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Daybreak Shelter (The Psychological Center)

The Daybreak Shelter is a 30-day emergency transitional housing shelter that is dedicated to the care of indigent, homeless men and women over the age of 18 including those individuals suffering from alcoholism and/or drug addiction. The primary purpose is to provide emergency services that meet the needs of the population including shelter, food, hygiene, clothing, medical attention, intervention through substance abuse treatment, education, and many other helpful services through affiliations with a vast network of agencies. Daybreak is a 30-bed “wet shelter”, one of three in the Commonwealth, which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Website: www.tpc1.org/daybreak_shelter.php

Office Location: 19 Winter Street, Lawrence, MA 01841

Phone: (978) 975-4547

Emmaus, Inc.

Emmaus, Inc. is a non-profit corporation founded in 1985 to provide housing and services to homeless adults and families in Haverhill, MA. Over the past twenty years the agency has grown to become a significant service provider and developer of affordable housing, offering one of the most innovative and comprehensive approaches to homeless in the country. Agency services include outreach, emergency shelter, meals, counseling, case management, clinical services, substance abuse treatment, referrals, housing search, employment training, and many more. Emmaus, Inc. has assembled an extensive continuum of care that offers solutions to poverty and homelessness, as well as mission of charity and compassion.

Website: www.emmausinc.org/index.htm

Address:  P.O. Box 568, 127 How Street, Haverhill, MA 01830

Phone: (978) 241-3500

Fax:  (978) 241-3422

Lazarus House

Lazarus House, Inc. is a spiritually based organization that welcomes all in the name of God. It provides a continuum of care encompassing, but not limited to shelter, food, clothing, advocacy, education, work preparation, health services, a listening ear, a welcoming heart, and the restoration of dignity and self-respect to people who are poor and in dire need.

Website: www.lazarushouse.org/

Office Location:  412 Hampshire Street, Lawrence, MA 01841

Phone: (978) 689-8575


Mass 2-1-1 online directory is an information resource for emergency food, rent, help paying your heating and utility bills, mental health counseling, health programs, public health and safety services, child care referrals, job resources, and other help for individuals, parents and families. 

  • Connect to a Mass 2-1-1 Information and Referral Specialist. Calls are free, and confidential. Interpreter services are available in over 140 languages.

Website: www.mass211help.org

Phone: Dial 2-1-1 or (877) 211-6277    (TTY) (508) 370-4890

U.S. Dept. Of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships–particularly with faith-based and community organizations–that leverage resources and improve HUD’s ability to be effective on the community level.

Website: www.hud.gov

Office Location: 10 Causeway Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02222

Phone: (617) 994-8200

*Detailed information regarding the specific services provided by the institutions on this page have been copied directly from institutions’ websites or acquired materials.