Somerville Homeless Coalition 1 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA02144 The Somerville Homeless Coalition is a private nonprofit organization tackling homelessness and hunger in Somerville and…More the surrounding communities. Started in 1985 as a community response to homelessness following the extension of the MBTA Red Line to Davis Square, the coalition first began with a six-bed shelter at a College Avenue church. More thana quarter century later, the Somerville Homeless Coalition has grown from six to 16 shelter beds, teamed up with one of the oldest food pantries in New England — Project SOUP — and now provides subsidized housing, case management and other services to more than 250 families and individuals. The coalition also hosts several charity events each year, including a 5K road race and a dinner in April.
Somerville Homeless Coalition Family Shelter 59 Cross St, Somerville, MA02145 Located inside the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Cross Street, the Somerville Homless Coalition Family Shelter has…More facilitites to house up to five families. Founded in 1987, this shelter, a branch of the Somerville Homless Coalition, endeavors to carry out their misson "to provide homeless and near homless individual families with induvidualized supportive services and tailored housing solutions." Check its website for programs and availability.
Established in 1987, Redbones is known for its Southern-style cooking. The most popular items are the ribs, and side…More dishes include cornbread, collard greens, fried okra and corn fritters. Any of the bar's 24 microbrews can wash down the barbecue, and you can choose from 28 brands of beer on tap for special events. A late night menu of snacks and appetizers is also available every night until 12:30am.
Owner and chef Robert Gregory has made Redbones an established part of the community, donating food to local charities like Coalition for the Homeless. He also frequently provides catering for local events and for larger events throughout New England. Delivery is available for Somerville, and for parts of Arlington, Medford and Cambridge.