Framingham, MA Homeless Shelters

Framingham, MA list of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Low Income Housing, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.

Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income.  We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in Framingham, MA below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 

Framingham is in Middlesex County, MA. Search listings by Middlesex County.

Homeless Shelters In Framingham, MA

Turning Point Shelter

3 Merchant Rd
Framingham, MA - 01702
(508) 875-6429
Emergency Shelter.

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Medway Family Shelter

300 Howard Street
Framingham, MA - 01702
(508) 533-1487
twelve family congregate shelter for homeless families.

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Framingham Housing Authority Framingham

One John J. Brady Drive
Framingham, MA - 01701
(508) 879-7562
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Nearby Listings
We found very few listings in Framingham. In that case, here are some local areas that do have shelters or supportive housing of some sort. We provide the full addresses and distince from the center of Framingham.

Shadows Shelter For Women

25 Central St.
Ashland, MA - 01721
(508) 620-2690
Listing Location: 3.40 miles from Framingham
Emergency shelter for women.

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Wayland Housing Authority Wayland

106 Main Street
Wayland, MA - 01778
(508) 655-6310
Listing Location: 3.42 miles from Framingham
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Natick Housing Authority Natick

4 Cottage Street
Natick, MA - 01760
(508) 653-2971
Listing Location: 4.29 miles from Framingham
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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MEADOWS Program for Women

20 Cottage St.
Natick, MA - 01760
(508) 231-4516
Listing Location: 4.32 miles from Framingham
residential program for women leaving the correctional system

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Holliston Housing Authority Holliston

492 Washington Street
Holliston, MA - 01746
(508) 429-6266
Listing Location: 6.28 miles from Framingham
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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HUD Apartments Framingham, MA

Framingham, MA HUD Apartments

Types of Shelters and Services we provide

We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters

supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters

both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing

helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing

is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more then 30% of their income toward rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab

programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 

Financial Help For the Needy

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Supportive Housing

Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing

Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House

A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout

Transitional housing

is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience to move toward independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.