This family shelter
provides temporary housing in central Waltham for
up to eight homeless families. During this time, families work on issues
relevant to homelessness and securing permanent housing with the help of
our staff and housing advocates.
All residents are involved
with the day to day activities in the shelter and the family life program.
The family life program consists of helping families with such issues as
parenting, nutrition, budgeting, substance abuse, vocational and
educational goals. Referrals to other social services, legal and mental
health programs are provided as needed. School age children attend local
When residents leave for
permanent housing, we offer a one year follow-up support program to assist
them with the transition to independent living.
Shelter staff are on site
twenty-four hours a day.
62 Church Street
Waltham, MA. 02452