Tag: Food

  • Harvard's Food Literacy Project part of the Local/Sustainable Movement

    Robert Sondak Spare Change News A group of Harvard University staff members working in conjunction with students helped found a food project promoting food economics and health on campus and in the surrounding city of Cambridge. The Food Literacy Project, which was founded in 2005, introduced four components of food economics and health to the […]

  • Safe Haven – On the Rise, Inc.

    On the Rise provides long-term support and assistance to homeless and at-risk women. Both breakfast and lunch are served, and women have access to private showers and phones. A guest may receive mail and up to $20 for specific individual needs. Clean clothing is available, as is a quiet place to read and nap. There […]

  • 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 […]

  • First Church Shelter

    First Church Shelter provides a safe, comfortable shelter for 14 sober, homeless men. Guests have access to two meals, showers, and storage facilities for their belongings.

  • Woods Mullen Shelter

    Woods Mullen Shelter is an emergency shelter that provides food, emergency clothing, health care, and case management services for adults ages 18 and older who are in need. Woods Mullen has 190 beds, which are given out on a first come first serve basis beginning at 4:00 p.m. Woods Mullen also offers mail services, substance […]

  • United Homes Adult Shelter

    Run by Pilgrim Church , United Homes offers overnight shelter, food, clothing, showers, first-aid, and transitional and other supportive services. United Homes provides evening transportation from Boston to the shelter. Transportation arrives at 5:30 and 6:00 p.m. at the corner of Washington St. and Melina Cass Blvd.; at 6:45 p.m. at the Woods Mullen Shelter […]

  • Somerville Homeless Coalition Adult Shelter

    This program offers service in the following areas: emergency shelter, case management, and food and housing services.

  • hopeFound

    hopeFound offers year-round overnight shelter and support for 110 guests: 88 males and 22 females. Guests receive meals, access to shower and laundry facilities, and support from mental health counselors, nursing staff, and case managers for substance abuse treatment and placement in housing.

  • Pine Street Inn

    The core service of Pine Street Inn is its shelter, where 700 men and women find a safe place to sleep each night. In addition, the Inn’s outreach workers offer food, clothing, blankets, and health care to those who refuse the shelter.

  • Saint Francis House

    Saint Francis House is a comprehensive day shelter with basic and emergency services, rehabilitative programs, job skills training, and transitional housing for poor and homeless men and women.