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Legal Services

Greater Boston Legal Services: 617-603-1807 or see here. Accredited lawyers and legal assistance for ANYONE.
Lawyers for Civil Rights: 617-482-1145 or see here. Accredited lawyers and legal assistance for ANYONE. 

In response to this housing emergency, we are launching a new pro bono initiative to connect those who need help paying rent and housing expenses with volunteers who can help complete an application for RAFT (Residential Assistance for Families in Transition), and for the City of Boston’s Rental Relief Fund. As part of this critical housing work, we will work closely with all our community allies and partners, including Metro Housing | Boston and CityLife/VidaUrbana. 

Unemployment (desempleo):

RAFT Learn about Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT)

The RAFT Program is a homelessness prevention program funded by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). RAFT provides short-term financial assistance to low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. RAFT offers flexible financial assistance designed to meet each family’s particular needs. Eligible uses include:



Possible free / Reduced cost Internet Connections:

 City of Boston Resource Guide for Immigrants