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Welcome Home

Housing for the Homeless


The Welcome Home program provides subsidized permanent housing units to homeless disabled individuals and families in the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Nine 1-bedroom and two 2-bedroom apartments are available. This housing is combined with the supportive services of Steppingstone’s Medical Case Manager program in order to improve housing, health, and other important outcomes of residents.


• Housing Search and placement
• Advocacy with landlord/tenant resolution
• Subsidized rental assistance (tenant rental portion 30% of income)
• Comprehensive case management
• Specialty services designed for those living with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, domestic violence, mental health, and homelessness
• Medical advocacy
• Educational groups
• Relapse prevention groups
• Residential substance abuse treatment access
• Outpatient substance abuse treatment access
• Coordination of emergency and long term psychiatric care
• Referrals to community-based collateral services, educational opportunities, medical care, domestic violence and other forms of supportive services

5 Dover Street, Suite 202
New Bedford, MA 02740

5 Dover Street, Suite 202
New Bedford, MA 02740

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Admission Criteria

•18 years of age or older
• Homeless in the City of New Bedford
• Diagnosed with HIV/AIDS
• Must meet HUD’s income guidelines
• Psychologically stabilized
• Willingness to become sober
• Medically and psychologically stabilized

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Welcome Home

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