Mission: Founded in 1974, Rosie's Place is the first drop in center and emergency housing for women in the United States. In addition to providing for the immediate needs of food, shelter, and clothing, Rosie's Place is steadfast in its commitment to create permanent solutions through advocacy, housing, education, healthcare and more. We work to find individualized solutions, treating each woman with the utmost respect and offering unconditional love and support. By building trusting relationships with our guests, we help them realize their dreams.
Target demographics: women
Geographic areas served: Boston
Programs: Rosie’s Place was founded in 1974 as the first women’s shelter in the United States. Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment to help poor and homeless women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives. Today, Rosie’s Place not only provides meals and shelter but also creates answers for 12,000 women a year through wide-ranging support, housing and education services. Rosie’s Place relies solely on the generous support of individuals, foundations and corporations and does not accept any city, state or federal funding. To learn more about Rosie's Place visit www.rosiesplace.org