Community Resource Guide: Men’s Shelters
Bristol Lodge Men’s Shelter
An overnight shelter for men. Either self referral or referral by agency. 3 months on/ 3 months off. The shelter also has resources like counseling, clothing by referral, one meal a day, and storage facilities.
Restrictions: Sober men, out of shelter 7:45am-6pm; 7pm curfew
Contact: John Capezzuto & Rick Lattof, Case Managers
27 Lexington Street
Waltham, MA, 02451
The Bristol lodge is a division of Middlesex Human Service Agency, Inc.
The First Church in Cambridge offers shelter nightly for men. Also available are meals, some storage facilities and clothing, referrals for counseling and medical care. The church works with Homestart and doesn't take walk-in guests. Referrals should come from advocates, agencies, other churches etc.
Contact: Jim Stewart
This is a night shelter for single men. Guests should refer themselves and are expected to leave during the day.
Capacity: 100 +
This is Pine Street Inn's shelter only for men. The guests have access to the resources that are offered by Pine Street Inn: counseling, meals, clothing, medical care, day programs, some transportation, some storage. Guests should refer themselves.
This shelter allows men to stay up to 4 nights at a time with a wait of another 4 days before the next stay. Guests have access to counseling, meals, clothing, medical care, and day programs. Guests should refer themselves.
Capacity: 40 men
This is a shelter run by SMOC. Guests call in to put their name on a wait list. Guests also have access to meals and medical care by referral.
Capacity: 18 sober, 10 not-sober
Referral: SMOC in Framingham 508-872-4853