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16 Jul

Natalika’s trilogy

The following is the story of one of our single moms, Natalika, shared by her during our Legislative Breakfast in March, 2018. It is a testament to the ways support from Housing Families and from the community can transform the lives of families experiencing homelessness. Good morning.  My name is Natalika and this is my […]

23 Jan

In her darkest hour, you changed her life

“Housing Families was the hand that was there to save us when we were drowning” Mona and her family felt like their world was falling apart all around them. Faced with serious health concerns, violence, and financial instability, they found themselves unsure where to turn for help. For three years, Mona had grappled with housing […]

20 Dec

Email Angels – WGBH segment featuring Housing families supporters

For nearly twenty years an Everett woman has made it her mission to get holiday gifts to kids in need. This year, she had a change in fortune, but not a change of heart.

29 Nov

Senator Jason Lewis secures funding for Housing Families

Sen. Jason Lewis announced that the Senate protected funding for a Malden priority in the fiscal year 2018 state budget Among the restored funding priorities whose vetoes were overridden include $100,000 for educational and other services for homeless children through Housing Families’ GREAT program, as well as other emergency shelter and eviction prevention programs at […]

22 Nov

Meet Dotti, a volunteer at HFI

Dotti has volunteered with Housing Families’ after-school program for 10 years. We asked her to talk about her experience during all those years, and why she keeps coming back.

21 Aug

Our role in promoting equality and social justice

Housing Families wants to assure our community that we are evermore committed to our values and rising up to our role in promoting equality and social justice.

2 Aug

Housing families hosts field day at Lincoln Commons

Housing Families Inc. hosted a summer field day Sunday, June 23 at Lincoln Commons. Crowds came out to enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon with ice cream, a bounce house, and the splash pad, all to support a worthwhile cause. “We were just thrilled to have such a huge turnout from the community,” said Hilary Wolkan, […]

19 Jul

Medford Rep. Barber secures funding for Housing Families

State Representative Christine P. Barber of Somerville and Medford voted last week to enact a $40.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 that includes funding for schools and local aid, key community programs, and a number of critical local projects. Read more here.

27 Jun

Ferryway School supports Housing Families

The Ferryway School  in Malden participated in a schoolwide cleaning supplies drive for  Housing Families Inc (HFI), a Malden-based non-profit organization with a mission of ending family homelessness. See the Malden Observer’s article from June 9th, 2017 below:

21 Jun

Massachusetts is in a housing crisis!

At this year’s Legislative Breakfast, families shared their stories with state legislators in hopes of developing long-term solutions to family homelessness.