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Guest Survey Results Announced

Over the last couple of months, we have been conducting surveys of our guests, as well as other homeless or displaced persons that we have met around Waltham. We asked about our programs and how we could better serve the community.

Click here for a summary of the results.

A Poem Written by one of Our Guests "Heavens Grocery Store"

Click here to read the poem


Watch an Interview with Marilyn Lee-Tom about the Photo Exhibit "Homelessness From Our Eyes"

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Faces Exhibit

Watch an Interview with Marilyn Lee-Tom about the Exhibit

Homelessness Resources Serving Waltham

The following is a brief list of agencies which provide services to homeless indivdiduals in and around Waltham. Click here for a full agency listing.

Food:

  • Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 545 Moody St., Waltham (781)893-7250. Operated by the Middlesex Human Service Agency.
  • Salvation Army/Waltham Meals, 33 Myrtle St., Waltham, 02453; (781)894-0413
  • We also serve light lunches on some days, depending on the graces of volunteers and donors.

Shelter and Housing:

  • Middlesex Human Service Agency (Bristol Lodge men's and women's shelters, Mary's House) - 50 Prospect Street, Waltham (781)894-6110
  • Commnity Day Center of Waltham - Afternoon shelter and drop-in center
  • Free Foreclosure Assistance Hotline: 1-800-342-5297 (advice to low-income homeowners regarding foreclosure, refinancing)

Transitional Assistance:

  • Massachusetts Dept of Transitional Assistance: Office that serves Waltham is at 300 Ocean Avenue
    Revere, MA, 02151, (781) 286-7800 or (800) 650-2560

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Announcements

We Are In Our New Home!

Just before Christmas we moved into our new home on Felton Street! Thank you to all our supporters who made this happen, tboth with their labor and with their donations. We could not have done it without you!

We still need things to set up our offices and kitchen. Please click here to learn how you can help

Our new home!

 

Our Supporters:

Village Bank The Jones Partnership   Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation  First Commons Bank   The Cipper Ship Foundation      The Cabot Family Charitable Trust    Watertown Savings Bank    Bird Precision  Yankee Fleet - Providing ocean adventures since 1944