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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Domestic Violence, Family Violence Shelters, Financial Counseling, Homeless & Housing, Human Services

Mission: The mission of the Elizabeth Stone House is to serve homeless families and individuals in a goal-oriented, outcome-driven service environment by resolving the issues that made them homeless - domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness - so that they can attain and maintain permanent housing, personal safety, and economic stability.

Geographic areas served: Greater Boston

Programs: The Elizabeth Stone House provides: Emergency shelter for individuals and families fleeing domestic violence Transitional housing for homeless individuals and families affected by domestic violence, mental illness and substance abuse Wrap-around services including support groups and classes for both Stone House and neighborhood residents Financial literacy and job search classes Therapeutic child care, client advocacy, and family-centered activities for the children of our adult clients.

Community Stories

15 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Donor

Rating: 5

The Elizabeth Stone House is an amazing nonprofit that not only provides quick-emergency help for people but also long-term support to help them move forward!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am a volunteer fundraiser for the Elizabeth Stone House through Wilderness Heals. What keeps me coming back is the fact that this organization really supports its clients, in many ways and in ways that allow individual success. The Stone House is a journey for its clients, not just a quick fix. Keep up the amazing work!

Donor

Rating: 5

My son and a close friend were volunteers and tutored children in this program a number of years ago and saw first hand the impact of their work. I became a donor and have tracked the financials and program outcomes and believe that Elizabeth Stone House is a very well run organization that meets a critical community need.

NBGR

Donor

Rating: 5

I am a long time donor thanks to my daughter and then my granddaughter leading Wilderness Heals hikes. I have spoken with the administration but never actually seen the facilities but I know that they do wonderful work. One of the things that I like is that, when they send a thank you letter, they do not simultaneously ask for more .

Donor

Rating: 5

I write this review as a long time donor and supporter of the ESH. I have seen first hand the incredible impact that the ESH services do to those impacted by domestic violence. The many services they offer allow survivors and their children build their lives back and create healthy and functional lives. The work the staff at the ESH does is key to our community.

Maria128

Donor

Rating: 5

I have been a donor and volunteer with the Elizabeth Stone House for the past 5 years. I am very impressed by the dedication of the staff and the trust that they have built both with their residents and the community. In talking to the residents, the Stone House staff is a family to them. This speaks volumes coming from individuals, mainly women and kids, who come to the house after surviving homelessness and abuse. Not only does Elizabeth Stone House provide them with shelter but they also work with the residents to achieve better lives for themselves and their kids and over the long run helps break the circle of violence

Donor

Rating: 5

My company has been a sponsor of the Elizabeth Stone House Wilderness Heals event for several years. It is a a phenomonal organization that helps homeless individuals and families rebuild their lives after experiencing domestic violence, substance abuse and mental illness. Wilderness Heals is a 3-day hike for women in NH's White Mountains that takes place every July and helps raise critical funding for the organization. We are proud to be associated witht he Elizabeth Stone House

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

As a public relations agency, we have worked with dozens of non-profit organizations and the Elizabeth Stone House ranks among the best. The staff of the Stone House is always thinks of the impact on its clients with every decision it makes. Every member of the staff that I have met is working together to make a difference in the lives of the families they serve. Watching the people they have served (primarily women) come back to help the organization and others in the community after they have been able to get their own lives back on track is proof the Stone House is truly impacting lives for the better.

Donor

Rating: 5

I write this review from the perspective of a donor who has been working with ESH over the past year. ESH's staff is extremely responsive and easy to work with. It is refreshing to work with individuals that are motivated by their passion to help others, and therefore can drive positive relationships with businesses to benefit their clients. The staff is great about providing direction and feedback which really offers a sense of connection to the House. Out of all my donations or charity activities the ones made with ESH have been the most impactful as there is such a direct connection between the staff and the program they run. I would encourage other businesses and people to get involved with ESH as donors as it has proven to be an extremely rewarding experience for both parties involved.

Bill54

Donor

Rating: 5

What a pleasure it's been for us to be a part of "whats happening" @ ESH. We are involved with getting the hikers up to the mountains for their annual hike.It's been many years since we started performing this service.... the reason for that is because it's their biggest fund raising...however we truly feel blessed by being a small part of these women living @ ESH ( w/ children) getting an opportunity for a new beginning and everyone needs an opportunity to be what they were created to be...thank you Elizabeth Stone House for your continued service and for having the heart to perform all that it takes

Donor

Rating: 5

I became aware of the Elizabeth Stone House through one of their employees and have been impressed with there structure and goals every since. They have created an environment that develops a connection to clients that makes it possible for them to believe they can change their life for themselves and their children. I think beside be very well organized with an exceptional staff they have not stray from their goal which is the improvement of the life and future of the individuals and families they work with.

Donor

Rating: 5

Over the past several years I have both donated financially and voluteered with the Thanksgiving dinner and the Spring for Change Award celebration. I continue to find this to be a remarkable organization with their continued focus on helping the women and children within the Boston area to overcome challenges, build their confidence and position them for a successful future. The staff and volunteers are consistently looking for opportunities to improve the programs to optimize the desired impact.