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Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (Boston)
PO Box 120108
Boston, MA 02112
617-338-2350

Multilingual Hotline: 617-338-2355
Asian Families

The mission of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence is to eliminate family violence and to strengthen Asian families and communities. In 1994, the Task Force opened the first battered women's shelter in New England specifically for Asian women. Multilingual support groups available
Casa Myrna Vazquez (Boston)
PO Box 180019
Boston, MA 02118
617-521-0100

24-Hour Emergency Hotlin: 877-785-2020
Women and children

A community-based multicultural organization dedicated to the eradication of domestic violence. Casa Myrna Vazquez offers direct services to women & children, including emergency and transitional shelters, welfare, legal, mental health, and child advocacy.
Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center
Boston Medical Center
88 E. Newton St., Vose Hall
Boston, MA 02118
617-414-4244

Young children

Offers counseling and advocacy to young women who witness domestic and community violence. CWVP has a multi-lingual staff of social workers, psychologists, early childhood specialists and a consulting child psychiatrist.
DOVE, Inc - Domestic Violence Ended
PO Box 690267
Quincy, MA 02269
617-471-1234

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:
617-471-1234
888-314-3683

Families

DOVE is committed to partnering with diverse communities, families and individuals impacted by domestic violence. They promote hope, healing, safety, and social change by providing a broad range of preventive and responsive services.
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project (Cambridge)
955 Massachusetts Avenue, PMB 131
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-354-6056

24-Hour Emergency Hotline: 1-800-832-1901

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons.

Offers shelter, guidance, and resources to allow gay, bisexual, and transgender and queer persons in crisis to remove themselves from violent situations and relationships.
Horizon’s Housing Program of the Crittenton Women’s Union (Mattapan)
PO Box 382
Mattapan, MA 02126
617-296-2492

Provides Housing Authority referrals, daycare for children, transitional living/work programs and advocates for emotional and practical support
Jane Doe, Inc.
617-248-0922

As the statewide coalition of more than sixty community based sexual assault and domestic violence programs, Jane Doe, Inc. advocates for the safety, dignity and liberty of survivors.
Renewal House (Boston)
10 Putnam Street
Roxbury MA 02119
617-277-4194

24-hour Emergency Hotline: 617-566-6881
Women and children

Provides temporary and emergency shelter for battered women and their children, counseling, support groups, welfare, court, housing and child advocacy. MBTA accessible
Respond, Inc. (Somerville)
PO Box 555
Somerville, MA 02143

24-Hour Hotline: 617-623-5900
Women and children

A community-based nonprofit organization providing direct services to battered women and their children. Services include emergency shelter, counseling programs, support groups, legal, welfare, and housing-advocacy. Haitian Creole, Spanish, Portuguese, and French-speaking staff members available.
The Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery (Boston)
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA
617-667-8141


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Emergency Department: 617-754-2400

Families

Hospital based program offering services to all. Programs include: Safe Transition: Domestic Violence Intervention Program, Rape Crisis Intervention Program, Community Violence Intervention, Advocacy and Support Project

Elizabeth Stone House (Jamaica Plain)
8 Notre Dame Street
Boston, MA 02119
617-427-9801

Transitional Housing Program: 617-427-9801
Women only

Run by women, for women, The Elizabeth Stone House provides residential and community-based services for women and their children. MBTA accessible
The Violence Recovery Program at
Fenway Community Health Center (Boston)
617-927-6250
Toll Free: 1-800-834-3242

*After 5 pm on weekends: 877-785-2020
Lesbian, gGay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer clients.

For nearly 30 years, the Fenway Community Health Center has provided high quality medical and mental health care to Boston's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. The Violence Recovery Program (VRP) provides counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referral services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender victims of domestic violence
Transition House (Cambridge)
1035 Cambridge Street, B10
Cambridge, MA 02141

Hotline: 617-661-7203
Families

Offers emergency food and shelter, counseling, economic literacy programs, Haitian services, and outreach programs. MBTA accessible
Cardinal Medieros Center
Our Lady of Victories Church
27 Isabella Street
Boston, MA 021168
617-451-9331

9am-4pm Mon.-Thurs.
9am-3pm Fri.
Lunch 11:45am-1pm

Adult Shelters: Drop-In Day

For men and women 45 & over
St. Francis House
39 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-542-4211

7am-3pm Daily
Breakfast 7:30am-9am
Lunch 11:30n-1pm
Sandwiches served 1-2pm

Adult Shelters: Drop-In Day


Women's Lunch Place
Church of the Covenant
67 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-1722

