The Women’s Center

Filed Under: Domestic Violence, Hotlines, Housing, Legal, LGBTQ+, Physical and Mental Health, Women
46 Pleasant Street
Cambridge, ma 02139
Office: 617-354-6394
Helpline: 617-354-8807

The Women’s Center offers extensive FREE services to women. They provide direct services in a number of areas and will help point women to other local programs if needed. They have a wide array of support groups, classes, and workshops; two computer labs; and special offerings for survivors of child sexual abuse. In a comfortable house, women and their children can come in 10am-8pm weekdays and 10am-3pm Saturdays. Visitors can use a phone, the kitchen, which includes food donations, a library, and more. They offer an extensive information, resources, and referral system, as well as provide crisis intervention and peer support counseling for women in crisis though a Helpline and in-person at the Center.

Service hours

M - F: 10am - 8pm; Sat 10am - 3pm

Requirements & Restrictions

The Center is for women, and those who identify and live as women, and children (boys up to 14 years accompanied by mother or caretaker).


English; volunteers speak other languages as well, and we have a Spanish/English language exchange and an ESL class.


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 28, 2018