Family Shelters in Metro West
* Community Room Available
Medway Family Shelter (SMOC)
17 Holliston Street
Medway, MA 02053
Total Capacity: 12 beds among families.
Services: Counseling; 3 meals; some clothing; handicap accessible, referrals.
Restrictions: Requires sobriety.
Admissions Process: Requires a referral from the Department of Housing and Community Development.
Pathways Family Shelter (SMOC)
248 Edgell Road
Framingham, MA 01701
Total Capacity: 13 beds among teen families.
Services: Advocacy; counseling community kitchen; food 3 meals/day clothing by referral; limited transportation; storage facilities.
Restrictions: Only accepting teen families; sobriety is required on the premises; a 12 am curfew is in effect on weekends.
Admissions Process: Requires a referral from the Department of Transitional Assistance to get an Emergency Assistance bed.
South Middlesex Opportunity Council
7 Bishop Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Total Capacity: 30 beds among families in scattered sites.
Services: Advocacy; counseling; referrals.
Waiting list: Yes.
Admissions Process: Must have a referral from the Department of Transitional Assistance and be eligible for Emergency Assistance.
Family Promise MetroWest*
13 Common Street, Natick, MA 01760
P.O. Box 847
Community Rooms: Only in the day for the 4 families within the program.
Total Capacity: 4 families.
Services: Meals; referrals; case management; transportation.
Admissions Process: There is a wait list. People can self-refer, or obtain a referral from a social service agency.