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Housing Assistance Corporation Hyannis

460 West Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 771-5400
HAC offers a continuum of housing services and solutions that evolve with the changing needs of the community.
HAC provides emergency shelter and homelessness prevention assistance for individuals and families; Administration of the largest housing subsidy in our region; Family self-sufficiency and employment services.
HAC educates, trains and counsels with HAC’s consumer education department; weatherizes and conducts energy rehabs for low-income and market-rate properties; developes affordable housing for seniors, families and individuals; and provides an opportunity to become a homeowner with a full-service nonprofit real estate office. We serve people of all ages, races, ethnicity and income levels.

Noah Shelter – Homeless Shelter for Men and Women

77 Winter Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 778-5255
NOAH is a 55-bed emergency homeless shelter for male and female individuals who can prove Cape Cod residency for at least 6 months (off-Cape or pregnant get 1 night only). Policies must be adhered to, including being clean and sober (random breathalyzers & urine tests are administered), and surrendering cell phones, meds, & lighters upon entry. Guests line up at 4:00 pm, receive a bed and meal, and must be out at 7:30 am. Various specialists and meetings are on site, including housing, employment, health, NA and AA, Recovery, Day Center, and more.

Transitional Housing Assistance Hyannis

77 High School Road Extension, Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 862-6600
Eligibility requirements vary from one program to another. Some programs only accept homeless women and their children. Other programs accept homeless families headed by men or women. Some limit the age of the children. Most do not require a referral from the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA). Some programs charge a fee equal to 30% of income. Families with current substance abuse problems are not allowed. Call for more details and to be admitted to the transitional housing programs.

Child & Family Services

Lower Cape Cod Outreach Office
466 Main Street (Route 28), Harwich Port, MA 02646 (800) 576-9444
Child & Family Services | Plymouth
202 South Meadow Unit 5B Plymouth, MA 02360 (800) 469-9888

Barnstable Housing Authority

146 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 771-7222
Housing authorities provide decent and affordable housing in a safe and secure living environment for low and moderate income residents. Oftentimes they provide section 8 housing choice vouchers for those that qualify for low income housing. Most every housing authority that provides vouchers currently has multi year waiting lists. Housing authorities also provide low income public housing options that also often have multi year waiting lists.

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