Medway Family Shelter
300 Howard Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Class of Housing/Services: twelve family congregate shelter for homeless families.
Medway Family Shelter is a twelve family congregate shelter for homeless families. It is staffed 24 hours a day. Parents and children of each family share one private bedroom. They share the rest of the common spaces such as the kitchen, dining room, living room, and bathrooms with the rest of the families. Staff assists families in acquiring permanent, affordable housing, as well as medical, education, vocational, and social services and referrals. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Homeless Families must contact their local Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) office to be determined Emergency Assistance Eligible (EA Eligible). The DTA reviews a family's reason for becoming homeless, income, asset, and citizenship. Please refer to the below link to DTA for more information regarding eligibility. Once eligible the local DTA office will refer the family to the SMOC Intake Coordinator whom then interviews and places the family in the next available appropriate shelter opening.
How To Volunteer at Medway Family Shelter:
Be a volunteer. Call Medway Family Shelter at (508) 533-1487 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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