New England Center and Home for Veterans

Filed Under: Clothing, CORI, Education, Emergency Assistance, Employment, Food, Housing, Physical and Mental Health, Shelters, Substance Use, Support Groups, Transportation, Veterans, Women

Located in Downtown Boston and offering services throughout the region, NECHV supports Veterans with innovative services that enable success, meaningful employment, and dignified independent living.

Veterans Training School (VTS): With the goal of assisting Veterans obtain and retain competitive employment, the VTS team helps Veterans develop the skills necessary to re-enter the civilian workforce with confidence. The VTS team provides:
– Employment Services: skills assessment, goal setting, job matching, resume writing assistance, certified returning citizen employment specialist
– Employment Support: transportation, interview preparation, professional dress
– Education and Training: computer sciences, professional skill building, vocational workshops, life skill courses

Supportive Services: The Center provides a community of support. It provides an accommodating and supportive community that interrupts the downward cycle of hopelessness that can so often accompany being without a home. The Center seeks to mitigate and eliminate the disruption and disability that homelessness creates. It provides a home, meals, and connection to the community, resources, a sense of identity and a path to a better future.

Human Services Programs:
– Veteran 360 Programs
– Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
– Veteran Recovery
– Veteran Case Management
– Women Veterans Support Program
– Senior Veteran Wellness Program

Housing Program:
– Emergency Housing
– Transitional Housing
– Separate Female Transitional Housing
– Permanent Housing On-Site
– Housing Advocacy
– Safe Haven

Medical Care:
– Boston Healthcare for the Homeless

Service hours

Services open 24/7, Office hours are M – F: 9am – 5pm

Requirements & Restrictions

The Center welcomes any person who has served this county in uniform regardless of military branch, time served, or discharge status.


While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated February 5, 2019