Every effort is made to assist individuals and families closest to their community of origin. Based on your last place of residence or current situation, below is a listing of possible numbers to call for more information.
If you are an individual in need of emergency shelter in the Quincy area:
Father Bill’s Place
38 Broad Street
Quincy, MA 02169
If you are an individual in need of emergency shelter in the Brockton area:
54 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301
If you are a family in need of shelter, please contact the Division of Transitional Assistance (DTA) at 617-348-8500.
Housing Information Hotline
If you are an individual at risk of homelessness or are currently homeless and in need of housing, Father Bill’s & MainSpring may be able to provide prevention and housing resources. We are generally able to assist individuals who originate from our service area. Please call our Housing Information Hotline at 508-586-2348 to find out how we may be able to assist you.
FBMS Family & Prevention Programs
Workforce Development/Brockton Housing Team
Tenancy Preservation Program (TPP)
New Bedford, MA
Resources for Veterans
For more information about Veteran’s Services at FBMS, please contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call: 508-894-0292
Department of Veterans’ Services of Massachusetts (DVS) – the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a long history of caring for those who served in our military. DVS has many programs funded by the Commonwealth. Each city and town in Massachusetts is required to have a Veteran’s Service Officer, whose job it is to provide resources and assistance to veterans living in their communities. DVS may be able to help veterans who are not eligible for VA services.
600 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Web Site: www.MassVetsAdvisor.org (info on all MA vet benefits)
Veterans’ Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC), Brockton
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-583-4500 | 800-865-3384
150 S. Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
617-232-9500 | 800-865-3384
1400 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132
617-323-7700 | 800-865-3384
Veteran Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Press 1
VA’s Homeless Veteran Hotline: 1-877-424-3838
General VA Assistance Hotline: 1-877-4AID VET (877-424-3838
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