Resource List (download this list and find more resources at the bottom)
Boston Emergency Services Team (B.E.S.T.):
Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Building
85 E Newton Street
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Toll-Free: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Toll-Free (Español): 1-888-628-9454
Addiction Treatment and Recovery
Addiction Treatment National Helpline:
Toll-Free: 1-800-662-HELP (24/7/365 Treatment Referral Information Service in English and Español)
AA Virtual Meeting List:
Click here to access a schedule for online AA meetings.
Additionally, click here to access a list of online recovery meetings from Recovery 2.0 Life Beyond Addiction.
Choice Recovery Coaching:
FREE Telephone Recovery/ Wellness Support During Covid-19
Emergency Shelters & Rent Relief
Pine Street Inn:
Now open 24/7; (617) 892-9100
444 Harrison Ave
Rental Relief Fund:
Office of Housing Stability, City of Boston
For application information, click here.
Project Bread Hotline:
1-800-645-8333 (for information on where to find food)
5 Park Street (look for the Red doors, near Boston Common)
They are also operating a Pantry for Boston Residents; Tuesday’s 1:30 – 3:00 pm
Free Supper Club Wednesday’s 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Call 911 if you have a medical emergency
If you believe you have Coronavirus symptoms (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) call your primary care before visiting
SafeLink (statewide hotline): 877-785-2020 or 877-521-2601 (TTY)
Casa Myrna: provides services both in English and Español. HelpLine at 617-521-0146. Find more info here.
The Eva Center: supports survivors of prostitution and sex trafficking. Find more info here.
Chat services survivors can use for safety planning and they can connect survivors to services in their community:
A list of rape crisis and domestic violence centers in Massachusetts, their hotline numbers, and other important info can be found here.
Information and Updates
- Download this list: Emergency List
- View/Download the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Information and Resource List: HelpLine Coronavirus Planning
- View/Download the list of Crisis Teams contact information throughout Massachusetts: Crisis Teams in MA
- For individuals living in Cambridge: https://foodforfree.org/home-delivery/