A collaborative service providing a safe warm place for those experiencing homelessness during the winter months
LOW INVENTORY ITEMS NEEDED (As of Feb 17, 2024)
Use our Amazon Wishlist or buy / drop off anytime at MWC
M, L and XL Hoodies
Men's M, L & XL Sweatpants
Men's M & L Boxer Brief
Snack Size Bag of Chips (Variety Packs)
Individual Cereal (Cups or Boxes)
WHO WE ARE
The Malden Warming Center (MWC) seeks to serve those experiencing homelessness by providing safe shelter and warmth during the winter months, recognizing each person’s inherent dignity and unique circumstance.
The MWC is a temporary night center for those that are homeless. It is a safe place of warmth during the harshest winter months. The MWC welcomes people experiencing active substance abuse and offers comfort, hot drinks, and a warm meal. As much as possible warm clothing and toiletries will be available and the staff works to connect guests to needed services including permanent housing, substance use treatment, health and mental health services.
Malden Warming Center, Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable purposes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future tax code.
(a) The purpose of MWC is to serve those experiencing homelessness by providing safe shelter and warmth during the winter months, recognizing each person’s inherent dignity and unique circumstance.
(b) Without limiting the generality of its charitable purpose, the MWC:
i. Provides temporary night center (“Center”) services for those that are homeless. It is a safe place of warmth during the harshest winter months.
ii. Welcomes all people who are experiencing homelessness, including those who are experiencing active substance abuse, and provides healthy meals, drinks, personal care facilities, camaraderie, warm clothing and toiletries to comfort our guests.
iii. Works to connect guests to needed services including permanent housing, substance abuse treatment, and physical and mental health services.
(c) The MWC trains and uses community volunteers who are compassionate and committed to assist its Center guests by providing room monitoring services, food preparation services, clothing distribution services, and other comfort services.
FROM THE MALDEN CENTER T STOP
Follow Commercial St to Centre St/MA-60 W, turn left.
Follow Centre St about 1 mile. (Centre St becomes Eastern Ave)
The MWC will be on your right, just past the car wash
to Salem St @ Cross St
Walk 3 minutes down Cross St to Eastern Ave
The MWC Entrance is at the back of the Church of the Nazarene - access through the parking lot off Daniels St