Housing Families offers a holistic suite of services, and we regularly collaborate with partners at the local, regional, and state level. These relationships strengthen our resources and provide food assistance, housing assistance, and family support, among other services.

Food Assistance & Food Pantries

Bread of Life – Malden Food Pantry

Project Bread – Massachusetts Food Pantry

SNAP – Massachusetts Food Stamps

Women/Infant/Children (WIC) – Massachusetts Nutritional Program

Housing Assistance 

US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) – Housing Support

Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) – Housing Support

Metro Housing Boston – Housing Support

Fuel Assistance & Utility Bills 

Community Action Programs Inter-City Inc. – Fuel Assistance

Citizens Energy – Massachusetts Utility Bill Assistance

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – Fuel Assistance

Emergency Aid to Elders, Disabled, and Children (EAEDC) – Utility Bill Assistance

National Grid Arrears Management Program (AMP) – Massachusetts Utility Bill Assistance

Action for Boston Community Development – Fuel Assistance

Career Services & Job Help

Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development – Career Services

One Family* – Scholarships and Career Training

*Homeless and formerly homeless mothers are eligible

ABCD – Career Explorations

Child Care

Massachusetts Early Childhood Services and Resources for Families – Child Care Resources

Horizons for Homeless Children** – Child Care

*Homeless children and their families are eligible

Domestic Violence Help

Casa Myrna – Massachusetts Domestic Violence resources

Additional Resources

Furnishing Hope of Massachusetts – housing assistance for those transitioning out of homeless shelters

Eliot Community Human Services – child care, counseling, housing assistance, and additional resources

Tailored for Success – career services, career center

Massachusetts Community Action Agencies – resources including housing support, fuel assistance, career training, and more

Meals on Wheels – a nationwide program that provides older Americans nutritious meals and safety checks at little to no cost

United Way Massachusetts 2-1-1 – child care and other resources for low-income families

Massachusetts Resources – child care, food programs, and other resources

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless – housing assistance

Catholic Charities – food pantry, utility bill, and housing assistance, among other resources

Start Your Recovery – A comprehensive directory of support resources in Malden

MBTA Mobility Center – Available to anyone looking to explore accessible transit options and other community transport resources

Trans Lifeline – is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.

Clear Path for Veterans New England – Clear Path for Veterans New England (Clear Path NE) is a 501(c)3 established in 2017 with one mission — to build a safe, supportive and respectful place for Veterans to seek the help and resources they need in order to successfully integrate into their communities. The Family is an integral part of this and the first line of defense in upholding wellness..

CHA PACE Program – provides health care and other support for adults 55 and older who want to continue living at home. We are part of the national Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

With PACE, you get great doctors, rides to medical visits, medications and more – the things you need to live safely in the community.

PACE also covers all the costs of care. You won’t worry about co-pays, pharmacy costs or other costs that may cause financial stress. Our team is here for you.

Massachusetts Veterans Drug Rehab Centers – Veterans coping with trauma or injuries they may have experienced during military deployment may be at higher risk for substance abuse. Treatment options for veterans with alcohol or drug addiction include counseling, detox, 12-step programs, and more.