created by an association of grassroots organizations in 1981, MCH is the country's oldest statewide homeless advocacy organization. Find out how to get a referral to their furniture bank, KIDZ Project, or Door to Door Program for basic necessities like critical food resources, winter clothing for homeless children, as well as car seats, strollers and cribs.
Massachusetts emergency assistance programs help families and individuals who need help right away. Emergency assistance programs offer emergency shelter, food, and cash assistance. Click on an emergency assistance program for more information.
Project just because inc. provides clothes, school supplies, blankets, toys, furniture, baby items, housewares, and more to families in need. Special needs items can be handled through a Sponsorship Program. Holidays are usually emotionally difficult times for families and special programs might be found on this website.To learn more To learn more about these programs and to find important contact information click here.
Solutions at Work helps homeless people make the transition to permanent jobs. Current or formerly homeless people "who've been there" and know what it's like also know what it takes to get back into the permanently housed and regulary employed communtiy.
F.O.R. Families is a home visiting program whose primary goal is to help homeless families transition from homelessness to stable permanent housing. Services are free and participation is voluntary. New link 11/19/11
This supportive transitional housing program helps 13 families in the City of Brockton become strongest and more capable family units by nurturing their children and help them become responsible, successful members of our community. The Family Life Center staff helps stabilize those families, which enables them to remain together. The Centers staff also works side by side with mothers to help them maintain family function while supporting them with both emotional and concrete needs. For contact info and to learn more about other services visit the following website