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
Tel: 617-770-3314
Fax: 617-773-3146

If you are an individual in need of emergency shelter in the Brockton area:

MainSpring House
54 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Tel: 508-587-5441
Fax: 508-580-3437

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
Tel: 508-427-6448
Fax: 508-427-6943

Veteran’s Program
Tel: 508-894-0292
Fax: 508-894-0293

Workforce Development/Brockton Housing Team
Tel: 508-894-8520
Fax: 508-894-8545

Tenancy Preservation Program (TPP)
Tel: 508-944-9502

Fax: 508-822-2260


Resources for Veterans

For more information about Veteran’s Services at FBMS, please contact:, 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
Tel: 617-210-5480
Web Site:      (info on all MA vet benefits)

Veterans’ Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC), Brockton
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-583-4500 | 800-865-3384

Jamaica Plain
150 S. Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
617-232-9500 | 800-865-3384 

West Roxbury
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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Addresses: Development Office
422 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-2255
Administrative Offices
430 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-427-6448
Fax: 508-427-6943
Housing Information Hotline:
Agency Partners: