Heading Home Programs

By Heading Home

We provide shelter and permanent housing for our clients in several ways.

Ages: Adults.

Heading Home providers shelter to families and individuals in/from Greater Boston. All members of the immediate family unit are eligible regardless of age.

Application required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Families are typically referred to our services through an outside provider (like a medical health facility, another shelter or program, or a local agency.



The program location changes over time.

  • In-person only.

Cambridge clients can be referred in several ways. The easiest way is getting a referal through the Cambridge Multi-Service Center  - 362 Green Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (1st Floor, Monday - Friday).

Contact us to speak to one of our staff if you have other questions. Our main office is at 186 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Translation services available - Contact the organization for more details..
Wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

Heading Home has transitional/permanent housing, and support services, to low-income, homeless, and formerly homeless families and individuals. We provide shleter in 3 different formats:

Congregate = where a group of families live under the same roof (with their own bedrooms) and share common spaces.

Co-shelter = where 2 families live together in an apartment (with their own bedrooms).

Scattered Site= where a single family lives in a private apartment alone (usually for larger families, families with older children, or families with significant medical needs).