Housing & Homelessness

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If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, please call 1-800-466-3537

Si no tiene hogar o corre el riesgo de quedarse sin hogar, llame al 1-800-466-3537

Si vous êtes sans abri ou à risque de le devenir, veuillez appeler le 1-800-466-3537

إذا كنت بلا مأوى أو معرض لخطر أن تصبح بلا مأوى ، فيرجى الاتصال بـ 1-800-466-3537

If you are struggling to pay your rent or mortgage because of Covid-19, there are resources available.

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Steps to take if you are struggling to pay your rent or mortgage:

VISIT www.mass.gov/CovidHousingHelp 

to learn more about state financial aid programs for eligible households, as well as free legal assistance to help with housing matters

CHECK if you are eligible for RAFT or ERMA financial assistance

RAFT (Residential Assistance for Families in Transition) and ERMA (Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance) are financial assistance programs to help low-income families in Massachusetts with rent and mortgage payments (including back-owed payments) in times of crisis. These programs have recently been expanded specifically to help families financially impacted by Covid-19. Click here to check your eligibility and apply.

CALL 2-1-1

to connect with housing resources

TALK

to your landlord or mortgage company to create a plan. Do this early!

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Phone Numbers for Housing Assistance

For Individuals

Homeless Shelters

The CALL (you must call from a phone with a 508 or 774 area code)............1 (800) 466-3537

The CALL (if you don't have a 508 or 774 area code).........................................(508) 674-4681

For Families

Homeless Shelters

MA Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and Emergency Assistance for families with minors....................................................................1 (866) 584-0653

General Housing Assistance

Homeless Services and Housing Assistance

Attleboro Emergency Homeless Shelter, Faith Alliance Church

and Community Partners..........................................................(508) 222-0856 / (508) 222-2933

Attleboro Housing Authority................................................................................(508) 222-0151

Eliot Community Human Services........................................................................(781) 698-5632

Pro Home, Inc........................................................................................................(508) 821-2514

RAFT (Residential Assistance for Families in Transition).....................................(781) 422-4204

ERMA (Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance)...........................................(781) 422-4204

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans...................................................1 (877) 424-3838

If you are a student at The Literacy Center and need help with another housing-related problem, please text or call Amanda (508) 399-1026.