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Four Decades of Innovation
Transition House is an innovative nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization working to end domestic violence in our community since 1975. We offer a full circle of housing and holistic support for adults and children overcoming the trauma of family and partner violence. We are also the go-to resource in Cambridge, Massachusetts for safety planning, community education, and youth peer mentoring on healthy relationship development—critical violence prevention initiatives in our community depends on. Transition House is the ONLY resource of its kind in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Help Us Renovate Our Emergency Shelter
Our Emergency Shelter building is a 5,000 square foot clapboard house that was built in 1890 and operates at full capacity 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our old house experiences a lot of wear and tear each year and we're excited to share that major renovations at the Shelter are underway!
You can read about our renovations in the Cambridge Chronicle.
We can offer safety planning help to you or someone you care about. Learn how to get help.
Call our hotline 24/7 at (617) 661-7203 or call SafeLink toll-free at (877) 785-2020.