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Director's Corner

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

Volunteer Opportunities

The Community Day Center depends on hundreds of individuals, faith communities, schools and other groups to create a safe and caring environment for the men and women who come to the Day Center.


When the Center is open, we invite community volunteers to spend time with our guests. If you are free in the afternoons, please consider a regular weekly or monthly commitment. Church or civic groups can take a day and rotate visits among themselves.

Here's what you can do for your neighbors who use the Center:

  • Spend time with the guests: visiting, chatting, playing games, doing art work.
  • Share skills such as computer expertise, drafting letters and resumes, filling in various forms and applications
  • Help staff to welcome newcomers, serve refreshments, direct activities

The Waltham Community Day Center is a project of the entire community. We need everyone's help. Spanish speakers are especially needed!

If you would like to volunteer, please call Marilyn at (781) 392-6311 or .

 

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