Family Shelters

Housing Assistance operates three family shelters with entry through Department of Housing and Community Development. To apply for family shelter, call the DHCD Remote Assistance line at 866-584-0653 or visit DHCD at the Department of Transitional Assistance, Tuesday and Thursday, 181 North St, Hyannis, MA 02601.

Our fourth shelter, Angel House is a residential rehabilitation treatment program for mothers in recovery and their children. Entry to Angel House is coordinated through the Institute of Health and Recovery 1-866-705-2807.

Carriage House

Carriage House shelter on Old Main Road in North Falmouth has been serving as an emergency shelter for first-time mothers and their children for almost 30 years. Here, young mothers learn life skills and parenting while we help them find a permanent residence.

Angel House

Angel House in Hyannis was founded more than 25 years ago to provide shelter and services for women recovering from alcohol and/or drug abuse and their children. Angel House was set up as a visionary highly structured program. Mothers attend nine to 10 groups each week in a wide range of disciplines. Our goal is to solidify recovery, strengthen and heal the family and assist these families as they take steps toward sobriety and self-sufficiency.

The Village at Cataumet

The Village at Cataumet in Bourne houses up to 18 families up to 50 people at a time in a former motel that has been converted into a shelter. Families receive assistance from a case worker as well as support with transportation, housing search, literacy, budgeting and other life skills.

Scattered Sites

Scattered Sites in Hyannis shelters up to 17 families at one time in apartments that are spread throughout the town. Scatter Sites residents also have the support of case workers that assist with housing search and other services to help families achieve independence.