Where Can I Go During the Day?
Drop In, Lunch, & Day Programs
Women’s Drop In at Heading Home
109 School St., Central Square, Cambridge
Open to all women Mon-Fri 9:30-2:30PM. Hot lunch, TV room, free phone, clothing. Just ring the bell outside.
On The Rise
341 Broadway, Cambridge
For women who are clients of their outreach program and through referrals. Open Monday – Saturday, 8AM – 2PM (Saturday schedule is prone to changes), Wednesday & Friday ‘til 4PM. Access to phones, kitchen, computers, clothing, advocacy services. Clients may receive mail there. Storage bins are available for women for women who do not have any other place to secure their things.
“My safe haven.”
402 Mass. Ave., Central Square, Cambridge
Open to women and men 8:30-3:30 Monday to Friday. Saturday 11:30 AM-1PM, Sunday 1 PM-3PM. Meal served. Laundry facilities and women's shower. Free women’s walk-in health clinic 2 times a week. Wed 9-1 and Fri 8:30-1PM.
46 Pleasant St., near Central Square
Monday-Friday 10 AM-8 PM, Saturday 10 AM-1 PM. Access to computers. Quiet place.
Bread & Jams
Corner of Quincy & Kirkland Streets Basement of Swedenborg Church near Harvard Square
Monday-Friday 9-4. Drop in, food, clothing, phones. Homestart housing advocate Monday 9 AM-10AM, for help with referrals.
889 Harrison Ave., Boston
8 AM-5 PM. Advocates to help with wide range of issues and to refer for housing help, benefits, job search, etc. Meals served. Access to phones. Access to computers. Thursday 1:15PM, lottery for a locker if you have a letter from an advocate about your need for one. Women can receive their mail there. Help obtaining Mass ID the first of every month.
Women’s Lunch Place
67 Newbury St., Boston
Monday- Saturday 7 AM – 2 PM. Breakfast 8-10AM, lunch 12 PM-2 PM. Health services 5 days weekly. 4th Friday birthday party, and many holiday celebrations.
St. Francis House
39 Boylston St., Boston
Open every day 7AM-3PM. Breakfast 7:30-9, lunch 11:30-1. Sandwiches available at other times. Carolyn Connors Women’s Center is a day program for women open Mon-Fri 7AM-3PM on the 2nd floor. Use of computers, telephones, showers, and a drop in health clinic. You can have your mail sent there. They provide an unofficial picture ID. Staff can provide information and referral for other issues of homelessness. There is a women’s lounge.
Cambridge Senior Center
806 Mass. Ave., Central Square, Cambridge
Open Monday 8:30-8. Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30-5, Friday 8:30-3, Saturday and holidays 8:30-1PM. You must be over 60 years old. You can come to the food pantry if you are 55 and disabled. Breakfast and lunch, computer access, social activities, use of a telephone.
Youth On Fire
1555 Mass Ave, Cambridge(church basement)
Drop in program for ages 14-24. Meals and showers.
Mon 11-8, Tues 1-6,Wed-Fri 11-6PM.
“Remember—churches, libraries, coffee shops."