Safety Zone Emergency Shelter provides 24-hour, short-term housing for young people, aged 14 to 17, who have left home or are homeless. These temporary youth shelters are located throughout Western Massachusetts.
Supervised apartments throughout Hampden County for pregnant and parenting youth up to age 22. In addition to safe housing, provides support services, life skills training, educational guidance, referrals, and aftercare.
246 Park Street, West Springfield, MA 01089, 413-781-6556 (24/7) or 844-781-6556 (toll free)
Provides 24-hour short-term shelter (up to 21 days) for young people under the age of 21 who have left home or are homeless. Offers connections to community, health, education, mental health services and other basic needs, with follow up and support. Confidential, and 24/7 access. Call and ask for the Safety Zone. Leave your name and number and a social worker will call you within minutes.
95 Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MA 01107, 413-731-5960
Space for 8 teen mothers ages 13–21 with children. Offers immediate and long term assistance. Teen moms are able to stay up until 21 years old. Provide in-house therapists and nurses 1x / week DTA referrals only. Provide help with school, daycare, therapy, parenting & life skills, workshops.
1 Clough Street, Springfield, MA 01118 , (413) 732-3121 ext. 184
A voluntary program for young women ages 13-20 who are pregnant or parenting. Residents can stay for up to two years to develop the necessary skills to function effectively. Requires a referral from either DCF or DTA. For more information on how to get a referral, call 413-732- 3121 ext. 184.