Dorchester, Massachusetts Shelter List

We provide a directory of shelters that provide assistance to the homeless. We do not directly provide aid ourselves, but provide local resources for you to find. Most major U.S. cities including Dorchester, Massachusetts, offer some type of shelter for persons in need. There are also thousands of local non-profit organizations that offer help We currently have listed all of the shelters we could find in Dorchester. We constantly are finding new shelters, sign-up here to receive an email alert as soon as we locate any new shelters in Dorchester.

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Shelters in or near Dorchester

Holy Family Shelter

Holy Family Shelter
24 Hartford Steet
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 445-8461
Holy Family Shelter is an emergency shelter for men.

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Catholic Charities - St. Ambrose Family Shelter

Catholic Charities - St. Ambrose Family Shelter
25 Leonard Steet
Dorchester, MA 02122
(617) 288-7675
Basic Needs: Clothes Food Pantry Homeless Shelter.

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Family House Shelter

Family House Shelter
252 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02121
(617) 427-4470
Offers 3 meals a day, 1 snack; clothing, medical care for the Homeless.

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Family Shelter Project Hope

Family Shelter Project Hope
45 Magnolia Steet
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 442-1880
Founded in the early 1980s, Project Hope addressed the emerging problem of family homelessness in the Dorchester and Roxbury neighborhoods. The Family Shelter was one of the first homeless shelters for families in the state and remains a model for its respectful and empowering approach.Today the Fam

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Brookview House Transitional Housing Program

Brookview House Transitional Housing Program
2 Brookview Steet
Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 265-2965
Brookview House is an independent, nonprofit organization for women and children experiencing homelessness that not only provides a safe place to live but support services and programs on site to confront the root causes of homelessness and transform lives.

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Due to the small number of shelters in Dorchester we have listed some area listings below.

Queen of Peace Family Shelter

Queen of Peace Family Shelter

401 Quincy Steet
Boston, MA - 02125
(617) 288-4182
Shelter Location: 0.29 miles from Dorchester

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Sojourner House Family Shelter

Sojourner House Family Shelter

85 Rockland Steet
Roxbury, MA - 02119
(617) 442-0590
Shelter Location: 1.58 miles from Dorchester

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Nazareth House

Nazareth House

91 Regent Street
Roxbury, MA - 02119
(617) 541-0100
Shelter Location: 1.64 miles from Dorchester

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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....

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Shelter at 112 Southampton Street - Boston Public Health Commission

Shelter at 112 Southampton Street - Boston Public Health Commission

112 Southampton Steet
Boston, MA - 02218
(617) 534-5395
Shelter Location: 1.78 miles from Dorchester

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The Homeless Services Bureau of the Boston Public Health Commission operates two emergency shelters: Woods-Mullen Shelter and Southampton Street Shelter....

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Shelter at 112 Southampton Street

Shelter at 112 Southampton Street

112 Southampton Steet
Boston, MA - 02118
(617) 534-7100
Shelter Location: 1.78 miles from Dorchester

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Men's shelter, located on Southampton Street in the Newmarket district of the South End.  This shelter serves men only and beds are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. At full capacity, the shelter holds over 400 nightly guests.  Men looking for shelter for the evening should go to Southampton Street Shelter, where they will ...

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