To ensure housing stability to strengthen families


To achieve housing equity and well-being for all


To ensure housing stability to strengthen families, individuals, and communities


To achieve housing equity and well-being for all

What We Do


Housing is at our core. Whether emergency shelter or affordable housing, our team is here to help everyone navigate accessing stable housing.

Legal Services

We provide free legal help to prevent eviction and to support those facing homelessness.

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To build skills and confidence for youth, Housing Families provides tutoring, after school programs and summer camps.

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Mental health is supported through our trauma support services, which include counseling, therapy, and support groups for all ages.

Health & Wellbeing

Our clients have free access to culturally relevant and nutritious food, addressing food insecurity effectively.


We advocate for equitable government housing policies and aim to address the root causes of inequity.

Housing Families’ Impact


evictions prevented since 2015


families assisted since 1986


people served at any given time by Housing Families


growth in family shelter units from 2023 to 2024

Who We Are

Since 1986, Housing Families has provided critical services and resources to families and individuals to help them stabilize and thrive.

At Housing Families, we are working to achieve housing equity and wellbeing for all. As a nonprofit organization, we partner with communities, families, and individuals to ensure housing stability by offering personalized services including temporary and permanent housing, food assistance, individual counseling and group therapy, legal assistance, and youth programs. Housing Families is the only non-profit in Greater Boston to provide these holistic services under one umbrella.

Get Help

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact the Housing Families team today. Our compassionate staff will help you navigate resources available through our organization, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and our partner organizations to ensure quick access to the necessary services and resources you need in your unique situation.

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Our Generous Supporters

Thank you to our generous partners