Housing & Shelter Assistance

Catholic Social Services – 1600 Bay Street, Fall River
Monday through Thursday: 8:30-5:00 P.M.; closed on Fridays.
Must be low-income and needy. Call to speak to advocate, who will discuss necessary paperwork.

Department of Transitional Assistance – 21 Spring Street, Taunton
Monday through Friday: 7:30pm – 5:00pm
In addition to its services to clients, the DTA has an emergency assistance program.

Homeless Hotline: 1-800-HOMELESS, any time day or night

Little Flower Home
401-625-5929 www.littleflowerhome.org
Housing for pregnant homeless women and their children Call anytime – may have to let it ring for a while, but someone will pick up.

Pro Bono Foreclosure Assistance Hotline
800-342-5297 and 617-603-1700
Monday through Friday: 9:00am – 12:00 Noon.
Leave a message in the “foreclosure assistance” voice mailbox; they will call back within a few days. Legal advice for US residents without criminal records

ProHome – 40 Summer Street, Taunton
Monday through Thursday: 9-5:00 P.M.; Friday: 8-12:00 Noon.
Foreclosure counseling for those struggling or in foreclosure – Also, grant money for down payments and closing costs for those who have been in a home for a period of time.

Public Health Department (Board of Health) – 558 S. Main Street (Town Hall) Raynham
Monday through Thursday: 8:30pm – 4:30pm, Friday: 8:30am – 12:00 Noon, Tuesday: 6:00pm – 8:00pm For housing health or safety concerns.

Raynham Housing Authority, 75 Mill Street, Raynham
Monday through Thursday: 7:30am – 2:30pm, Friday: 7:30am – 12:30pm
Housing for elderly and handicapped; there is wait list. Pinewood Terrace and Weonit Woods

Salvation Army, 1585 New State Highway (Route 44) Raynham
508-738-6120 https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/provide-shelter/
Monday through Saturday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Assistance with housing and rent

St. Francis Samaritan House, 59 Ingell Street, Taunton
508-824-6497 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samaritan-House/163504187010820
Shelter for adults; breakfast provided, dinner 5:00pm to 6:00pm.
Must be clean and sober; drug test given; photo ID required 14 beds for males; 4 beds for females.

Section 8 Housing Application on Internet www.section8listmass.org

Tenancy Preservation Program – Alyson Gibbs; Father Bill’s & Mainspring
One Taunton Green, Suite 3, Taunton
Monday through Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Person must be in process of eviction; for families who have someone with a disability or who are willing to have counseling.

Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), 150 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain
Walk-in: 11:00am – 2:00pm (for homeless with honorable discharge)
Hospital: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Health, mental health, housing – Crisis line: 1-800-273-8255
Homeless veterans chat line (for any service- 24 hours a day/7 days a week): 877-424-3838