Cambridge Multi-Service Center
362 Green Street
Alice K. Wolf Center, 1st Fl.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone: 617-349-6340 - Fax: 617-349-6333
Email: - Web site:


The Center runs a transitional program for men who are clean and sober and meet a number of other requirements. This program accepts referrals from around the state but may consider walk-ins.

The Center also assists homeless men, women, and families find shelter, and provides additional help for people who are Cambridge residents or in Cambridge shelters, including:

  • Housing search assistance workshop on Wednesdays

  • Case management for men in transitional housing at the YMCA

  • Mental health counseling for specific groups by referral only - call to get more information

  • Haitian and immigration services (only for Cambridge residents);

  • Information and referrals

Calling ahead for an appointment is encouraged, although walk-ins are accepted all day.

The Department of Human Services publishes an online Resource Guide of services available to homeless people in Cambridge, visit: MSC Programs


Service hours:

M: 8:30am - 8pm; T - Th: 8:30am - 5pm; F: 8:30am - 12pm

Requirements / Restrictions:

Must live in Cambridge or in a Cambridge shelter. Some other restrictions may apply for specific services. Ask when calling for information on services.


Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole


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