Addressing family homelessness

Families lose their housing for complex reasons. At FamilyAidBoston, we address the whole problem of family homelessness.

FamilyAid Boston empowers parents and caregivers facing homelessness to secure and sustain housing and build strong foundations for their children's futures.

Please note that many of our programs require referrals from state or city agencies, and eligibility requirements apply. Please follow the links to specific program pages for eligibility information:

  • Prevention services allow us to work with families to resolve the problems that are putting their housing at risk and to help them connect with the services they need.
  • Shelter for families in crisis and without a place to live. In collaboration with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, we provide neighborhood-based shelter and support services for homeless families who are working to obtain permanent housing.  
  • Housing programs, including 135 units of housing either owned or supported by FamilyAid Boston.
  • Stabilization services for formerly homeless families who have entered permanent housing, designed to help them remain housed.
  • Employment Services to assist families enrolled in our programs with finding jobs, advancing their careers, and furthering their education.


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