Community Partners

Housing Families Community Partners Additional Services Offered
CAPIC Legal aid and mediation referrals / typically regarding housing issues
Chelsea Collaborative Support for and Partner of Pro Bono Legal Services Program in Chelsea
City of Everett Eviction prevention referrals  / Housing Authority collaboration for permanent housing placements
City of Malden Homeless prevention and rapid re-housing program funding  /  Housing Authority collaboration for permanent housing placements  /  Eviction prevention referrals
City of Medford Homeless prevention and rapid re-housing program funding   /  Housing Authority collaboration for permanent housing  placements     /    Eviction prevention referrals
City of Revere Housing Authority collaboration for permanent housing placements
Department of Housing and Community Development Shelter placements
Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamps/SNAP   / Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
Food Link Connects Housing  Families with rescued / sustainable food for healthy snacks and meals
Greater Boston Legal Services Connects Housing Families with low-income individuals in need of legal aid and mediation
Heading Home Provides emergency shelter and permanent housing as well as job training to homeless families
Homes for Families Ensures that homeless families have a voice and educates them on current policies and advocacy opportunities.
Horizons for Homeless Children Refers trained volunteers to HFI both for tutoring and childcare.  They also provide technical assistance and training opportunities.
Lesley University HFI trains and supervises six graduate student interns who provide individual and group art and play therapy.
Malden Public Schools Partners with HFI to operate a Saturday School for homeless and formerly homeless children.  HFI also provides regular training to school staff.
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute  Connects Housing Families with low-income individuals in need of legal aid and mediation
Mediation for Results /Just-A-Start Negotiation services through the court system for both landlords and tenants.
National Center on Family Homelessness Provides program staff with training for providing high-quality trauma-informed care to children and youth.
Neighborhood Developers Provides affordable housing for HFI families
New Lease A new collaboration of property management companies and service providers with the goal of transitioning at least 200 families per year into permanent housing.
Raising a Reader A nationally recognized parent-child literacy program that also provides training for staff / resources for additional support / and books and materials for families
YMCA – Malden Provides financial and budgeting services as well as free gym memberships to our families

Housing Families is also a proud member of: Everett Chamber of CommerceMedford Chamber of CommerceMelrose Chamber of CommerceRevere Chamber of Commerce, and Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce.