Family Preservation Program (FPP)

Facility Services:

  • Housing and case management services to homeless families with children, and the head of household has a substance use disorder.
  • Referrals and connections made to additional resources, including the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, the Career Center, New Bedford Public Schools, Dept. of Transitional Services, and the Dept. of Children and Families.
  • Staff availability for emergencies 24-7-365, including holidays.
  • Families supported in all aspects of their journey towards self-sufficiency, the primary goals being stability and the ability to thrive independently.
  • Workshops address employment, health, and finances
  • Clients and case managers develop an individual service plan with clearly stated goals and objectives.

Service Description: 

Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program funded by HUD and managed by the City of New Bedford Continuum of Care (COC).

Contact Information: 

Family Preservation Program (FPP) Phone

508-991-7487

Address

80 Rivet Street New Bedford, MA 02740

FAX

508-991-7487

Admission

Participants must meet HUD homeless and disability criteria. Referrals are only taken through New Bedford Area Central Intake: 508-999-4757.

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