Bartons Crossing Emergency Shelter Transitional Shelter

1307 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

(413) 442-1445 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Emergency and Transitional Housing shelter for men and women.

General Information:
Emergency and Transitional Housing shelter for men and women.  Barton’s Crossing, 20 winter beds – Pittsfield Services: Counseling; 3 meals & snacks; clothing when available; Spanish; free health care; day programs; limited transportation. Lights out by 10pm.  


Helpful Definitions For Bartons Crossing Emergency Shelter Transitional Shelter:
Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

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. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.

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