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Turning Point Shelter

Program Description/Services

Turning Point is an 18 bed emergency shelter program for single adult men. The program also began a housing component this year with 10 beds on the second floor set aside as transitional housing for folks not quite ready for Sober Housing.

Eligibility Requirements

Single adult sober men over the age of 18. Individuals need to call to place their name on a waiting list.

Contact Information


Program Location

3 Merchant Road, Framingham, MA 01701

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)620-2690. 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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Annual Statistics

The Shelter was temporary home to 123 individuals, only 17 of the total residents had stayed at the shelter previously.

To improve the quality of life of low-income and disadvantaged individuals and families by advocating for their needs and rights; providing services; educating the community; building a community of support; participating in coalitions with other advocates and searching for new resources and partnerships.