Recovery Supportive Housing

The Supportive Housing Programs work in collaboration with HAP Housing, area recovery homes, and shelters to provide safe, sober, and affordable bilingual housing options to individuals and families in recovery.

Community Housing Program (Families)

Offers affordable, supportive housing with bilingual case management services to families in recovery. Applicants must be 18+ years old, have custody of a minor child (or working with DCF for reunification), have a least 6 months documented sobriety, and have completed a residential recovery program.

Closed Referral: DCF only
Locations: 476 Appleton St, Suite 7, Holyoke, MA; 01040
Closed Referral: Must be referred by the Institute for Health and Recovery (IHR).*

Contact: Emily English eenglish@gandaracenter.org, (413) 536-0571 or IHR: (617) 661-3991

Serenity (Women)

12-18 month transitional supportive case management for 12 women in recovery who have completed a residential recovery program. Units are subsidized through the Chicopee Housing Authority.

Eligibility: 18 and over, must have some income, sober/clean for at least 6 months. Must abstain from substances and be in recovery.

Location: 476 Appleton St, Suite 7, Holyoke, MA, 01040
Open Referral: Self or residential recovery programs
Contact: Emily English eenglish@gandaracenter.org, (413) 536-0571

Miracle House (Men)

Permanent housing and supportive case management for 8 adult (18 and over) men in recovery. Units are leased through the Springfield Housing Authority. Participants typically apply while completing a residential recovery program.

Location: 114 Calhoun St, Springfield, MA; 01107
Open Referral: Self or residential recovery programs
Contact: Emily English eenglish@gandaracenter.org, (413) 536-0571