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Shelter, Individuals & Families

Shelter, Individuals & Families  

“It costs you a lot of money to be homeless. It costs you your self-pride, dignity and time.”
Cornell Project Interviews, 2011

NOAH Shelter

Since 1984, the NOAH Shelter has served the needs of individuals with a housing crisis. Located at 77 Winter Street in Hyannis, the NOAH Shelter is the only emergency-access shelter for men and women who become homeless on Cape Cod.

The 60-bed shelter serves an average of 500 people each year. With the help of hundreds of volunteers, the NOAH Shelter served 42,340 meals in 2010.

In addition to providing a safe place to sleep, the NOAH Shelter provides job-search and housing-search assistance, case management, legal clinics, and substance-abuse and mental-health counseling.

Adult individuals may go directly to NOAH. The shelter is open from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. and is located at 77 Winter St., Hyannis, MA 02601-5553. Telephone: 508-778-5255.

To donate items to NOAH Shelter, please check here to see what is needed.

Individuals or couples on the verge of homelessness or experiencing homelessness can reach out to Housing Assistance and speak to a representative about housing services at 508-771-5400.

Join us for the HAC Annual Telethon to raise funds and awareness for our programs.

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Family Shelters

HAC's family shelters provide a safe haven for families with a housing crisis. In all our family shelters, services provided to residents include training to improve skills as a parent and tenant.

The Angel House shelter in Hyannis works with families recovering from alcohol or other drug abuse. Angel House provides a structured and secure environment where mothers and children can be reunited and recover from the dual traumas of substance abuse and homelessness. (508-775-8045)

The Carriage House shelter in North Falmouth specializes in serving first-time mothers and their children. While sheltering is primary, Carriage House also provides an ongoing in-house workshop program, supportive services and linkages to community resources. (508-564-6485)

The Village at Cataumet is a family shelter that offers education and employment services, as well as assistance in finding permanent housing. HAC also operates scattered-site family shelters, which are apartments and duplexes in the mid-Cape area.  (508-563-7619)

Families experiencing homelessness must be placed into shelter by the state via referral and application. For more information, reach out to Housing Assistance and speak to a representative about housing services at 508-771-5400.