Greater Worcester Housing Connection South Middlesex Opportunity Council

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Contact Information

South Middlesex Opportunity Council
Contact: Amaryllis Chaves, Component Director
Phone: 508-757-0103
Fax: 508-753-2271

701 Main Street Worcester, MA 01610
Area Located: Central

Map Location Greater Worcester Housing Connection


As part of a collaborative community effort to reduce and eliminate homelessness, the Greater Worcester Housing Connection provides permanent housing solutions along with services and linkages to resources that include employment, health and behavioral health, education and income maximization opportunities delivered in an individualize approach toward the goal of enhanced self-sufficiency.

Shelter for homeless individuals. Requirement that consumers be self-sufficient, able to comply with a minimum of hygiene and programmatic requests. No length of stay policy. Two meals a day are provided (Monday-Friday) and three meals on Weekends,along with counseling, nursing, triage, advocacy & community tie-in.

The Housing Connection supplies housing search and case management for eligible clients.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Family Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food - Meals
  • Food - Pantry
  • Job Seeking
  • Shelters - Emergency
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Housing
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Multiple Disability
  • Substance Abuse

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service
  • Licensed By: City of Worcester
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