Roland's House

Program Description/Services

The Roland's House is a temporary emergency shelter serving up to 18 unaccompanied adult males. Roland's House is linked to SMOC's continuum of housing and services through the Common Ground Resource Center. Guests at Roland's House are eligible for employment and housing search services, mental health and substance abuse services and more.

Eligibility Requirements

Client has to be sober, single and over the age of 18.

Contact Information

The office phone is (508) 481-7847.

Program Location

Please call the shelter directly for address and directions.

Volunteer Opportunities

People can inquire about a volunteer opportunity at SMOC by calling the Director of Community Resources at the Framingham Resource Center. The number is (508) 620-2418. Once an opportunity is identified within SMOC, an interview is set up by the component director who will request necessary human resources’ processes such as, a CORI check, and employment authorization check.

Donations Accepted

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Roland's House receives donations through a fundraing event called "The Evening of Giving". To find out more about how you can support Roland's House please click here: "The Evening of Giving"

Annual Statistics

Roland's House is one component of SMOC's plan to end homelessness in Metrowest which uses a triage and rapid re-housing model. SMOC's report on the first year of this plan documents what we did and the outcomes associated with the program.


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South Middlesex Opportunity Council will improve equity, wellness and quality of life for diverse individuals and families by providing advocacy, education, and a wide range of services; building a community of support and inclusion; and creating awareness to combat poverty through partnerships and coalitions with other organizations.