As our name and mission reflect, our clients can best thrive in a home; permanent housing programs remain at the core of our services. Since 2006, Heading Home has created more than 350 units of new, permanent housing for our clients in Greater Boston, with a plan to create an additional 120 new units and develop 3 new housing properties by 2016.

Our shelter and transitional housing programs serve as a first step to get clients into a home-like setting and focused on obtaining permanent housing.

Our model of providing housing together with critical services works: for nine consecutive years, at least 90% of the residents in our permanent housing programs have remained successfully housed a year later. (In fy2015 95% remained housed – an all-time high.)


Heading Home Rindge_exteriorPermanent Housing

  • Congregate Housing
  • Scattered-Site Apartments
  • The John G. Guillemont House
  • Lopez Avenue Property

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FVM_8509Transitional Housing

  • Medford Family Life Education Center
  • Transitional Housing Partnerships
  • Transitional Apartments

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shelter_vday_1Shelter and Emergency Services

  • Dorchester Family Shelters
  • Cambridge Shelter
  • Women’s Drop-In Program
  • Scattered-Site Apartments

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