City of Boston Emergency Shelter Commission

Contact Information:

1010 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 534-5395

About this Shelter

The Emergency Shelter Commission's mission is to coordinate the City's efforts to prevent and end homelessness and hunger through proactive planning, policy analysis, program development and advocacy with our city, state, federal and community partner agencies.

The Commission's goal is to eradicate hunger and homelessness by seeking systemic solutions to these challenging socio-economic problems.

The ESC coordinates a safety net of services and provides information and referral to homeless and hungry citizens in need.

Mission Statement:
"To protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of Boston residents."
- From the City of Boston Emergency Shelter Commission website

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  • Posted by on Mar 1, 2021

    Im looking for a shelter to help me establish Priority One for my housing application

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