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Every Family Deserves a Safe Home

You can play a role in ending family homelessness for good.

One Family is a nonprofit organization working to prevent family homelessness and break the cycle of family poverty through empowering programs and systemic change. 

Our programs provide college scholarships, career coaching, and financial education to parents experiencing homelessness or poverty across Massachusetts.

Through your generous support of One Family, you can uplift families in need, and help them build brighter futures for their children.

Mission: Prevent Family Homelessness

Families need stable income in order to afford stable housing.

This philosophy might seem obvious. But unfortunately, families with low incomes face countless barriers on the road to college graduation, quality jobs, and income stability.

This is where One Family comes in.

One Family empowers parents with low incomes to graduate from college, access great career paths, and leave poverty and homelessness behind for good. This includes:

  • College scholarships

  • Academic & career coaching

  • Financial education

  • Advocacy for statewide anti-poverty policies

  • And more!


What Is The Impact?

One Family's programs make a real and lasting difference for families in need:​

  • $21,312 average salary increase for program participants with new jobs

  • One Family Scholars graduate college at a rate 9 times higher than the national average for other single mothers (74% vs. 8%)

  • 95% of alumni have stable housing - proving that education and career access really make a difference.

How Can I Help?

When you become a One Family supporter, your generous gift will directly support families in need across Massachusetts. This can include:

  • Covering a student-parent's tuition bill, bringing them one step closer to college graduation

  • Providing one-on-one career coaching, resume support, and job interview training

  • Delivering financial education workshops on topics such as debt, credit scores, budgeting, and homeownership

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