City of Boston Emergency Shelter Commission

Shelter details

  • Added Nov 18, 2016 | Last Update Nov 11, 2021
  • 1010 Massachusetts Ave
       Boston, MA 02118
       Open in Google Maps
  • (617) 534-5395

Mission Statement

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

FAQs

What is their mission?

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.

Description

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.

Question & Answers (5)

  1. Is this shelter free?
  2. Do they accept donations at this shelter?
  3. Do they allow Pets at this shelter?
  4. How old do you have to be to stay here?
  5. How long can you stay at this shelter?

Comments (1)

  1. avatar
    Johnwilliams says

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

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