Congregate Family Shelter for Homeless at Main Street Shelter VOC

Shelter details

  • Added Aug 23, 2021 | Last Update Jun 13, 2022
  • 300 High Street
       Holyoke, MA 01040
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  • (413) 534-2466

Mission Statement

"The Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. is dedicated to eliminating poverty by providing the opportunity for our low- and moderate-income neighbors, families and friends in the Greater Hampden County area to achieve greater independence and a higher quality of life."
- Source: Congregate Family Shelter for Homeless at Main Street Shelter VOC website


This is NOT an emergency family shelter. You have to be referred to go into this shelter.

14-room family congregate shelter.

Services include:
 Case management
 Housing search
 School enrollment
 Referrals to work training programs, food and clothing assistance, mental health and substance addiction counseling
 Domestic Violence counseling
 Money management counseling
 Nutrition classes
 Childrens groups
 Stabilization services are also provided to participants for six months to one year after they are placed in sustainable housing units

Question & Answers (5)

  1. Is this shelter free?
  2. Do they accept donations at this shelter?
    • yes

  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
    Marie.soto says

    Hi my name is Marilyne Soto. I am looking for a family shelter for me, my fiance and my kids. I live with my father in holyoke housing but honestly i have to get my own place or shelter for now. If there's any spots open can you please contact me.

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