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If you are experiencing homelessness or are at imminent risk of homelessness, please click on the links below to find more information about potential resources for you and your household.  

*Please note that these lists may not be comprehensive. If you are a shelter or service provider and would like to add or update your listing, please  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 781-595-7570.

Unaccompanied Adults and Households Without Children
  • Shelters for Unaccompanied Adults: If you are experiencing homelessness and are an individual or household without a child under the age of 21 in your care, you may be eligible for placement in an individual shelter. 
  • Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) Homelessness Prevention Program for Unaccompanied Adults and Households Without Children: If you are an elder, person with a disability, an unaccompanied youth, and other household without minor children, you may be eligible for up to $4,000 to help pay for expenses to avoid or exit homelessness thorugh the RAFT program. Up to $2 million will be made available for fiscal year 2018 (which ends on June 30, 2018) for households under the expanded definition of family, with RAFT agencies beginning to take applications on February 1st. To read more about the RAFT program and where to apply, please see our RAFT page. Thank you to everyone who signed our recent online action, calling on Governor Baker to release these additional RAFT funds.
Survivors of Domestic Violence
Survivors of Natural Disasters
  • If you and your household are experiencing homelessness due to a natural disaster, you may be eligible for resources and support from the state and federal governments. Click here to learn more.
Key Terms
  • Key terms to better understand the resources.