Abby’s House operates 70 single room supportive housing units for women and 7 two-bedroom apartments for women and children in three buildings in Worcester.

Accessing Housing

Housing Applications are now available. Please complete this form in its entirety and mail back to:

Abby Kelley Foster House Inc.
Management Office
52 High Street
Worcester, MA 01609

If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Glamedys Rodriguez, Director of Housing at 508-756-5486 x220

Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Units

Eligibility

  • No use of alcohol or illegal substances
  • Evidence of ability to maintain safe and decent living conditions
  • Meets income requirements
  • Evidence of ability to pay rent on time
  • Women only

Rent/Lease

  • Monthly rent is $500-$575
  • Rental assistance may be available according to income
  • No pets

Utilities/Appliances

  • Heat, water, and electric are included in the rent
  • Tenant is responsible for cable and telephone
  • Room is furnished with bed, bureau, and small fridge

Amenities

  • Advocacy and support services available
  • Membership to the Abby’s House Women’s Center
  • Coin-op washer and dryer onsite
  • Fenced outdoor courtyard
  • Security cameras
  • Limited parking; parking garages nearby

Affordable, 2-Bedroom Apartments

Eligibility

  • No use of alcohol or illegal substances
  • Evidence of ability to maintain safe and decent living conditions
  • Income between $15,000 and $40,000
  • Evidence of ability to pay rent on time
  • Women and children

Rent/Lease

  • Monthly rent is $1,036
  • Housing vouchers are accepted
  • Rental assistance from Abby’s House may be available according to income
  • Lease is for one year
  • No pets

Utilities/Appliances

  • Heat and water are included in the rent
  • Tenant is responsible for electric, cable, and telephone
  • Stove, refrigerator, and microwave included
  • Tenant is responsible for all other furnishings

Amenities

  • Advocacy and support services available
  • Membership to the Abby’s House Women’s Center
  • Coin-op washer and dryer onsite
  • Fenced backyard
  • Security cameras
  • One parking space per unit available onsite

Additional Resources

For a list of additional community resources and service providers, please visit our shelter page.