Who We Are

For four decades, Father Bill’s & MainSpring (FBMS), a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization, has been a leading innovator in the fight to end homelessness.

We serve more than 4,000 people per year in 41 cities and towns on the South Shore and across Southern Massachusetts.


“When I was in the shelter, always they were very, very compassionate. … What I’m proud of is, I got a house. And that was one of my dreams.”

Bessie, former FBMS shelter guests and housing participant who went on to purchase a home of her own