8am-2pm Mon.-Sat.
Call about Sunday
Breakfast 8am-11am
Lunch 12noon-2pm

Adult Shelters: Drop-In Day

For women and children only
Boston Rescue Mission/Kingston House
39 Kingston Street
Boston, MA 02111
617-482-8819

Adult Shelters: Men & Women


South End Fitness Center 
(temporary shelter)​
35 Northampton Street
Boston, MA, 02118
617-534-6100


Adult Shelters: Men


Pine Street Inn
444 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-521-7202

Adult Shelters: Men & Women


Shattuck Shelter (Pine Street Inn)
170 Morton Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-892-7917
Adult Shelters: Men & Women


Woods Mullen Shelter
784 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-534-7101

Adult Shelters: Men & Women


Pine Street Inn- Men's Inn
444 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-892-9207

Adult Shelters: Men Only


Pilgrim Church (Children’s Services of Roxbury)
540 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
617-265-4515

Adult Shelters: Men Only


Pine Street Inn- Women's Inn
363 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-892-9321


Adult Shelters: Women Only


Rosie Place
889 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-442-9322

Adult Shelters: Women Only


Sancta Maria
11 Waltham Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-423-4366

(After 7:00 PM)
Adult Shelters: Women Only


Boston Family Shelter
656 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-267-8081

Family Shelters


Casa Nueva Vida
53 Glen Road
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-524-6332

Family Shelters


Crittenton Hastings House
10 Perthshire Road
Brighton, MA 02135
617-782-7600

Family Shelters

Females.
Crossroads Family Shelter
56 Havre Street
East Boston, MA 02128
617-567-5926

Family Shelters


DHCD Boston Family Housing Office
90 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
617-989-6100

Family Shelters

Massachusetts Housing and Community Development
DTA Boston Newmarket Square
1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
617-989-2200

Family Shelters

Massachusetts Housing and Community Development
Project Hope
550 Dudley Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
617-442-1880

Family Shelters

Adult men not permitted.
www.prohope.org
Queens of Peace
410 Quincy Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
617-288-4182

Family Shelters

No male children over 3 years old and no mothers under age 18. No intake on Thursday or Sunday.
Sojourner House
85 Rockland Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
617-442-0590

Family Shelters


Temporary Home for Women & Children
41 New Chardon Street
Boston, MA 02114
617-720-3611

Family Shelters

Adult men not permitted.
Family Aid Boston (formerly Traveler's Aid Family Services)
617-542-7286

After 5pm call the Mayor's 24 hr Svc and they will page TA.
Family Shelters

Family Emergency Solutions Program
Adult Shelters: Men & Women
ShelterSpecific Information
Shattuck Shelter of Pine Street Inn
170 Morton Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-971-3229
Adult Shelters: Men Only
ShelterSpecific Information
Pine Street Inn- Men's Inn
444 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-521-7202

Pilgrim Church Shelter Children’s Services of Roxbury
540 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
617-265-4515
Adult Shelters: Women Only
ShelterSpecific Information
Pine Street Inn- Women's Inn
363 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-892-9321

Rosie's Place
889 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-442-9322

Sancta Maria
11 Waltham Street
Boston, MA 02118
617-423-4366
(After 7:00 PM)

Adult Shelters: Drop-in Programs - Day and Night
ShelterSpecific Information
Medieros Center
Our Lady of Victories Church
27 Isabella Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-619-6960

9am-4pm Mon.-Thurs.
9am-3pm Fri.
Lunch 11:45am-1pm

Day

For men and women 45 & over
St. Francis House
39 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-542-4211

7am-3pm Daily
Breakfast 7:30am-9am
Lunch 11:30n-1pm
Sandwiches served 1-2pm

Day
Women's Lunch Place
Church of the Covenant
67 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-1722

8am-2pm Mon.-Sat.
Call about Sunday
Breakfast 8am-11am
Lunch 12noon-2pm

Day

For women and children only
Shelters: Family
ShelterSpecific Information
Boston Family Shelter
656 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
617-267-8081

Casa Nueva Vida
53 Glen Road
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-524-6332

Crittenton Women's Union
10 Perthshire Road
Brighton, MA 02135
617-782-7600

Female Head of Households, Families with Children
Crossroads Family Shelter
56 Havre Street
East Boston, MA 02128
617-567-5926

DHCD Boston Family Housing Office
90 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
617-989-6100

Massachusetts Housing and Community Development
DTA Boston Newmarket Square
1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
617-989-2200

Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance
Project Hope
550 Dudley Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
617-442-1880
Adult men not permitted.
www.prohope.org
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