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Heading Home

Heading Home provides emergency shelter, housing, and supportive services for more than 1500 homeless and low-income people/year. Its mission is to end homelessness in the lives of individuals and families in Greater Boston by providing housing in conjunction with effective support services to change the conditions that created homelessness.

New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans

The New England Center for Homeless Veterans serves homeless men and women veterans who are addressing issues of addiction, PTSD, mental illness, and/or unemployment. The Center provides temporary housing as well as a Model Apartment Program, which offers the skills and training needed to obtain and maintain permanent housing in the community. It also offers

Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Bridge Over Troubled Waters offers a home for young mothers and a transitional housing program for youth 18 to 24 years old. Other services include emergency shelter, substance abuse counseling, and GED preparation classes. Bridge operates a medical van with staff to provide counseling, certain medical services, and referrals. On weeknights the van arrives at

Constructing Awareness: Canstruction Competition Builds 25,000 Pounds of Food for the Greater Boston Food Bank

What do Conan O’Brien, Mr. Potato Head, and Garfield have in common? They were all at Bunker Hill Community College earlier this month, raising 25,000 pounds of food for the Greater Boston Food Bank. Bunker Hill Community College hosted the 15th annual Canstruction Design and Build Competition, in which architecture and design firms build giant