Catholic Charities Programs: Status Update During COVID-19

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

During these uncertain and unprecedented times, Catholic Charities continues to serve our community members as best we can, while ensuring the safety and health of our staff, volunteers and clients. 

Below is a status update (organized by region) of our programs that are open, closed, or postponed. Please check this page regularly for updates.

CCAB-WIDE Childcare: All CCAB Childcare centers (and family-based daycare sites) are closed for a two-week period beginning at the close of business TUESDAY March 17, 2020. Parents will receive ongoing communication from the Director of Childcare about reopening status. 

Catholic Charities Greater Boston:

     El Centro

  • El Centro, Adult Education, 19 St. Joseph Street, Boston, MA CLASSES MOVED ONLINE
  • El Centro, Initial Response (Food & Non-food), 75 Union Park St, Boston, MA OPEN

     Laboure Center - ALL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES AT THIS LOCATION ARE CLOSED FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 16-20

  • Infant Toddler/Preschool, 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED (see Childcare information below)
  • Basic Needs, 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • NA/HHA (Nursing Assistant/Home Health Care Training), 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • Youth Tutoring Youth (YTY), 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • Recovery Connections, 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • Family Stabilization (counseling), 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • TEAM, 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • Refugee and Immigration Services, 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • Elder Outreach, 275 West Broadway, South Boston, MA CLOSED 

 

  • Nazareth Infant Childcare, 19 St. Joseph Street, Boston, MA CLOSED 
  • Nazareth Preschool, 19 St, Joseph Street, Boston, MA CLOSED 

     Malden

  • Malden High School Teen Parent Program, 77 Salem Street, Malden, MA CLOSED 
  • Preschool, 77 Salem Street, Malden, MA CLOSED 
  • Family Child Care, 6 Pleasant Street, Malden MA CLOSED 

     Somerville

  • St. Patrick's Shelter for Homeless Women, 270 Washington Street, Somerville, MA OPEN (see shelter info below)
  • Basic Needs & Food Pantry, 270 Washington Street, Somerville, MA OPEN (see Basic Needs info below)

Catholic Charities North: 

     Gloucester

  • Basic Needs, 60 Prospect Street, Gloucester, MA OPEN (see Basic Needs info below)

     Lynn

  • Infant/Toddler, 37 North Federal Street, Lynn, MA CLOSED 
  • Preschool, 37 North Federal Street, Lynn, MA CLOSED 
  • YPP/DTA (Formally E.P.S.E), 117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA CLOSED 
  • DPH Healthy Families, 117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA OPEN 
  • ESOL-ELLA, 117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA CLOSED 
  • Basic Needs, 117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA OPEN (see Basic Needs info below)
  • CareerWorks (Formally Office Works), 117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA CLOSED 
  • Youth Connection/Shannon, 117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA CLOSED 
  • Youth Education, Youthworks, 117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA CLOSED 

     Peabody

  • School Age Care, 13 Pulaski Street, Peabody, MA CLOSED 
  • Preschool, 13 Pulaski Street, Peabody, MA CLOSED 

     Salem

  • Salem ESOL-ELLA, 280 Washington Street, Salem, MA OPEN
  • Basic Needs, 280 Washington Street, Salem, MA OPEN (see Basic Needs info below)

Catholic Charities South:     

         Brockton

    • Basic Needs (Includes Food Pantry), 169 Court Street, Brockton, MA OPEN (see Basic Needs info below)
    • Elder Outreach, 169 Court Street, Brockton, MA OPEN
    • English Transcultural Center (ETC), 169 Court Street, Brockton, MA OPEN
    • Clinical Parent Aide, 169 Court Street, Brockton, MA OPEN
    • NA/HHA (Nursing Assistant/Home Health Care Training), 169 Court Street, Brockton, MA CLASSES MOVED ONLINE
    • Parent Aide, 169 Court Street, Brockton, MA OPEN
    • Mentoring, 169 Court Street, Brockton, MA OPEN

         Dorchester

    • St. Ambrose Family Shelter, 25 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA OPEN (see Shelter info below)
    • Teen Center, 278 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester, MA OPEN
    • Haitian Center Infant Toddler Child Care, Yawkey Center, 185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA CLOSED 
    • MHSC-DESE-ESOL, Yawkey Center, 185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA CLASSES MOVED ONLINE
    • MHSC-DESE-Pre-Vocational (ESOL for Human Services), Yawkey Center, 185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA CLASSES MOVED ONLINE
    • El Centro Youth GED, Yawkey Center, 185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA CLASSES MOVED ONLINE
    • Basic Needs, Yawkey Center, 185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA OPEN (see Basic Needs info below)
    • Pre-School, Yawkey Center, 185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA CLOSED 
    • MSC ABE, Yawkey Center, 185 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA OPEN

         

         Newton

    • Genesis II, 295 Adams Street Rear, Newton, MA OPEN(see Shelter info below)

         Roxbury

    • Nazareth Residence, 91 Regent Street, Roxbury, MA OPEN (see Shelter info below)

    Catholic Charities Merrimac Valley:

         Lowell

    • Brigid's Crossing, 48 Lawrence St. Lowell, MA OPEN (see Shelter info below)
    • Merrimack Basic Needs (Includes Food Pantry), 70 Lawrence Street, Lowell, MA OPEN (see Basic Needs info below)
    • Northeast Family Support Services, 70 Lawrence Street, Lowell, MA OPEN (Supervised Visitation is suspended until further notice)

         Haverhill

    • Healthy Families, 191 Merrimack Street, Haverhill, MA OPEN

    Shelters: Shelters continue to operate normally. 

    Adult Education: Adult Education classes in the Greater Boston and South regions will operate remotely until further notice.

    Basic Needs: CCAB Service Centers in Brockton, Lynn and Lowell are operating with limited staff and services. Check with the location for information on services available.

    The Basic Needs Hotline is open for calls: (617) 506-6628. Contact information for each site is here.