Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth
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Welfare/Social Services: Homeless/Emergency Housing

S11 McKinney Shelter Plus Care Program

S12 McKinney Local Housing Authority Transitional Housing Program


S11 McKinney Shelter Plus Care Program
Department of Housing and Community Development
100 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Tel: 617-573-1150
www.mass.gov/dhcd

The McKinney Shelter Plus Care Program provides rental assistance to homeless individuals and families with disabilities, primarily those with mental illnesses, substance abuse issues and those with HIV/AIDS.


S12 McKinney Local Housing Authority Transitional Housing Program
Department of Housing and Community Development
100 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Tel: 617-573-1150
www.mass.gov/dhcd

The Local Housing Authority targets homeless families in need of services in order to move to permanent housing. This involves the use of state aided and conventional housing as transitional housing that homeless families will occupy while participating in the program. Opportunities are then available to go under lease with the Local Housing Authority that provide the unit to families graduating from the program.


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