What if you are denied EA shelter but have no safe place to sleep?

Produced by Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Reviewed December 2018

If you are denied EA shelter and have no place to sleep you will be given a list of non-EA shelters but those have very few available beds. If you live in the City Boston, you may call the Mayor’s hotline (dial 3-1-1, available 24 hours a day, or 617-635-4500). You may also want to call your State Representative and/or State Senator for help. Find their names and numbers. Or you can contact a local legal services advocate.

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