If you are an individual or family seeking immediate shelter, please see the following resources.


Father Bill’s Place Shelter – 38 Broad Street, Quincy (Father Bill’s & MainSpring - FBMS)

MainSpring House Shelter – 54 North Main Street, Brockton (Father Bill’s & MainSpring - FBMS)

Plymouth Task Force to End Homelessness and FBMS Plymouth Housing Office – 1 South Spooner Street, Plymouth, Overnights of Hospitality (seasonal shelter)

Wareham Turning Point - 6 Rogers Ave, Wareham, Nights of Hospitality (seasonal shelter)

Veterans Affairs (VA)Brockton VA walk-in clinic


Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) operates CE to emergency shelter and rapid rehousing for families through its Emergency Assistance (EA) offices.

Brockton EA office – Serves as the main access point, with both DHCD and homeless service provider staff coordinating onsite CE assessment and services, including diversion from shelter as an option. Phone and in-person coordination is arranged for the Plymouth EA office.

Coordinated entry for permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless families is available at the following agencies:

Father Bill’s & MainSpring – 460 Belmont St, Brockton and all of its family shelter locations

Old Colony Y – all of its family shelter locations

Friends of the Homeless - South Shore - all of its family shelter locations

NeighborWorks Housing Solutions – family shelter location

Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless – family shelter location

Carolina Hill Shelter – family shelter location