Somerville Homeless Coalition has space for 5 families at our family shelter. The families live in a supportive, communal setting while they work on securing permanent housing. Access to family shelter is only through the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for information about family shelter call (617) 551-1700.
Somerville Homeless Coalition has 16 beds for individuals. Ours is a “dry” shelter which means that guests may not use drugs or alcohol while there. Guests are all assigned to case workers who help them find permanent housing. People may self-refer to shelter but there is always a waiting list. To get on the list you may call (617) 623-2546. You must call everyday to remain on the list.