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Carol Reid, Betty’s Place program and housing coordinator at Project Place, was honored by the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) with a nomination for the 2017 Ed O’Neil Award in early December. The award honors “an exceptional direct care worker from a MHSA member agency who has demonstrated a strong commitment to ending homelessness”…

These specialty desserts aren’t just delicious—they’re socially responsible! The original hot fudge, vegan hot fudge, and cocoa Felice hot chocolate mix are made by scratch by low-income women working to transition from homelessness or temporary living arrangements to stable housing and employment. The women also package every COOP MicroCreamery® product, including the award-winning drippy lids!…

Project Place convened it’s 50th Annual Meeting and Partners at Work Awards on June 29th. Current and past clients, staff, board members, and honored guests packed into the 2nd floor Project Place Commons. Executive Director Suzanne Kenney (right, above) welcomed     everyone and then introduced Shelia Dillon (left, above), Chief of Housing and Director of Neighborhood…

Last month, the Project Place Young Supporters (PPYS) hosted the Party on D, a summer kickoff party at the Lawn on D (Street).  If you’re not familiar, the Lawn on D is an urban adult fun park, complete with LED swings, corn hole and ping pong, and picnic-style food and drink . The PPYS, with…

Commemorating Supporters and 10 Year Staff When you walk into the doors at 1145 Washington Street, the Wall of Hope greets you with tile dedications lining the stairwell and the top of the staircase into the    lobby. These tiles are a symbol of the individuals and organizations that tirelessly  support Project Place and the men…

The computer lab on the third floor of Project Place is a hub of activity from 9am-5pm with classes, specific trainings, and open lab time for clients to work on resumes, cover letters and  applications. Being tech-savvy, or at least tech-competent, is critical in 2017: any job imaginable has an online application now and requires use…

It was a celebratory atmosphere at The Cyclorama on Tremont Street on the evening of May 4 as 350 guests joined Project Place to commemorate 50 years of service to those in need in the Greater Boston community.  The agency hosted the Open Door Gala at Boston Center for the Arts, providing guests with an…

It was a celebratory atmosphere at The Cyclorama on Tremont Street on the evening of May 4th as 350 guests joined Project Place to commemorate 50 years of service to those in need in the Greater Boston community.  The agency hosted the Open Door Gala at Boston Center for the Arts, providing guests with an…

“If you do good things and work hard, good things will happen for you,” says Tony Raymond. Raymond came to Project Place not long after his release from prison, when he was living in a halfway house. He attended our work readiness classes and built up a record of work through our social enterprise programs….

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