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Jessica's Story

According to a 2002 study by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in the US Department of Justice there are an estimated 1,682,900 homeless and runaway youth in the United States. It’s a problem we’re never going to be able to solve entirely, especially not with another government program. There is a better

St. Patrick's Shelter

St. Patrick’s houses sober women ages 18 and above on a night-by-night basis in addition to its transitional program for 10 women at a time. Transportation is provided; a van leaves from 19 Brookline Street in Central Square , Cambridge , at 4:00 p.m. each day.

Women's Lunch Place

At Women’s Lunch Place, breakfast and lunch, showers, laundry, and clothing are available to young women as well as to women and their children (16 years and under). Women’s Lunch Place offers assistance in accessing employment opportunities, medical and mental health services, and substance abuse treatment programs. The Place often accompanies an individual to her

Rosie's Place

Rosie’s Place offers the following services to poor and homeless women: daily lunch and dinner; the use of showers, lockers, phones, and computers; referrals to services such as mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, and primary and mental health care; and job placement. Rosie’s also offers guests an opportunity to participate in the Women’s Craft

Project Place: Betty's Place & Gate House

Project Place’s program sponsors two facilities: Gate House, a transitional living program facilitating a sober, supportive community of formerly homeless individuals in 14 studio apartments, and Betty’s Place, a transitional shelter for up to 15 clean and sober women. Both facilities offer wraparound services to address barriers in finding and obtaining employment and housing. These