Mitch’s Place / Safe Haven


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    Mitch’s Place offers temporary overnight shelter to homeless individuals year-round. Guests receive a bed, meals, and staff support to secure needed health and social services. Mitch’s Place was first organized in 1987 as a winter (six month) program to accommodate the addicted population as well as those in psychiatric distress. Today, Mitch’s Place is a 30-bed, year-round emergency overnight shelter for single men and women. In the winter months, the shelter offers life-saving support for up to 45 individuals.


  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Emergency Shelters, Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance, Housing


  • Address: 127 How Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
  • Phone: 978-241-3430
  • Hours of Operation: 9-5 pm every day