DTA Offices Where There Are DHCD Staff Providing EA Benefits

Last updated December 2018

To apply for shelter, call 866-584-0653 to speak with a Homeless Coordinator.
Or apply in person at a local STA/DHCD office. Office hours are from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm:

  • Boston – 1010 Massachusetts Avenue - New Market Square
  • Brockton – 60 Main Street
  • Chelsea – 80 Everett Avenue, 3rd Floor
  • Hyannis – 181 North Street
  • Lawrence – 280 Merrimack Street
  • Lowell – 131 Davidson Street**
  • New Bedford – 160 West Rodney French Boulevard
  • Salem – 45 Congress Street, Suite 1176
  • Springfield – 310 State Street
  • Worcester – 13 Sudbury Street

For more information contact the Division og Housing Stabilization at 617-573-1100, or call toll free at 877-418-3308, TTY 617-573-1140

** The Lowell office stopped taking EA applications in spring 2018; although the state budget for fiscal year 2019 required it to re-open for EA, as of the date of publication it had not yet resumed taking EA applications.

Available at http://www.mass.gov/hed/housing/stabilization/emergency-assistance.html

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