The Mayor’s Office of Returning Citizens

Filed Under: Administrative Issues
22 Drydock Avenue
Suite 301
Boston, ma 02210
Phone: 617-635-5333

The Office of Returning Citizens offers support to those who return to Boston after being released from state, federal, and county facilities each year. They connect returning citizens to the following resources and services:

• Birth certificates
• ID cards
• Employment
• Health services
• Legal services
• Recovery services
• Senior resources
• Voter registration

They also provide assistance with Transitional Housing (Sober Living), Workforce Development & Employment, Education, and Healthcare.

Service hours

The Mayor's Office of Returning Citizens can be reached at anytime via email.

Requirements & Restrictions

Must be releasing from incarceration and returning to Boston


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 October 27, 2021


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