Salvation Army South End Community Center
1500 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02188
Telephone: 617-536-5260 - Fax: 617-236-0799
Email: - Web site:


Captains Myron & Kimberly Smith


Assistance may be given in areas such as: utility assistance, clothing/furniture assistance, food/grocery store vouchers, food pantries, soup kitchens, rental/mortgage assistance, counseling referrals, case management, substance abuse, homelessness (shelters, family housing, transitional housing, and housing for troubled teens), camps for children, and more. Call the appropriate local office for assistance and information on the services available in that location. A listing of Massachusetts locations can be accessed by visiting the website listed above.

When appropriate, referrals are given to other agencies that may better serve the client's needs (such as food stamps, employment resources, and housing services).

Service hours:

M/T/Th/F: 8:30 am - 4pm. Please call to schedule an appointment

Requirements / Restrictions:

None; decisions are made following interviews and assessments, on a case-by-case basis. In addition, each local Corps office provides services within a specified geographic area. Call the office in the appropriate area.

Other locations:

Boston Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center:

650 Dudley Street, Dorchester, MA; 617-318-6900

Roxbury: See listing for Salvation Army: Boston Central Corps

Chelsea: 258 Chestnut Street, Chelsea, MA 02150; 617-884-0260

Serves: Chelsea, East Boston, Revere

Cambridge: 402 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139; 617-547-3400

Serves: Somerville, Cambridge

Lynn: 1 Franklin Street Lynn, MA 01902; 781-598-0673

Quincy: 6 Baxter Street Quincy, MA 02169; 617-472-2345


Most locations are near and accessible by public transportation. Contact the local office by telephone for instructions.

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(Categories for this entry: Emergency Assistance, Food, Housing, Substance Abuse)

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.