Prevention Hotline: 857-415-2900
HomeStart's mission is to end and prevent homelessness for low-income at-risk families and individuals residing in Greater Boston. HomeStart's approach to ending and preventing homelessness is to move beyond shelter to access and retention of permanent affordable housing. HomeStart believes that the most effective way to end homelessness is to help families and individuals get into and keep homes of their own.
Families with children
People with accessibility challenges
People with mental health issues
HOmeSTart plans to support the following service gaps with ISHI dollars:
Housing court assistance and legal support
Payment for back rent or rent owed by the tenant
Moving expenses for relocation, such as movers, truck rental or storage
HomeStart can disperse money to individuals or families within 5-7 business days.