If you are experiencing housing insecurity, NSCC may be able to assist you. The College has relationships with organizations in the local community that are set up to assist students who are experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness while at NSCC. 

If you need assistance, please complete the Here to Help application. You may also reach out to the Dean of Students Office (email: deanofstudents@northshore.edu) for more immediate assistance. 


Information for Families:
If you have a dependent under 21 or are pregnant, visit your local Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) office. Find your local Department of Transitional Assistance office.

Information for Individuals:
Individuals aged 18 and over: call local shelters for bed availability. Find a list of shelters in your area.

Individuals aged 17–24 years: call or visit ‘The Haven Project
The Haven Project
57 Munroe Street 
Lynn, MA 01901
Drop-in hours from 4:00pm – 7:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
The Haven Project website

Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) Locations
45 Congress Street 
Salem, MA 01970 
7:00am – 5:00pm

245 Commercial Street 
Malden, MA 02148
7:45am – 5:00pm

280 Merrimack St.
Lawrence, MA 01843 
7:00am – 5:00pm

Please call DTA 24/7 Assistance line: 1-877-382-2363
Department of Transitional Assistance website

Massachusetts Homeless Shelter Directory
Massachusetts Homeless Shelter Directory website

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
Phone: 781-595-7570
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless website


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