Boston Area Homeless Shelter

Updated on: Jan 4, 2022 at 11:34

Name Of Shelter

Type Of  Shelter

Shelter Address

Shelter Telephone Number

Southampton ShelterOvernight shelter (men)112 Southampton Street, Boston, MA 02118617-534-5395
Pine Street Inn Men’s InnOvernight shelter (men)444 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118617-892-9228
Pine Street Inn Women’s InnOvernight shelter (women)363 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118617-892-9228
New England Center and Home for VeteransOvernight shelter (veterans)17 Court St, Boston, MA 02108617-371-1800
St. Patrick’s Shelter
Homeless Shelter for Women270 Washington St, Somerville
(617) 628-3015
Boston Night Center

open hours
8:30PM – 6:30AM

Overnight drop-in shelter (men and women; no beds)31 Bowker St, Boston, MA 02114




Updated on: Jan 3, 2022 at 21:40

Bridge Over Troubled WatersOvernight shelter (ages 14-24)47 West Street, Boston, MA 02111617-423-9575
Y2YOvernight shelter (ages 18-24)1 Church St
(Middle Entrance)
Cambridge, MA 02138
Massachusetts Emergency Family ShelterOvernight shelter (families)To apply for shelter services, please call (866) 584-0653 and speak with a Homeless Coordinator.866-584-065



Genesis II, Newton
Genesis II provides homeless mothers struggling to maintain sobriety with housing and inpatient treatment without them having to place their children in foster care Residents receive assistance with housing, parenting skills, job readiness skills, budgeting, household management, nutritional planning, and medical care. The clinical team works with each family to provide them with both individual and family treatment planning.

Nazareth Residence, Roxbury
Nazareth Residence provides an opportunity for homeless mothers and their children to begin rebuilding their lives. Families are able to maintain their independence while they transition to permanent housing. The community-like atmosphere, supportive services, and 24-hour staffing create a safe and secure environment.

St. Ambrose Family Shelter, Dorchester
The goal of St. Ambrose Family Shelter is to provide shelter, support and hope for homeless families in transition. The shelter offers a variety of services to prepare families for successful and independent living. 

An emergency shelter for homeless women. Guests receive referrals for health care, mental health services, educational services and housing. They have a transitional program which helps guests move towards a better future.