Jewish Family and Children's Service
Our programs are designed to strengthen families and support individuals with hope and dignity through life transitions.
Emergency Shelter & Transitional Support for Families
Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community DevelopmentCambridgeport, Mid Cambridge, Riverside, and The Port
In addition to shelter, we offer case management, workshops and trainings, supplemental resources, seasonal support, and more to 126 families in shelter.
On the Rise: Safe Haven Program
On The RiseMid Cambridge and Riverside
We are a safe haven for women, where they can find the relationships, safety and resources they need to move out of homelessness.
Salvation Army Cambridge Shelter for Men
Salvation ArmyCambridgeport and The Port
We provide a shelter for men that includes counseling, meals, clothing, a medical clinic, and day programs.
Material Aid Support Resources
Material Aid and Advocacy Program (MAAP)West Cambridge
We provide materials to individuals who are low-income or extremely low-income, and who are experiencing homeless, are housing insecure, or living in persistent poverty.
Youth on Fire Drop-In Center for Teens
AIDS Action CommitteeWest Cambridge
This is a program that provides a drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth, ages 14-24, in Harvard Square, Cambridge.
Takeout Technology Service at CPL
Cambridge Public LibraryMid Cambridge North Cambridge Wellington Harrington Cambridgeport
We extend access to technology like Chromebook laptops and mobile WiFi hotspots by allowing patrons to check out devices during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Snow Removal Assistance
Cambridge Council on Aging
The Snow Exemption Program is offered to Cambridge home owners who are are over the age of 60 or a person with disabilities. Call 617-349-6220 for more information.
City of Cambridge
This directory helps residents of the Cambridge-area to find businesses to repair and fix items before they’re discarded into the trash. It was created by the Cambridge Recycling Advisory Committee.
CASPAR Emergency Service Center
We are one of two shelters in Massachusetts that accept people who are using drugs and alcohol and are homeless.
Y2Y Harvard Square Shelter
Y2Y Harvard Square
We run an overnight emergency shelter for young adults (ages 18-24) in Harvard Square, open between October 15th and April 15th.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Case Management
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)The Port Outside Cambridge
We work directly with survivors of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse and their loved ones to assist with their immediate and long-term health, housing, financial, and safety needs.
JAS Real Estate Development
Just-A-Start (JAS) develops and owns affordable apartments that allow low and moderate income people to live at rents that are within their means.
Legal Services at CASLS
Greater Boston Legal Services: Cambridge and SomervilleEast Cambridge
We offer training on housing and benefits issues to other groups, work closely with community organizations seeking policy changes and raise funds for homeless prevention.
Enriched Assisted Living at Neville
Neville Place Assisted LivingCambridge Highlands, Strawberry Hill, and West Cambridge
Our traditional Assisted Living neighborhood is a great option for those seniors who are mostly independent, but could use some support with daily activities.
CHRC Housing Discrimination Guide
Cambridge Human Rights Commission (CHRC)
Learn about the resources available to you if you believe you have been discriminated against. Materials are in ASL, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Spanish, Somali, Portuguese.
Housed In Cambridge Video Library
City of Cambridge, Community Development Department, and Cambridge Human Rights Commission (CHRC)
Housed in Cambridge: Information to Open Doors webinar recordings.
Housed in Cambridge: Housing Search Tips and Tools
Cambridge Human Rights Commission (CHRC) and Community Development Department
3pm – 4pm
Join us for a free informational webinar to help you get your housing applications documents in order and learn how to address potential barriers such as credit screening or CORI records.
Multi-Service Center Programs
DHSP Multi-Service Center (MSC)Riverside
Contact the MSC if you are living on the street, in emergency shelters or at risk of losing your housing and need help.