Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    The mission of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless is to eradicate homelessness from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and ensure that everyone has a place to call home. It aims to meet this mission through the following goals:

    To advocate with and for people experiencing homelessness or those at risk of homelessness in areas of public policy, including but not limited to: the availability of decent, accessible, affordable housing; adequate income maintenance programs; medical care; mental health services; social services; job training and employment

    To develop and maintain a network of members and supporters, and to provide technical assistance and coordination through our policy committees

    To provide public education about the problem of homelessness and its solutions

    To organize people experiencing homelessness in order to empower them to advocate for themselves in public policy matters, and to assume a significant role in the decision-making structure of the Coalition

    To advocate for legislation that will be supportive of the needs of people experiencing homelessness or those at risk of homelessness

    To provide material assistance

    The Coalition provides a number of programs to assist those who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.


  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+, Families, Seniors: 60+
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Emergency Shelters