Resources for Homeless/Transitional Youth


The Boston HAPPENS Program

Children’s Hospital 333 Longwood Avenue 5th floor Boston, MA 02115   617-355-2735
(HIV Adolescent Provider & Peer Education Network for Services) Program at Children’s Hospital Boston provides services and support to HIV infected, homeless and at-risk adolescents and young adults, 12-24 years old, in the Metropolitan Boston area.

Bridge Over Troubled Waters 

47 West Street, Boston, MA 02111   617-423-9575.  If you are between 14-24 years of age Bridge provides breakfast and lunch, showers, GED classes, job counseling and training, medical checkups and dental, transitional housing, and someone to talk to. If you are a runaway, please call 1-800-RUNAWAY

Crittenton Women’s Union

One Washington Mall Boston, MA 02108
Tel: 617.259.2900 Help for young women and their children in education, housing, and workforce development.  

Justice Resource Institute

545 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel. 617-450-0500 provides health, residential, and treatment services for youth as well as services for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) youth.  

More Than Words Bookstore

376 Moody Street Waltham, MA 02453   781-788-0035   More Than Words provides empowering leadership and supportive employment opportunities for youth who are in foster care, court-involved, homeless or out of school to prepare them for self-sufficiency as they transition to adulthood. 

Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline: 800-377-1292 (24/7)

Provides referrals for free and low-cost food. To find food resources in your community, call the FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333.

Youth On Fire Drop-In Center
Office: 617-661-2508; offers drop-in space MWF 12-6pm EST for homeless youth

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