St. Patrick's Shelter

Contact Information:

275 West Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
(617) 482-5440

About this Shelter

The Catholic Charities Shelters:


Their shelters:


Brigid's Crossing

LowellBrigid's Crossing serves young mothers and helps them to learn the value of responsibility and independence while helping them to achieve their goals.


Genesis II

NewtonGenesis II provides homeless mothers struggling to maintain sobriety with housing and inpatient treatment without them having to place their children in foster care Residents receive assistance with housing, parenting skills, job readiness skills, budgeting, household management, nutritional planning, and medical care.

The clinical team works with each family to provide them with both individual and family treatment planning.


Nazareth Residence

RoxburyNazareth 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.


St. Ambrose Family Shelter

DorchesterThe goal of St. Ambrose Family Shelter is to provide shelter, support and hope for homeless families in transition.

The shelter offers a variety of services to prepare families for successful and independent living.


St. Patrick's Shelter

SomervilleAn emergency shelter for homeless women.

Guests receive referrals for health care, mental health services, educational services and housing.

They have a transitional program that helps guests move towards a better future.



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