First Step Inn

175 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720

508-679-8001 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Housing for the Homeless

General Information:
Program providing safe shelter and daily nutritional meals to 20 homeless persons in the City of Fall River daily. Case Management services provide at the Inn connect guests to housing, employment, entitlements, behavioral health, and an array of other services. These services, provided in a safe, comfortable enviornment, help homeless persons become housed in stable, permanent housing. Guests become engaged in all supportive services needed and as a result, successfully transition into the community and experience housing stability and an improved quality of life.   Admission Criteria  18 years of age or older  Homeless in the City of Fall River  Willing to submit to search upon entry  Must meet HUD’s income guidelines  Willing to authorize a CORI check, CORI report must be without warrants  Medically and psychologically stabilized Services  Food and nutritional assistance  Safe and secure sleeping enviornment  Comprehensive case management  Housing placement assistance  Psycho-educational groups  Assistance with applications to income resources  Crisis intervention  12 step meetings, and other AA/NA recovery related activities  Residential substance abuse treatment access  Outpatient substance abuse treatment access  Coordination of emergency and long term psychiatric care  Referrals to community-based collateral services, educational opportunities, medical care, domestic violence and other forms of supportive services  Discharge and aftercare planning


How To Volunteer at First Step Inn:
Be a volunteer. Call First Step Inn at 508-679-8001 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: 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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