Cambridge YWCA Shelter for Women and Families

Contact Information:

7 Temple St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 491-6050

About this Shelter

YWCA Cambridge offers 103 individual units of quality, safe, single room occupancy (SRO) housing for women who need a supportive environment where they can live and grow.
Each room is furnished with a single bed, desk and chair, dresser, and a night stand.
Shared bathrooms are located on every floor.
Four shared kitchens are located throughout the building.

YWCA Cambridge's Renae's Place for Homeless Families offers a warm, stable environment for 10 homeless families at a time and offers support while these families build sustainable lives.
Each family works with their case manager to assess where they are, set goals, and create steps toward achieving them.
Mission Statement: YWCA Cambridge is a 501(c)(3) organization co-located in Cambridge and Marshfield, MA, whose mission is “eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.”



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