Action, Inc. of Cape Ann Massachusetts

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Shelter Services offers stability and a second chance for homeless adults

Emergency Homeless Shelter 978-283-4125

370 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

Open 5pm - 8am & by appointment

PLEASE NOTE: Space at the Shelter is limited and beds may not be available. If possible, call before visiting.

Shelter Services Administration 978-282-1000

180 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

Emergency Homeless Shelter

ACTION's Emergency Homeless Shelter provides a limited number of beds and hot meals to homeless adults (ages 18 and older) on a nightly basis. Prior to leaving the Shelter in the morning, guests are also provided with bag lunches. The Shelter offers a safe, supportive environment in a clean, comfortable, recently renovated building in Gloucester. Space at the Shelter is limited and individuals are encouraged to call before visiting. A bed can not be guaranteed.

The ACTION Shelter provides a temporary solution for homeless individuals while we assist them in a quest for more permanent housing.

Additional Services

Through ACTION's Client and Housing Services division, the ACTION Shelter also offers a number of support services to help people get their lives back on track. These include:

Onsite mental health and substance abuse counseling

Onsite medical services and referrals

Housing searches 

Job counseling and referrals

Employment and training assistance 

Benefits and medical insurance assistance 

Crisis counseling   

Click here to learn more about our support services.

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