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Emmaus House  is our family emergency shelter located in our new facility at 150 How Street, Haverhill, MA which serves up to 15 families at one time. Guests benefit from a structured family environment, counseling, referrals to outside agencies, and housing search assistance. Most families find permanent housing within 12 months. The average length of stay is 8 months.




Bethel Business Center is the job training and education component attached to the transitional housing program. The Center is focused on lifting men, women and children out of poverty. Participants are trained in office, computer, and customer service skills. The Bethel Center provides skills training, GED preparation, job readiness, and assistance in job placement. In addition to serving families who live in Bethel housing, the job training program outreaches to unemployed low-income families.



Bethel Transitional Apartments provide transitional housing and case management to formerly homeless women and their children. Families live in their own apartments for up to 2 years while they participate in job training and learn to be self sufficient. Many residents participate in the Bethel Business Center described above. The Case Manager assists each family in finding permanent housing once employed and stabilized in a job.

Columbia Park Apartments consists of 32 affordable apartment units in a historic setting along a quiet, tree-lined boulevard in Haverhill. The apartments are rented to community members at market value.  With Emmaus as owner, developer, and property manager, the Columbia Park Apartments have been restored to their original splendor.

Emerson Street Apartments offers 12 units of permanent independent housing for homeless disabled individuals.  Eligible men and women live separately in their own apartments and receive rental subsidies through the Haverhill Housing Authority.  Emmaus Inc. is the project sponsor and property manager

A supportive transitional residence for mentally ill adults who are recovering from substance abuse. Residents have their own rooms and share a kitchen and common room Gilead House reserves four rooms for homeless community members who would benefit from group living. The 24-hour staff helps residents set goals, access needed services, and work towards more independent living.

Jericho House provides six units of Safe Haven supportive housing program for chronically homeless men and women. The program targets individuals living with severe mental illness and/or addictions.

Mitch’s Place is a year round emergency overnight shelter for single men and women. Guest receive a bed, meals, and staff support to secure needed health and social services as well as a non-violent atmosphere. Mitch’s offers on-site intervention through Tri-City Mental Health Center and medical assistance in collaboration with physicians from the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center.




Winter Street Apartments opened in October 2002 consist of six newly renovated apartments located in our original building at 105 Winter Street.  This building provides affordable permanent housing to homeless disabled women.

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